The New York Times
The TimesTalks & Consumer Events intern will be part of an entrepreneurial team that is shaping a portfolio of world class events and creating a 360-brand experience for existing and potential Times subscribers. Led by senior editors and creative directors of The New York Times, TimesTalks and consumer events are live journalism products that feature the leading influencers of our time, and the intern will have the opportunity to see how marketing, production and creative direction work together to create live editorial experiences for readers.
The TimesTalks & Consumer Events Intern will be responsible for assisting with the management and execution of consumer events for The New York Times, focusing on TimesTalks. Reporting to the Associate Marketing Manager, the intern will have the opportunity to gain experience in marketing, branding, events management and production.
Assist with marketing for TimesTalks, including but not limited to, promotion, marketing, ticketing, printed materials and technical aspects.
Assist with social media management of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube accounts, including drafting content, updating accounts and monitoring analytics.
Assist on the creation of consumer event promotional materials and onsite creative elements including interactive emails, print and digital advertisements, printed programs and onsite signage.
Provide administrative support in updating content for TimesTalks.com and setting up new events on OvationTix.com
Provide on-site support at TimesTalks events
Brainstorm ideas for new and innovative event and brand marketing campaigns with team, including researching new digital and print marketing techniques, possible sponsorship opportunities, and assembling marketing reports
Assist with the management of the TimesTalks video library and online video channels.
Provide assistance for additional custom events as needed
The position requires outstanding interpersonal abilities, energy, enthusiasm, and a comfort with entrepreneurial, fast-changing environments. A strong interest in current affairs, news, and media is preferred.
Proactive planning abilities. Creativity, credibility, and attention to detail.
Strong project management skills with the ability manage multiple projects and events simultaneously.
Ability to meet tight deadlines.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Demonstrated fiscal responsibility and computer proficiency.
Ability to work nights and weekends if needed.
Must be able to lift up to 25lbs and set-up stages sets and signage as needed.
The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.
The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.