JOB OPENINGS / Internships

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.

WHAT WE DO MATTERS:

Here at XO Group, we truly believe in doing work that matters. Through our family of brands—The Knot, The Nest, The Bump, GigMasters, and How He Asked—we inspire, inform, and cheer on our community as they move through life’s most amazing milestones. From the proposal, to creating a home and starting a family together, we’re there for every step of the journey. Our couples and business partners depend on us. They're all in. So are we.

ABOUT THE EDITORIAL INTERNSHIP:

The Knot is seeking a paid editorial intern to support the Digital team in a news-focused role that will require agility, enthusiasm and an up-to-date pulse on all things weddings and love. Tasks include researching talent, helping with outreach, sourcing viral pieces, pitching story ideas, interviewing potential talent, transcribing, writing content, and assisting with other general projects.

Frequency: We would expect this intern to be in the office 2-3 days a week, flexible on which days.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Researching stories, products and trends
  • Interviewing sources
  • Assisting with photo shoots and other general editorial projects
  • Pitching story ideas
  • Writing items for print or online, including SEO

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • • is smart, enthusiastic, curious, entrepreneurial, a problem solver, a go-getter, and above all, a team player.
    • is tech and Internet savvy and is a strong writer.
    • has worked in a Content Management System.
    • has experience with G-Suite and inCopy (preferred).
    • is working towards an undergraduate degree with a focus in journalism and media.
    • has a sincere interest in weddings, love stories and pop culture.
    • has magazine and/or website experience.

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

WHAT WE DO MATTERS:

Here at XO Group, we truly believe in doing work that matters. Through our family of brands—The Knot, The Nest, The Bump, GigMasters, and How He Asked—we inspire, inform, and cheer on our community as they move through life’s most amazing milestones. From the proposal, to creating a home and starting a family together, we’re there for every step of the journey. Our couples and business partners depend on us. They're all in. So are we.

ABOUT THE SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP:

 
XO Group Inc., the premier consumer internet and media company dedicated to helping people navigate and enjoy life's biggest moments together, seeks social media interns for The Knot, the #1 multiplatform wedding resource, for the winter semester. The Knot has an award-winning social media program and is the most popular wedding media brand on Instagram. You will have the opportunity to play a role in furthering the 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. 
 
For everyone at XO Group Inc., 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 right candidate for this position will be smart, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, a problem solver, a go-getter and, above all, a team player
 
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
  • 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
  • Experience with Photoshop is a bonus

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

WHAT WE DO MATTERS:

Here at XO Group, we truly believe in doing work that matters. Through our family of brands—The Knot, The Nest, The Bump, GigMasters, and How He Asked—we inspire, inform, and cheer on our community as they move through life’s most amazing milestones. From the proposal, to creating a home and starting a family together, we’re there for every step of the journey. Our couples and business partners depend on us. They're all in. So are we.

ABOUT THE CONSUMER MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERNSHIP ROLE AND OUR TEAM:
We’re looking for an ambitious, creative, resourceful and proactive intern to join the XO Group consumer marketing and public relations teams for the winter/spring semester. The ideal candidate is a creative thinker and resourceful team member. You’ll thrive in this role if you have an enthusiasm for innovative marketing solutions, enjoy media monitoring and media relations, have a desire to learn, and get excited about working with leading brands in the wedding, parenting, home and entertainment spaces. 

 

The consumer marketing and public relations intern will hone skills in writing, organization, communication, brainstorming, and event production. They will learn and refine skills in developing targeted media lists, media pitches, media tracking and brand strategy. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in a career in marketing, public relations, and strategic communication. A love of writing and creative brainstorming are essential. The drive to take initiative and proactively problem solve are a must. 

INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solver and self-starter
  • Attention to detail in all work 
  • Time management skills
  • Organized workflow
  • Team player 
  • Ability to prioritize work and quickly switch between tasks on behalf of different projects and brands
  • Working knowledge of Google and Microsoft Office Suites
  • A passion for our family of brands 
  • Previous PR or marketing internship experience 
  • Skills in data management and organization a plus
  • An eye for design and photography a plus

 

 

WHAT WE DO MATTERS:

Here at XO Group, we truly believe in doing work that matters. Through our family of brands—The Knot, The Nest, The Bump, GigMasters, and How He Asked—we inspire, inform, and cheer on our community as they move through life’s most amazing milestones. From the proposal, to creating a home and starting a family together, we’re there for every step of the journey. Our couples and business partners depend on us. They're all in. So are we.

ABOUT THE AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT INTERN ROLE AND OUR TEAM:

The Audience Development team seeks an intern with a strong interest in digital marketing, publishing and transactional businesses. You will learn an incredible amount about brand, acquisition, and content marketing to drive audience growth and retention. You'll also gain experience in conversion optimization and A/B testing.

For everyone at XO Group Inc., 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 right candidate for this position will be smart, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, a problem solver, a go-getter and, above all, a team player.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with Audience Development Team to execute marketing strategies and grow existing programs for The Bump and The Knot.
  • 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.
  • Build e-commerce articles to drive affiliate revenue.
  • 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 detail oriented and great at learning a skill and applying it in different capacities
  • Data-driven and able to extract learnings from sets of data
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Fast learner for different platforms (CMS, ESP, etc)
  • Experience/Interest in web and social analytics
  • Familiarity with Photoshop a plus
  • Able to multitask

 

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.