Film Daily is looking for editorial interns to join their busy Leeds-based office. This is a valuable educational role where interns will work hand-in-hand with the editor. Our team is focused on creating unique, shareable content on the themes of film, TV, entertainment, and new media. This role can lead to part-time employment for the right candidates.
Who we are: Always now, forever independent
Film Daily is a new online platform connecting audiences with indie filmmakers via news, views, and reviews.
We are a scrappy new media startup aiming to disrupt the film distribution and production industries. We work with amazing, storied clients and new emerging technologies & agencies.
We foster a culture of communication, community, teamwork, and collaboration.
Are you a film & TV obsessive?
Are you a high achiever?
Do you understand the way the film & TV industries work?
Do you know how to use web searches to learn new skills?
Are you a dedicated lifelong learner?
Are you looking for a new challenge?
Are you willing to do whatever it takes to achieve results?
Are you able to prioritise your workload?
Do you think change in Hollywood is long overdue?
Do you want to pursue a career in online journalism?
What we can offer for the right candidate:
Access to stream endless films & TV
Invitations to red carpet events & exclusive film previews
Pro-rated holiday entitlement
You will learn
How a busy editorial team works
Deadline setting and execution
How to spot a trending news story
How to assign stories to writers
Newsletter production and distribution
How to work with partners and stakeholders
How to analyse metrics & data
What to look for when recruiting new writers & video creators
How to promote content and drive users to our website
How to plan an editorial calendar
How to grow a brand's social media presence
How to fact-check, proofread, and edit copy
How to monetize content
What advertising arbitrage is
How to create viral content
How to request interviews from celebrities & VIPs
How to manage a celebrity/VIP interview
The ideal candidate must possess
Writing skills with a portfolio to back it up
Understanding of how the online magazine business works
Understanding of social media
Love for film & TV
Stoic, can-do attitude
Clear understanding of journalistic ethics & legal principles
Great attention to detail
Love of the internet & technology
Journalism, English, or communications degree, or studying towards one
Great sense of humor
Apply in writing with your C.V, cover letter and a portfolio including;
3 examples of film related articles you have written
Examples of other articles you have written
Links to social media accounts you manage (can be personal)
Anyone applying without these elements will be automatically disqualified.