Digital Editorial Intern, MSW – Fall 2015 Internship Digital Editorial Intern, MSW – Fall 2015 Internship

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

Location New York, NY
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Description

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) is a diversified media and merchandising company, inspiring and engaging consumers with unique lifestyle content and distinctive products. The Company reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media platforms each month and has a growing retail presence in thousands of retail locations. Additional information about MSLO is at www.marthastewart.com.

MSLO offers internships for college students in a variety of fields. Internships expose students to all facets of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, and allow them to experience work in an inNovative, progressive, and fast-paced professional environment.

The Internship Program is designed for college level students to have the opportunity to work in one of the company's business segments: Media, Merchandising, or Corporate.

MSLO’s Fall Internship Program will start in September and last approximately 10-12 weeks. All internships are held in our New York City office. It is a part-time unpaid internship with a 16-20 hour/week commitment. In order to be eligible for an internship, students must be able to receive academic credit.

Requirements

• This position is ideal for a journalism or communication student looking to gain experience working on a website • An interest in or passion for the subject areas we cover, including wedding planning, DIY, fashion, and beauty • An understanding of the Martha Stewart aesthetic and brand identity. • Good writing and grammar skills • An excellent working kNowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint • An ease working on computers and using the internet • Familiarity or desire to learn to use the MSLO Content Management System, built in Drupal • Preferred: Junior/Senior/Grad student majoring in communications, journalism, or publishing Qualified Candidates: Candidates should be entering their Junior or Senior year at a 4-year accredited college or university or be in an advanced degree and must receive academic credit for their internship at MSLO. Interns will be responsible for their own travel, housing, food and personal expenses. Application Package should include: Resume, Cover letter and writing/design samples (if applicable). MSLO’s Fall Internship Program will start in September and last approximately 10-12 weeks. All internships are held in our New York City office. It is a part-time unpaid internship with a 16-20 hour/week commitment. In order to be eligible for an internship, students must be able to receive academic credit. Qualified Candidates: Candidates should be entering their Junior or Senior year at a 4-year accredited college or university or be in an advanced degree and must receive academic credit for their internship at MSLO. Interns will be responsible for their own travel, housing, food and personal expenses. Application Package should include: Resume, Cover letter and writing/design samples (if applicable).

Responsibilities

• The intern will support the digital editorial team responsible for the daily programming of MSW.com. The candidate will have the opportunity to pitch, write, and edit content; learn how to use a Content Management System to build digital content; glean best practices for search end optimization; and assist with the programming of our social networks. This is Not a strictly editorial internship; expect that there will be some production work. Projects Include: • Completing photo and editorial research for stories • Pitching, writing, and editing new content for MSW.com • Making updates to existing content • Building posts and galleries for MSW.com using the CMS. Populating our Dress Finder tool • Scheduling posts on social networks, such as Pinterest • Attending story idea meetings with digital editors