American Society of Magazine Editors

Editorial Intern at Garden & Gun

ABOUT GARDEN & GUN’S EDITORIAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Garden & Gun magazine is on the hunt for a full-time intern for the editorial department at our Charleston, South Carolina, headquarters. You will learn the inner workings of an award-winning magazine while researching stories and feature packages, conducting interviews, assisting with fact-checking and copy-editing, and contributing to digital projects. Our interns frequently get bylines—both for digital-exclusive and in-magazine work. The position requires strong writing and organizational skills, a firm command of grammar, prior publishing experience, and a genuine love and understanding of Southern culture. Our internships last six months, roughly from January-June (winter/spring) and July-December (summer/fall); we are currently searching for the July-December position. Soon-to-graduate journalism majors are encouraged to apply, as are recent graduates who want to obtain or further their real-world magazine experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES/LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Conduct research and preliminary background interviews for editorial features
  • Assist with fact-checking and research for the Southern Agenda magazine section
  • Create and write Weekend Agenda digital franchise detailing interesting events around the South; other writing as directed
  • Review book and music submissions and help create a calendar for upcoming releases
  • Maintain calendar of hotel, restaurant, gallery, sporting property, etc. openings
  • Assist in digital photo research
  • Call in and return products
  • Attend weekly staff meetings, corporate lunch-and-learns, etc.

POSITION DETAILS:

9AM-6PM // Monday – Friday
Late hours during production
$700 monthly stipend

PROGRAM SEASON:

SUMMER/FALL: July – December 2017
(Start and end dates can be flexible, depending on schedule)

REQUIREMENTS:

Must have at least three years of college experience
Must be 21 years of age or older
Excellent writing and communication skills
Publishing experience (newspaper, magazine, digital) and published clips

TO APPLY:

Send your resume and three of your best clips to:
Phillip Rhodes, Executive Managing Editor: prhodes@gardenandgun.com

 

Date: 
Monday, April 3, 2017
Location: 
Charleston, South Carolina