Audience Development Intern

Afar Media
New York City, New York (US)
Aug 10, 2019
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York

AFAR Media, the fastest-growing experiential travel media company, is looking for a Fall 2019 Audience Development Intern to support our efforts to increase our audience size, improve user engagement, and improve our newsletters and social presence. This position will offer the opportunity to learn all aspects of digital content planning, production and optimization. The work will focus on the foundational elements of the building blocks of audience growth – search engine optimization, email and social media.

The ideal candidate possesses a strong attention to detail, an interest in correlating data to editorial recommendations, is eager to learn the business of growing a digital audience and can also readily assist with day-to-day operations. The internship is based in our New York City office with AFAR’s Audience Development team and is unpaid; the intern will receive academic credit.

Job Responsibilities

  • Pull insights on our audience demographics and which content resonate best with our audience from a variety of channels – email, search, newsletter, and news apps.
  • Help to manage email promotion schedule.
  • Help manage our presence on LinkedIn, Pinterest and Twitter.
  • Learn the basics of search engine optimization by supporting our editorial team with keywords and recommendations.
  • Conduct competitive analyses on everything from traffic stats to email best practices.
  • Support our affiliate marketing program by pulling trends from our traffic and conversion data.
  • Help identify our top-performing content.
  • Research growth tactics used by other digital brands in the travel space and beyond.

Job Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Business, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with digital platforms, especially mobile preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a small team.
  • An attention to detail and a concern for accuracy.
  • HTML and Web Analytics experience a plus, but not required.  
  • A love of travel and curiosity about the world.

Apply for Audience Development Intern

Already uploaded your resume? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Resume must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Portfolio must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .odt, .txt, .rtf, .htm, .html, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx, .ods, .odp, .resume, .zip, and no bigger than 6Mb

4000 characters left

Marketing Communication

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from Mediabistro by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on Mediabistro you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs