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Editorial Intern (Part-Time)

Introspective, the weekly online magazine of 1stdibs, is looking for a part-time intern to join its editorial department. This is a great opportunity for a current college junior or senior to gain experience working with a small team of editors on a highly regarded digital publication.

Our perfect candidate will be a motivated self-starter with the confidence and editorial skills necessary to work on numerous tasks concurrently and under tight deadlines. She or he should have an interest in cultural journalism as well as interior design, contemporary and antique furniture, architecture, fine art, jewelry and fashion.

This is a paid internship for 24 hours per week, to commence in June.

What you’ll do

  • Fact-checking articles
  • Proofreading final edits and layout
  • Adding links, tags and alt text to stories
  • Liaising with editors, writers and image providers
  • Assisting with editing and writing of various types of content
  • Helping elsewhere, as needed 

What you’ll bring

  • Exceptional organization
  • Strong grasp of grammar and the Chicago Manual of Style
  • Close attention to detail and keen eye for prose
  • Comfortable with multitasking and working on short deadlines
  • Experience with copywriting and copyediting

Not a requirement, but a plus!

  • An understanding of CMS, especially WordPress, a major plus
  • Knowledge of interior design, furniture and art

 

1stdibs is the world’s largest online luxury marketplace for rare and desirable objects. It has become the go-to source for the world's leading interior designers and consumers to find antiques, furniture, jewelry, vintage fashion and fine art.

Backed by Benchmark Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Spark Capital and Alibaba, 1stdibs is a unique blend of expert curators and seasoned Internet executives from companies including Amazon, Google, eBay, Mlb.com, PayPal, and Twitter.

 

1stdibs is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.