Call for Applications: Art Fag City Editorial/Social Media Intern

by Art Fag City on September 6, 2011 · 1 comment Opportunities

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Do you have what it takes to work for AFC? Are you wise, skilled, or just bitter beyond your years? If so, the answer is: Maybe! AFC’s expanding, and we need a few brilliant interns to help us continue producing the sort of high-quality content New York has come to expect from us. If you’re art-savvy, internet popular, and are in possession of skills relating to writing, we want to hear from you.

What’s in it for you? Tons. But don’t take my word for it – our current interns, when asked, described the program as “great” and “btw am i getting fired?” Write well, and the internet will reward you: our interns have gone on to write for Art in America, ArtINFO, Art-Agenda, The New York Observer, Flavorwire, and elsewhere.

Ideal candidates have a strong interest in visual art and digital media, are proficient in MS Office, Photoshop and HTML, and possess excellent writing and editing skills. Applicants should also be extremely organized, self-motivated, and detail-oriented. Serious pluses: having published art writing or reportage, and an established Twitter or tumblr following.

Interns will work directly with AFC Editorial Director Paddy Johnson and Editor-in-Chief Will Brand to support all aspects of running an art blog, from content management to fundraising efforts. The position offers valuable hands-on experience in the fast-growing world of digital media, and in-depth insight into a prestigious online publication. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend private tours and panel discussions as well as write original content for the blog.

Duties include:

  • Copy-editing posts and columns
  • Managing ongoing series
  • Project-based research
  • Photo-editing

Applicants should expect to make a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week, although some work can be done remotely. Candidates who have or are working towards a degree in journalism or art history are preferred. This position is unpaid.

If interested, please e-mail cover letter, resume, and availability to with “Intern Application” as the subject line.

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