Intern – Mountain Sledder Magazine

Commitment: 20 hours/week, 16 weeks, with one week break at Christmas

Company Description

Mountain Sledder is a print magazine with an online platform at sleddermag.com. It is the premier destination for all the latest information and stories from the world of mountain snowmobiling. Mountain Sledder publishes stories, images and video from the biggest names in professional snowmobiling. The magazine also posts fresh content online—latest news, video edits,stories and gear reviews.

Job Description

  • Editorial research
  • Assist with social media content
  • Assist with proofing content
  • Fact checking
  • Assist with content creation (print and digital)
  • Newsletter creation
  • WordPress content upload including Search Engine Optimization
  • Communication with advertisers and assisting with advertising proposals
  • Research potential advertising opportunities and contacts
  • Help with distribution list update
  • Assist with Google analytics analysis

Qualifications

  • This internship is open to students and recent graduates of journalism, publishing, professional writing, electronic publishing, communications, design, business, marketing, advertising or a comparable program at an accredited postsecondary institution. Interns may be accepted up to three (3) years after graduation
  • We’d strongly prefer someone with knowledge of the snowmobile industry
  • The candidate’s schedule needs to allow for 20 hours/week commitment
  • Ability to work well as part of a team AND unsupervised, be punctual, meet deadlines and possess attention to detail
  • Video editing experience an asset
  • Will need to be able to work 2 days/week on our office in Golden, BC

Opportunity

  • Work with an established magazine
  • Work closely with Editor and Art Director and assist with content creation and publishing workflow
  • Be part of planning our website redesign and new digital programs
  • Learn about magazine pitches, assist with proposals
  • Gain experience in video production
  • Get to know all aspect of the print production cycle—content creation, advertising relationships, design, pre-press and distribution
  • Learn/expand knowledge of the snowmobile industry
  • Learn about digital publishing

How to Apply

Resume, references, and sample of writing required. Position open until filled.

Email Jessica Joy, jessica@sleddermag.com

 


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