Content Intern

New York
Aug 15, 2014
Sep 14, 2014
Mr. David Weber
Digital Media
Architizer is seeking two content interns interested in gaining experience in the architecture and design media industry in our New York City office.

This 3-month position is available to current undergraduate or graduate students studying architecture, design, communications, journalism, or a related field. As an intern, you’ll gain valuable knowledge of the daily Architizer editorial production process, playing a critical role in research, fact-checking, and administrative tasks. Your main objective will be to provide support to the editorial team and learn about how we turn the world’s largest database of architecture into engaging content. Qualified interns will have the opportunity to develop and write posts and be offered advice on building a portfolio.

Interns are expected to work a minimum of 16 hours a week in the Architizer office in Lower Manhattan. This is a paid hourly opportunity, and candidates are asked to arrange university credit for their work.

- Research and reporting: Culling different types of information and images from multiple sources for writers.
- Engaging communities: Disseminate content on specific social media channels and seed content on partner sites.
- Providing administrative support to the content department: Organizing calendars, updating press lists, fact-checking, etc.

- Enrolled in a degree related to design criticism, journalism, communications, or English.
- Knowledge of architecture and design is not required, but applicants should have a passion for Architizer content.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, start-up office environment
- Understanding of copy-editing practices
- Proficiency in social media and related management tools
- Experience with Adobe Photoshop
- Over 18 with the legal ability to work in the United States

Interested in applying? Send an email to hr@architizer with the subject "Content Intern,” and attach a resume and cover letter detailing your experience and why you’re a match for Architizer. Include links to any published articles, your own blog, and Twitter account if they relate to Architizer’s content. Applications are due Aug. 22.

To apply, please email ALL of the following:
- Please send a cover letter and resume attached as a pdf
- In the email please tell us why you are the right person for this job. Joining our team is as much of a cultural fit as a credential fit. Please share relevant experience, insight, and motivation in your cover letter.
- Please include your salary requirements.

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