CRWNMAG is Hiring Interns & Ambassadors!

CRWNMAG is Hiring Interns & Ambassadors!

CRWN Magazine is looking for Creative Interns, PR/Admin Interns and Brand Ambassadors for Summer 2017 and beyond! Applicants should be passionate about women's empowerment, diverse representation 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, born in the digital age. All roles are very hands-on and require a proactive, adaptable, entrepreneurial approach to problem solving. 

Learn more about the three roles, below; then scroll to the bottom of the page for specific application details. 

1. PR/Admin Internship

Candidates must be able to work at least 12-15 hours per week from our Manhattan office (in Chelsea).

Duties:

• Posting daily on CRWN's blog
• Crafting & posting social media copy
• Building social media presence and brainstorming growth strategies
• Conducting interviews/live streams
• Attending and covering events, as needed
• Assisting EIC in assigning and following up on articles
• Preparing email newsletters (MailChimp)
• Pitching brands, press outlets and media platforms
• Maintaining, adding to and updating PR leads list
• Identifying all outlets/platforms who should be sharing CRWN with their audiences
• Attending and covering events, as needed
• Building relationships with journalists and editors in the space
• Pitching outlets unique stories that speak to their readers
• Understanding/documenting natural hair ecosystem and key players in the space
• Staying on top of due dates for assets requested by outlets
• Brainstorming unique story angles based on content, events, co-founder activity, etc.
• Requesting and logging products/samples that will be featured in CRWN
• Misc. admin/other duties as assigned by co-founders

Desired Skills/Experience:

• Entrepreneurial spirit: hustlers only!
• Tastemaker — can recognize and replicate high quality. Has great taste in music, food, cultural outings, the written word, photography, art, etc.
• Extreme attention to detail
• High level of organization (Google Docs, Google Calendars, etc.)
• Strong understanding of social media platforms (Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube)
• Problem-solving & critical thinking
• Prior editorial/blog experience
• Flexibility and coach-ability

APPLY NOW!


2. Creative Internship

Candidates should be located in NYC and able to intern in person (at our office in Chelsea, Manhattan) at least 12-15 hours per week.

Duties:

• Assisting in managing print mag's editorial calendar
• Documenting company culture — photographing team members at events, at the office, at activations, etc. 
• Capturing street style throughout NYC (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Harlem)
• 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
• Assisting in layout design
• Misc. admin/other duties as assigned by co-founders

Desired Skills/Experience:

• Entrepreneurial spirit: hustlers only!
• Tastemaker — can recognize and replicate high quality. Has great taste in music, food, cultural outings, photography, art, etc.
• High level of organization (Google Docs, Google Calendars, etc.)
• Strong understanding of social media platforms (Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube)
• Problem-solving & critical thinking
• Prior creative experience
• Flexibility and coach-ability
• Graphic design skills strongly preferred (Adobe suite) 
• Strong cultural intelligence (Black/multicultural hair & beauty space)

APPLY NOW!


3. CRWN Ambassador

Candidates can work remotely, but NYC-, LA-, Atlanta- Bay Area- and DC-based candidates are highly preferred. There is potential for PAID opportunities!

Duties:

• Spreading the word about CRWN Magazine on and around your college campus!
• Utilizing social media and digital tools to engage potential customers
• Tabling and hosting events on campus
• Sharing CRWN with classmates, club members, sorority sisters, etc.
• Attending and covering events, as needed
• Documenting promotional activities (photography)
• Driving traffic to CRWN website
• Keeping your finger on the pulse of what's new, fresh and cool in the space (natural hair, beauty, indie publications, etc.)

Desired Skills/Experience:

• Entrepreneurial spirit: hustlers only!
• Extreme attention to detail
• High level of organization (Google Docs, Google Calendars, etc.)
• Strong understanding of social media platforms (Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube)
• Problem-solving & critical thinking
• Prior promotions/marketing/ambassador experience
• Flexibility and coach-ability
• Strong cultural intelligence (Black/multicultural hair & beauty space)

APPLY NOW!


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: 

School Credit. 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: Fill out our application HEREShow us what ya got!

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