Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Communications Intern, Guardian US, New York City


Job Title: Communications Intern
Department: Communications, Guardian US
Location: New York, New York

Guardian US is seeking a communications intern in its New York office to assist the Director of Communications and the Senior Press Officer to help promote awareness of the Guardian, its US staff and editorial/commercial activities across the country.

Main duties and responsibilities:
  • Help organize events;
  • Assist in writing marketing materials;
  • Provide support for events and conferences;
  • Help write, edit and proofread press materials and pitches;
  • Research, build and manage press contacts and media contact database;
  • Assist with monitoring press coverage and develop weekly/monthly media reports;
  • Manage award submission and conference schedules;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Communications.

  • Excellent writing and editing skills;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of broadcast, online and print media; familiarity with social media tools;
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills;
  • A proven ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced work environment;
  • Familiarity with Cision media database a plus;

About the Internship
The internship will run for twelve weeks, 40 hours/week and pay $500/week. Candidates must be able to work legally in the United States and to stay through the term of the internship.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and we encourage applications from a variety of backgrounds.

To apply submit a resume with a cover letter detailing your interest and include one writing sample to with “Communications Intern” in the subject line.

About the Guardian US
Guardian US is the New York-based digital arm of Guardian News & Media, and was created with the aim of combining the Guardian's internationalist, online journalism with US voices and expertise. Guardian News & Media is the publisher of the award-winning Guardian and Observer newspapers and the and websites.

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