CRWNMAG is Hiring Editorial & Creative Interns!

CRWNMAG is Hiring Editorial & Creative Interns!

 

***UPDATE: Summer 2016 internship applications are now closed. Check back for Fall 2016 opportunities near mid-July.***

CRWN Magazine is looking for two interns for Summer 2016: an Editorial Intern and a Creative Intern, both of whom are passionate about women's empowerment, diversity/inclusion and expression through media and the written word.

Interns will work directly with CRWN's Editor-In-Chief and Creative Director and will be exposed to the inner workings of a brand new print publication. Both roles are very hands-on.

1. Editorial Internship

Candidates must be able to work at least 10 hours per week from our Manhattan office (in Chelsea), but the remainder of the internship can be performed remotely. 

Duties:

• Assisting in managing print mag's editorial calendar (Trello)
• Posting daily on CRWN's blog
• Crafting social media copy
• Building social media presence and brainstorming growth strategies
• Conducting interviews
• Attending and covering events, as needed
• Assisting EIC in assigning and following up on articles
• Preparing email newsletters (MailChimp)
• Misc. admin/other duties as assigned by co-founders

Desired Skills/Experience:

• Entrepreneurial spirit
• Extreme attention to detail
• High level of organization (Google Docs, Google Calendars, etc.)
• Strong understanding of social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube)
• Problem-solving & critical thinking
• Prior editorial/blog experience
• Flexibility and coach-ability

 

2. Creative Internship

Candidates can work remotely, but LA-based candidates are highly preferred.

Duties:

• Assisting in managing print mag's editorial calendar (Trello)
• Crafting social media copy
• Building social media presence and brainstorming growth strategies
• Planning photo shoots, scouting talent
• Attending and covering events, as needed
• Assisting Creative Director in creative projects
• Sourcing creative and gaining approvals
• Photography
• Misc. admin/other duties as assigned by co-founders

Desired Skills/Experience:

• Entrepreneurial spirit
• Extreme attention to detail
• High level of organization (Google Docs, Google Calendars, etc.)
• Strong understanding of social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube)
• Problem-solving & critical thinking
• Prior creative experience
• Flexibility and coach-ability


ABOUT CRWN MAGAZINE: 

CRWN Magazine exists to create a progressive dialogue around what it really means to “go natural” in America. Through beautiful content, thoughtful commentary, hair inspiration and resources; we’re telling the world the truth about black women by showcasing a new standard of beauty — and documenting our story in tangible, print form.

Our brand pillars are knowledge of self, sisterhood, self-love and authenticity.

As seen in: Essence Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Saint Heron & Ms. Magazine

BENEFITS & PERKS: 

Work for a bi-coastal company (LA & NYC) with two well-connected co-founders who value mentorship. Although employment is not guaranteed, paid opportunities may become available and there is opportunity to grow with the company.

Fun events, free swag!

HOURS REQUIRED: 

12-15+ Hours Per Week

To Apply: Email your resume to build@crwnmag.com by Friday, 4/15/16 and include SUMMER 2016 EDITORIAL INTERN or SUMMER 2016 CREATIVE INTERN in the subject line. Show us what ya got!

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