BuzzFeed is hiring a

Market Intern

New York, United States
Internship

Market Intern

BuzzFeed's shopping vertical needs an editorial intern for a full-time paid position in the New York office, available to start immediately. You'll be tasked with writing posts about current and upcoming online sales and deals in a variety of categories.

The ideal candidate has a strong social media presence, especially on Pinterest, Instagram, and Facebook, and is capable of approaching and covering these topics in a humorous and accessible way.

Responsibilities

  • Research and write about the best sales and deals on the internet, from large and small retailers, in a variety of product categories

Requirements

  • Previous internship at a magazine or website, or exemplary blogging or writing
  • A strong appreciation for aesthetics and design
  • A positive, curious, playful disposition with a sense of humor
  • Comfort with the fast pace of internet publishing
  • Obsession with online shopping
  • Firm grasp on the BuzzFeed voice

To apply:

  • Create a profile on BuzzFeed and write two posts related to the above topics that show off your internet research chops, writing prowess and how well you get the BuzzFeed voice and style. **DO NOT PUBLISH the posts. Just send the link to your profile so we can see the drafts. (Otherwise they may get deleted.)

Here are some example posts for inspiration:

https://www.buzzfeed.com/anamariaglavan/all-the-best-deals-on-the-internet-today-jan10-2017

https://www.buzzfeed.com/elenamgarcia/shhhhh-were-hunting-for-bargains

https://www.buzzfeed.com/mallorymcinnis/all-the-best-cyber-monday-deals-on-amazon

https://www.buzzfeed.com/mallorymcinnis/cyber-monday-deals-from-stores-youve-never-heard

  • Write a few short paragraphs explaining why you'd be a good fit for this particular position, pasted into the body of an email. No formal cover letters, please.
  • Links to your social media accounts, such as a Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, or personal blog.

About BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. We have offices in 18 cities around the world and more than 1300 employees including reporters, video producers, data scientists, engineers, brand strategists, and more. We infuse hard work and fun though a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality, humble confidence, and infusing hard work and fun. As an employee, you’ll enjoy perks like office events, snacks, career development courses, and no work on your birthday! But most importantly, you’ll work with inspiring colleagues to build tools and create content that helps connect people all over the world.