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 Digital Publishing Internship with Quick and Dirty Tips, New York 

Submitted by Carlo Becker on Wed, 11/05/2014 - 16:06

Quick and Dirty Tips is a web site and podcasting network owned by Macmillan Publishing. It offers practical tips from industry experts in a variety of topics including education, lifestyle, health, parenting, technology, fitness, and many others. Quick and Dirty Tips also creates paperback and digital books, audiobooks, apps, games, and other products.

The company is seeking a creative, energetic, digitally savvy intern to assist in daily operations. The intern will gain an understanding of how a web business operates, learn the techniques of web editing/publishing/design, and receive hands-on experience in grassroots marketing practices, including copywriting and pitching.The internship will start in May 2015 and is paid at $9 per hour. It requires a commitment of at least 20 hours per week.

Tasks:

  • Creating articles, newsletters, graphics, and other digital content for publication
  • Administrative tasks, internal linking, book mailings, spreadsheets, and others
  • Pitching media (including TV, web, print) to promote authors and projects
  • Assisting with marketing efforts in preparation for product launches, including creating static pages, editing images/videos, html /CSS coding, data entry, pitching projects, research, etc.

Requirements:

  • Current student
  • Outstanding writing and communication skills
  • Basic to Intermediate knowledge of HTML/CSS and Photoshop
  • Proficiency in social media
  • Experience with Wordpress, Drupal, Blogger, or other online CMS platforms
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and work quickly

Application:

The application deadline is December 1, 2014. For more information on the company, or if you want to apply for this position, please visit this website.

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