Jobs & Internships/ Write for Seattle Bride
New posting 1/2/13
We are not seeking an intern that this time. Please check back as we will update this page when the position comes available.
Seattle magazine and Seattle Bride is seeking an editorial assistant interested in fashion and shopping reporting for a 20-hour-a-week internship position.
The internship program is for enthusiastic and experienced candidates interested in learning about the magazine industry through first-hand experience. This particular opening will directly assist the Seattle Bride editor with our Fall/Winter 2013 issue.
The internship starts January 3, 2013 and runs through June 2013. Academic credit is available for students. If academic credit is not needed, a nominal stipend is paid upon completion of the full 6-month program.
We welcome applications from students and non-student alike, but prefer applicants with a strong interest in pursuing a career in editing or writing. Student applicants needn’t be enrolled in a journalism program, but must have good written and verbal communication skills and be adept online and with social media.
Interested applicants must already possess the following qualities:
A passion for the written word and magazines, with an additional interest in design, style, fashion and beauty
An obsessive attention to detail
Excellent writing, grammatical and spelling skills
Superior organizational skills
Respect for deadlines
The ability to listen and follow directions
The ability to successfully work independently of others
An adult work ethic and the ability to converse professionally with industry vendors and clients
This internship involves a 20-hour a week commitment working either a morning or afternoon shift at the Tiger Oak offices. You will also spend time on location at photo shoots, at various bridal functions and events at the editor's request. Projects might include the following: proofreading articles, fact-checking stories, writing sidebars, researching writing assignments, conducting interviews, responding to queries, blogging for Seattlebridemag.com, and pulling and tracking garments (or other pretty things like invitations, accessories or cakes) for photo shoots.
The deadline for applications is TBD.
Email or mail a completed questionnaire (see below) along with a cover letter and resume to:
Questions, contact editor Ali Brownrigg at the email above or at 206.452.2987
SEATTLE BRIDE + SEATTLE MAGAZINE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM QUESTIONNAIRE
Thank you for your interest in an editorial internship with Seattle Bride and Seattle magazines. The editors would like to know more about how you write and think. Please complete the following application and return it to us via standard mail or e-mail. We will be in touch with you as soon as possible.
PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:
Why do you want to work as an intern at Seattle Bride magazine?
If you were suddenly put in charge of Seattle Bride magazine, what three aspects of the editorial would you change? Please use specific examples from the current issue and describe how these changes would improve the magazine.
Identify three strengths of a recent issue. Explain.
What periodicals do you read? Why?
Tell us about the last book you read. If you are a student: Tell us about last book you read that wasn’t assigned.
Do you read any design, fashion or style Web sites, blogs or magazines? If so, which ones and why?
What design, fashion or style news story did you find most interesting from the past year?
What are your favorite clothing boutiques in Seattle?
What do you want to gain from your internship experience?
1. Write a 200-word story that would work in our “Bride Ideas” or “Bridal Basics” section of Seattle Bride magazine. This section covers news and ideas for Seattle-area brides and grooms and covers topics ranging from boutiques to wineries to gifts and favors. Get creative!