Description: The web/print intern works closely with the editorial team to maintain and contribute to NFM’s website and magazine. Tasks include optimizing articles for search engines, researching and generating web-exclusive content, blogging, news reporting, researching, contacting experts to get the latest stats in the industry, and other special projects as they arise. There are potential opportunities to generate podcasts and/or web videos. We are looking for a smart, organized, computer-savvy person who is eager to learn. The print tasks include updating the industry insider sections of the magazine, helping editors research, copy editing, fact checking, and writing product pick descriptions. There are possibilities for lengthier writing, depending on quality of work.
When: August-December (flexible); also accepting applications for future semesters.
Hours: 15-20 hours per week at our Pearl Street office in Boulder, Colo. This is crucial as the person will stay busy with many different projects and needs to be available throughout the week.
Payment: $7.24 per hour
Qualifications: Must be an organized and detail-oriented self-starter who can meet deadlines. Editorial experience a plus. Knowledge of the natural products industry (or willingness to learn) may help, but is not required.
About us: Natural Foods Merchandiser is a monthly trade magazine serving natural products retailers. Articles cover the diverse topics affecting the naturals industry—from effective business strategies to the latest dietary supplement laws. NFM reports on the hottest trends from the freezer case to the deli, from household items to personal care products and everything in between.
How to apply: Please familiarize yourself with our magazine (all stories are available at naturalfoodsmerchandiser.com) before applying. Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and published clips/writing samples to Morgan Bast at [email protected].