See the updated internship listing here.

There’s simply too much content out there. Ask anyone, and they’ll probably tell you that they’re tired of sifting through it all to find the good stuff.

We certainly are.

That’s why we invented Newsana. We’re a community of news junkies, who love to work together to filter out ‘noise’ and serve up the best content and ideas online, all on one site. The end result: A clean and simple way to see the best stories of the day, without having to spend hours combing through the web. (And there’s no food photos, RTs or check-ins to sift through!).
And guess what?

We’re looking for a community intern!

• Passionate about news and ideas
• Strong communication skills
• Bright and eager to learn
• Creative
• Hardworking
• Outgoing and love people
• A natural networker
• Internet & social media savvy (you must have a Twitter and/or Facebook presence to do well in this internship)
• Experience participating in online communities (You should have some strong opinions about what makes for a good community)
• Excellent writing and grammar skills
• Dedication to solving problems and seeing things through to completion
• Good judgment, calm demeanour
• Self-starter (VERY IMPORTANT) and able to work effectively remotely on assignments
• Currently enrolled in a relevant university or college program


(Extra points for…)
• Journalism or copywriting experience, especially if in a newsroom or marketing environment
• Customer support/social media or community management experience in an online environment.
• Previous experience in a startup or small company.

• Passionate about news and ideas
• A hectic start-up where everyone wears many hats (and loves it!)
• Collaborative and fun
• A collegial environment, with minimal supervision
• Open to your ideas – you’ll have an amazing opportunity to experiment and build up your portfolio
• Community driven to the core
• Believe that everything can and must be measured

Daily Responsibilities:
• Approving invite requests and creating new users
• Scheduling, updating and engaging on various of Newsana social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin)
• Engaging and managing Newsana community by voting/commenting on pitches
• Pitching content to Newsana
• Writing original content for blog – as directed by senior team
• Copy editing as required
• Looking for creative ways to leverage Social Media to support the growth of the Newsana platform
• Running analytic reports (Google Analytics/Mixpanel)
• Supporting the implementation of email campaigns
• Assist in other duties and projects as assigned.

Please send a CV and a brief email describing why you’d like to work with us, and why you’d make a rock star intern to Kim Fox

Note: This is an unpaid 3 month internship based in Toronto, ON (will consider remote working interns on a case-by-case basis) and ideal for a journalism, communications or public relations student.

Deadline: Open

Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.