The New York Times is one of the world’s most influential news organizations with 1,700 journalists, and subscribers in every country in the world. The Times is known for independence, accuracy, depth and authority, and produces award-winning journalism, breaking news coverage, opinion and commentary along with deep databases of content and rich multimedia presentations.Marketing plays a key part in extending the journalistic legacy and mission of The Times into the future. Our job is to answer the question, “Why is quality journalism worth paying for?” We create award-winning marketing that demonstrates our mission, how we’re leading the journalism industry and all the ways our readers can subscribe. Above all, we strive to be timely, straightforward and relevant in our marketing — to prove how much we value our readers and subscribers.
The New York Times is seeking a summer marketing social creative intern to join its growing marketing creative team and support the mission of quality journalism.
About Our Team
Our team consists of marketers, media strategists, in-house creatives, researchers and brand strategists. We share a passion for creating brand experiences, connections and stories designed to inspire our readers every day.
Overview And Responsibilities
As a marketing social creative intern, you willwork alongside our multidisciplinary in-house creative team within marketing to develop and produce the work across a broad array of social channels and platforms. You will be adept at imagining new ways to tell the stories that bring our desired messages to life in compelling ways.
Undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree in design, video, advertising or visual communication and are passionate about social media, journalism and the mission of The New York Times are encouraged to apply.
- Portfolio required. Online format preferred.
- You are a rising junior, rising senior or a graduating senior
- A desire to learn about multichannel brand marketing
- An understanding of social platforms (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Snapchat, Reddit, TikTok) and an interest in how brands should participate in an authentic way
- Ability to imagine and build highly watchable marketing videos in varying lengths and formats
- You are curious, thoughtful and eager to learn
- Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite. Experience with video editing and motion graphics (Premiere + Adobe After Effects)
This position reports to the senior manager of social video, marketing. About Our Summer Internships:
- Our internships are paid
- It is 10 weeks long, starting on or around June 5, 2023
- You will work from our midtown New York City headquarters
Benefits and Perks
- Interning at The New York Times is a unique opportunity to work at a historic and innovative global media organization dedicated to enhancing society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information
- You will be helping to power, distribute and expand what is possible for our award-winning journalism
- We run a week-long maker event during the summer, where design, product, project, marketing and Technology come together to work on creative, cross-functional projects
- We have frequent panel discussions and talks by a wide variety of news makers and industry leaders
- New York Times interns benefit from competitive pay, great perks and influential networking
The rate of base pay for this role is $20.00 per hour. The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.
The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, and will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable “Fair Chance” laws.