Editorial Internship

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted: 08-23-2017
Primary Learning Objectives
  • Our intern will gain knowledge of Awesomeness and the entertainment industry by attending weekly editorial meetings throughout the semester.
  • Our intern will gain exposure to the Editorial department, specifically assisting with News and Culture content.
  • Our intern will see the creative process in real time as the Editorial team collaborates with Social on content creation for Instagram, Instagram Stories, Snapchat, Twitter, and Facebook.
  • Our intern will have the opportunity to contribute ideas in weekly editorial pitch meetings facilitated by the Editorial Director and observe high-level communication within the department.
  • Our intern will stay up to date on day-to-day news and learn how to apply findings to content creation relevant to Gen Z.
  • The overall objective is to ensure that our intern learns multiple sides of digital content creation.
Awesomeness is seeking an Editorial Intern in West Los Angeles, CA, preferably majoring in Journalism. This person will be embedded in the Editorial department, and also get a chance to work hand-in-hand with our Social Media and Graphic Design teams. She/he will get access to the strategic planning and implementation of digital editorial plans and observe high-level communication within the Editorial department.  The intern will research relevant social trends and stay abreast of news that appeals to our target demographic — teen girls. He/She will assist with research for articles and social media storytelling. This intern will also aid in creating copy and visual assets for social posts and articles.
Awesomeness is a leading multi-platform media company defining the future of entertainment. Included under the Awesomeness banner are AwesomenessTV, a leading destination for original programming serving the global Gen Z audience, Awesomeness Films, DreamWorksTV, and Awestruck. Investors include Comcast NBCUniversal, Verizon and Hearst.

Candidates must be currently enrolled in a college or university and able to receive credit for the internship. Students at the Junior, Senior or Graduate level are strongly preferred. Candidates should be majors in Journalism, Communications, or related areas. Must be confident, proactive, and possess exceptional communication skills. Must feel comfortable interacting with employees at all levels and be able to take direction well. Must have solid organizational skills and strong computer skills. Basic Photoshop and WordPress knowledge is a plus. Candidates must be well versed in all social media platforms. Please note we are not able to sponsor international students in this department.
Awesomeness is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable state, federal or local law.

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