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Social Media Internship Edible Manhattan + Edible Brooklyn

  • Date Posted November 23, 2015
  • Location New York, NY
  • Category Media
  • Job Type Internship/Apprentice
Job Description Edible’s digital platform is evolving and growing its audience, and the social media intern will be on the ground level of new projects. They will liaise with the editorial staff to help develop our audience via social media and advertiser promotions. This person will also help keep a daily eye on trends and contribute story ideas.

  • Maintain and promote the Edible voice via Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
    • On Twitter and Facebook, tweet/post at least once per hour M-F from 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.; can be scheduled in advance via Hootsuite
    • Make sure all archives, photo-rich and new content (as appropriate) are posted to Pinterest. Keep an eye on analytics and add to/build new boards accordingly.
  • Regularly engage with followers (especially on Twitter) by liking, retweeting, responding, etc.
  • Support advertiser promotions with additional posts as needed
  • Provide additional social media coverage of our events
  • Live in New York City
  • Six month commitment, minimum
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about social media and how it’s evolving
  • Strong interest and awareness of food and drink in New York City
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Comfortable acting independently on behalf of the publication on social media
Essential skills, knowledge and experience
Proven social media experience, especially on behalf of an organization; curiosity and passion toward the space. Strong and fast writer. The candidate should also be knowledgeable about the kind of content covered in Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn: local food, farmers markets, community gardens, artisan ingredients, small-batch booze, local food policy. (In other words, knows a serrano from a habanero at 20 paces, knows the difference between fair trade and estate-grown coffee, understands why New Yorkers have many better seafood choices than imported farmed salmon.)


$300/month stipend. Getting to learn and implement cutting-edge social media strategies. Opportunities for byline and paid writing. Work and meet with a team of super-smart, fun, food-loving folks. Potential promotion of personal social media channels. Help build out the emerging digital side of a respected, James Beard Award–winning media brand. Free passes for all Edible events (tickets range from $5 - $75 per event). This person will also receive a free one-year subscription to all four of our titles: Edible Manhattan, Edible Brooklyn, Edible Long Island and Edible East End.

Compensation this position is : stipend / non-monetary compensation How to apply
This job expired on January 22, 2016
DeadlineDecember 11, 2015

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