Astonish Media Group seeks virtual interns for Spring 2014 and Summer 2014. Our headquarters are in Manhattan and we have offices in Miami, LA, London, and Norwalk, CT. Interns will work virtually, from home or school, and must have great organizational and management skills.
Public Relations and Communications Internship
We have three (3) openings for the PR and Communications Internship where you will learn the basics from list building in Cision, researching outlets, and pitching bloggers. Our interest in giving you more responsibility will depend on your skill level and commitment to the Internship. This internship is for students who really have a passion for communications and marketing, as well as learning how businesses grow and develop a brand identity. You must have great writing skills, be totally organized and efficient with your time, and a creative thinker.
Research Media Internship
We have two (2) openings for a research intern who will work exclusively on finding media sources for our clients. This will include creating stronger relationships with television executives and finding the appropriate journalists to pitch for stories. This internship is heavy on reading and research, as well as building lists from scratch. Your focus will be narrow as you will only research for one or two clients, and your time will be dedicated to this. You must love to read and find a needle in a haystack.
We have three (3) openings for a writing intern who will write copy for our various websites. Topics include food, entertaining, travel and shopping. You must be able to write 150 – 300 word stories quickly, post to various websites, and conduct social media round your articles. When applying, please provide us with the following:
- 2 samples of your writing skills
- A summary of your social media skills with links to any examples
Business Development and Marketing Internship
We have two (2) openings for a Business Development and Marketing intern to help us launch a new company this fall and spring. You must have a passion for research, numbers/budgets, and be a very creative thinker. This is a strategic internship where you will learn how to launch a new Internet business with a creative twist, and be able to show solid results from your time with us.
We have two (2) openings for interns who are studying film production to shoot and edit short 1-2 minute videos for a variety of lifestyle websites, including food and travel. You must know how to shoot and edit video in a timely manner, be a fun and creative person, and love to eat!
If you are interested in applying for one of Astonish Media Group’s Virtual Internships, please email your resume, cover letter, and any requested materials to our Account Coordinator, Alyssa Tognetti.