Editorial Intern – Avenue Magazine

Company: RedPoint Media & Marketing Solutions
Commitment: May 1, 2019 – August 30, 2019, Full-Time

Company Description

RedPoint Media & Marketing Solutions is an award-winning publishing house and content-driven marketing studio in Calgary. You’ll be joining the team that creates our in-house brand Avenue Calgary, an award-winning city lifestyle magazine. Our company also creates custom publications for clients like WestJet, BC Ferries and the Calgary Foundation. RedPoint seeks out the best and brightest talent in the industry, and as a RedPoint employee, you’ll play a vital role in shaping our company’s future.

Job Description

Avenue magazine seeks an editorial intern for a four-month term from May 1 – August 30, 2019. This full-time contract position in our Calgary office is an opportunity to work with an award-winning publication. The salary is based on a 40-hour work week at minimum wage, and you will be paid semi-monthly on the 15th and 30th of the month.

This is an opportunity to:

  • Write, research, fact-check, interview and coordinate proofing changes, while ensuring the accuracy and quality for which Avenue magazine and its digital brand extensions are known.
  • Perform various administrative tasks, such as picking up items for photo shoots and providing general assistance to the editorial team.
  • Take on other duties as assigned.

Our Ideal Candidate:
As print intern for Avenue magazine, you are passionate about the people, cultures and lifestyles that define this city, and you are able to work in a team and across teams to produce a great product.

  • Post-secondary education in journalism, electronic publishing or a related field.
  • Minimum one year of media experience.
  • Ability to write, edit and proofread effectively.
  • Great communication skills.
  • Very organized, with exceptional time-management skills.
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, social networking sites and the Mac operating system.

Qualifications

In order to fit into our team and be a strong contributor to Avenue, you are:

  • Smart, professional and a lot of fun to work with.
  • Passionate about the quality of your work.
  • Interested in the direction of the city and excited about Avenue’s many topic areas including city life, profiles, arts & culture, events, dining, home decor, fashion, shopping, travel and mountain life.
  • A self-starter with a reputation for doing what you say you will do and getting things done on time.
  • Curious about the world around you with a way of looking at concepts, trends and ideas from new and unexpected angles.
  • Dedicated to improving quality and concerned about the details.

Our RedPoint Package

As a creative company, RedPoint provides a stimulating, supportive work environment with a vibrant atmosphere and excellent benefits. We offer employees a flexible work schedule and competitive compensation. Employees are encouraged to give back to the community and the industry and to pursue their professional development.

How to Apply

This posting is open until March 21, 2019.

Interested candidates should apply in confidence by e-mail to careers@redpointmedia.ca. Please reference “internship” in your reference line. Applicants are asked to submit three published articles, along with a cover letter and résumé. The internship is supported by funding from the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association (AMPA). Applicants who have completed other AMPA-funded internships are ineligible for this position.

We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted directly.


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