Rubina, a collaborative design company and retailer working with women artisans around the globe, has a unique opportunity for an intern looking to grow their leadership skills in the role of editor for an online magazine. Rubina is seeking a highly motivated, organized and creative individual to grow and manage its online magazine, Rubina Magazine this summer. This is a unique experience for anyone looking to start a career in the field of journalism and communications.
Rubina Magazine is a biweekly publication for those who are curious, cultured, and fiercely bold. The magazine contains stories about design, ethical fashion, issues relevant to women, traditional craft, intercultural experiences and travel, and socially-responsible business. Stories are usually published in relation to the current featured product on the Rubina e-commerce site.
Create relevant feature stories and columns
Create an editorial calendar
Recruit and coordinate with contributors
Edit submissions from contributors
Upload edited submissions and other media (images, video) using our Wordpress site on a bi-weekly basis
The ideal candidate is studying journalism, working on a school publication, and/or has a keen understanding of the online publication process. They MUST be organized and able to work without constant supervision and direction. It is a huge plus if they have proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator) and video editing skills, but is not required.
The candidate is not required to be located in New York City as this job will primarily be done off-site.
What this position will help the candidate gain:
This internship is unpaid. College credit is an option. Other than great experience managing a real online publication, the intern will also benefit from a bi-weekly mentorship by Rubina’s CEO and connection to other leaders in the social innovation space.
Rubina is a collaborative design company that incorporates the artisanal craft skills of women in India into our modern accessories. We work with women that show tremendous entrepreneurial spirit and help them build businesses with their traditional crafts that then employ other women and make a positive impact on their own communities.
Our Co-Lab brand consists of limited-edition, exclusive accessory products made in partnership with emerging ethical fashion designers and the women artisans they work with.
And we are excited to announce the launch of the first Rubina collection for fall/winter 2013 in partnership with a knitting collective in New Delhi and a weaving collective in Assam.