Part-Time Magazines Intern

This candidate will assist our Magazines Department, creators of our weekly digital magazine Shonen Jump Alpha.  **Candidates for this internship should have an interest in the editorial or production aspects of a publishing career.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Magazaines support including:
    • Fact checking
    • Research
    • Potential writing and proofing
  • Opening and organizing fan mail, mail requests, etc.
  • Packaging, mailing, photocopying, filing
  • General office support

 

MINIMUM ABILITY, SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience/Interest in media publishing, comics industry, animation, journalism.
  • Proficient command of English grammar and spelling (proofing/copy editing skills preferable).
  • General knowledge of manga/anime helpful, but knowledge is not needed.
  • Computer literate (Mac systems preferable).  Must have basic computer office skills including spreadsheet, database, word processing, CD burning, web browsing, etc.
  • Basic design skills, including use of Photoshop, preferred.
  • Dependable, organized, responsible, detail-oriented.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. and work on his/her feet for long periods of time, when necessary.
  • Applicants should live in or commute to the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Applicants must be able to work legally in the United States.

 

COMPENSATION/SCHEDULE

  • This position will be compensated at a rate of $10.24/hour. 
  • All applicants must currently be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate school program.  We will NOT consider candidates who are not currently enrolled in a degree program.
  • This internship will be a part-time position.  All applicants MUST be able to work at least 12-18 hours/workweek between the hours of 10-5 on weekdays, to a maximum of 20 hours (schedule TBD). 

 

OUR COMPANY

Headquartered in San Francisco, California, VIZ Media distributes, markets and licenses the best anime and manga titles direct from Japan. Owned by three of Japan's largest manga and animation companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media has the most extensive library of anime and manga for English speaking audiences in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa.

 

With its popular digital manga anthology WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP ALPHA magazine and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, BLEACH and INUYASHA, VIZ Media offers cutting-edge action, romance and family friendly properties for anime, manga, science fiction and fantasy fans of all ages. VIZ Media properties are available as graphic novels, DVDs, animated television series, feature films, downloadable and streaming video and a variety of consumer products. Learn more about VIZ Media, anime and manga at www.VIZ.com.

 

As part of a multi-media entertainment company, employees may be subjected to work-related content such as: sexually explicit images, nudity, and graphic violence. Applicants should be willing to work with this type of content. VIZ Media does not condone the viewing of this content where not work-related.

 

TO APPLY:

Please send us your resume and cover letter.  Please specify “Magazines Intern” when applying.  By e-mail (NO ATTACHMENTS!!!) to jobs@viz.comNO PHONE CALLS!!! See other opportunities at www.viz.com