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Sales Internship

Location: Charleston, SC

Sales interns will work directly with the sales team and sales manager on a wide array of sales and research oriented projects, including but not limited to: identifying new advertising markets, performing updates and data entry in the company Customer Relation Management software (experience not required), seeking and analyzing competitor marketing and sales materials, shadowing advertising sales executives and participate in sales calls and meetings, attending daily sales meetings, preparing sales literature and sales contracts, as needed, handling incoming inquiries regarding advertising space, and assisting in building sales packages. Candidates must have excellent verbal communications skills, be comfortable making phone calls, and work well with a team. Must be attending a four-year college or university. Experience in Excel a must. Applicants interested in a sales internship should submit their resume.

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E-Commerce Marketing and SEO Intern

The Local Palate is seeking a part-time e-commerce marketing and SEO intern to assist the e-commerce department in the daily marketing and SEO operations of the Local Palate Marketplace. The candidate must be passionate about Southern made products and small businesses and have an interest in internet marketing. The desire to develop skills while creating relevant content for TLP's Marketplace is a must. The candidate must also have strong writing and editing skills and will learn how to implement best SEO practices in their writing.

Responsibilities include writing blogs, writing product and vendor descriptions, and helping develop the overall marketing and SEO strategy for the Marketplace. This is a great opportunity to learn about internet marketing, the importance of SEO, and how to create effective marketing campaigns to grow an online business. The intern will report directly to the E-Commerce Engagement Manager. The intern will be expected to commit to 12 to 15 hours per week.

To apply, submit your resume to Chris Dugas at chris@thelocalpalate.com by April 25. 2022.

*Please note that this position is unpaid, but the magazine does support students who are looking to obtain college credit

E-commerce Operations Intern

The Local Palate is seeking a part-time E-commerce Operations Intern to assist the e-commerce department in the daily operation of the Local Palate Marketplace. The candidate must have a strong interest in Southern small businesses and products as well as in the online retail industry. They will succeed if they are highly organized with strong written and verbal communication skills. The candidate must also have proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

Responsibilities include managing product inventory, acquiring resources from vendors for site improvement, writing and submitting proposals to potential vendors, and assisting in the onboarding process for new vendors. This is a great opportunity to learn the ins and outs of client relations, customer support, and overall e-commerce operations. The intern will report directly to the E-commerce Engagement Manager. The intern will be expected to commit to 12 to 15 hours per week.

To apply, submit your resume to Chris Dugas at chris@thelocalpalate.com by April 25. 2022.

*Please note that this position is unpaid, but the magazine does support students who are looking to obtain college credit.

Editorial Internship | Digital

The Local Palate seeks an editorial intern to assist the editorial department with the curation and execution of the Local Palate’s online content during the summer 2022 term. The digital editorial internship supports and increases the posting activity on thelocalpalate.com. Responsibilities include preparing articles for online posts, editing and publishing recipes, and authoring short stories about Southern food creators for our Marketplace outlet. This is a great opportunity to learn about the online publishing process, develop a knowledge of SEO best practices, particularly in regards to editorial content, and flex creative muscles authoring original content. Applicants should have excellent writing, editing, and communication skills and a knowledge of AP style. Familiarity with SEO and CMS, such as WordPress, are pluses.

To apply, submit your resume, cover letter, and three relevant writing samples (published work preferred) in PDF format to digital editor Hannah Lee Leidy at hannahlee@thelocalpalate.com.

* Please note that these positions are unpaid, but the magazine does support students who are looking to obtain college credit.

Marketing Internship at the Local Palate

The Local Palate seeks a marketing intern to assist the marketing department through summer 2022. Marketing interns will assist in executing day-to-day marketing needs, assisting the marketing team with executing business development or social media strategies, coordinating marketing initiatives for advertisers, and developing marketing collateral and literature. Candidates must have strong verbal and written communication skills and must be comfortable with web searches and digging for information. Graphic design experience is a plus. Students should be attending, or recently graduated from, a four-year college or university, and should be majoring in marketing, communications, or a related field. The intern will be expected to commit to twelve to fifteen hours per week.   

To apply, submit your resume to Digital Marketing Manager, Laurel Gann, at laurel@thelocalpalate.com by April 25, 2022.

* Please note that these positions are unpaid, but the magazine does support students who are looking to obtain college credit.

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Editorial Internship—Print

The Local Palate seeks an editorial intern to assist the editorial department for the fall 2022 semester, beginning August 29. Interns will support various projects, including researching, fact checking, and compiling in-house copy, in addition to gaining overall exposure to the magazine publishing process. Interns should have top-notch research, communication, and writing skills, as well as a strong knowledge of grammar and punctuation, meticulous attention to detail, exposure to AP style, and the ability to meet tight deadlines. Students should be attending, or recently graduated from, a four-year college or university, have journalism experience, and be passionate about the South and its rich food culture. Interns will be expected to commit to twelve to fifteen hours per week.  

To apply, submit your resume and two relevant writing samples (published work preferred) in PDF format to Assistant Editor, Jacob Hollifield at jacob@thelocalpalate.com by July 29.

* Please note that these positions are unpaid, but the magazine does support students who are looking to obtain college credit.

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Art Internship

The Local Palate is seeking a part-time art intern to assist the art department. The candidate must have a good understanding of digital photography and lighting, as well as experience with image editing in Adobe Photoshop and design in Adobe InDesign. The intern will report directly to the art director. The intern will be expected to commit to 12 to 15 hours per week.

To apply, submit your resume and digital portfolio to Art Director, Angelique DeClercq at angelique@thelocalpalate.com by April 25. 2022.

*Please note that this position is unpaid, but the magazine does support students who are looking to obtain college credit.

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