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Advertising/Marketing

Media Sales Executives to sell customized multi-media advertising campaigns and event sponsorships. We are looking for well qualified candidates who have a proven track record of success in media sales, the aptitude to learn, and a burning desire to work in a fast paced & dynamic sales environment.

Phone Sales Representatives to sell specialized digital & social packages. Well qualified candidates will have proven success with high volume phone sales and knowledge of SEO/SEM and social platforms.

For consideration, email your cover letter & resume with the subject line: Media Sales - or - Phone Sales
Lara Fischer, Advertising Director – lfischer@sacurrent.com
Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

 

Internships

Food and Nightlife Internships

Our food and nightlife internship is geared for college students with strong writing skills, a passion for eating and drinking and a general knowledge of the San Antonio scene. The editorial internship program requires approximately 15 hours per week and involves working with the food and nightlife editor by creating tie-in blog content, blogging about local and national food trends and news and formatting slideshows that cater to our city’s interests.

Editorial food interns also assist in the development of trend pieces and listings for Flavor, the Current’s biannual dining and drinking guide.

Submit a brief introduction, a résumé, two writing samples (can be published or non-published) and a sentence on your favorite or least favorite restaurant and/or bar in town to flavor@sacurrent.com with the subject line Editorial Intern – Food & Nightlife.

 

Editorial Internships - General

The San Antonio Current takes on interns throughout the year to assist with a variety of projects on the editorial floor. Geared for college students with strong writing skills, the editorial internship program requires approximately 15 hours per week and involves working with the associate editor by updating and maintaining the Current’s online calendar of events (including live music, visual art, theater, talks and readings) as well as fact-checking articles. Editorial interns also assist editors and writers by blogging about a wide range of topics and are encouraged to pitch blog and story ideas based on personal interests. In addition to the experience gained by working in a busy newsroom, interns typically leave the program with published writing samples.

Submit a brief introduction, a résumé and two writing samples (can be published or non-published) to brindfuss@sacurrent.com with the subject line Editorial Intern - General. Interviews are held on a rolling basis. Editorial internships are unpaid.

 

Digital Media Internships

Digital media interns collaborate on our four online channels: news, arts, music and food. Interns contribute creative and incisive blogs, source photos and videos, and assemble thematic slideshows and music playlists. They also assist in promoting the Current’s content through social media channels.

Interns build a published portfolio with blogs and slideshows, work on a 24/7 publishing site and gain experience with Google Analytics. They also have the opportunity to pitch freelance assignments. We’re looking for someone who can commit 15-20 hours (schedule is flexible). This internships is unpaid, and currently enrolled college students are preferred.

If you're interested, please send two writing samples and two social media profiles (such as Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, etc.) to jscott@sacurrent.com.

 

Editorial Design Interns

Please email resume, portfolio samples and/or website url to Eli Miller at emiller@sacurrent.com . Editorial design internships are unpaid.

Key Responsibilities:
• Generate creative concepts for covers and editorial
• Design editorial layouts
• Photograph local events, people, and places
• Modify art (primarily photo correction and enhancement for print)
• Manage and maintain files
• Prepare files for print

Qualifications
• Available to work at least 15 hours a week for 3 months
• Exceptional visual design skills with an eye for typography and detail
• Confident in Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
• Command of photography and image manipulation techniques
• Proficient on a Mac

What’s in it for you
• See your designs published on a weekly basis
• Gain hands-on experience in the industry
• Explore professional interests
• Strengthen your resume and portfolio
• Make valuable contacts and references
• Go behind-the-scenes, working alongside professionals in various fields of art and design
• Gain access to local events
• Flexible hours

 

Production Design Interns

Wanna Get Graphic?

The SAN ANTONIO CURRENT is looking for a couple of good graphic design INTERNS to assist the San Antonio Current Production Department!

You'll get to:

• Build full-color advertisements for our paper and special issues
• Build/update collateral materials for internal use
• Build small format web ads
• Help process ads

Applicants MUST possess the following:

• Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign
• Previous experience and/or courses in basic graphic design
• Knowledge of Apple computers & peripherals

Apply today to see if you have what it takes to be CURRENT.
Submit your portfolio, examples of work, Top 5 favorite bands and movies to jmata@sacurrent.com

 

Marketing Internships:

Want to be behind the scenes of the city's coolest events and promotions? If you are outgoing, organized and and eager to gain experience in marketing, sales and events, then we want to hear from you!

Tasks include: social media coordination, event promotion, setup, onsite and online promotions, e-newsletter/giveaway coordination and much more.

This is an unpaid internship and all candidates must be able to earn academic credit (preferably 21+ years old). All majors are welcome.

To apply, email cover letter and resume to CYardeni@SACurrent.com and let us know why you are the best!


E.O.E

The Current is owned by Euclid Media Group, with sister altweeklies located in Orlando, Detroit, and Cleveland. Euclid Media Group is an equal-opportunity employer.

 

SA CURRENT EVENTS TEAM

Do you know how to mix, mingle, and work a room? Do you love meeting new people and discovering new parts of San Antonio?
We’re looking for YOU to join the Current Events Team!
We’re on the hunt for a group of dynamic San Antonians to help showcase the city, its people and the SA Current at a variety of cultural events. Through photography, social media and event promotions, the Current Events team will serve as ambassadors of San Antonio’s award-winning alt-weekly magazine, and have backstage access to all the latest and greatest the city has to offer. Get paid to promote the SA Current as the go-to guide for what’s happening around town!
What does it take to be a member of the Current Event Team?

• Be at least 21 years of age
• Have ability to take and upload photographs
• Have ability to work nights and weekends
• Be outgoing, friendly and personable
• Have reliable transportation
• Distribute promotional pieces, prizes, swag as needed
• Know and communicate product messages (some product training may apply)
• Be able to have fun and bring good, positive energy to any situation!

To apply, email cyardeni@sacurrent.com, subject line: SA Current Events Team.

 

Internship Opportunity with Do210

Interested in interning for Do210? You’re in luck! We’re frequently hiring interns so if you’re already a regular Do210 user, and just plain fantastic, then you may be the right fit. Want to know what you can expect? A lot of hard work, a lot of fun, and a lot of learning.

See below for our internship opportunities. Interested? Send your resume and cover letter to Matt@do210.com.

Be sure and let us know what position you’re applying for, or we’ll assume you never got past this first paragraph and therefore have no clue for what you could end up doing.

Internships Available:

1. Content and Editorial Intern
Job Description
Do210’s editorial and content intern will be responsible for content entry and maintenance needs on Do210’s website. An editorial and content intern will need to be focused, able to work quickly and efficiently, and have an eye for detail. Interns must also excel at writing and be familiar with event previews, reviews and blogging in general. Bringing an individual style and personality to your work is always encouraged.
Interns have the opportunity to network and make a variety of exciting and useful contacts at Do210. Creativity, new ideas and opinions are always welcome.

Job Requirements and Skills Needed

• Able to work a minimum of 15 hours per week.
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Prior awareness of Do210 - active user of the site, and familiar with our other outlets (Facebook, Twitter, Newsletter, Etc)
• Strong understanding of Facebook and Twitter with current, active profiles on each.
• Strong, proven writing skills, with examples. Currently writing a personal blog a bonus.
• Strong passion for music and/or San Antonio events and nightlife.
• Generally “in the know” about San Antonio events and happenings.
• Self-Motivated - ability to focus and complete duties in a casual environment.
• Flexible schedule - able to attend Do210 events as frequently as possible.
• Must be at least 21.
• Candidate should ideally be looking to fill a college credit requirement. This is negotiable, but candidate will have to prove ability to take on such an important role if not seeking credit.

Roles

• Content Management including:
• Entering events as well as happy hours and daily specials from various sources i.e. newsletters, venue and event calendars.
• Fixing Bad Video Reports and communicating with users who submitted them.
• Running Myspace and YouTube searches
• Merging duplicate listings
• All-Star commenting
• Contributing regularly to the Do210 blog in the form of concert and event previews.
• Creatively thinking about other editorial content that would be of interest to the Do210 community.
• Contributing at least three event reviews a month, such as concert reviews, play reviews, or any other type of event/restaurant/bar/etc reviews.
• Submit requests on behalf of other Do210 writers and photographers to grant them access into concerts and events.
• Additional various tasks - running errands, helping out with the Do210 Lounge and events, etc etc.

2. Social Media and Marketing Intern
Job Description
Do210’s marketing and social media intern will be responsible contributing to Do210’s voice across a variety of social media platforms. This entails communicating with fans and followers, conducting ticket giveaways, and helping to build Do210’s following across the many platforms. The intern will also be responsible for a variety of marketing tasks that arise frequently. Creative, self-motivated individuals that are able to think outside of the box and present their own ideas will excel.
Interns have the opportunity to network and make a variety of exciting and useful contacts at Do210. Creativity, new ideas and opinions are always welcome.

Job Requirements and Skills Needed

• Able to work a minimum of 15 hours per week.
• Some marketing experience or prior coursework.
• Confident, creative thinker - ability to speak up and contribute in a team environment.
• Prior awareness of Do210 - active user of the site, and familiar with our other outlets (Facebook, Twitter, Newsletter, Etc)
• Strong understanding of Facebook and Twitter with current, active profiles on each.
• Strong, proven creative-writing skills.
• Strong passion for music and/or San Antonio events and nightlife.
• Generally “in the know” about San Antonio events and happenings.
• Self-Motivated - ability to be focused and get the job done in a very laid-back environment.
• Flexible schedule - able to attend Do210 events as frequently as possible.
• Must be at least 21.
• Candidate should ideally be looking to fill a college credit requirement. This is negotiable, but candidate will have to prove ability to take on such an important role if not-seeking credit.

Roles

• Respond to Do210 user comments and questions in a professional, helpful manner, while maintaining Do210’s “voice”.
• Conduct contests and give-aways on Facebook and Twitter as well as help build buzz for the events.
• Utilize Do210’s Facebook and Twitter accounts, as well as represent Do210 on personal accounts.
• Produce inventive ideas to solve various marketing needs and take on tasks as they arise.
• Find creative opportunities for media trades, event sponsorships, etc.
• Be able to attend large majority of Do210 events on both weekends and weeknights.
• Additional various tasks - running errands, helping out with the Do210 Lounge, etc.

 

Editorial / Social Media Internship

We are currently seeking editorial / social media interns for summer and fall 2014.

Do210 is a fun gig with consistent work and a laid back atmosphere that offers a great deal of creative freedom.

Our social media/editorial interns write about music, photograph events, post on social media,
add events to the site, search blogs for awesome shows, help market our brand, and much more.

We’re looking for people who love music, enjoy going out to shows/events, and have confident social voices.

All of our interns work with us in our San Antonio office, gaining first-hand experience and learning the inner workings of the music industry.

These are not the sort of internships where you’ll be getting coffee or taking out the mail.
Rather, you will have ample opportunity to show off your voice and you’ll also have a lot of agency to affect how things are done at Do210.

We are super flexible with scheduling, but do require a minimum commitment of 12 hours per week.
We also recommend that all team members attend (and help out at) any Do210-presented events such as soundcheck parties, concerts, and ‘Family Member’ hangs.

All positions are unpaid, but we offer and encourage earning school credit for your internship!

If you’re interested, or have any questions, please email Matt@Do210.com for more details.

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Graphic Design Internship

Do210.com is currently seeking graphic design interns for summer and fall 2014.
Our design interns generate art for our site, social media, email blasts, and much more!
It’s a fun gig with consistent work and a laid back atmosphere that offers a great deal of creative freedom.

Our interns work with us in our San Antonio office, gaining a ton of design experience and learning the inner workings of the music industry at the same time.

We’re looking for designers who have a defined visual voice and love going out to shows/events.

All positions are unpaid, but we offer and encourage earning school credit for your internship.
A 12-15 hour/week commitment is recommended - but we’re super flexible with hours!

If you’re interested, or have any questions, please email Matt@Do210.com for more details.