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NFR Communications is a business-to-business communications firm that supports the financial services community through storytelling and education. We do this through owned media, custom communication services, and association management. We have been in business since 1992 but our flagship brand is built upon a century of service to the financial services industry.

We are an energetic group of talented professionals committed to excellence in every endeavor. We are passionate about our work and supportive of one another’s success. We’re more than a cohesive team: We’re a workplace family.

Gain a thorough understanding of editorial development for B2B news — delivered digitally and in print. Refine professional communication skills. Deepen understanding of varying news delivery modes and appropriate use of social marketing strategies. Most importantly, build a portfolio of bylined articles and lay the groundwork for a meaningful career.

NFR Communications, publisher of BankBeat and BankNews magazines,, and numerous contract publications, offers paid editorial internships in Spring and Fall. In addition to a great learning experience with an established publishing company, earn a respectable hourly wage. Successful interns will have the opportunity to continue working for the company on a contract or freelance basis.

Ideal candidates will currently be studying for, or have recently earned, a bachelor's degree in journalism or a related writing/communications field. Editorial intern will fully integrate with editorial staff to produce stories and earn bylined clips by the conclusion of the internship.

Strong candidates will have a demonstrated ability to prioritize and complete multiple projects; strong writing and proofreading skills for content and grammar; interest in understanding the writing and publishing process; the ability to work alone or as part of a team; some experience working as a student writer, and experience creating content for social media sites. Graphic design or photography skills a plus. Duties include research and analysis; news tracking; pre-interview development; fact-checking; proofing; social media content deployment; copywriting and editorial support; team writing; story development; interviewing; graphics development and social media monitoring.

To be considered for this internship, submit a resume with a cover letter, provide three references and send three examples of your writing to Jackie Hilgert, Editor-in-Chief: [email protected]

Hours: 10-15 hours per week Fall and Spring

Flexible schedule at Golden Valley office

Duration: Four months, with possible extension

Compensation: $10 per hour  

The Opportunity

Do you have an exceptional eye for layout, design and typography combined with an
equally impressive can-do attitude? Do you enjoy bringing stories to life through design?
Are you an idea person who loves to collaborate with other creative individuals? Do you
have a hard time reading a magazine without first critiquing its design? If you are
nodding your head “yes,” read on...

NFR Communications, headquartered in Golden Valley, Minn., is looking to add a
Publication Designer to its team. As Publication Designer, you will ensure the quality and
timely production of the company’s custom magazines, as well as add critical support to
advertising, marketing and promotional materials for the company. This is the perfect
opportunity for a talented graphic designer to specialize in a rewarding career, and work
alongside an energetic team of highly-skilled creative professionals.

To succeed in this position, you must possess strong organizational, time management
and project management skills, and bring proven experience working with a variety of
internal and external client design projects, including multi-page publications. You must
be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.

Please download the full description here: Publication Designer

Apply online here: Indeed