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Internship Opportunities With The Spec

As many of you may already know, The Spec is currently operated by Alexis Getscher and D’Aundra Wallace.

But we’d like some help.

Do you like music? Do you enjoy writing? Photography? Videography? Are you interested in boosting your resume? Would you like to work for a growing business? Do you like meeting new people? Would you like to interview bands? Write reviews? Have your work published online?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, we’d like to hear from you.

The Spec is currently seeking two to four interns for term 1 (February 2012-June 2012). In June, we will begin recruiting interns for term 2 (July 2012-December 2012).

Ideal applicants are:

  • Residents of the Phoenix Metro area
  • Professional
  • Organized
  • Reliable
  • Skilled at, or willing to learn more about writing, photography, video, social media
  • Interested in music
  • Able to contribute content on a weekly basis and available to work three to five hours per week

Duties of a Spec intern include, but are not limited to:

  • Updating calendar of events
  • Sending and returning emails
  • Interviewing bands
  • Writing concert and album reviews
  • Taking photos and video
  • Contributing at least one blog post per week
  • Participating in meetings
  • Distributing cards and flyers
  • Managing social media and promotions

This is an UNPAID internship, but a good opportunity to network, and gain experience, clips and references. Those interested in TERM 1 must submit their completed application by Jan. 23. View the online application here. (To download from Google Docs: File → “Make a copy” or File → “Download as…”)

Email the completed application to admin [at] thespecblog [dot] com with the subject line: “TERM 1 INTERNSHIP.” Applications will be reviewed and interviews will be set up between Jan. 24-31. Term 1 begins Feb. 1 and ends June 30.

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