Intern, Editorial Assistant



Bain’s in-house editorial staff produces hundreds of reports, blog posts, videos, and other multimedia items related to all aspects of business each year. The Editorial Assistant intern will assist the team in managing and maintaining Bain’s editorial process and online publications pages. The internship provides opportunities to build skills that are foundational for a career in marketing, publishing and/or online media. Interns are full members of the team, attending regular team meetings and social events. The intern will work 20 hours per week remotely (laptop provided) from May to September 2022. There is a potential to extend the internship into the summer. Under general supervision, the intern posts and maintains online publications pages; provides associated support to digital editors in the department; and creates and updates PowerPoint reports.


You’ll work with the Deputy Editor, Digital Editors, and Marketing and Editorial Operations Manager to:

  • Make routine site improvements to using the Episerver content management system
  • Prepare final HTML for posting articles, briefs, and newsletters to
  • Enter and maintain Editorial content for publication to and various microsites
  • Proposes content for social posts that promote recently published material
  • Aids in production of reports on editorial activity and updates for department head and practice areas in accordance with pre-set guidelines; checks for quality, revises, and prepares materials for printing and publication, as appropriate to departmental activities
  • May perform specific projects requiring analytical skills, and basic office administrative or staff-support duties as required to meet specific operational objectives


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree, in English or Journalism preferred. Prior experience in a professional environment is preferred
  • Exceptional written communication skills to include thorough knowledge of grammar and punctuation are required
  • Familiarity with HTML, Photoshop, and Google Analytics is a plus
  • Attention to detail, effective time management, and strong verbal skills required
  • Candidates must possess an ability to learn quickly, multi-task, and work independently
  • Comprehensive knowledge of document creation and editing is required
  • Comprehensive knowledge of word-processing, PowerPoint, spreadsheet and publishing software applications is needed
  • Note: willing to hire anywhere in the US or in Boston. All locations will be remote but if in Boston, you will have the option to go into the office as needed

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