Do you love writing and all things beauty?
Do you pick up new technology quickly? Salon Communications Inc. is looking for an intern for our summer intern starting in early April. This will be a full time internship for at least six weeks. Preference will be given to individuals who are in a media, journalism or writing program who need an internship as school credit.
We want a dynamic, motivated individual to provide support to our print and online editorial initiatives.
The intern’s duties will include:
-Writing articles for the online and print editions of Salon Magazine and Elevate Magazine
-Assisting with uploading content to both SalonMagazine.ca and ElevateMagazine.com
-Editing photos for online stories
-Proofing and fact checking for the print editions of Salon Magazine and Elevate Magazine
-Updating Elevate's online database and directory
-Attending industry events
-Light administrative tasks, such as updating the magazine’s contact list as needed.
Experience with Mac operating systems, Microsoft Word, content management systems (Joomla, Wordpress, etc.) and Photoshop is highly recommended. Experience with InDesign and HTML coding are a plus. Writing duties will be assigned based on the intern’s interest and skill set shown.
Computer savvy, organized and detail oriented. You have excellent writing and communication skills and a demonstrated interest in both print and online editorial work. You’ve got creative, original ideas and impeccable research skills. On top of that, you have an enthusiastic attitude, hard worker and are organized. Preference will be given to individuals attending a program in journalism, English, communications, publishing or a related field.
Salon Communications Inc. publishes Elevate Magazine, elevatemagazine.com, beauty industry-favorite Salon Magazine (English and French editions) and SalonMagazine.ca. Salon Communications also produces The Contessa Awards — The Canadian Hairstylist of the Year Awards. Our offices are located at the Bloor subway line.
Join our highly creative and supportive environment where employee ideas are valued and encouraged. This is an unpaid internship.
Please send a cover letter, your CV, 2-3 writing samples and the answers to the three questions below to by March 4th, 2013.
1. Please provide two story ideas that could potentially appear in Elevate Magazine or on Elevatemagazine.com. (No more than 100 words for each story idea.)[/#]
2. What is your favourite beauty product and why? Please explain in 100 words.[/#]
3. Take a look at our latest issue of Elevate Magazine on elevatemagazine.com under Digital Edition. Provide a critique of the issue in 200 words.[/#]