VIBE, VIBE Vixen (our women’s channel) and VIBE Viva (our Latino channel) are seeking editorial and social media interns with a passion for journalism and a serious interest in music and entertainment to join the NYC team.
Are you looking for a writing opportunity** at one of the most influential digital publications? Do you have an interest in pop culture, music (hip-hop and R&B), fashion, politics, television/film, news and sports? VIBE.com may be the place for you!
Editorial interns will research news stories, transcribe interviews and contribute content to the VIBE, VIBE Vixen and VIBE Viva website. Interns will also have the opportunity to conduct interviews with talent (artists, actors and prominent figures in entertainment) on behalf of the team. Must have a forward-thinking mentality and be able to work well independently.
Social media interns will assist the community manager with upcoming campaigns, scheduling content, while engaging with VIBE, VIBE Viva & VIBE Vixen followers/readers on owned platforms. Candidate must be detail-oriented, interested in learning about digital marketing and active on social media. A background in Photoshop is preferred, but not required.
Editorial Internship: Send your cover letter (in email body is fine), résumé and 2 – 4 writing clips/links** showcasing your talent to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Editorial Intern” in the subject area. Specify your 3 areas of interest(s): music, fashion, politics, news, television/film and/or sports. Also, tell us about your favorite original VIBE, VIBE Vixen or VIBE Viva piece and why.
Social Media Internship: Send your cover letter, résumé to email@example.com, with “Social Media Intern” in the subject area. Include your experience level with Photoshop and links to your personal social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook & Instagram). Tell us about a social media campaign that caught your eye and how you managed to rectify an error during an important task.
** VIBE is not hiring aspiring music artists, talent managers, social media stars or the next contestant for a reality show. We’re looking for young college students with a serious passion for entertainment and journalism. Applicants without published clips are encouraged to write 2 news or music-related samples of their own.