Urbaanite Marketing + Events 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 intern to assist with our marketing and audience growth efforts through creative campaigns and event marketing. This opportunity encompasses both online and offline tactics. The ideal candidate will enjoy researching and creating compelling content. Along with someone who likes to try out new restaurants, cultural attractions, and local businesses around the city. Setting up and assisting with events that drive brand awareness for Urbaanite. The person who fills this role will have to understand our reader demographic and be able to introduce new and creative ways to share our content with them. We currently have an online platform, weekly newsletter, social content, advertiser and sponsor campaign, email marketing funnel and media partnerships along with some PR efforts that we would like to grow.

What you would do:
  • Research, ideate and craft monthly and weekly campaigns to increase audience engagement and amplify our stories/articles for the week.
  • Attend and assist with Urbaanite events from setup to break down
  • Support the Editor in planning and logistics for Urbaanite events and media partnerships, including our Annual City Guidebook Launch Event
  • Assist with the management of event communications, guest lists and providing event recaps to team and partners
  • Source and organize swag, print collateral, signage and other items for events
  • Support the Editor with creating and preparing proposal decks for prospective clients
  • Research, collect data and handle market research
  • Support Social Media Manager with content strategy, daily posting, monitoring, engagement and reporting
  • General office tasks and operations as needed
  • 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 internship is for academic credit with a stipend opportunity. 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.