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6AM City: Seeking Digital Media Interns (Fall 2020)

With Who:  6AM City

Location:  Various (Charleston, Greenville, Columbia, Asheville, Lakeland, Chattagnooga, Raleigh)

Dates:  Fall 2020

Position Description:  Digital media interns will support the daily operations of our local markets. 6AM is a local media company connecting communities through conversation, and redefining the way news and events are shared locally through a daily morning email, web and social content. Our goal is to provide readers with everything they need to know to start their day.

Must be availalbe 15-20+ hours per week in order to qualify for the internship program. Typical office hours are M-F, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. This internship is paid and may qualify for college credit.

GVLtoday is part of 6AM City, an emerging and rapidly growing network of community-centric digital media brands – part of a new era of local media, focused on engagement + innovation in our cities. Additional internship opportunities are available in all southeastern 6AM City markets.

Responsibilities: 

  • Support daily operations and broader strategic content plans for the newsletter, including curating content, writing original stories, pitching content ideas, etc.
  • Support social media efforts including creating original content, drafting and scheduling posts, curating photos, monitoring user engagement and analytics, research, and more.
  • Support website management including uploading and updating content.
  • Research engagement opportunities (events, marketing, influencers).
  • Research and update best practices for email marketing and social media.
  • Assist in community outreach including attending and covering events to introduce the brand to local businesses and influencers.
  • Learn all skills required to produce the daily newsletter product.

Requirements:  

  • Pursuing a career path in journalism, communications, digital/social media or similar.
  • Self-starter with leadership skills and a passion for communicating information.
  • Skilled writer.
  • Highly engaged in social media.
  • Passionate about the local community.
  • Work effectively with a team and individually in a fast-paced environment with daily deadlines.
  • Experience in social media management, Google Docs, WordPress or similar.

Apply (or request more information):  See the job posting, or request more information, on the 6AM City Jobs site. Submit an Internship Program Application with a brief cover letter, resume, and work samples to the market you are interested in applying to:

  • GVLtoday (Greenville, S.C.): Apply here.

    COLAtoday (Columbia, S.C.): Apply here.

    CHStoday (Charleston, S.C.): Apply here.

    AVLtoday (Asheville, N.C.): Apply here.

    LALtoday (Lakeland, FL): Apply here.

    NOOGAtoday (Chattanooga, TN): Apply here.

    RALtoday (Raleigh, N.C.): Apply here.

     

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