Boston.com - Audience Engagement Co-op (Part-Time)

Boston, MA
Internship
Boston.com
Student (College)

Job Description

Boston.com, one of the most-read digital media outlets in the region, is looking for a college junior or senior to join our team for part-time co-op/internship focused on audience engagement journalism.

Qualified candidates are highly collaborative student journalists who are interested in obtaining versatile experience at a digital media outlet. Our newsroom publishes fast, local, useful content for people who are primarily reading on their phones. Boston.com is offering this experience to a college journalist from September to December 2024. This is a paid position. Candidate must currently be enrolled in college/university.

Responsibilities:

  • Pitch and execute multimedia projects, emphasizing highly visual, short-form formats that are created originally and/or obtained from third parties
  • Balancing tight turnaround and advance-notice projects focused across general assignment news, sports, lifestyle, and things to do.
  • Serve as a teamwide collaborator and resource on all Boston.com multimedia projects.
  • Sharing your content across our various social media channels, tapping into the conversation of the day with pertinent copy and local knowledge.

Qualifications:

  • College student studying journalism or related major.
  • Experience at a media outlet is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of social platforms like Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, and X.
  • An enthusiasm for digital journalism and an eagerness to learn; on-the-job training and access to professional development opportunities are provided throughout the co-op program.
This position is a union position covered by a collective bargaining agreement with the Boston Newspaper Guild.

EEO Statement:

At Boston Globe Media, our mission is to empower, connect, and convene our communities with independent, trusted journalism and storytelling. We know a critical part to achieve this is by having a workforce that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive - like the communities we serve. Boston Globe Media is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes candidates and colleagues of all backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and skills.

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