Content & Promotions Intern (summer)
Public Broadcasting Service - Arlington, VA

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POSITION: Content and Promotions Intern (SUMMER 2013)
DEPARTMENT: PBS Digital – Strategic Growth and Partnerships
SALARY: $12.00/hour (undergrads and recents grads) and $15.00/hour (graduate students)
TIME COMMITTMENT : 40 hours/week, May/June – August/September 2013

INTERNSHIP OBJECTIVE:
PBS Digital is seeking an intern candidate who wants to learn more about the publishing and promotion of content on digital platforms; including the PBS.org homepage, video portal, mobile apps, and online newsletters.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Assist PBS Digital team members with the daily programming of PBSi sites/apps
Write promotional copy
Select and edit images for content promotion
Assist with the production of editorial/promotional stunts
Coordinate web-deliverables from producers and the PBS Media Operations Center
QA metadata and video files
Input metadata into admin tools
Perform assigned research
Gather metrics

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
PBS Digital is seeking an intern candidate who has some experience in multiplatform online publishing. This candidate will work on the PBS.org home page, video portal, mobile apps, social media efforts and newsletters.
The candidate should demonstrate strong computer skills, including some proficiency with MAC and PC software (Word, Xcel, Photoshop, Final Cut, FTP, Admin Tools etc).

PREFERED EDUCATION/MAJOR/GPA:
Preferred applicant should be studying in a combination of these fields:
Web Development
Communications
Interactive Media
Online Video Production
The candidate should be a college student with strong interest in online video and Web 2.0 practices.

OTHER DESIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/QUALITIES:
PBS Digital is seeking a candidate who is outgoing, able to multi-task, willing to learn and collaborate within the organization. Due to the nature of the work, candidates must be highly organized and pay attention to details.

SKILLS THE INTERN MIGHT GAIN:
Hands on experience in the fast-evolving multiplatform publishing industry
Digital strategies and how to execute them
Develop copywriting, image editing, and online video production skills

PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

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