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Come All Ye Industry Wannabes: Spring 2010 Internships Available At Metal Insider And More!

Posted by on November 24, 2009

intern_3logosMetal Insider, as well as its parent company, The Syndicate, is hiring interns for the upcoming spring semesters in its media and radio promotion departments. This opportunity is a perfect fit for any college student interested in learning about the world of online publishing and advertising, radio and the music industry as a whole.

The Syndicate is an independent marketing firm based in Weehawken, NJ (with extremely easy public transportation access to New York City, just 5 minutes from Times Square), offering a vast range of services to the music and entertainment industries, as well as operating successful blog properties and advertising networks.

Internships are available with Metal Insider’s editorial and advertising departments, The Syndicate’s Metal Radio Promotion and College Alternative Radio Departments, and Black Freighter Media, a new advertising network of comic book and geek culture sites. The position’s responsibilities could be exclusive to each department or any combination thereof, depending on the applicant’s experience and interests.

All applicants must be able to earn college credit. A strong interest in music, entertainment, lifestyle trends and pop culture is a must, as well as experience or interest in the business of radio and/or digital media.

The internship is unpaid, but interns will receive college credit and a $15 per day reimbursement to cover travel and other expenses. Each position is required to be in the office for at least 2-3 days per week, from 10 AM – 6 PM. We can be flexible if necessary to work around class schedules.

Interested applicants should send resumes and, if available, writing samples to tips [at] metal insider [dot] net. Click read more for additional details.

The Syndicate is currently hiring interns for the Spring semesters for its College Alternative Radio and Metal Radio departments, as well as its online properties, including MetalInsider.net.

The Syndicate is an independent company based in Weehawken, NJ, offering a vast range of marketing services to the music and entertainment industries, as well as operating successful blog properties and advertising networks.

All applicants must be able to earn college credit. A strong interest in music, entertainment, lifestyle trends and pop culture is a must, as well as experience or interest in the business of radio and/or digital media.

The internship is unpaid, but interns will receive a $15 per day reimbursement to cover travel and other expenses. Each position is required to be in the office for at least 2-3 days per week, from 10am-6pm. (We can be flexible if necessary to work around class schedules.)

Some responsibilities could include:

– Researching news leads for Metal Insider
– Writing news posts and feature stories
– Editing photos and graphics for stories
– Writing promotional text for projects
– Researching information for specific marketing campaigns
– Collecting and organizing data and graphics for client reports
– Assisting with general office duties: mailings, answering phones, distributing mail etc

Applicants must have:

– A background or keen interest in radio, music, entertainment, online publishing and/or advertising
– Ability to multi-task and take direction in a very fast- paced environment
– Very strong organizational skills and attention to detail
– Exceptional oral and written communication
– Ability to write in a concise, promotional style
– Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Photoshop and HTML. Any other computer skills are helpful.
– Ability to navigate the internet for research purposes
– Comfortable with communicating over the phone and cold calls
– Familiarity with blogging and/or advertising systems a plus

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