Urbaanite Editorial Internship

Be a part of storytelling Nashville with us. Urbaanite is where you can plug into culture and soul in the city. Through the people, places, things to do and neighborhood spots to explore, we are here to ensure you see and feel seen in Nashville. Welcome.
As an Urbaanite Intern, you will have a chance to meet amazing visionaries, entrepreneurs, executives, creatives and community leaders in the city.  Along with having a chance to experience the latest restaurants and cultural attractions that speak to our readers. The Urbaanite.

Applications now open for Summer 2024

Who we are looking for: A qualified candidate to assist with our digital content and editorial efforts that help grow our readership and engagement.  The ideal candidate will enjoy researching and producing digital content and stories from ideation to publishing, including online articles, weekly newsletters, advertorials and sponsored content, specialty guides and lists. Along with analyzing data to continuously monitor and understand what our readers are wanting to know about in Nashville.
This person will enjoy interviewing local entrepreneurs, executives, creatives and community leaders. Enjoy attending local events and the hottest new spots in the city. They will naturally have a great eye for design, photography and visuals. Having experience working with WordPress, Mailchimp, Canva and other digital marketing tools is a plus.
What you would do:
  • Craft a minimum of 2-3 articles per week (research, ideation, writing, visuals, etc.) based on our editorial calendar
  • Research, review, and update current Urbaanite guides and lists to ensure business info is up to date
  • Assist in managing and publishing weekly articles including, copyediting, photo/video tagging, backlinks, and SEO
  • Assist the Editor in managing contributors and receiving content deadlines
  • Manage and respond to hello@urbaanite.com email inbox daily
  • Attend and assist with Urbaanite events from setup to break down
  • Stay up to date on the latest Nashville trends, holidays and national days that speak to our reader
  • Serve as the Urbaanite Nashville Ambassador at your school campus

Requirements: Candidates majoring in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or Public Relations. This person should be excited about local journalism and community, tech-forward, excellent verbal communication, writing skills and organization skills to meet deadlines. Ideally, the candidate would have some knowledge of the below, but training would be available for the right person.

  • WordPress
  • Google Suite
  • Basecamp
  • Mailchimp
  • Canva, Adobe Illustrator and/or Photoshop.
  • SEO
  • Google Analytics
This is an unpaid internship for academic credit. The intern will be expected to dedicate a minimum of 10 hours a week. This opportunity will allow you to have your written work published online and in print, plus you will receive mentorship, and support in cultivating your media, writing, organizing and communication skills.

 

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to hello@urbaanite.com.