Insomniac Holdings, LLC (“Insomniac”), produces innovative music festivals and events featuring immersive multisensory environments enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting and sound design, large-scale art installations, interactive circus and theatrical performances, boundary-pushing special effects and pyrotechnics, and fan participation. Insomniac has produced more than 250 music events for more than 3 million attendees in California, Nevada, Colorado, Washington, Texas, Florida, New York, and Puerto Rico. Founded by Pasquale Rotella, Insomniac has been based in Los Angeles since it started in 1993.
WHO ARE YOU?
Passionate and motivated. Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit. Resourceful, innovative, forward thinking and committed. At Insomniac, our people embrace these qualities, so if this sounds like you then please read on!
Insomniac is seeking editorial interns for the fall semester beginning September 2014. If you’re interested in getting hands-on experience in an exciting, fast-paced, friendly and inspired setting, then this opportunity is for you. Those selected should be eager to learn, adept at generating unique editorial pitches, possess a flair for writing in a knowledgeable, humorous and engaging voice, and most importantly, have an active interest in electronic music and its surrounding culture.
Please email applications and any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject line of your email should read: “[Your Name], F14 Insomniac Editorial Internship App.” There is no deadline to apply, but applications will be taken in the order they are received, so apply early!
Interns will work closely with the editorial team to create content for Insomniac’s online properties and festival brands. Those selected will have the opportunity to work on a variety of tasks and assignments, including but not limited to writing daily music, news, and lifestyle articles, transcribing and fact checking interviews, performing internet research, and uploading content to our CMS.
All interns must possess exceptional written and communication skills, be able to effectively collaborate with a team, and adhere to strict deadlines. Knowledge of dance music and Insomniac’s brands is mandatory.
Interns must be at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or trade school. They must also provide documentation from their school that they will be receiving credit for the internship. We ask that interns be able to work out of our office in Beverly Hills, CA at least two days a week for four hours a day. A typical commitment is 10-16 hours per week.
How to Apply
Submit a 500-word writing sample on a topic related to Insomniac and/or dance music (no school assignments please), along with your résumé and cover letter explaining why you’re the right person for this opportunity. We recommend reviewing the editorial content on our website (under the “News” section) to get a feel for the type of work we do before applying.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY :
Insomniac strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Insomniac recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Insomniac may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.
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