Social Media Intern

Applications for the fall 2017 internship have closed.

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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 engagement? This might be the internship for you.  

Our 14-person team publishes to daily, and we need a strong social media crew to help us promote our award-winning journalism! 

Jobs in audience engagement and social media are some of the fastest growing in digital media, and offer some of the strongest opportunities to break into the field. With this intensive internship, you'll come away with direct experience in creating and executing digital strategies and campaigns, as well as a variety of other skills transferable to careers in digital media, outreach, and promotion. 

What you’ll be doing: 

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

  • Help plan and execute special engagement campaigns 

  • Work on the editorial teambe familiar 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.  

  • Participate in other collaborative staff projects. 


What we ask: 

Social media internships are six months. This is an intensive, immersive internship and requires a commitment of 24 hours per week.

Who we want: 

Most successful applicants have a BA in journalism, communication, or a related field and are familiar with a verity of social media platforms and tools including Facebook, Twitter, Hootsuite and InstagramFluency in the topics we cover, including racial justice, climate justice, and economic inequality, is also helpful.  

We are looking for interns with: 

  • Comfort with content creation—intern will use social media dailypost content on YES! Magazine’s website, and have occasional opportunities for live-event coverage (live-tweeting, photographing, video shooting, etc.) 

  • Strong writing skills and excellent attention to detail and accuracy. 

  • Previous experience in outreach, engagement, marketing, or PR a plus 

  • Excellent self-starter with the ability to work effectively independently 

  • Excellent communication skills for a team environment. 

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and two references to internships [at] with “Internship” in the subject field.