Complex UK – Editorial Internship

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Location: London

Closing date: November 19th

Complex Media is the largest multi-platform lifestyle destination for young males, with 110 million unique monthly visitors and 1.2 billion monthly pageviews (Google Analytics). The company is comprised of a collective of lifestyle sites for men, anchored by a flagship hub, www.complex.com.

Complex covers the full range of men’s lifestyle content, from music and style to sneakers, sports, tech and cars. Complex Media has a powerful social platform, offers cutting-edge video and industry-leading branded content, working with many of the world’s top brands including Levi’s, Pepsi, Heineken and Reebok.

Complex Media is expanding its global content operations and launching a UK office under license through w00t! Media, a boutique marketing agency.

THE ROLE

Complex Media is offering a number of internships in our new London office. All will involve working closely with the editorial/content team and supporting them in the creation of content. Duties will include, but not be limited to: researching stories (in person, on the telephone, and via the internet); fact-checking; sourcing images (and gifs/vines/video clips); anglicising US content, and working with the CMS. There will also be the opportunity to contribute written and/or visual stories to the site and/or social channels.

Please state in your covering letter whether you are keen to focus on a specific vertical (eg. Style, Music or Culture), a specific content format (eg. News, Features, Video), or are interested in a more general internship across all aspects of editorial.

We can be flexible with the length of the internship and the number of hours per day/week, and are also open to applications from students looking for a placement as part of their studies.

Please indicate your availability and desired hours/length in your covering letter.

Salary and duration of role is negotiable.

YOU

You will have a good understanding of the Complex brand, the subject areas we cover and the core Complex audience.

You are comfortable carrying out the tasks listed above (ie researching, writing, working with images, etc) and, ideally, have evidence of previous work to illustrate this.

You will be adept at coming up with editorial ideas, and able to develop existing ideas into fully-realised articles.

To apply please email a covering letter, CV, links to your social media profiles and relevant examples of work, with the reference “Internships” in the subject line to: work@w00t.complex.com

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Complex UK – Social Media Intern

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Location: London

Closing date: November 19th

Complex Media is the largest multi-platform lifestyle destination for young males, with 110 million unique monthly visitors and 1.2 billion monthly pageviews (Google Analytics). The company is comprised of a collective of lifestyle sites for men, anchored by a flagship hub, www.complex.com.

Complex covers the full range of men’s lifestyle content, from music and style to sneakers, sports, tech and cars. Complex Media has a powerful social platform, offers cutting-edge video and industry-leading branded content, working with many of the world’s top brands including Levi’s, Pepsi, Heineken and Reebok.

Complex Media has recently expanded its global content operations and launched a UK office under license through w00t! Media, a boutique marketing agency.

 
THE ROLE

Complex Media is looking for a Social Media/Social News intern (or interns) to work in our London office. This is a great opportunity to get involved in the development of Complex Media’s UK operation.

The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in building and engaging with audiences on social media, have an understanding of how news stories can be sourced and best constructed to gain traction on all the key platforms, and be excited by the challenge of growing Complex UK’s social footprint in the UK.

Direct experience of working with Social Media and Social Newsgathering, and passion about and knowledge of the topics that Complex covers—music, culture, style, sports, and sneakers—would be a definite plus.

Salary and role duration negotiable.

 
REQUIREMENTS

> An understanding of how to engage with and develop an audience on social media

> A good news sense, a strong interest in how ideas and stories spread online, and a genuine love of all things social

> Ability to think and act creatively, in a fast-paced environment

> A solid understanding of the subject areas that Complex covers (music, culture, style, sports, and sneakers), the Complex editorial tone and the wider Complex brand

> An established presence on 2+ social media platforms

> Writing ability and an ability to work with, create and manipulate images, gifs, videos and Vines.

> Knowledge of Google Analytics, SEO and social media publishing tools a plus

> Knowledge of, and keen interest in, the latest developments in social media a plus

> Ability to think analytically, to interpret and take learnings from data a plus

TO APPLY

To apply please email a covering letter, CV, links to your social media profiles and relevant examples of previous work, to: work@w00t.complex.com, using the subject heading ‘Social Media/Social News Intern’

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