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Want to make an impact on the way couples experience life’s biggest moments? From Engineering to Editorial and beyond, jumpstart your career at an innovative company. Gain valuable, hands-on experience as an XO Group intern.

Why We Love Working at XO Group
Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, The Bump, and Gig-Masters for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture. Connect yourself to work that matters!

The Job
Do you love parties, music and entertainment? Are you passionate about social networking and marketing? Do you believe in doing something you love for a living? If yes, read on! GigMasters.com is seeking an intern to join its marketing team.  The ideal candidate will be highly motivated to learn more about GigMasters and to help assist our marketing efforts while gaining valuable career experience in a fast-paced, rapidly growing environment. 

Who We Are
GigMasters.com is the number one event services booking company, guiding party planners and hosts to the right entertainer or vendor for every event.  We’ve helped facilitate more than 300,000 bookings.  The site was founded in 1997, so technically we're not a startup, but the youthful atmosphere, fast-paced work environment and regular happy hours kind of make us feel like one. Meet the Team to learn more about the talented people behind GigMasters.

What You'll Do

  • Write highly effective content across various platforms (emails, blogs, website, newsletters, social media, etc.)
  • Surface and feature the stories of unique GigMasters vendors
  • Identify and investigate real events booked through GigMastersContribute to growth of company’s visibility across social platforms – Twitter, Facebook, Google+, etc.
  • Build and maintain lists and compile data as needed
  • Research trends in the event space
  • Assist with planning and production of GigMasters events
  • Support various marketing projects  

What you bring to the team

  • A positive attitude and strong desire to learn
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Passion for social marketing
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Working toward or completed Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook 

 This is a paid internship.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM:

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform the functions of a Junior. Business Intelligence Analyst focusing specifically on an assigned project/set of projects identified at the beginning of the term.

Project work will focus on:

  • Identifying appropriate data points for analysis
  • Cleansing raw data from various systems
  • Identifying key business/product insights using trending analysis, statistical analysis among other techniques
  • Creating visualizations of key business/product insights for ease of analysis
  • Preparing presentations to share results of analysis with business/product stakeholders

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Basic SQL querying skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge of relational database design
  • Excellent problem solving skills with a knack for numbers and trend recognition
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:
XO Group Inc., the premier consumer internet and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between, seeks a hard-working, self-motivated and resourceful Consumer Marketing Intern. This paid position will work closely with the Marketing department to help us meet our goals through campaign design, data analysis and campaign execution.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • You’re detail oriented and think critically about the little things.
  • You understand and can extract meaning from numbers.
  • You good at researching questions and figuring things out on your own.
  • You like to keep busy and find ways to contribute to the team goals.
  • Your peers love your collaborative style and you’re fun to work with.
  • You’re an excellent taskmaster.
  • You communicate clearly and effectively -- on paper, in person, over email/chat, and in requirements/specifications documentation.
  • You know how to use Excel or Google Sheets and have some business courses on marketing principles.
  • You had another internship supporting a marketing team?!? (That’s great but not required!)

Things you’ll love!

  • The opportunity to make a big impact on the marketing team day-to-day.
  • Gain hands-on experience pulling and analyzing email and digital marketing data to produce reports.
  • Manage creative projects directly from request to execution.
  • Work and collaborate across teams.  
  • Build project management skills through managing creative requests.
  • Be exposed to the campaign brainstorm and design process as well as be able to give input on marketing creative and copy.
  • Experience pulling keyword research and creating and managing tracking URLs.
  • Work on real digital marketing campaigns in email and social including set up, testing, Q&A, execution and reporting.
  • Build your marketing research chops.
  • The Knot is an excellent brand with very high awareness.
  • The Marketing Team is comprised of a smart, hard-working, and really, really fun people.


You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

Why We Love Working at XO Group
Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives. Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special. We are highly focused on building a user-centric, product-focused, mobile-first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture. For everyone at XO Group, a collaborative spirit is a must. Our teams are very dedicated and excited about what they do—and we work hard to maintain that atmosphere. 

The Role

XO Group Inc. is looking for a highly detail-oriented intern to support the data intelligence and taxonomy projects. The intern will work closely with our team and business stakeholders to enhance our current data tools and/or taxonomies. The ideal candidate will be open to working in a highly dynamic and collaborative environment, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical partners at various levels within the organization.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist and support data projects, including: feature design/development for our data projects, developing of taxonomy reporting tools, conducting usage audits and suggesting improvements
  • Research and suggest UX designs or other solutions to enhance and expand current and future uses of taxonomies
  • Assist in usability testing or research
  • Help ensure timely delivery of all documentation while providing input into project schedules

A successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Currently working towards or recent graduate of Information Studies Masters or similar degree
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Excellent organizational, diplomatic, and problem-solving skills
  • Passionate about internet technologies

The work schedule is flexible and negotiable from 20-30 hours a week.



WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with The Bump Marketing Team to execute marketing strategies and grow existing programs.
  • Conduct A/B tests and analyze results to optimize marketing strategies and campaigns across social and email. Tasks could include developing a test strategy, building creative, pitching video ideas to test out via social, and coordinating across teams.
  • Conduct competitive analysis and research to understand the industry landscape across social and email. Research effective social media campaigns, potential guest leads for Facebook videos and make strategic recommendations.
  • Evaluate Google Analytics to track KPIs and communicate insights (knowledge of any major analytics package a plus i.e., Omniture, etc.).
  • Present findings in regularly scheduled meetings.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Extremely organized, deadline oriented, and detail oriented
  • Analytical and strategic, but also creative
  • Possesses understanding of digital media and familiar with web traffic, performance metrics and social analytics
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and experience with social media platforms a plus
  • The right candidate for this position will be smart, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, a problem solver, a go-getter and above all, a team player.

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Building and optimizing articles
  • Writing and researching original stories
  • Writing and scheduling social media posts
  • Other editorial projects

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • You must be tech- and web-savvy, a strong writer and an effective multitasker
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs and Adobe Suite is a must
  • Undergraduate emphasis in journalism, English or communications is a plus
  • An interest in lifestyle topics from home decor to cooking is a must and magazine/website experience is a plus

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world!

WHO WE ARE:

GigMasters was founded in 1997, so technically we're not a startup, but the fun atmosphere, fast-paced work environment and regular happy hours kind of make us feel like one. We're a tight-knit group. We hold regular company events, and we believe in celebrating company milestones.

GigMasters, recently acquired by XO Group, is the marketplace for every event, providing party planners and hosts with an online tool to find entertainment and event services of all kinds. We’ve helped facilitate over 275,000 bookings and have over 70,000 event vendors, ranging from musicians and photographers to impersonators and magicians. GigMasters empowers people to make a living doing what they love, and we take pride in being able to do so.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with SEO related tasks and research
  • Provide support for user research through surveys and data reporting
  • Assist with analytics and product reporting
  • Support product quality assurance as needed
  • Participate in product development meetings and brainstorms.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • You must be tech and internet savvy and an effective multi-tasker
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong academic credentials and the motivation to succeed
  • An interest in product development and technology a plus

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work under the direction of the Director of Brand Experience in a support role to our senior designer
  • Attend weekly prioritization meetings and suggest ways to get project done more efficiently
  • Design in the look and feel of our established brand identities, as well as design guidelines provided by our advertisers
  • Passionately maintain integrity of our brands’ visual style while finding new and exciting ways to expand our use of existing design elements
  • Work on projects that include but are not limited to advertiser pitches and sold campaigns, rich media ads, sitelets, banner campaigns and emails, online editorial content features and tools, and site maintenance
  • Collaborate closely with the Director of Brand Experience and Sr. Graphic Designer, and editorial teams to help ensure that the strategic goals and objectives are met
  • Provide design production assistance to the rest of the team as needed

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Currently enrolled in a BFA, BA or MA program for Graphic Design
  • 1+ years of work experience in a creative group
  • Strong design skills and portfolio
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Expert knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop. Knowledge of Flash is a plus
  • Familiarity with interactive principles including rich media, web design/development (HTML and CSS), responsive design and mobile
  • Sophisticated sense of typography with an attention to detail
  • Illustration skills a huge plus
  • Excellent communication, organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work on several projects with tight turnarounds is a MUST
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and work quickly without sacrificing quality in a deadline-driven environment
  • Stay on top of industry trends and share them with the team
  • Desire to learn how the needs of our business drive what we do
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to set, manage and meet deadlines

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support brand marketing, education and product marketing efforts.
  • Work closely with Associate Marketing Manager to create and manage production schedules for marketing campaigns.
  • Support Director of Education and Industry Innovation with scheduling and posting social media and blog posts
  • Conduct competitive analysis.
  • Maintain marketing material database

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • You must be tech- and Internet-savvy, a strong writer and an effective multitasker.
  • An interest in weddings is helpful and marketing experience is a plus.
  • You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply.

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Two Bright Lights is the simplest tool for photographers, planners, and other creatives to get your work featured in over 400 blogs, websites, and magazines. Our submission management system also allows editors to source amazing content, manage large volumes of incoming submissions for multiple publications, and streamline their editorial calendar.

  • Curate effective content across various social platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and emails
  • Research social trends and new publications for creatives
  • Communicate with customers to answer questions and educate them on the Two Bright Lights platform
  • Assist with planning and production of Two Bright Lights events such as bootcamps and webinars
  • Support various marketing projects   

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • A positive attitude and strong desire to learn
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Passion for social marketing
  • Experience with presentation creation is a plus
  • Working toward or completed Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Proficiency in Google Apps, MS Word, and Excel
  • Nice to have: experience in Adobe Creative Suite and video creation

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Partner with your Product Design mentor to help solve the complex needs of our users and customers in a two-sided marketplace.
  • Brainstorm and collaborate with other product designers, product managers, and engineers.
  • Help create mockups, prototypes, and design specifications.
  • Assist with user research and usability testing to validate design solutions, including analysis and synthesis of output from a variety of qualitative methodologies.
  • Practice user-centered design, focusing not only on how the product looks but also how it works.
  • Learn how The Knot uses agile process and iterative development to rapidly deliver solutions.
  • You will obtain real-world experience working as a Product Designer on a truly cross-functional agile team.
  • Portfolio-worthy work and opportunity to practice presenting your work in a design critique format and getting feedback on suggested improvements
  • Professional support from not only your assigned mentor but also the rest of the product design team.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Creative problem solving: Understand user needs as well as technical or business limitations, explore and ideate multiple design solutions, partner with product design mentor, engineers and product managers to assess feasibility
  • Initiative: Lead/drive your project, meet deadlines and manage time. Be a self-starter but also know when to reach out for help.
  • Agility: Excels at working in a fast-paced and fluid environment.
  • Passion for Design: You are obsessed with finding ways to improve interactions, products, or experiences in your daily life.
  • Pursuing a degree in digital/interaction design, UX or a related field
  • Nice to have: online portfolio showcasing recent school projects, freelance work, or even projects you have worked on in your spare time for fun
  • Nice to have: software proficiency in one or more of the following: Sketch, Invision, Marvel, Balsamiq, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Omnigraffle, Axure, Framer, Principle, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drafting targeted media pitches
  • Developing targeted media lists
  • Maintaining existing media lists
  • Tracking media placements on behalf of XO Group Inc., The Knot, The Nest, The Bump and How He Asked
  • General account administration
  • Coordinating deliveries to key media and VIP contact at the nation's top newspapers, magazines, online, and broadcast outlets
  • Assisting in video and event production
  • Creative brainstorming
  • Keeping up to date with celebrity and influencer life stage announcements

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • The ability to multi-task
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solver
  • Self-starter
  • Organization and time management skills a must
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Prior professional internship experience a plus
  • Knowledge and experience with media tools (Cision, Vocus, TV Eyes, Critical Mention, MeltWater) a plus

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Building articles in CMS
  • Sourcing and editing images
  • Auditing existing content
  • Updating the content schedule
  • Creating content outlines

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • You must have Photoshop experience
  • You must be tech- and Internet-savvy, a strong writer and an effective multi-tasker
  • Experience with HTML is a plus
  • Knowledge of SEO is a plus
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics is a plus
  • We are looking for at least three full days in the office per week *


You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Pairing with the engineering team on current projects.
  • Developing API features in Ruby.
  • Writing tests with Rspec or minitest.
  • Working with Mongodb and Postgres databases.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Ruby (or comparable languages and willingness to learn).
  • Some knowledge of databases.
  • Knowledge of RESTful APIs.

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Knot is seeking a talented designed who is interested in editorial design. You will be a part of the design and production process from start to finish. Administrative tasks will be included in your daily responsibilities and you will have the opportunity to design layouts for our national and regional magazines. Time management and organizational skills are a must.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Smart, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial
  • Problem solver, a go-getter and above all, a team player.
  • Must have advanced skills in InDesign, Illustrator and PhotoShop.
  • Must have good eye for photography, typography and understanding of grids
  • An interest in weddings is helpful and magazine/website experience is a plus

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

IF EDITORIAL: SPECIFY WHICH INTERNSHIP THEY ARE APPLYING FOR.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Knot seeks summer editorial interns to work on its magazines and website. Depending on where you hope to gain experience and where your academic focus lies, you will have the opportunity to play a role in the development of our editorial content—researching stories, products and trends; interviewing sources; assisting with photo shoots and other general editorial projects; and writing items for print or online.

We offer internships within three teams. Please indicate your preference in your cover letter:

Fashion: This team’s beats include wedding dresses, fine jewelry, accessories and beauty
Style/Planning: Beats include cakes, flowers, stationery, registry, colors, décor, planning 101, venues, technology, etiquette, psychology, catering, photography and music
Real Weddings: This team produces all real wedding content while keeping up to date with what’s happening in our local markets in regards to trends, venues and experts

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • The right candidate for this position will be smart, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, a problem solver, a go-getter and above all, a team player.
  • You must be tech- and Internet-savvy, a strong writer and an effective multitasker
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and a CMS a plus
  • Undergraduate emphasis in journalism, English or communications is a plus
  • An interest in weddings is helpful and magazine/website experience is a plus
  • The internship is 30-35 hours per week
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and/or Google Docs preferred

 

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

PLEASE SPECIFY WHICH INTERNSHIP YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Knot seeks a summer intern to work in our photo department. You will conduct photo research for print and online projects, including real weddings, and help with photo archiving. Administrative tasks will be a big part of your job as well.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: 

  • The right candidate for this position will be smart, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, a problem solver, a go-getter and above all, a team player.
  • You must be extremely familiar with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and/or Google Docs preferred
  • Undergraduate emphasis in journalism or communications is a plus
  • An interest in wedding photography, publishing, Internet media and photo editing is helpful

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

PLEASE SPECIFY WHICH INTERNSHIP YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Knot a seeks summer social media intern to work on its award-winning social media program, furthering its leadership position as the most popular bridal media brand on Instagram. You will have the opportunity to play a role in the continued development of our social media channels—creating social media content, interacting with nearly two million social media fans, and assisting with special projects, among other duties.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • The right candidate for this position will be smart, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, a problem solver, a go-getter and above all, a team player.
  • You must have an active presence on all major social media platforms
  • You must be tech- and Internet-savvy, a strong writer and an effective multi-tasker
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs
  • Undergraduate emphasis in journalism, English, or communications is a plus
  • An interest in weddings and fashion is helpful and social media experience is a plus
  • Experience in programming social posts through a third-party platform is a bonus

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

PLEASE SPECIFY WHICH INTERNSHIP YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

The Studio @ XO is the in-house branded content team that ideates and executes editorial, social and video custom campaigns on The Knot, The Nest and The Bump. Made up of creatives, marketers, editors, producers, writers, designers, tastemakers and storytellers, The Studio @ XO creates content that serves our audience as well as the brands who want to connect with them.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Researching stories
  • Interviewing sources
  • Assisting with photo/video shoot production
  • Writing items for print or online  
  • Photo cropping

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • You are super-organized and deadline-oriented: You'll be working with a small team who are juggling multiple projects for multiple clients.
  • You're an amazing writer and have experience or an interest in the topics we cover on The Knot, The Nest and The Bump.
  • Undergraduate emphasis in journalism, English, marketing or communications is a plus.
  • Basic Photoshop knowledge is a plus to assist with photo cropping.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment: You work quickly (and accurately) and love a challenge.

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

 

 

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

UX is a multidisciplinary field. In this internship, we'll focus on growing the your understanding of User Science. You will learn the methods we use to learn more about our users; about how they think, what they want and how our products meet (and don't meet) their needs.

  • Run usability tests on usertesting.com and report on your findings.
  • Run in-person "kids in the hall" user tests with people form around the office.
  • Participate in white-boarding sessions with the Experience Design team.
  • Schedule User Testing Interviews between our users and our moderators.
  • Provide support to moderators on User Testing days.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Interest in user science, user experience and design.
  • Strong written and verbal skills, with ability to talk about design in easy to understand ways.
  • Comfortable talking with people you don't know.
  • Ability to use Sketch, Illustrator or Photoshop.
  • Familiarity with Google Office suite.

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE XO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our internship program takes place over 9 weeks beginning on June 5, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017. This program will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience at the premier consumer internet, tech and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. You can expect to learn a great deal about the wedding & baby media and online marketplace industries, experience what it is like to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and network with our teammates and awesome interns from all around the world! During the program you'll enjoy an exclusive speaker series, go on adventures and outings with your fellow interns, and collaborate with XO employees and interns to present a project to our CEO and executive team! This internship will be between 30-40 hours per week-dependent on the department. We have a lot planned and we can't wait to see you this summer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Industry trend research
    • Competitive landscape research
    • Sourcing online links for products featured in editorial
    • Assistance merchandising The Knot affiliate shop
    • Tracking/managing affiliate links and corresponding editorial content

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Proficient in Excel or Google Sheets
    • Knowledge of the eCommerce retail landscape (who the big retailers are)
    • Strong online search skills (tracking down an item with little information)
    • Self motivated and comfortable taking initiative and owning a project
    • Comfortable working both alone and as part of a team
    • Bonus: knows how to do a SWAT and competitive matrix analysis

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.