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  • Business, Business Industry, Internet & Media, Journalism, Marketing, Online, Public Relations, Social Media
  • Fall
  • New York, NY
  • 2016

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About CRWN Magazine: 

CRWN Magazine exists to create a progressive dialogue around what it really means to “go natural” in America. Through beautiful content, thoughtful commentary, hair inspiration and resources; we’re telling the world the truth about black women by showcasing a new standard of beauty — and documenting our story in tangible, print form.

Our brand pillars are knowledge of self, sisterhood, self-love and authenticity.

As seen in: As seen in: Huffington Post, Essence Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine & Ms. Magazine.

Requirements/Necessary Skills for Recruitment: 

• Entrepreneurial spirit: hustlers only!
• Extreme attention to detail
• High level of organization (Google Docs, Google Calendars, etc.)
• Strong understanding of PR with prior experience (internships, etc.) in the field
• Problem-solving & critical thinking
• Persuasive. Knows that "no" means "maybe" 
• Flexibility and coach-ability

Benefits & Perks: 

Work for a bi-coastal company (LA & NYC) with two well-connected co-founders who value mentorship. Although employment is not guaranteed, paid opportunities may become available and there is opportunity to grow with the company.

Fun events, free swag!

Intern Payment: 
Unpaid Internship
Internship Description of Duties: 
• Maintaining, adding to and updating PR leads list • Identifying all outlets/platforms who should be sharing CRWN with their audiences • Attending and covering events, as needed • Building relationships with journalists and editors in the space • Pitching outlets unique stories that speak to their readers • Understanding/documenting natural hair ecosystem and key players in the space • Staying on top of due dates for assets requested by outlets • Brainstorming unique story angles based on content, events, co-founder activity, etc. • Requesting and logging products/samples that will be featured in CRWN • Misc. admin/other duties as assigned by co-founders
Hours Required: 
12-15 Hours Per Week