Digital Intern

Applications due April 30.

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Do you have a passion for journalism and media? Are you interested in how social media can be used as a tool for editorial outreach and reader engagement? This could be the internship for you.  

Our small editorial team publishes to our website daily, and we need a strong social media crew to help us promote our award-winning journalism. 

This intensive internship offers direct experience in creating and executing digital strategies and campaigns, as well as a variety of other skills transferable to careers in digital media marketing, outreach, and promotion. 

What you’ll be doing

  • Help plan and execute a daily social media strategy on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.; 

  • Assist in the online production process;

  • Help plan and execute engagement campaigns across all social platforms; 

  • Work as a member of the editorial team—familiarize yourself with upcoming and current content as well as stories from our archives;  

  • Gain training and experience in all aspects of editorial web production, including layout, photo editing, headlining, and scheduling.  

What we ask

Digital internships last six months. This is a paid, immersive internship that requires a commitment of 24 hours per week.  

What we offer

YES! offers $15/hour, as well as paid time off, and a local transit pass. 

Who we want 

Most successful applicants have a B.A. in journalism, communications, or a related field and are familiar with a variety of social media platforms and tools including Facebook, Twitter, Hootsuite, and Instagram. Fluency in the topics we cover (including racial justice, environmental justice, economic equality) and knowledge of how they are discussed on social media are requirements.   

We are looking for the following:

  • Comfort with content creation—you will use social media dailyposting original and curated content on our social channels;

  • Strong writing skills and excellent attention to detail, accuracy, and cultural sensitivity;

  • Some experience with social media outreach, engagement, marketing, or PR;

  • Excellent self-starting with the ability to work effectively independently;

  • Excellent communication skills within a team environment.  

View the full job description here. 

To apply, please send one PDF containing a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and two references to jobs [at] yesmagazine.org with “Digital Internship” in the subject line.