Careers, Freelance Opportunities, and Internships

Managing Editor, Philadelphia Magazine

Philadelphia seeks a detail-oriented, super-organized team player to fill its managing editor role. This position oversees monthly print production, including scheduling, production of pages, and coordinating with the pre-press department. The managing editor also oversees editorial department administration, including the processing of contracts and invoices. The ideal candidate is a strong leader who can keep editors and designers on deadline. We’re looking for someone who has at least three years of relevant experience and is hungry for more responsibility. Send cover letter and résumé to Tom McGrath at No phone calls, please.

Other Employment Opportunities

For more information about current full-time employment opportunities or to send a résumé, please contact Alexandra Nodiff at Metrocorp is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Editorial Internship Program

Philadelphia magazine offers editorial internship opportunities for undergraduate college students.

Our interns receive intensive training in both print and digital media. Typical duties include researching and fact-checking articles, transcribing interviews, reporting articles for both the website and magazine, resizing photos and creating slideshows, updating online content, writing event listings, and posting content to social media. Interns have daily interaction with our editorial staff and the many facets of the publishing industry.

We request a minimum of 20 hours per week over three days in the office during spring and fall internships and 30 hours per week over four days during summer internships. Internships are unpaid and must be used to receive academic credit. Interns must be enrolled in an undergraduate program at a postsecondary academic institution; high school students, rising college freshman, recent graduates, and graduate students are not eligible to apply.

Applications for Summer 2017 are now closed. Check back after July 1st to apply for Fall 2017.

Graphic Design Internship

As a designer within the Design department, you would help to sculpt the overall brand of the company through work on editorial pieces, in-book marketing and advertising sections, digital initiatives, and event branding and promotion! You will be an integral part of the design team, learning about publishing design from a full 360° perspective.

This highly coveted opportunity will give you hands on experience at an award-winning magazine that is undergoing rapid growth as well as the ability to be on the ground of floor of our newest initiative, City Studio, an in-house creative and content agency aimed at creating custom programs and campaigns for our clients and advertisers. Nowhere else can you get the professional experience that combines both a publishing and agency environment in such a way.

Job Duties

  • Incorporate creative skills, commercial/advertising awareness, and proficient knowledge of design software (specifically including Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator) to develop materials for clients and company projects
  • Deliver projects to Editorial, Sales and Marketing Departments based on pre-established workflow process (ie: Job jackets and project schedules)
  • Projects include but are not limited to E-blasts, microsites, editorial and marketing in-book sections, event promotions and signage, banner ads, logo creation, event branding and more. Our day to day is never the same so we need to be prepared for anything.

Job Requirements
An internship with the design department is unpaid and requires 20 hours per week minimum, schedule to be determined.

Graphic Design Skills, Attention to Detail, Deadline-Oriented, Layout Skills, Creative Services, Customer Focus, Creativity, Flexibility, Team Mentality, Desktop Publishing Tools, Working knowledge of HTML/CSS (You will be working with code!)

Nick Massarelli, Associate Art Director,

Applications for Fall 2017 are now being accepted.

Integrated Marketing and Special Events Internship

Philadelphia magazine offers marketing and special event internship opportunities for undergraduate college students.

Our interns serve as a member of the Marketing team in a dynamic, bottom-line driven environment. Marketing interns assist in all manners of tasks, helping with the overall brand and supporting marketing processes of the magazine and its ancillary publications. Some of these tasks include the planning and execution of all Philadelphia magazine events, helping to prepare media kits for Philadelphia magazine advertising sales representatives, proofing/copyediting and fact-checking special sections, helping to create post-event recaps, creating content for the @PhillyMagEvents social media platforms, concepting and copywriting for promotional material and more! Interns have daily interaction with our marketing and sales staff allowing for great experience in the publishing industry.

We request a minimum of 20 hours per week over three days in the office over the course of an internship. Internships are unpaid and must be used to receive academic credit. Interns must be enrolled at a postsecondary academic institution; high school students and rising college freshman are not eligible to apply.

To apply, please send your résumé to Stepfanie McCaffrey at