internship
Media, Communications and Publishing

Editorial Intern

Paid, $1,000 Stipend10-20 hoursPhiladelphiaFall Semester

Description

Technically Media, a niche news and events organization, is building brands that convene the smartest people and organizations in industries that matter for local communities to thrive in the future. We are best known for our mission-oriented community journalism, our Philly Tech Week and Baltimore Innovation Week event series, and the quarterly events we organize in all of our markets, including Philly, Brooklyn, Baltimore, D.C. and statewide in Delaware.

We are a mission minded organization, looking for talented people who aren’t afraid to tackle big projects and utilize their creativity to solve problems. As an intern, you will work closely with our team members on real projects, gaining skills and helping us grow as an organization.

The Editorial Intern will work directly with the Associate Editor to provide editorial content relevant to our markets. The Editorial Intern will be part of our ongoing experiment, developing various content types to attract more core readers and community members, mainly technologists and entrepreneurs between the ages of 20 and 40.

Qualifications:
Interest in media, particularly local online news
Ability to find and pitch stories on your own
Understand Reddit, Hacker News, Twitter, Facebook and why the most popular stuff on those sites became popular

Responsibilities:
Execute suggested evergreen and other resource content that would be prone to be heavily shared on social media
Pitch and write at least two stories a week
Write crisp copy under tight deadlines
Work collaboratively with our editors and reporters
Phone or email interviews when appropriate
Rotate between our five markets
Work out of Philadelphia based office for 16 hours a week, with flexibility around your schedule

To Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter (with 2-3 references) and examples of your work to our Editor-in-Chief, Zack Seward, Zack@technical.ly.

Our Fall Internship begins the week of Sep 13th and ends the week of Dec 13th. The deadline for application is Sept 1st. This internship comes with a stipend of $1,000 ($500 paid Oct 13th and $500 paid Dec 13th).