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The Reader needs you! Fall/Winter Internships 2019

Omaha’s longstanding city magazine The Reader is seeking Fall/Winter interns! Think you’ve got what it takes to helps us push the culture and news of Omaha? Check out the details below for two internship offerings and reply to us with your resume, references, and examples of your work (if applicable). These internships are unpaid but will contribute to school credit if desired. To apply email the contents requested to work@thereader.com.

Production & Editorial (Minimum request of 15 hours a week)

  • Built the Layout Mock for two publications: El Perico (Latino focused weekly publication) and The Reader (city monthly publication)
  • Built ad pages for El Perico and The Reader
  • List local events to thereader.com
  • Write briefs on local events for El Perico and The Reader
  • Upload articles online using Metro Publisher and WordPress

Marketing Internship (Minimum request of 15 hours a week)

  • Work for an official Google City Partner
  • Work closely with various billboard companies on creating ad campaigns
  • Write ad copy for various companies on Adwords/Adwords Express
  • Learn how to increase local SEO, claim and manage Google My Business pages
  • Create guides on how to advertise with Google Adwords/Adwords Express and Facebook
  • Learn how to use programs including AdWords, Double Click for Publishers, Google Analytics
  • Learn how to write schema and set up new host files
  • Understand marketing software programs like Programmatic, WordPress, Second Street and Vendasta
  • Research competitors to find ways to improve current advertising techniques

Softwares commonly used:

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator)
  • Google Docs
  • Various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Mac OS
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • AdWords, Double Click for Publishers, Google Analytics