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Internship opportunities with theDesk and our member companies

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theDesk and its member companies are looking for media, marketing, social networking, events, fintech, graphic design and PR interns

As for theDesk, we have the following full or part-time intern roles available (full time internships with theDesk are paid):

  1. Content writer for our website: writing pieces and taking photos.
  2. Social media marketer: creating social media posts and helping us design our strategy.
  3. Videographer: creating video content for our website.
  4. Event assistant: aiding us with the creation and management of events.
  5. Research assistant: helping us with research, from property to content.
  6. Web designer: working with HTML/ CSS. Basic understanding of Git workflow, knowledge of PHP, WordPress development or JavaScript is a plus.

Seed Alpha, which is a fintech firm that specialises in financial research management, producing website and software-based solutions for financial companies across the world, is looking for enthusiastic interns who can help with upcoming software-based projects. Specifically, the company wants young developers who have skill sets that include JavaScript and Node.js. To find out more about Seed Alpha, see thedesk.com.hk/members/#seedalpha.

Beware the Lunatic, which is a graphic design studio that offers creative solutions which are ‘off the beaten path’, is looking for a intern with some experience in graphic design and plenty of aptitude to learn. Ideally, founder Lun Wong wants an intern who has some experience with Adobe Creative suite, including Photoshop, Indesign and Illustrator. To find out more about Beware the Lunatic, see thedesk.com.hk/members/#lunatic.

Cosmic Idea & Company, whichis an independent boutique agency providing brands and corporates with services in integrated communications, digital and experiential marketing, is looking for enthusiastic interns, full-time and part-time project executives for upcoming projects. Apply if you are interested in writing, meeting people and coordinating for PR and corporate events. The founder Ruby will selflessly share her experience with you to help you to grow in your career. To find out more about Cosmic Idea & Company, see thedesk.com.hk/members/#cosmicidea.

Interns at theDesk receive training in business, journalism, marketing, legal and finance. For instance, our co-founders Thomas Hui, Adrian Yap and Oscar Venhuis are experts in business management, finance and marketing respectively. Our media team of Matt Fleming and Kingsley Man are former Time Out Hong Kong directors in editorial and online and are keen to train interns in journalism and website management.

There is also plenty of scope for ‘shared interns’ at theDesk, whereby you can experience a taster of different businesses over a number of weeks. This will be assessed on a case-by-case basis but we will, of course, outline this concept during the hiring day event. So we hope to see you there. Don’t forget to RSVP!

Hiring day: in brief
When is our intern hiring day? Thursday April 27.
What time does it begin? 7pm.
How long will it last? Up to two hours.
What is the format? It’s a relaxed event, with theDesk’s media team and members introducing our space and their businesses before a question-and-answer session and then a chance to mingle and speak one-on-one about the internship opportunities.
Where is theDesk? 511 Queen’s Road West, Sai Wan.
Is an RSVP needed? Yes, please. This is a free event but registration is required.

RSVP at marketing@thedesk.com.hk

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