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Company Name: 1517 MEDIA
Description: Editorial Intern
Augsburg Fortress

Augsburg Fortress. Partners in fostering faith and church life.

Augsburg Fortress is the publishing unit of 1517 Media that serves Lutheran churches by creating resources to support worship and music, faith formation, and congregational life.

The Faith Formation team is seeking an editorial intern who can develop content ideas, edit curriculum, write age-appropriate content, and manage projects in a fast-paced professional environment. This intern will report to the Director of the Faith Formation team.

This paid position will offer valuable collaborative experiences with hands-on training, instructive feedback, and challenging projects that will provide a deeper understanding of the ministry of publishing and how it serves congregations in the ELCA.

Create. Inspire. Grow.
The Faith Formation team intern’s project work will include the following:
• Support the development of briefing materials for writers, theological reviewers, graphic designers, and illustrators
• Support the maintenance of writer relationships
• Support the editing of manuscripts
• Write original content for use in resources and on social media sites
• Conduct research on denominational trends, demographic patterns, competitor products, and other areas as needed


The Faith Formation team is seeking applicants with:
• A minimum of three years of college education
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Ability to prioritize and complete multiple projects
• Strong writing and proofreading skills for content and grammar
• Experience with children and/or youth in educational, congregational, and/or outdoor ministry settings
• Experience working with the process of writing and publishing (i.e., campus newspaper, college alumni magazine, writing center)
• Experience creating content for social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest)
• Fluency with Microsoft Office
• Knowledge of the ELCA and Lutheran heritage, organizational structures, and mission
• Major or minor in journalism, English, theology/religion, or education

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt & phone interviews scheduled through Friday, December 29th. The in-person interview process may begin mid-December and continue into January.

Please include a cover letter and list of references with your resume and application.
http://bit.ly/2jcl5dW

1517 Media is a multimedia company comprised of four publishing units: Augsburg Fortress, Fortress Press, Sparkhouse, and Sparkhouse Family. We are the Publishing House of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), and together we create books, Bibles, and videos that renew Christian life and community.

The 1517 Media paid internship program is robust, and includes an exciting and fun company culture, paid time off, and no-cost gym access in the 510 Marquette fitness center! The beautiful, newly re-designed corporate headquarters hosts 100 employees and is located in downtown Minneapolis with adjacent access to light rail and MetroTransit bus lines, as well as skyway access to restaurants, banks, and shopping centers.


Length of Internship: End of May-End of August
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Application Due Date: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt & phone interviews scheduled through Friday, December 29th. The in-person interview process may begin mid-December and continue into January.
Payment: $12 per hour
How To Apply For This Internship: Please include a cover letter and list of references with your resume and application.
http://bit.ly/2jcl5dW
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