Internships at DoNYC

INTERN WITH US AT DONYC!


So you want to intern with DoNYC, huh? Not a bad choice if we do say so ourselves. 


The good news is we’re frequently hiring interns so if you’re already a regular DoNYC user, and just plain fantastic, then you might just be the right fit. What can you expect? Hard work, equal amounts of fun, and a lot of discovery and learning. Interns have the opportunity to network and make a variety of exciting and useful contacts at DoNYC in addition to learning the industry ropes before it comes time to get a real job. Creativity and new ideas are always welcome. 


See below for our internship opportunities. If any of the below float your boat, then send your resume and cover letter to [email protected].

 

Be sure to let us know what position you’re applying for, or we’ll assume you never got past this first paragraph and therefore have no clue for what you could end up doing.


General Requirements:

  • Able to work a minimum of 15 hours per week
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Prior awareness of DoNYC - active user of the site, and familiar with our other outlets (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Newsletter, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of Facebook and Twitter with current, active profiles on each.
  • Strong, proven writing and communication skills
  • Strong passion for music and/or NYC events and nightlife
  • Generally “in the know” about NYC events and happenings
  • Self-Motivated - ability to focus and complete duties in a casual environment
  • Flexible schedule - able to attend DoNYC events as frequently as possible
Candidate should ideally be looking to fill a college credit requirement. This is negotiable, but the candidate will have to prove their ability to take on such an important role if not seeking credit.






INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


SALES & OPERATIONS INTERNSHIP - SUMMER


JOB DESCRIPTION

DoNYC’s sales intern will be responsible for, or involved in, all aspects of the sales process. The sales intern will be introduced to processes such as lead generation, cold calling, creating proposals and managing accounts. This internship role will require an extremely ambitious and confident candidate who is able to think creatively about sales opportunities while being fearless when approaching sales leads. 


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Finding Leads 
  • Approaching leads 
  • Creating proposals 
  • Managing Accounts 
  • Lead Generation 
  • Find creative opportunities for brands to work with DoNYC eg. Brands that DoNYC’s audience would react well to (think local brands, entertainment groups, etc.) 
  • Help manage website content 
  • Cold calling - Making initial contact with sales prospects, letting them know who we are and generating enough interest in DoNYC 
Account Management 
  • Collecting advertising assets in a timely manner 
  • Ensuring that social network promotions are maintained by other interns 
  • Ensure blog posts are reviewed and put up on time 
  • Compile and submit ad reports in a timely manner 


BONUS POINTS IF:

  • Educational focus in business, marketing or advertising. 
  • Entrepreneurial mindset - able to think outside of the box and come up with creative ideas and ways DoNYC can work with other companies to generate sales/revenue. 
  • People skills - able to tactfully talk with businesses and encourage them to spend money 





CONTENT + SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP - Summer


JOB DESCRIPTION

DoNYC’s Social Media intern will learn the back end of the site and get a grip on the inner workings of site operations, but will quickly jump into the world of social media as a member of our content team. Must have both knowledge of and passion for all things New York (it's a plus if you're already actively using doNYC to find events in the city!) We work quickly and efficiently, but having an eye for detail is equally important. Strong writing skills/experience writing short form copy are ideal and familiarity with the music and event industry, what the 'cool kids' are up to, etc. are a must. We're looking for a fun-loving individual with a voice and the ideas to help us tell doNYC's story even better. 


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE
  • Finding news, adding events and contributing to the team's content calendar 
  • Writing social copy for our various social channels
  • Engaging with our existing audience and using social media to grow our following. 
  • Helping to find and capture engaging content when opportunities present themselves 
  • Help curate content and execute programs. 
  • Short form editorial round up writing. Think:  Best BYOB Brunch Spots In NYC 
  • Helping out with DoNYC events as necessary 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Able to work a minimum of 15 hours per week 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Prior awareness of DoNYC - active user of the site, and familiar with our outlets 
  • Strong understanding of Facebook and Twitter with current, active profiles on each.
  • Strong, proven writing and communication skills 
  • Strong passion for music and/or NYC events and nightlife Generally “in the know” 
  • Self-Motivated - ability to focus and complete duties in a casual environment 


Candidate should ideally be looking to fill a college credit requirement. This is negotiable, but the candidate will have proven ability to take on such an important role if not seeking credit. 



WHAT SETS YOU APART

  •  Strong, proven writing skills, with samples 
  • COMFORTABLE POSTING ACROSS DONYC's SOCIAL PLATFORMS
  • Proven ability to write short-form social media copy (send us your social handles!) 
  • Previous writing/social experience i.e. a blog or contributing to an existing site/publication  Some great ideas right off the bat of how we can do more with our content 
  • Willingness to learn and ability to learn quickly
  • Confident, creative thinker - ability to speak up and contribute in a team environment. 
  • Strong understanding of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr, with current, active profiles 
  • In the know about the latest and greatest social media and digital marketing tools. 
  • Industry-obsessed, following what others do and brainstorming how it could be done better




DESIGN INTERNSHIP 2019 

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If you love graphic design and like what we're doing here at doNYC, send your resume and a portfolio of some past examples of your work to [email protected] with 'DESIGN INTERNSHIP in the subject line.'