Editorial/Social Media Intern (Part-time)

As an intern at Busted Halo, you will gain hands-on experience with a small, creative team on the editorial process and social media management. Tasks might include:

  • Brainstorming and pitching ideas for publication
  • Developing a list of writers and experts who might contribute
  • Repurposing/rewriting existing content for publication
  • Writing/rewriting headlines to make the biggest impact with readers
  • Helping to develop an editorial calendar
  • Scheduling and publishing content online
  • Conducting photo research
  • Writing original articles
  • Writing teases for social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram
  • Learning best practices for using social media professionally
  • Brainstorming ideas for content to share with our followers
  • Researching viral trends and relevant topics for digital content
  • Creating original graphic designs 

At Busted Halo, you can take advantage of opportunities to write for the website. Although the internship is unpaid, you will be compensated for any original articles you contribute.

Here’s what we are looking for in an intern:

  • Excellent writing and grammar skills
  • Creativity
  • Enthusiasm and energy
  • Familiarity with a variety of social media platforms
  • Outgoing personality
  • Ability to take an assignment and run with it
  • Attention to detail
  • Multi-tasker
  • Leadership skills
  • Team player

Not required, but we’d love if you have:

  • Familiarity with WordPress
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc)

A note about compensation: The internship is unpaid, however we do provide transportation costs and course credit.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to editor@bustedhalo.com and include links to any previously published writing, a personal blog, etc.