Work for WALTER

Are you interested in working with or for WALTER Magazine in Raleigh, North Carolina? Read on for the different ways we may be able to use your talents.

Staff positions at WALTER Magazine.

There are currently no open staff positions at WALTER.

Freelance opportunities at WALTER Magazine.

A big point of pride: all of WALTER’s content is created by North Carolina writers, photographers and illustrators, and specifically folks who live in Raleigh and the Triangle. We want to showcase local talent in our pages. If you are interested in writing for WALTER, take a look at our Freelance Guidelines, then get in touch with WALTER editor Ayn-Monique Klahre. If you are interested in photography or illustration projects, reach out to WALTER creative director Laura Wall.

Please note that due to the volume of emails we get, it can take a while to respond. But we really do read and consider each and every one. Thank you.

Internship opportunities at WALTER Magazine.

WALTER magazine uses interns to support our small but mighty team. We offer internships throughout the school year and during the summer. Our internships are for school credit only and can be geared toward editorial, design, advertising, or events/multimedia experiences. Our internships are a great stepping stone for anyone with an interest in writing, communications and/or journalism.

We give our interns opportunities to own projects and play a true role in producing WALTER content. Our goals are to train students in magazine-style writing and editing, to teach about the ever-changing magazine revenue model, and to sharpen skills in content marketing and branding. Our ideal interns are sharp thinkers, enthusiastic consumers of local culture, and always willing to pitch in on any tasks.

Note: you must be able to receive school credit in order to apply for this internship.

If you are interested in interning at WALTER Magazine, you may submit your cover letter, resume and writing samples through the form below.

WALTER MAGAZINE – SPRING 2022 EDITORIAL INTERNSHIP

What you would do: Interns will aid the department in generating ideas, researching stories, reporting, writing, fact-checking, copy-editing, updating the website and managing social media. Intern duties will include updating the archives and contact database, tracking the editorial calendar and assisting with production and shipping. Our interns create web content and are a major part of the print production process.

Hours: 10 to 15 hours a week (remote or in-person), from January through May.

Requirements: Knowledge and love for Raleigh and the surrounding area. Attention to detail, time management, and ability to work independently. Solid writing ability is a must; comfort with AP Style is preferred. Our ideal intern is comfortable in the Adobe suite, WordPress or similar CMS, and communicating with proper phone and email etiquette. This is a fast-moving, dynamic work environment best-suited to students interested in journalism or communications.

WALTER MAGAZINE – SPRING 2022 GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP

What you would do: The design intern works with creative director, editors and sales team to produce editorial layouts, source and prepare photography and illustrations, create ads and design digital graphics to support the publication. 

Hours: 10 to 15 hours a week (remote or in-person), from January through May 

Requirements: Attention to detail, time management, and ability to meet deadlines. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator) is a must. Experience posting on social media like Instagram and Facebook would be helpful. WordPress experience would be positive. Candidates should have a good understanding of luxury brands, strong design, communication skills, and the ability to multi-task with attention to detail, and should be able to work with set production schedules and deadlines.

Intern with WALTER

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