Internship Position at PR Week

Job Title – Editorial Intern
Job Duration – Summer
Pay – $10 per hour

Job Requirements or Qualifications

Join the dynamic team at PR Week, a top business publication serving the today’s fast-changing public relations industry. The full-service brand, which provides print and digital editorial content, is seeking an editorial intern in its New York office. Be part of the pre-eminent business publication for the public relations and communications industry. Through print, online, video, and mobile PRWeek follows the latest breaking news and biggest emerging trends in the business. The position reports to the Senior Editor.

The ideal candidate has a passion for good journalism and an interest in the public relations business and the story behind today’s biggest brands. The intern will support the editors and reporters of PRWeek and be given the opportunity to spearhead individual projects. The goal of this internship is to provide a hands-on comprehensive view of what a career in trade journalism is about. Skills permitting, responsibilities may include: conduct research for editors, write news stories for the Web and monthly print edition, create PR agency reference for staff, and attend industry functions and meet-and-greets with agency executives.

Candidates should have excellent written and verbal communication skills; be confident, adaptable, and responsive; be highly organized and able to multitask effectively; and have superb follow through–completing tasks efficiently and on deadline. The person we are seeking for this position will be enterprising, fearless, and dogged in pitching, reporting, and writing compelling articles

Interested students should send a resume, unofficial transcript, two written recommendations, and a few paragraphs about why they would be the best person for the position to the Senior Editor. Please contact Professor Denning for the appropriate contact information.

ABOUT HAYMARKET:

Haymarket has its heart and soul in publishing and media.

Since the company was founded half a century ago, Haymarket has always prided itself on being a highly creative business, with an unrelenting focus on the quality of the products and the people.

The philosophy has always been quite simple: only by having the highest quality individuals can you produce the highest quality products, combining the best in content, design, production and customer services.

Globalization is opening up the world further and provides many opportunities for growth. Haymarket has offices around the world and many of the titles are now truly global brands.

Haymarket serves a broad spread of markets, from sport to medicine, from technology to town planning. Haymarket is in consumer, business and customer media, along with exhibitions and live events. Predicting the shape of the business in 3, 5, or 10 years is almost impossible; and the unpredictability is part of the appeal.

Haymarket aims to be the perfect company to work with or for – they have the processes and attitude that ensure quality and consistency, and an entrepreneurial spirit that makes every day rewarding.

In the US, we have 5 offices and over 250 employees.

The 2013 Edgell Scholarship

We are pleased to announce that we are currently accepting applications for the 2013 Robert Edgell Scholarship.

Each year ABM awards the Robert L. Edgell Scholarship in the amount of $1000, to two students from Pace University’s MS in Publishing program who demonstrates an understanding of and interest in the business media industry.

Founded in 1906, ABM is positioned at the center of the global b-to-b ecosystem. As the only association focused on the integrated b-to-b media model – which includes print publications, events, digital media and business information – ABM delivers intelligence to industry professionals worldwide, including Madison Avenue, Wall Street and the Beltway. ABM’s approximately 300 member companies reach an audience of more than 100 million professionals and represent nearly 6,000 print and online titles and over 1,000 trade shows, with well over $33 billion in annual revenues. To learn more about ABM please go to their website.

To apply, interested candidates must submit their application to Professor Jane Denning (jdenning@pace.edu) at 551 Fifth Avenue, Room 805F, no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday, February 25th.  The applications will then be reviewed and a winner chosen by executives at ABM.  The scholarship will be awarded at the MS in Publishing Advisory Board meeting on Wednesday, March 28th. Application materials consist of an essay, letters of recommendation, and resume. For information on the essay and requirements, please click here.

Scholarship Reminder!

As a reminder, each year, American Business Media awards the Robert L. Edgell Scholarship in the amount of $1000, to a student from Pace University’s MS in Publishing program who demonstrates an understanding of and interest in the business media industry. The deadline is approaching, so please apply now!

To apply, interested candidates must submit their application to Professor Jane Denning (jdenning@pace.edu) at 551 Fifth Avenue, Room 805F, no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, February 24th. The applications will then be reviewed and a winner chosen by executives at ABM. The scholarship will be awarded on at the MS in Publishing Advisory Board meeting on Wednesday, March 28th.

Interested students must submit the following materials:

  • A copy of your current resume
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation: two from professors in the program and one from a current or former employer
  • A 3-5 page double-spaced essay on one of the following topics:
  1. Based on your understanding of the field, especially in today’s economic climate, what are some of the unique challenges faced by b-to-b publishers and what do you think you’d have to do to successfully meet these challenges? Specifically, what are the relative roles for (and ultimately the future of) print and electronic media?
  2. You have just been named editor of a major b-to-b publication (pick any industry) that is examining its print/digital content strategy. What’s your view of the kinds of content business readers want in the magazine versus online? Explain your points.
  3. How do social media change the role of the b-to-b journalist? How can b-to-b editors put social media to work to enrich their offerings for and their connectivity with their audiences?
  4. What are b-to-b publishers doing in response to new technologies such as the iPad and other electronic reading devices. Specifically, think about how consumers are accessing media and that has impacted how publishers produce it. Look at specific publications that publishers produced (or initiatives they have taken) and discuss their impact in the marketplace.
  5. Today, the media is generally in a major downturn in advertising revenue, which creates great pressure to come up with new sources of revenue. What is the appropriate role for journalists and editors in helping solve that problem?
  6. Pick any current topic of interest in the general media and discuss how you would angle the story for a particular b-to-b audience. For example, you might look at how readers in the healthcare industry would want a b-to-b publication/Web site to cover the healthcare reform debate or what an audience of mortgage professionals might value in terms of the fallout from the sub-prime mortgage collapse.

Good luck to all applicants!

Exciting Scholarship Opportunity!

Each year, American Business Media awards the Robert L. Edgell Scholarship in the amount of $1000, to a student from Pace University’s MS in Publishing program who demonstrates an understanding of and interest in the business media industry.

Founded in 1906, American Business Media is positioned at the center of the global b-to-b ecosystem. As the only association focused on the integrated b-to-b media model – which includes print publications, events, digital media and business information – ABM delivers intelligence to industry professionals worldwide, including Madison Avenue, Wall Street, and the Beltway. ABM’s approximately 300 member companies reach an audience of more than 100 million professionals and represent nearly 6,000 print and online titles and over 1,000 trade shows, with well over $33 billion in annual revenues.

To apply, interested candidates must submit their application to Professor Jane Denning (jdenning@pace.edu) at 551 Fifth Avenue, Room 805F, no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, February 24th.  The applications will then be reviewed and a winner chosen by executives at ABM.  The scholarship will be awarded on at the MS in Publishing Advisory Board meeting on Wednesday, March 28th.

Interested students must submit the following materials:

  • A copy of your current resume
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation: two from professors in the program and one from a current or former employer
  • A 3-5 page double-spaced essay on one of the following topics:
  1. Based on your understanding of the field, especially in today’s economic climate, what are some of the unique challenges faced by b-to-b publishers and what do you think you’d have to do to successfully meet these challenges? Specifically, what are the relative roles for (and ultimately the future of) print and electronic media?
  2. You have just been named editor of a major b-to-b publication (pick any industry) that is examining its print/digital content strategy. What’s your view of the kinds of content business readers want in the magazine versus online? Explain your points.
  3. How do social media change the role of the b-to-b journalist? How can b-to-b editors put social media to work to enrich their offerings for and their connectivity with their audiences?
  4. What are b-to-b publishers doing in response to new technologies such as the iPad and other electronic reading devices.  Specifically, think about how consumers are accessing media and that has impacted how publishers produce it.  Look at specific publications that publishers produced (or initiatives they have taken) and discuss their impact in the marketplace.
  5. Today, the media is generally in a major downturn in advertising revenue, which creates great pressure to come up with new sources of revenue. What is the appropriate role for journalists and editors in helping solve that problem?
  6. Pick any current topic of interest in the general media and discuss how you would angle the story for a particular b-to-b audience.  For example, you might look at how readers in the healthcare industry would want a b-to-b publication/Web site to cover the healthcare reform debate or what an audience of mortgage professionals might value in terms of the fallout from the sub-prime mortgage collapse.

Good luck to all applicants!

Link of the Week: minonline

LotWMin is the industry’s trusted source on the consumer and b2b magazine business, reaching thousands of media executives through print, online and in-person events. For more than 60 years, min has been serving the magazine and media community with unparalleled coverage of this ever-changing industry. Brands and offerings includes include min, min’s b2b, minonline, the daily Skinny from min (eletter), the Best of Web awards, Sales Executive of the Year awards, 21 Most Intriguing, Editorial & Design Awards, Integrated Marketing Awards, guidebooks such as the State of Digital Media and Most Intriguing Covers, plus much more. Follow them on Twitter @minonline and join their Linkedin min Group.

http://www.minonline.com/contactus.html

Pet Industry Magazine Publisher Seeks an Associate Editor

Leading business-to-business publisher located in Midtown Manhattan seeks a dynamic associate editor to work on multiple magazines for the pet industry. The ideal candidate will be a motivated, detail-oriented professional with excellent writing and interviewing skills, a sound knowledge of AP style and the ability to thrive in a deadline-oriented atmosphere. A B.A. in English or Journalism and 2-3 years of experience in magazine publishing is strongly preferred.

Responsibilities include:

  • managing industry news and new products editorial departments
  • researching & writing multiple bylined features on a monthly basis
  • managing content for weekly e-newsletter
  • managing website for a quarterly publication
  • traveling to and covering trade shows and other industry events
  • supporting senior members of the editorial staff

To apply, please send your resume, salary requirements and 2-3 writing samples to mkalaygian@petbusiness.com.

Good luck!