Spanish Editorial Intern (Immediate Start)

Employer
AARP
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Aug 11, 2019
Closes
Aug 28, 2019
Ref
12460019
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
Business Unit Description

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world's largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

Summary

Communications & Marketing Group is a multimedia, service-focused communications operation that leads in shaping the impression of AARP by providing communications planning, support and execution for AARP's strategic business units.

Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Director and Executive Producer, the Spanish Editorial intern will learn to navigate the working environment of a digital editorial team working with both editors, digital producers and translators; they will write articles directly in Spanish, interview and research articles and photos, learn to use a contact management system, build articles and other interactive features, update editorial channels and sub-channels as needed, provide assistance with social media, pitch story ideas, participate in editorial team meetings, use Omniture Analytics for basic metrics reporting, and other editorial tasks.

Requirements

Interns must be currently enrolled in a degreed program at an accredited college or university; and be considered rising undergraduate juniors or seniors, graduate students, or post doctorate students. Students must have a professional working proficiency in Spanish.

AARP also considers non-traditional interns who are looking to re-enter the workforce or change careers. This may include those who have previously graduated college and are now enrolled in a continuing education program.

Benefits Offered

Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.