About the Host Organisation
The magazine serves as a crossover product for the exchange of international perspectives focusing on India. Modelled on collectibles and journals that have high shelf value and production quality, it seeks for new avenues of expression and discourse through carefully curated expert content that range from photo essays to light-hearted comic strips. As a publishing house, the organisation publishes magazines, sells merchandise and hosts many offline collaborations in the form of events such as open mic nights, concept events and film screenings.
The organisation currently works with 4 in-house employees and a roster of 30 freelance artists and writers and has been covered by Vogue and The Telegraph.
About the Internship
As the writing and editing intern, you will be expected to help develop content strategy and story concepts, as well as determine timely and relevant topics. You will be required to do content editing, copy-editing and proof reading for the magazine and digital platform.
What We Are Looking For
For this internship, we are looking for penultimate or final year students or graduates who must meet the following requirements:
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Fair knowledge of the publishing industry and the workings of a busy magazine
- Comfortable using social media
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Some knowledge in marketing and PR is preferable
- Knowledge of social media channels
- Strong research skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Good attention to detail
- Self-motivated and proactive worker
What You Will Gain
Through this internship, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience within a publishing house whilst being part of a young, dynamic and motivated team within the cultural capital of India, Kolkata. You will be exposed to a wide variety of artists and creative persons, who will share their perspectives through innovative approaches to mediums such as interface design, moving images, photography, sound, performance, writing and editing, and interactive design. You will also be able to improve and gain new skills writing, communication, editing, research, as well as teamwork.
Your Internship Location
Kolkota (Calcutta) is India’s second biggest city and locally known as India’s intellectual and cultural capital. It boasts dynamic new-town suburbs with grand shopping malls whilst retaining the traditional colonial-era architecture, horse racetracks and some of India’s finest golf courses. The former capital of British India is regarded as the friendlier of the metropolises and is the ideal place to experience the mild, fruity tang of Bengali cuisine.
Interning with Pave allows you to participate in one of the fastest growing and most dynamic economies in the world, India! India is the second most populous country, the world’s largest democracy and a rapidly emerging economy primed for even further growth. Immense opportunity for professional development awaits you as companies seek to expand into new markets, strengthen their communications strategies and scale their businesses.