INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY- Become a 12ozProphet Contributor

By - Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

{image-1} 12ozProphet is currently seeking interns and volunteers that have diverse interests and experience levels. We are looking to bring on a new wave of local and remote 12ozProphet contributors. Whether you’re the most experienced writer or just someone who loves trolling the internet for the latest news you should hit us up. Our goal is to build a solid, diverse editorial team of the most knowledgeable, experienced, and ambitious contributors possible. To apply email us at Jobs@12ozProphet.com with information about yourself, your interests, portfolio if available and your experience. Please include the position you are applying for in the subject heading. Please note that all positions available are voluntary and unpaid however we do offer school credit where applicable. Scroll down to read descriptions of the roles available for you to fill in the 12ozProphet organization. INTERNSHIP TYPES Local: We are seeking local interns who can commit to working out of our SoHo studio 3 days a week for a 3 month period. In addition to looking for contributors passionate about graffiti and street art we are particularly interested in finding interns with an expertise in the fields of Music, Skate, Fine Art, Design, Sports, Tech, and Gaming to help us continue to broaden our editorial content. If you know more about one of those fields than anyone else around then we want you to join the 12oz team to cover the latest breaking news and be a wealth of knowledge for our readers to tap into. Interns will be introduced to digital publishing, opportunity to build and flex writing skills, as well as have each post reach a broad audience of thousands of readers. Remote: If you are not based in New York but you know your city better than anyone else around then we want you to help 12ozProphet cover your local scene. We are looking for writers and photographers who can photograph and write about anything going on that’s front page worthy from art openings, to jams, concerts, store openings, and interviews with some of the local talent. Help be our eyes and ears on the street and give your city some shine. AREAS OF FOCUS 
________Research Staff
________ Qualities: ⁃Passionate and knowledgeable about graffiti culture, street art, music, skate and other forms of popular culture
⁃An obsessive compulsive approach to managing browser bookmarks, following blogs and reading RSS feeds Responsibilities: ⁃Gather, organize and research relevant articles, features, interviews, product launches, etc and prioritize based on deadlines, relevance and exclusivity
⁃Maintain an active positive presence on the 12ozProphet Forum and report leads and trends
⁃Deliver leads and supporting info, images and other related assets to the Editorial team
⁃Use your own personal knowledge and experience to contribute ideas Requirements: ⁃Obvious passion and enough experience and / or knowledge in a specific subject(s) to be able to filter and prioritize submitted leads based on quality, relevance and exclusivity
⁃Highly organized, detail oriented and enough social skills to collaborate successfully in a team environment
⁃Enough personal time and motivation to stay on top of late breaking stories
⁃Personal computer ________Copy Writer
________ Qualities: ⁃Passionate and knowledgeable about graffiti culture, street art, music, skate and other forms of popular culture
⁃Interest and experience in writing. A strong grasp of the English language and proper grammar while maintaining a casual tone. Interest in further developing your writing skills and unique written ‘voice’ Responsibilities: ⁃Researching, writing and collaborating with other Editorial staff in all activities leading to publication
⁃Organizing and further researching subjects and editorial projects to produce quality, error-free news content
⁃Cooperate with brands internationally and locally to gather products
⁃Using your own personal knowledge and experience to contribute ideas
⁃Proficiency with HTML and / or SEO is a plus Requirements: ⁃High School Graduate
⁃Strong grammar, punctuation and writing skills
⁃Highly organized, detail oriented and enough social skills to collaborate successfully in a team environment
⁃Personal computer with word processing software (MS Word or equivalent)
⁃Physically located in New York City or other major metropolitan city a plus, but not required ________Copy Editor
________ Qualities: ⁃Passionate and knowledgeable about graffiti culture, street art, music, skate and other forms of popular culture
⁃Interest and experience in writing. A strong grasp of the English language and proper grammar while maintaining a casual tone. Interest in further developing your writing skills and unique written ‘voice’
⁃Maturity and a natural sense of leadership, organization skills and a desire to help others
⁃Meticulous attention to detail. Responsibilities: ⁃Proof read and refine contributed copy and prepare for publishing
⁃Assist in cultivating and growing the unique voice and editorial skill set of other Editorial team members
⁃Sometimes assist in researching, writing and collaborating with other Editorial staff in all activities leading to publication
⁃Organizing and further researching subjects and Editorial projects to produce quality, error-free news content Requirements: ⁃High School Graduate + 2 years college, preferably majoring in Journalism, English, Literature or similar
⁃Strong grammar, punctuation and writing skills
⁃Highly organized, detail oriented and enough social skills to collaborate successfully in a team environment
⁃Personal computer with word processing software (MS Word or equivalent)
⁃Living in or around New York City or other major metropolitan city a plus, but not required ________Photographer________ Qualities: ⁃Passionate and knowledgeable about graffiti culture, street art, music, skate and other forms of popular culture
⁃Solid photography skills and a desire to refine them further. Responsibilities: ⁃Collaborate with the Editorial team to photograph local events and culture
⁃Assist in the planning and execution of photo shoots Requirements: ⁃Digital SLR Camera
⁃Personal computer with photo editing software
⁃Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop
⁃Highly organized, detail oriented and enough social skill to collaborate successfully in a team environment
⁃Living in or around New York City or other major metropolitan city (Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, London, Paris, Sao Paulo, Tokyo, etc) required ________Videographer / Video Editor________ Qualities: ⁃Passionate and knowledgeable about graffiti culture, street art, music, skate and other forms of popular culture
⁃Solid videography and video editing skills and a desire to refine them further. Responsibilities: ⁃Collaborate with the Editorial team to to build out video coverage of local events and culture
⁃Assist in the planning and execution of video shoots Requirements: ⁃Canon 7D, Canon 5D or other quality HD video camera
⁃Personal computer with video editing software
⁃Familiarity with Final Cut Pro and / or Adobe Premier
⁃Highly organized, detail oriented and enough social skill to collaborate successfully in a team environment
⁃Living in or around New York City or other major metropolitan city (Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, London, Paris, Sao Paulo, Tokyo, etc) required ________Social Media & Marketing
________ Qualities: ⁃Passionate and knowledgeable about graffiti culture, street art, music, skate and other forms of popular culture
⁃An obsessive compulsive approach to managing browser bookmarks, following blogs and reading RSS feeds
⁃Exceedingly social and natural tendency to connect people, places and opportunities Responsibilities: ⁃Assist in maintaining, refining and growing 12ozProphet’s online presence and social media footprint
⁃Maintain an active positive presence on the 12ozProphet Forum, liaise and help further engage our online community
⁃Coordinate with the Editorial team to amplify and promote posted news content via 12ozProphet’s social network accounts
⁃Collaborate with the Editorial team to create and distribute Press Releases and materials
⁃Help identify and develop strategies, schedules and growth opportunities
⁃Track, report and archive media coverage and mentions
⁃Prepare weekly and monthly progress reports Requirements: ⁃High School Graduate + 2 years college, preferably majoring in Marketing, Communications or similar
⁃Personal computer
⁃Strong proficiency with ins and outs of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
⁃Highly organized, detail oriented and enough social skill to collaborate successfully in a team environment
⁃Proficiency with HTML and / or SEO is a plus
⁃Living in or around New York City or other major metropolitan city a plus, but not required To apply email us at Jobs@12ozProphet.com with information about yourself, your interests, portfolio if available and your experience. Please include the position you are applying for in the subject heading. Please note that all positions available are voluntary and unpaid however we do offer school credit where applicable.

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