AOL Page Program (Post Graduate)

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Oct 11, 2013
Closes
Nov 10, 2013
Contact
Ms. Lauren Bloch
Duration
Internship
AOL is seeking 10 immediately available digital-media obsessed, web-savvy, and editorially minded post-graduates for our inaugural AOL.com Page Program. In this 6 month program you’ll work alongside a talented team of industry innovators to connect with an audience of 8.7 Million daily visitors. You’ll get a 360 view of how the web works—from managing an editorial calendar, to building audiences, to learning the ins and outs of advertising and revenue.

Responsibilities include:
•Partner with AOL.com Programmers & Editors:
oResearch topics based on editorial calendar
oPitch ideas in editorial and planning meetings
•Identify and research breaking news stories and viral content
•Competitive research and analysis on our performance and our competition
•Assist with cross-platform social media strategy
•Partner with AOL On programmers to help curate the best videos for the web
•Partner with Editors/programmers across AOL’s brand portfolio: StyleList, Kitchen Daily, Makers, Moviefone, Engadget, TechCrunch, The Huffington Post, Daily Finance, Patch etc.
•Adhoc administrative tasks and projects to support daily newsroom operations of AOL.com

Additional Program Benefits:
•Speaker events featuring AOL executives and experts
•Professional development workshops
•1:1 Mentor with an AOL employee
•Eligibility to participate in AOL’s 401k
•Perks of AOL’s NYC Headquarters: Gym access, yoga classes, nap rooms and more!

We’re looking for people who love the web, who are passionate about AOL’s mission, who have a zest to learn and who are determined to deliver nothing but the best to our loyal users. Plus you:

•Have internship or work experience in media, entertainment, online journalism, or production
•Demonstrate an uncanny ability to spot a hot-button story or viral video from a mile away
•Love social media and know how to leverage tools like Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Google+, Pinterest, and more
•Know your way around a CMS; Bonus points for those who’ve mastered Photoshop and basic HTML
•Have experience with photo editing/pairing (preferred)
•Can condense large amounts of information into engaging and intriguing headlines and short segments
•Thrive in a fast-paced, ever changing environment and prioritize in real time
•Have superior news judgment and writing skills
•Are organized, meticulous with details, and a multitasking master!
•Are able and willing to work flexible hours including early mornings, late nights, and weekends, when needed.


Please apply with mediabistro or by emailing AOLPageProgram@teamaol.com with "Page Program" in the subject line.

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