MEOKO Internship Opportunities

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MEOKO is a forward thinking and creative lifestyle brand, with a primary focus on the global underground electronic music and events scenes; passionate about promotion and high quality event services.

MEOKO Ltd, the event and promo agency, offers event and physical/online promotional services to a strong network of London and the UK’s best promoters, artists, record labels, clubs/bars, PR agencies, artist agencies, management companies, festivals and charities. Beyond music, MEOKO opens up its interests to culture, art, fashion and food…

Some of our clients have included fabric, We Are FSTVL, Sonus Festival, Lovebox, SW4, Sunwaves14, Street Feast, Kerb Food, LWE, Egg, Fire, WYS, Spilt Milk, Oval Space, Found, DJ Mag, Firefly International, Camden Lock Brewery and Westminster City Council to name just a few. As well as promotion, MEOKO is passionate about top-quality journalism and regularly hosts reviews, interviews and features on its website written by some of London’s finest journalists.

We are currently looking for two hard-working, passionate individuals who have a strong knowledge of electronic music and are organised and reliable.

We are willing to take on board a Graphic Design Intern and an Editorial Intern.

Both positions represents a great opportunity for whoever is interested in pursuing a career in music or events industry.

During this internship you will able to network with promoters, artists, agencies, labels, press agencies, festivals, designers and so on. You will get a very close look inside the industry across many different sectors. Moreover, you will be able to build a professional  portfolio, by being actively involved with all MEOKO Projects and by producing features/designs on a daily basis.

OVERLOOK

You should share an interest in electronic music and promotion as well as holding either a PR/Journalism degree or a Design/Creative background. Any extra skill will be a bonus.

He or she must have excellent people skills, be creative, be able to communicate well as an individual or part of a team. This is a hands -on roll so please only apply if you feel you have what it takes to work as part of an extremely busy, sometimes stressful yet very exciting environment.

The successful candidates will be supporting the team and be an effective and trusted interface for MEOKO, providing a point of contact for external collaborations and enquiries.

EDITORIAL INTERN – press & social media

 Main Duties will include but not be limited to:

  •          writing features and news pieces
  •          writing events and albums previews/reviews
  •          writing mix descriptions
  •          contributing to the daily running of the magazine
  •          managing and maintaining websites contents
  •          contacting Dj's, producers and record labels (client liaisons)
  •          managing social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  •          managing MEOKO Soundcloud page
  •          copy editing texts
  •          contributing to MEOKO series (e.g. Music Through Pictures, Sound of the City, Not so Serious)
  •          organizing and writing interviews
  •          listing hottest London's event by week
  •          admin duties

Requirements:

  •          applicants must be educated to degree level in a relevant subject or have equivalent professional experience
  •          must be able to work efficiently in a fast pace environment
  •          being a great team player as well as being able to work on own initiative
  •          excellent English skills, both verbal and written
  •          must be computer literate (word, photoshop or gimp)
  •          good presentation skills, in writing and person
  •          must have enhanced multi-tasking skills, be able to work in fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment
  •          have an eye for details
  •          excellent organizational skills and the ability to cope with a demanding workload
  •          self-motivated, friendly and positive
  •          social media literate
  •          enhanced research skills
  •          be able to work on close deadlines

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN

Main Duties will include but not be limited to:

  •          creating banners and designs of different natures for MEOKO
  •          contributing to the daily running of the magazine
  •          managing and maintaining websites contents
  •          uploading contents on the website
  •          occasionally help with social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  •          looking for interesting pictures/videos to publish on social media or to work with
  •          helping with MEOKO series (e.g. Music Through Pictures, Sound of the City, Not so Serious)
  •          admin duties

Requirements:

  •          applicants must be educated to degree level in a relevant subject or have equivalent professional experience
  •          proficiency in Photoshop (or Gimp)
  •          being IT literate
  •          must be able to work efficiently in a fast pace environment
  •          being a great team player as well as being able to work on own initiative
  •          excellent English skills, both verbal and written
  •          good presentation skills, in writing and person
  •          must have enhanced multi-tasking skills, be able to work in fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment and respect deadlines
  •          have an eye for details
  •          excellent organizational skills and the ability to cope with a demanding workload
  •          self-motivated, friendly and positive
  •          social media literate

MEOKO is looking for creative individuals to come up with always new and interesting ideas. If you have a good idea, we are more then happy to have you realizing it!

Successful candidates must own their own laptop and be able to work at least 4 days a week, from 10 to 6 over 4 months.

To apply for the internships, please send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. CV and covering letter, explaining why you would like to work for MEOKO, what you will bring to the position and listing  your three favourite artists and three favourite labels.

Please write 'MEOKO Internship – editorial' or 'MEOKO Internship – graphic design' in the subject case.