Editorial Intern, Strategist UK Job at Vox Media | The Dots
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1 month ago
  • Level Junior
  • Professions Editorial Assistant
  • Type Internship
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Description

As the leading independent modern media company, Vox Media ignites conversations and influences culture. Across digital, podcasts, TV, streaming, live events, and print, we tell stories that affect our audience's daily lives and entertain as much as they inform.
Our portfolio features influential and respected editorial properties including Vox, New York Magazine, The Verge, The Cut, Eater, Vulture, The Strategist, Polygon, SB Nation, Intelligencer, Curbed, Grub Street and Recode. Off-platform, the Vox Media Podcast Network offers one of the largest collections of popular podcasts, and Vox Media Studios produces and distributes the award-winning nonfiction shows. Powered by innovative technology that scales quality, the Chorus publishing platform and Concert advertising marketplace answer the always-changing needs of modern audiences, creators and marketers.
Vox Media has been named one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies in Media,” an Inc. “Company of the Year,” Digiday’s “Best Company for Parents,” and one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign.
The Editorial team is at the core of everything New York Magazine does. Our team strikes the perfect balance of content that’s smart and funny so that our readers know everything they need to know to navigate a fast-moving culture, whether that’s up-to-date information on political events, cultural developments, fashion trends, or the latest scientific breakthroughs.
The Strategist UK is seeking an intern to support our editorial team. The website, a companion to New York Magazine’s award-winning print section of the same name, offers readers rigorously-vetted articles to help navigate the vast online shopping landscape.
This is a paid internship. The ideal candidate must be able to work 4 days per week (32 hours per week) for 3 months and be a recent graduate or have previous journalism internship experience.
What you'll do:
  • Updating a selection of top-trafficked stories with alternative links that speak to the Strategist UK's sensibility
  • Creating themed "hub" pages aggregating specific Strategist UK content in one landing page
  • Refreshing content around the Strategist UK site
  • Pitching and writing occasional "This Thing's Incredible" stories on a favorite purchase
  • Assisting Strategist UK writer and editor with other tasks, as needed

What you'll bring:

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant internship experience required
  • Familiarity with digital publishing tools preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of the online shopping-sphere preferred
  • Understanding or willingness to learn the Strategist UK's voice and approach to service journalism
About working at Vox Media:
This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.
Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

Skills Required

  • Article Writing
  • Content and Media Writing

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