Editorial Intern, McKnight's

Haymarket Hired Organization Address Barrington, IL Full Time

Job Posting for Editorial Intern, McKnight's at Haymarket

Haymarket Media Inc. is seeking an Editorial Intern to join the McKnight’s Long-Term Care News and McKnight’s Senior Living team. This internship is located in our Northbrook, IL, office but consideration will be given to remote workers, pending pandemic conditions.


Job Overview:

This summer intern will perform a variety of reporting, writing and editing tasks for news and feature stories for the company’s McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, McKnight’s Senior Living and McKnight’s Home Care brands. McKnight’s LTC News has a monthly print edition and daily and weekly e-newsletters, reflecting what skilled nursing providers need to know. McKnight’s Senior Living has a bimonthly print edition and a daily e-newsletter, focused on assisted living providers. McKnight’s Home Care produces a daily newsletter. The intern will be asked to understand policy issues and at various times write features, as well as news on tight deadlines.


The ideal candidate must be able to craft copy that is concise, clear, interesting and, above all, accurate. S/he also must have copy editing, content management system and social media experience.


This eight-week summer internship program will run from June 14, 2021 to August 6, 2021. This is a paid, full-time internship and is not for college credit.

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing and editing feature articles for print or online editions
  • Daily news writing
  • Basic website management and social media updates
  • Work on custom print or digital content


Skills and Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled or have recently graduated from an undergraduate program at a college/university 
  • Interest in elder care, including assisted living and memory care and ability to write clinical, product, policy and crime stories
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and time management skills
  • Ability to write short, targeted articles homing in on subjects’ importance to readers
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work independently
  • WordPress experience a plus
  • Minor Photoshop and/or InDesign experience a plus
  • Must provide own housing and transportation to and from work or ability to work remotely (as applicable)


Application Instructions:

  • Please include your cover letter, resume and two (2) writing samples as attachments (including at least one news story).


About Haymarket:

Haymarket has its heart and soul in publishing and media. Since the company was founded half a century ago, Haymarket has always prided itself on being a highly creative business, with an unrelenting focus on the quality of the products and the people. The philosophy has always been quite simple: only by having the highest quality individuals can you produce the highest quality products, combining the best in content, design, production and customer services. Globalization is opening up the world further and provides many opportunities for growth. Haymarket has offices around the world and many of the titles are now truly global brands. Haymarket serves a broad spread of business markets, from marketing to medicine to technology along with exhibitions and live events. Predicting the shape of the business in 3, 5, or 10 years is almost impossible; and the unpredictability is part of the appeal. Haymarket aims to be the perfect company to work with or for — we have the processes and attitude that ensure quality and consistency, and an entrepreneurial spirit that makes every day rewarding.


An equal opportunity employer, Haymarket Media does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other protected category recognized by state, federal, or local laws.

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