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Thursday, May 12, 2011

Thrivent Magazine - Internship

This role will help with the production, distribution and editorial development of Thrivent magazine, a quarterly membership magazine with a distribution of approximately 1.5M households, as well as special projects of the magazine. Work will include primary and secondary research, story development, input into art concepts and layout strategies to ensure Thrivent magazine provides useful, entertaining, informative articles in print and online. Intern could help with editorial functions such as sourcing for articles, conducting interviews, securing compliance documentation and reviewing, writing and editing. Other responsibilities could include production functions such as managing print, online and distribution logistics. Administrative functions could include managing a story database and tracking readership metrics.

• Participate in magazine strategy and editorial development discussions and support general development of the magazine
• Secure sources and other appropriate information to support magazine’s editorial development and relationship with outside vendor
• Draft articles for the magazine (on a limited basis)
• Fact check
• Participate in editorial review and pin-up process
• Monitor reader input and respond as necessary to reader inquiries and/or complaints about the magazine
• Research topics and markets


• Current undergraduate student; completion of junior year strongly preferred.
• Experienced writer with strong editing and proofreading skills
• Strong research skills with the ability to gather data, fact check, conduct interviews
Apply online now.