AOL Black Voices

Editorial Intern – New York City, NY, Year-Round.

Position: Editorial Intern

Location: New York City, NY

Term: Year-Round

Passionate, curious, creative? Our employees have helped to create popular and engaging online products and destinations that attract over 150 million unique visitors each month globally. As a result, AOL is a leading global web services company with a substantial worldwide audience, a suite of powerful web brands and industry leading products, and one of the largest advertising networks in the United States. We look for people that are exceptionally imaginative, collaborative, and truly psyched about our mission to inform, entertain and connect the world.

Description

Black Voices is seeking a creative, organized and internet-savvy intern. The sites cover news, pop culture, comics, tech, style, science, food, sex, relationships, and more, all with a strong shot of personality.

We’re looking for a quick study who can help with editorial and programming tasks, with an emphasis on production and behind-the-scenes functions, including:

  • Site updates and daily site maintenance
  • Content production, including image cropping, text formatting, and cross promotional linking
  • Data collection, management, and generating web statistics reports
  • Daily monitoring of news, blogs, and web trends
  • Social media assistance
  • Assistance with events and marketing

Should be familiar with a combination of subject matters within the Asylum Network, including men’s media, humor websites, what’s buzzing on the Internet, comic books, science fiction, pop culture, street fashion and trends, as well as best practices of blogging, social media, and viral marketing. A sense of humor will prove to be extremely handy.

Qualifications

Interest in online media and internet-based businesses.

Student focused on Journalism & Communications preferred

Superior communications skills, both oral and written

Well organized, able to multi-task, able to prioritize with minimal direction

Able to follow up with project partners to ensure accurate and timely completion of deliverables, strong organizational skills

Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

To apply: send resume (Word format) to Donald.Shrope@corp.aol.com, enter Position Title in the SUBJECT LINE

About AOL

AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. AOL is focused on attracting and engaging consumers and providing valuable online advertising services on both AOL’s owned and operated properties and third-party websites. In addition, AOL operates one of the largest Internet subscription access services in the United States, which serves as a valuable distribution channel for AOL’s consumer offerings.

AOL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other classification prescribed by applicable law.



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