When it comes to applying for your very first job, there is nothing that looks better on a resume than an impressive, hands-on internship at a company in your field of interest.
Whether you are looking to become a top online marketing guru, a social media whiz or an SEO-inspired content writer, having a great internship can provide you with invaluable tools and knowledge from people who are already in the field. Plus, it can also open the doors to entry-level positions with the company you interned for once you have graduated!
With that being said, we here at The Zen Media Group are excited to be looking for a great group of college students to intern with our company in 2014! As one of Inc. Magazine’s Top Entrepreneurial Companies in the 30 Under 30 rankings, as well as one of the 100 Best Companies in the U.S. to be run by a young entrepreneur (two years in a row), an internship at The Zen Media Group is a great launching platform for any student with a interest in online marketing!
Each of our internships give students valuable first-hand knowledge in all areas of digital marketing, and will allow them to work closely with the leaders of our SEO, content, social media marketing and management departments for a hands-on learning experience. Plus, you can do all of this while still in your pajamas! (Did we mention we are a virtual company?)
To learn more about the many internships we are offering at The Zen Media Group in 2014, read some of the intern interviews on our blog, and take a look at the descriptions below.
SEO Department: Community Engagement and Content Writing Intern
Are you a creative, resourceful, error-free writer? Do you think outside of the box? Do you love to blog and research? Do you like connecting with bloggers and communities? Have you ever wondered about SEO? Then you may be a fit for our content writer/community engagement internship.
Our interns work closely under the supervision of the Search Engine Department, and tasks will include everything from content composition, infographics, industry research, to digital relationship building. Best part..? It’s virtual!
Although we do prefer previous internship experience or academic experiences in journalism, marketing, editing, and creative writing, it’s not required. If you crave a creative, challenging work environment and know you can bring dependable work ethic and a collaborative personality to the MZ family, show us what you’ve got! Send a resume and two writing samples to Deanna@zenmedia.com.
Social Media Department: Social Media Marketing Intern
Is social media your life? Do you physically cringe when a business has a Facebook profile instead of a page? Are you the mayor of all your friends’ houses on Foursquare? You just might be the person we’re looking for! We’re hiring a social media marketing intern for The Zen Media Group.
This person will be responsible for researching, creating, implementing, and measuring engaging social media strategies to meet the objectives of each of our very, very different clients. You’ll work closely with the Social Media Lead, Account Supervisor, clients, and all other branches of the company.
Applicants should be working towards a degree (or have a degree) in marketing, communications, journalism or related field.
They must also be able to work virtually. To apply, Send us a resume and cover letter as one document to email@example.com. The cover letter should address your specific interest in this position, as well as outline your skills relevant to the social media marketing intern position.
Administrative Department: Digital Marketing Intern
Imagine an internship that allows you to gain the knowledge and experience needed to land the job of your dreams. We’re not talking about fetching coffee or running dry cleaning errands. We are talking about some serious digital marketing experience. If you are reliable, self-motivated and eager to learn, a position in digital marketing may be right for you.
You will be assisting in managing projects and campaigns and gain exposure to how online marketing works across diverse industries. You will get hands on experience with real world projects and learn how to help clients reach their digital marketing goals. You will gain both knowledge and experience in this fast paced, ever-evolving industry.
To qualify, you must be able to demonstrate administrative skills, strong analytical skills, be detail oriented and organized. If you are still pursuing your collegiate degree, we accept inquiries from those at the sophomore level or higher. Please submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Content Department: Web Content Writing and Blogging Intern
Do you love to write? Does it make you cringe when you see someone slaughter a sentence using poor grammar? Do you have a knack for research? Then you might just be a perfect fit as one of our virtual content marketing interns! In this role, you will help to produce web content for a diverse group of clients and assist with developing blog content, web content, bios, newsletters and more.
You’ll also work closely with the SEO and SMM teams to coordinate these efforts and learn the important role each element plays in our marketing strategy and planning.
To qualify, you must have or be working towards a degree in journalism, English, communications or marketing, have excellent writing and research skills, have experience writing various types of copy, be deadline driven and have the ability to produce quality content quickly. If you believe that you are the right fit for this internship, PITCH us on why we should hire you. Send an email to email@example.com with your resume and two relevant writing samples, along with a brief description of why you believe you are a good fit for this position.