Employment Opportunities & Internships

About Gemini Media

Gemini Media is a niche, regional publishing company located in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. Since 1979, it’s offered readers insight and information about their communities through nationally-recognized titles such as Grand Rapids Magazine, Grand Rapids Business Journal and Michigan BLUE Magazine. We are committed to being a leading voice in the Midwest media landscape and present information that is interesting, accurate and timely. Above all else, we seek to give our readers a uniquely Michigan perspective.

Internships

Editorial Internship (Grand Rapids Magazine)
Events & Marketing Internship


Internships


Grand Rapids Magazine Editorial Internship (unpaid)

Division: Editorial
Position Type: Internship

Grand Rapids Magazine is a monthly print publication celebrating city life.  We hire interns during the fall, spring and summer semesters for 10 – 12 hours each week. The internship includes both in-office and out of office work. Interns report to the managing editor.

Primary Intern Responsibilities Include:
·Writing
·Researching
·Interviewing
·Developing questions
·Pitching stories
·Compiling information

Qualifications: Candidates must have solid writing skills, be comfortable contacting sources via email, phone and conducting face-to-face interviews, be enrolled in college in English, journalism, communications or another similar discipline. Journalism class or school newspaper experience is a plus. You must also be able to work outside of the office, have a flexible schedule to conduct interviews, finish assignments and meet deadlines.

What’s in it for you?
Successful Grand Rapids Magazine interns will complete the internship with a portfolio of published pieces and an increased understanding of the day-to-day process of putting together and publishing a city magazine.

Note: This is an unpaid internship

To apply:
Please email a cover letter, resume and 2-3 writing samples to Managing Editor Charlsie Dewey at cdewey@grmag.com. Fall interns should apply in August; Spring interns should apply in December; Summer interns should apply in March/April.


Events & Marketing Internship (unpaid)

Division: Events & Marketing
Position Type: Internship
Job Description:
Gemini Media, the publisher of Grand Rapids Magazine, Grand Rapids Business Journal, Michigan BLUE Magazine, and custom publications, is proud to offer marketing and events internships during all semesters. Ideal candidates will work a minimum of 20 hours per week during fall, winter, spring or summer term. Ability to organize, plan, and manage multiple projects at once. Ability to communicate effectively in a fast-paced environment. Ability to problem solve, prioritize tasks, and manage time efficiently. Positive attitude, professionalism, eagerness to learn, attention to detail, and willingness to take on new tasks. Schedules are negotiable, but a minimum three-month commitment is required.

A Marketing and Events Intern will assist the Marketing and Events Manager in day-to-day departmental functions, including but not limited to:
· Create/develop/schedule social media content
· Event planning and execution
· Assist with marketing campaigns for all publications and events
· Maintain a high level of customer service with Gemini Media partners, clients, and guests

Gemini Media is looking for individuals who are…
· Passionate about all things marketing and events
· Social media savvy
· Professional
· Quick thinkers
· Reliable
· Enthusiastic
· Eager to learn
· Ready to hustle

Requirements: 
Qualified students will have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Gemini Media offers its interns substantial projects and significant opportunity for skill-development. We are looking for hard-working individuals who enjoy a fast-paced environment and are willing to take on new tasks. Professionalism, responsibility, reliability are a must.

Note: This is an unpaid internship

Required Documentation: Cover Letter, Resume, List of References recommended
Contact: astraw@geminipub.com with the required documentation listed above.

We look forward to meeting you!

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