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Social Media and Events Intern


Social Media and Events:
The Social Media and Events intern will assist the Director of Publicity and Events with the promotion, social media and event planning for McSweeney’s 2017 projects. The ideal candidate will be friendly, highly-organized, excited to brainstorm creative ways to engage with our audience and passionate about the world of publishing.

A commitment of 15 – 20 hours a week. This might include some evenings and weekends, though we hope not too much. Parties just tend to happen on weekends, and we’d really love if you were there.

Assistance with media mailings to booksellers, press, and related contacts.

Researching and maintaining press database

Composing and editing pitches for press and events

Tracking online social media presence and sharing related press on social media when needed.

Ideal Skill and Qualifications:

Highly organized, detailed oriented, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong computer skills with an understanding of Microsoft Office and databases.

Knowledge of Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. You’ll be engaging with our online McSweeney’s community, so a deep understanding of our voice and social media presence is super important.

Experience in working and marketing events

How To Apply:
If you are interested in being an intern, or volunteer please send a brief e-mail to interns-sf@mcsweeneys.net with SOCIAL MEDIA AND EVENTS INTERN in the subject area. Please include relevant experience, why McSweeney’s in particular, what you hope to get out of the internship, your favorite McSweeney’s books or periodicals, and when you’ll be available. Please include a resume.