Social Media Intern

  • New York, NY, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

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The Daily Beast delivers award-winning original reporting and sharp opinion from big personalities in the arenas of politics, pop-culture, world news and more. Fiercely independent and armed with irreverent intelligence, The Daily Beast now reaches more than 20 million readers per month. The Daily Beast is based in New York and is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC).



Job Description

The Opportunity

The Daily Beast is seeking dependable, self-motivated, and inquisitive interns to join our social media team full- time this winter in New York. The internship is an exciting opportunity for emerging journalists to learn how a newsroom works while gaining hands-on experience.

Duties will include assisting with the day-to-day management of our official accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more. Interns will also help track analytics, create a social media content calendar, strategize reader-engagement opportunities, and manage social media partnerships with other news organizations. Ideal candidates are detail-oriented and flexible to evolving strategy, with a strong interest in social media, politics, pop culture, and writing.


What you bring to us

Prior knowledge of social media management systems (SocialFlow, Sprout, Sprinklr, TweetDeck, HootSuite).
In-depth understanding of social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Reddit, etc.
Experience with social media analytics, including Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, Twitter Analytics
Strong sense of voice and a writing background
Video-editing and Adobe Photoshop skills are a plus
Able to work flexible shifts

Additional Information

Why Work Here

The Daily Beast is a globally recognized publication at IAC HQ in pristine Chelsea in New York City. Being part of IAC, we are able to provide you some of our benefits: fully stock kitchens with snacks and drinks, and excuses to celebrate all the time! Work for us and work for something spectacular!


More About Us

This paid internship will run from August through October, and is generally Monday-Friday, though nights and weekends may be required.

New-York based preferred.


Why The Daily Beast? We reach over 20mm of the most affluent and influential readers on the web, the majority of whom are millennials. We have the aesthetic, quality, and editorial chops of a traditional media company with the nimble, tech-savvy required to be a digital only publisher. We are the best in the business at content partnerships, and we prove it through home grown proprietary content tools that allow us to both predict what our partners should write about, but also measure the success of their content. This is a rare opportunity to work for a well-known, well respected digital brand that helps drive the national conversation from politics to fashion, or breaking news to culture.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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