We are pleased to announce that we’re accepting applications for our fall internship program!
JessicaSimien.com internships are unpaid but can lead to permanent placement within our company. Additionally, interns will also occasionally receive perks such as free movie passes, free event access and gift cards. Interns will help with producing editorial content, planning and executing special events and promotions, and assisting with daily operations.
We prefer interns that are reliable, flexible, and have excellent communication skills. You do not have to receive college/school credit to intern with JessicaSimien.com. However, if you do need to receive credit, we may be able to provide you with that depending on your institution’s requirements.
Below is a list of available positions and their requirements:
Editorial: As an Editorial Intern, you will be responsible for producing content for our site. The editorial department consists of several sections and you will be assigned to a section based on your interests and our needs. This position is virtual, therefore you may reside anywhere in the US. You must have a flexible schedule and be able to submit stories on a daily basis and/or according to our editorial calendars. Interns must be able to participate in a weekly conference call/video chat. You must demonstrate the ability to write using correct spelling and grammar. Blogging experience is not required. Interns will be assigned to a category for the duration of their internship.
Advertising: As an advertising intern, you will be responsible for helping develop advertising programs and sponsorship opportunities for our partners. You will also help to secure ad placements on our site. We are looking for at least one candidate that resides in Jackson, Mississippi. Candidates must be comfortable with sales and can commit to at least 10 hours each week.
PR/Event Planning: As a PR/Event Planning Intern, you will be responsible for helping develop and execute strategic PR plans, manage social media accounts, brainstorm event ideas and work on all aspects of event production. We are looking for candidates that reside in Jackson, Mississippi but exceptions may be made based on your relevant experience. Candidates must be willing to travel to events and work as a team.
Video/Photography: Video/Photography interns will produce photo and video for our site through assisting Jessica and other correspondents at events and interviews and other video/photography related projects. Our hours are flexible, but interns should be prepared for a varying workload. Candidates must be familiar with basic photo and video editing programs and have access to equipment (exceptions may be made in certain circumstances). Candidates must currently reside in Jackson, Mississippi.
Graphic Design: Graphic Design interns will help with the development of event flyers and promotional images. This position is virtual, therefore you may reside anywhere in the US. Candidates should be familiar with photo editing and design programs, have their own software and can commit to at least 8-10 hours per week.
Complete our internship application by clicking here. Due to the high volume of applications, you will not be notified if you are not selected.
Deadline: August 16, 2013