Intern with Do617

WHAT IS DO617?

Do617 is a website and social networking community built around events such as live music, street festivals, and other cultural happenings going on in and around the Boston area every day. With Do617, our users have a direct source to discover, promote, and create their own event listings. We strive to have the most accurate up-to-date listings of what to do in our area. Help us help folks get off the couch!


INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION

Do617’s editorial and content intern will be responsible for content entry and maintenance needs on Do617’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. Interns have the opportunity to network and make a variety of exciting and useful contacts at Do617 and in the local music/events community. Creativity, new ideas and opinions are always welcome! Bringing an individual style and personality to your work is always encouraged.


Editorial & Content Intern for Do617

Do617’s editorial and content intern will be responsible for content entry and maintenance needs on Do617’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 Do617 and in the local community. Creativity, new ideas and opinions are always welcome!


Job Requirements and Skills Needed:

  • Must be able to fulfill college credit.
  • Able to work a minimum of 15 hours per week.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Prior awareness of Do617 - active user of the site, and familiar with our other outlets (Facebook, Twitter, Newsletter, Etc)
  • Strong understanding of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat 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 Boston events and nightlife.
  • Generally “in the know” about Boston events and happenings.
  • Self-Motivated - ability to focus and complete duties in a casual environment.
  • Flexible schedule - able to attend Do617 events as frequently as possible.

Responsibilities:


CONTENT MANAGEMENT INCLUDING: 

  • Entering events from various sources i.e. newsletters, venue and event calendars.

  • Fixing band videos and updates

  • Building venue or event lists (i.e. best patios, festival aftershows, etc.)

  • Creatively thinking about other editorial content that would be of interest to the Do617 community.

  • Merging duplicate listings, general site maintenance

  • Additional various tasks - adding info sent by Content Manager, double checking venue listings,  assisting with Do617 events, community outreach, street teaming, email construction, etc.

SWEET STUFF FOR YOU:

  • Get in with a hot Boston area media & marketing property

  • Free passes to concerts and events around the area

  • Monthly gatherings with food and beverages to share and collaborate on all things Do617

  • Live event promotional experience and industry networking opportunities.

For more information or to apply for the position please contact Clay Fernald, Content Manager for Do617, at [email protected].