Magazine Internships

Black Bird Magazine needs motivated, creative individuals who love writing, art and design to join our artistic team and work with magazine content and other projects, layout, editing, photography, design, promotional posters/ads/brochures, and a lot more. At Black Bird, your opportunities for success and creative potential are limited only by how far you choose to go.

Both part time and full time positions offered (depending on your availability)
If you don’t have a degree in your field, this is a GREAT way to perfect your current skills and learn new ones, build your artistic/creative portfolio, gain real-world experience, grow your confidence and have fun at the same time!

Available Opportunites:
Creative Writers
Graphic (And Other) Designers

Article Writers

Advertising Managers
Layout Managers
Photographers
Artists
Editors
All positions proficiency in Adobe Indesign

Black Bird is an online magazine and currently we don’t have a physical office space, therefore we do most of our work from our personal machines or available libraries. Therefore understand that you may be doing a lot of your work remotely.

Desired Skills & Experience

Things we’re looking for:
-Proficiency with Adobe Indesign Software (& the rest of Adobe suite)

-Some experience with Magazine or newspaper layout (2 years or more preferred)
-Reliability & Dedication
-Creativity/Artistic Ability
-Editing/Writing Ability
-Passion for quality

-Willingness to learn new skills

-Acessibility to Adobe Indesign Software

-Willing to work Remotely if needed

You don’t need a degree to get a job here, but you do need to impress us with your skills & talent!
Prove to us why you should get the job. Show us what you can do.
If we like what we see, you’ll get an interview, and if you seem dedicated and reliable, you’re hired! Simple as that.
Don’t have design software skills? Don’t worry, we are glad to help you learn.

Company Description

Black Bird Magazine publishes bi-monthly online, providing thought-provoking art, poetry, short stories and much more!

WAKE THE WORLD-Our Mission: Re-awakening writers, artists, & imaginative people everywhere to be alive, fight apathy, & achieve their creative goals.MissionWe are not just a magazine; we are a Movement!

Seeking out unrecognized talent and presenting it to the world within the pages of a fresh, edgy magazine, specially crafted to reawaken inspiration and joy in the sleeping minds of creative people everywhere.

Art Through Black Bird’s Eyes:
Black Bird Magazine presents a fresh perspective on a variety of art mediums, photography, typography, poetry, short stories, articles, and more. (the content varies from issue to issue.)
It is our goal to discover previously unknown & unrecognized artists and writers and offer them an opportunity to demonstrate their skills, gain recognition and achieve their artistic dreams.
Black Bird is proud to publish work from creators both locally and around the world.

Are you ready? To apply, email us: talkblackbird@gmail.com (If we are interested in your application we will respond to your email within 48 hours.)
Be sure to type RE: “Black Bird Internships” in the subject line, to keep it out of our spam folder.

Your Email Should Do 3 Things:
1-Indicate which job you are applying for (Graphic designer, photographer, artist, editor, mag layout, writer, etc.) Then let us know your availability and which you prefer (PT or FT) List the best method and time of day to contact you.

Tell us why you are the one for the job. What can you offer Black Bird? Do you have Adobe Indesign experience or are willing to learn? List any special skills, experience, etc. you have and tell us what your goals are if you were to get the job.

2-Show off your skill! Attach a few of your best examples of what you can do. If you are sending photos, send at least 3 clear examples, & for writing/editing examples send at least 3 or 4. a resume if you have one. (If you get an interview, we may request more examples) Please provide a name and/or short description of each example.

3-Provide Short Bio-This is where you share a bit about who you are: Tell us a little of your background, List any hobbies, interests, education and current endeavors. What are your short term & long term creative/professional goals? How do your interests and passions fit with ours? Do your goals complement our mission? If you don’t care about our mission then please don’t bother applying.

You must be as excited as we are about sharing inspirational artistic work with the world! If you want to learn more about who we are, visit & like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlackBirdMagazine

Compensation: We currently don’t offer monetary compensation for internships, however, paid part and full time opportunities will be available in the near future.

To apply for this position, see our posting on LinkedIn.

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