Crain’s is looking for a full-time social media intern

3 Aug

Crain's Chicago Business

Crain’s Chicago Business is seeking a paid intern to assist with social media and community management. Knowledge and understanding of the business community is a must, and an excitement for emerging digital trends is key. Internship is full-time (M-F during normal business hours), and will last for approximately six months.

Job Responsibilities:

–Monitor, build and maintain Crain’s active presence on a variety of social channels including: Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Tumblr, StumbleUpon and Foursquare.

–Regularly monitor online conversations and respond accordingly; watch for key trends and potential story ideas

–Foster a sense of community online that encourages Crain’s readers to actively engage and participate in discussion, and feel invested in our online community.

–Serve as key source of digital trends for newsroom.

–Assist in developing online strategies.

Job Requirements:

Experience in journalism or related field; strong attention to detail.

–Comfort and experience with social media beyond personal use.

–Excellent writing and editing skills.

–Ability to communicate effectively both on and offline.

–Ability to work independently, react quickly

To apply, please send résumé and relevant clips to Gabrielle Tompkins,




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