C5 Careers

We’re hiring for summer 2018! Want to get a first look at restaurants and bars before they open, and talk with some of the most innovative minds in the city? Become a C5 summer intern for social media or editorial — and work with our awesome team to keep up with the pulse of Charlotte. Apply below.

Social media intern description

Purpose:
The C5 Social Media Intern is responsible for coordinating and executing the company’s social media strategy, working across key social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. This role will be instrumental in increasing our social media presence and gaining visibility for our brand among clients.

Responsibilities:
-Assist with posting on C5’s social media accounts, ensuring uniform content and tone of voice are consistent across all platforms.
-Brainstorm and work with Sallie Funderburk (social media manager) + team to implement channel-specific social media campaigns to increase followers and awareness of brand.
-Help to create one piece of video content per month.
-Track key social media analytics on a monthly basis.
-Work with team to create and send one Sunday e-newsletter per month.

Key skills:
-Proven written communication skills, and a passion for writing both short- and long-copy.
-An interest in marketing, communications, social media or reputation management
-Familiarity and experience with key social media tools (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)

To apply to the social media position: Email your resume to sfunderburk@charlotteobserver.com with the subject line “C5 Social Intern.” Interns must be college students working for college credit.

Editorial intern description

Purpose:
The C5 Editorial Intern is responsible for editing freelance content, pitching article ideas, participating in team creative meetings and reporting for stories around the city. This role will be instrumental in content creation for our newsletter and website.

Responsibilities:
-Edit freelance content for online publication and coordinate/communicate revisions and final edits with the writers.
-Brainstorm and work with Katie Toussaint (editor) + team to develop a weekly content strategy.
-Report and write 4-5 articles for publication weekly on CharlotteFive.com. (Articles vary in length.)
-Work with team to create and send e-newsletters.

Key skills:
-Proven written communication skills, and a passion for writing both short- and long-copy.
-An interest in journalism, creative writing or communications.
-Preferable but not required: Copy editing experience, an understanding of AP Style, published work, experience with reporting or reporting classes.

To apply to the editorial position: Email your resume and writing samples to ktoussaint@charlotteobserver.com with the subject line “C5 Editorial Intern.” Interns must be college students working for college credit.

Plus:

Hear from our Summer 2017 intern Colby Alvino, at University of Richmond, about her experience and lessons learned as a C5 intern here.