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The Brooklyn Rail | Brooklyn, NY
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The Brooklyn Rail


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Published 13 days ago

February 10, 2020
August 31, 2020
January 28, 2020
10am-6pm, 2 days/week (flexible which days)

Production Assistant Role Description

The Brooklyn Rail, a nonprofit monthly print journal of art, culture, and politics, is seeking rigorous, exceptionally motivated production assistants. Production assistants will be trained in all aspects of publication, in both print and digital formats. Duties include copyediting, fact-checking, transcribing interviews, researching, compiling dossiers, and providing general administrative support.

We ask for a commitment of two full days per week for a three to six month period.

This is an exceptional opportunity to participate in an active and stimulating community of artists, writers, curators, and scholars. Aspiring writers and artists will benefit from the opportunity to share their work with our community of editors, writers, and artists. 

Desired skills for the internship:

  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Demonstrated writing ability with basic copyediting knowledge
  • Competence in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and HTML

Desired values for the internship:

  • Passion for the mission of the Rail with a strong commitment to supporting artists and diverse creative individuals across New York City
  • Positive attitude and temperament, with strong ability to function well under pressure (we are a deadline-oriented business)
  • Community-minded and caring, with an appetite for making new connections (we have lunch together daily and often attend events & openings)

The Brooklyn Rail is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining an open and inclusive work environment.

Production Assistant Role Description

The Brooklyn Rail, a nonprofit monthly print journal of art, culture, and politics, is seeking rigorous, exceptionally motivated production assistants. Production assistants will be trained in all…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Academic Credits

Benefits

Production Assistants receive a stipend of $40/day, and have the opportunity to earn academic credit for their participation in the program. The Rail provides press credentials to all production assistants, enabling free access to museums and cultural institutions throughout the city. 

Production Assistants receive a stipend of $40/day, and have the opportunity to earn academic credit for their participation in the program. The Rail provides press credentials to…

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter addressing your interests and why you want to work at the Rail in addition to a current resume. Promising applicants will be asked to come in for an interview and to complete competency tests in proofreading. 

Please send a cover letter addressing your interests and why you want to work at the Rail in addition to a current resume. Promising applicants will be asked to come in for an…

Location

253 36th Street, Suite C304, Mailbox 20, Brooklyn, NY 11232

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