Fall Semester Internships

(starting approximately 8/28/17 and ending approximately 12/15/17)

 

Social Media and PR Internship

Job Description:

Nomster Chef, a startup in NYC, is looking for several social media and PR interns for the fall semester. Nomster Chef is a company helping families with kids age 3-12 cook meals together to promote healthy eating habits in children. It’s a new company, and will be launching a Kickstarter campaign in the fall. Nomster Chef is located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, NYC.

Potential intern tasks fall into 3 main buckets:

  • Original Editorial Content for Blog, Newsletter, Instagram/Facebook/Twitter

    • Pitching content ideas

    • Writing posts

    • Creating original graphics for posts

    • Taking and editing photos for posts (which may also include cooking, prop procurement, and food styling)

    • Shooting and editing video/GIFs for posts

  • Building and maintaining social media presence

    • Cultivating followers across social media channels (commenting, liking, sharing community members’ posts)

    • Finding relevant content from other sources for us to share on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest

  • PR:

    • finding media outlets/bloggers that may be interested in writing a feature story about Nomster Chef’s Kickstarter campaign

    • Pitching media outlets/bloggers

Required qualifications:

  • Juniors or Seniors in Communications, Public Health, Culinary, or related fields

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently

  • Excellent written communication skills, preferably have experience writing for a student publication or a non-personal social media account or blog

Preferred qualifications:

  • An interest in cooking, food, or food-related media content

  • Prior volunteer or paid work with children and/or families, or an interest in children’s media

  • For students interested in creating visual content (graphics, photos, video): Proficiency in either Illustrator, Photoshop, or Premiere

Time Commitment:

  • Fall semester: beginning approximately 8/28/17 and ending approximately 12/15/17 (dates flexible). Possibility to extend into Spring semester as well.

  • 2-4 days per week

Compensation:

This is an unpaid internship. It is preferred that you receive college credit for this internship.

Application:

Please send the following to team@nomsterchef.com by Friday 8/4:

  • Short paragraph introducing yourself (no formal cover letter necessary)

  • Resume

  • Work samples. If you have a portfolio website, send the link to that. If not, send a few examples of your work, like a link to a business social media account that you’ve run (NOT a personal account), short writing sample (blog post, student publication article), graphic design/illustration, photograph, etc.