Account Trainee - Full-Time

Interested in Sales? The Vineyard Gazette Media Group is looking for motivated individuals with enthusiasm, good people skills and a strong work ethic to join our advertising sales staff as a trainee. You will represent our growing portfolio of print and online publications. The Vineyard Gazette Media Group includes  the Vineyard Gazette, Martha's Vineyard Magazine, Welcome to Martha's Vineyard, the Real Estate Yearbook, Island Arts, Island Weddings,  and mvgazette.com, and we also represent Edible Vineyard magazine.  Candidates must have a car and license. Send your resume to sales@mvgazette.com. (updated 2/5/14)

Summer Internships (2014)

The Gazette is now accepting applications from college students for three full-time paid summer internships in news, production/graphic design and marketing. Interns are paid $400 per week and must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends. Positions begin in late May and run through Labor Day. Applicants MUST have Island housing, a car and valid driver’s license. The application deadline is March 16, 2014. Personal interviews are desirable but not mandatory and will be arranged with applicants when possible. (updated 2/5/14)

News Reporting Intern.  Intern will work as a full-time reporter, covering a wide variety of news and feature stories including weekend arts and cultural events for both the print and online editions of the Gazette. Some journalism or other non-academic writing experience at the college level is required; experience working with digital media including video and photography is strongly preferred. Ideal candidate will be highly organized and able to work on deadline in a casual newsroom environment. Please email resume, letter of interest and maximum of three writing samples to Bill Eville, managing editor, at bill@mvgazette.com.

Production/Graphic Design Intern. Intern will assist with magazine and newspaper layout, advertising production and related tasks both in print and online. Ideal candidate will be energetic, personable and proficient in InDesign, PhotoShop or related programs. Experience in website design and production strongly preferred. Please email resume and letter of interest to Sarah Gifford, business manager, at sgifford@mvgazette.com.

Marketing/Promotion Intern. Intern will assist with a range of newspaper promotion and distribution activities. The ideal candidate will be creative, outgoing and able to represent the company at community events. Some lifting and the ability to drive a stick shift is required, along with the ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends. We are looking for a self-starter who is bright, enthusiastic and hardworking. Please email a letter of interest with your qualifications to Skip Finley, director of sales and marketing, at sfinley@mvgazette.com.