ABOUT 5280 PUBLISHING:
With a total distribution of 85,000, 5280 magazine is Colorado's largest local magazine, and also outsells most national magazines on area newsstands. The magazine has achieved higher market penetration than any other city magazine in America.
We offer a laidback and humane work environment, a creative downtown workplace, and the chance to do great work with an excellent team. Salary and benefits are competitive. 5280 Publishing is an equal opportunity employer.
Freelance Photo Editor
5280 Home magazine, published four times per year by 5280 Publishing, Inc., seeks a highly organized and visually talented freelance photo editor. Job responsibilities include: Setting up and attending all photo shoots, conducting photo research, invoicing and contracting with photographers. The photo editor will work closely with the art director and editorial staff to produce imagery of the highest quality. Applicants must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and be proficient in Photoshop, InDesign and Google docs. Shelter or lifestyle experience and familiarity with the interior design world a plus. If you are interested, please send a cover letter, resume and samples of your work to: email@example.com
5280 is looking for a well-organized, creative person with strong writing skills, an outgoing personality and an eagerness to learn for a 3-6 month internship within the marketing department.
This person will report directly to the marketing director and work closely with the marketing and sales assistant to create media lists, write press releases and pitch both local and national media. This person will also help draft sponsorship proposals, assist with the coordination of small events, attend meetings with local community leaders and learn the ins and outs of branding and marketing.
This internship provides a professional environment that allows interns to work side-by-side with an award-winning editorial and web staff and witness the behind-the-scenes of the magazine publishing business while providing assistance to the marketing director and sales staff.
Details: A commitment of 90 days is preferred. The internship is paid.
To apply: Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for applications: Summer (March 15), Fall (July 5) Spring (November 5).
No Phone Calls Please
Editorial Internship Program
5280 offers an internship program in the summer, fall, and spring. Internships are hands-on and involve a variety of responsibilities as well as the opportunity to regularly interact with the editorial staff.
Primary duties include fact-checking stories, contributing research to larger stories and feature packages, and writing shorter stories for the front-of-the-book and dining sections. Interns also enter descriptions for the calendar and dining listings sections, and write for 5280.com.
In addition, 5280 is looking for multimedia interns who work closely with the digital editor on multimedia projects.
As part of the program, interns will take part in training sessions and a mentorship. Training sessions are run by editors and provide an overview of how the magazine works, from pitching to editing to art/design. The mentorship program pairs each intern with two editors, offering a chance to gain firsthand knowledge about a career in journalism.
Although a magazine journalism or English degree (or working toward a degree) is preferred, it's not required. Published clips or writing samples are required (college newspaper is OK). A commitment of two to four days a week is preferred. The internship is paid.
Multimedia interns should have experience in video and audio editing. A background in HTML or Drupal is a plus.
Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three to five published clips to email@example.com. Multimedia interns should also include two video or audio clips and indicate in the subject line that they are applying for a multimedia spot.
Deadlines for applications: Summer (March 5); Fall (May 15); Spring (November 5).
No Phone Calls Please
Summer Photography/Art Internship Program
5280 offers a photography/art internship program in the summer, fall, and spring. Internships are hands-on and involve a variety of responsibilities as well as the opportunity to be a part of a busy art department.
Primary duties include photography research, photo editing, food photography, and shooting various sections that will be published in the online and print issues. Duties also include assisting on various shoots.
As part of the program, interns will take part in training sessions presented by editors providing an overview of how the magazine works, from pitching to editing to art/design. Interns will learn about photography resources in Denver and beyond.
Although a photography major is preferred, it's not required. A commitment of three to four days a week is preferred.
- Indesign plus but not required
- Image Conversion
Required Equipment: DSLR Camera
Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and include links to online portfolios to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for the Summer Photography Internship (May 1).
No phone calls please.
For story submissions, please see the Writer's Guidelines.
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