The big picture: Axios is a rapidly growing digital media and tech company dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We offer a mix of original and smartly narrated coverage of media trends, tech, business, and other major topics in the most efficient and shareable ways using our original Smart Brevity format.
At Axios — the Greek word for worthy — we provide only content worthy of readers’ time, attention, and trust.
Why you matter: You believe that the truth matters now more than ever and the idea of joining a media organization! You’re passionate about the evolution of the media and tech industries and want to be part of a team that’s shaping the future. You place value in working with smart, ambitious colleagues in an environment where you will learn invaluable skills to carry with you.
The details: Our Communications Intern will support our Comms team, who work hard each day to manage the external positioning of Axios, our executives, and newsroom. You’ll learn foundational skills of a communications professional including how to develop and update media lists, research and vet media outlets and speaking opportunities, and book our reporters on TV and radio. In addition, you’ll see how a comms team manages its day-to-day responsibilities, while responding to numerous inbound media requests and an ever changing news cycle.
- You understand the media environment and have a strong interest in Axios and our unique style.
- You are organized and exhibit a strong attention to detail.
- You possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
- You have a wildly collaborative spirit that translates well to a remote work environment
- You have an entrepreneurial spirit and a natural curiosity for how our industry works
- 10-week paid program beginning in June
- Mentorship and Lunch & Learns with Axios executives
- We are seeking interns for our Communications, Talent Acquisition, Events, Editorial Illustration, Editorial, Brand Design, Data Engineering, Data Analysis, Data Visualization, Learning & Development and Production teams
If this sounds exciting, apply today with your resume and complete the application question fields.
Pay rate for this role is $17/hr and is dependent on numerous factors, including but not limited to location, work experience, and skills. This range does not include other compensation benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
Axios is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Axios makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.