Editorial Intern, Tech, HuffPost (New York)

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Oct 23, 2012
Closes
Nov 22, 2012
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
HuffPostTech, the Huffington Post's tech section has an immediate opening for a paid internship based in New York City.  

Primary responsibilities include:
- Pitching, writing and copy editing original stories
- Suggesting stories for aggregation
- Managing social media accounts 
- Other general assignments working closely with HuffPost Tech editors and reporters

Candidates should be extremely web savvy, quick learners, detail-oriented, energetic, creative, efficient, good at self-directed follow through, excellent editors/writers/copy editors and be avid consumers of online media. We need a self-starter who is curious about the tech world and eager to learn and to take an active role in shaping HuffPostTech's presence online. What is absolutely required is serious dedication to detail, smart and fresh story ideas, swift and accurate writing and editing ability, a terrific feel for the web, a passion for tech and attention to deadlines -- all while juggling multiple tasks at once. 

The ideal candidate will be able to start immediately and be deeply interested in all aspects of consumer tech coverage, from smartphones and social media, to startups and the cutting edge, sci-fi-like devices that are changing our world. 

Experience with social media, Photoshop, Movable Type or similar blogging platform, basic HTML preferred. Preference will be given to candidates who are willing to work full time, or as close to 40 hours per week as possible. 

This is great opportunity to learn all the ins and outs of new media and get first-hand exposure to how The Huffington Post works. The position would mostly revolve around content creation, and the intern would have an opportunity to pitch article ideas.

This is a full time, paid internship


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