Internship – Summer 2011

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: MEDIA MANAGEMENT, ONLINE NEWS, DIGITAL GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS, POLITICS State Street Wire is a legislative wire service that provides up to the political news, intelligence and information to government affairs professionals. This new and innovative service is powered by PolitickerNJ.com, one of the nation’s leading websites for state political coverage. PolitickerNJ.com and State Street Wire are part of Observer Media Group, publisher of the New York Observer. State Street Wire is seeking an intern to join our staff. This internship offers real world experience on the front line of a growing and dynamic media company. The intern will work across all areas of the company. Applicants should be interested in online media, journalism and politics. The position is based at the New York Observer offices in Midtown Manhattan. Responsibilities: – Work as an integral part of the site’s editorial and business teams – Complete reporting and research assignments for editorial team – Manage the site’s for social media, SMS and e-marketing presences – Create digital government affairs and advocacy programs for prospective subscribers and advertisers – Identify opportunities for editorial features and corporate partnerships – Communicate with prospective clients who are leaders in the public and private sectors. Qualifications: – Strong communications skills – Self starter, highly motivated and energetic – Ability to think creatively – Comfort corresponding via email and phone with – Interest or experience in politics, journalism and media is a plus If you are interested, send resume to Zach Silber at zach.silber@politickernj.com.

Internship – Summer 2011