Summer Digital Editorial Intern

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Summer Digital Editorial Intern

RedPoint Media

Deadline to apply: April 22, 2024

RedPoint Media Group is seeking a digital editorial intern for a 3.5-month term from mid-May 2024 to the end of August, 2024. This full-time contract position is an opportunity to work with award-winning publications, gain invaluable experience in the magazine/marketing industry, expand your network of contacts and develop your skills through on-the-job training.

RedPoint Media Group Inc., Avenue’s parent company, is an award-winning publishing house and content-driven marketing studio in Calgary. You’ll be joining the team that creates our in-house brand Avenue, an award-winning city lifestyle magazine. RedPoint also publishes The Scene, a monthly entertainment guide to the city, and creates custom publications for clients including the Calgary Foundation, the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Calgary Arts Development, and others.

RedPoint seeks out the best and brightest talent in the industry, and as a RedPoint employee, you’ll play a vital role in shaping our company’s future.

RedPoint Media has a hybrid office setup offering employees the opportunity to work from home or from the co-working space at CSpace Marda Loop. Some face-to-face meetings as well as event attendance may be necessary.

Our opportunity

This is an opportunity to:

  • Write, research and develop online articles for Avenue Calgary’s key topic areas.
  • Help develop and strategize new content packages based on audience development, SEO and social media strategies.
  • Update existing content across RedPoint Media’s digital properties to ensure it is current, correct and optimized.
  • Take photographs for digital and social media content as well as some minimal video and video editing for social media.
  • Help transfer content from RedPoint’s print publications to its online platforms.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Or ideal candidate
  • As a digital content intern for RedPoint media, you are passionate about creating engaging content for online platforms, and you are able to work in a team and across teams to produce a great product.
  • Ability to write and edit effectively.
  • Some photography and videography skills.
  • Familiarity with WordPress as well as social media platforms, including Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.
  • Familiarity with analytics and SEO best practices.
  • Very organized, with exceptional time-management skills.
  • Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program.
In order to fit into our team and be a strong contributor to Avenue, you are:
  • Smart, professional and a lot of fun to work with.
  • Passionate about the quality of your work.
  • Interested in the direction of the city and excited about Avenue’s many topic areas including city life, profiles, arts & culture, events, dining, home decor, fashion, shopping, travel and mountain life.
  • A self-starter with a reputation for doing what you say you will do and getting things done on time.
  • Curious about the world around you with a way of looking at concepts, trends and ideas from new and unexpected angles.
  • Dedicated to improving quality and concerned about the details.
Our RedPoint package

As a creative company, RedPoint provides a stimulating, supportive work environment with a vibrant atmosphere. We offer employees a flexible work schedule and competitive compensation. Employees are encouraged to give back to the community and the industry and to pursue their professional development.

This posting will be open until Monday, April 22, 2024. Applicants are asked to include three published articles, along with a cover letter and résumé. Links or samples of photography or videography work are also welcome if available, but are not required.

We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted directly.

This position is supported by a federal student work program. Applicants must be enrolled in a full-time post-secondary program at an accredited institution for the fall terms. Please note your school and program details in your application.

Our inclusion

RedPoint is committed to creating an inclusive workplace free from discrimination.

In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that different candidates can bring in terms of their education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

We understand that we all have unconscious bias and are actively working to become aware of and overcome this. We offer Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) training to all employees and are consistently working on improvement. We are committed to creating a culture where employees can voice their opinions and offer suggestions on how we can evolve.

We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process.

Please apply directly on our hiring website, visit

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