Internship
Visual/Data Journalism


MapCreator is currently seeking an energetic and passionate journalism intern to join our team. Located in central Eindhoven, MapCreator provides mapping services that make mapmaking easy, fast and accessible for every business and organization. Our flagship Maps4News is an online mapping platform used by journalists, news organizations and press agencies. A large number of news organizations around the world use our platform and we are growing fast

The journalism intern is responsible for helping with launching a new project called ‘featured maps’. Featured maps is the newest addition to the Maps4News tool and brings ready to use maps to our customers. You will look for data that can be created in to maps and create maps for upcoming and breaking news. Furthermore you’ll write for the Maps4News blog and help with featured map promotions on social media.

Tasks:

  • Understand the news media community through intense research.
  • Scrape data and compile data sets from scratch to tell clear visual maps stories.
  • Use the Maps4News tool to create and present map/data projects to Maps4News users.
  • Assist with graphic design needs for print and digital media.
  • Assist with writing, editing and design of communication materials.
  • Assist in creation of emails for marketing campaigns.

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interest and motivation in the world of News Media, Maps, Infographics and News Design
  • You are a student (Bachelor/Master level) in the field of journalism/media/communication or already have work experience in this field.
  • Candidate must be flexible and can come with new initiatives.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Experience with social media.
  • You will be working in an international team, so English is a must (speaking and writing).

What we offer:

  • A unique opportunity to be part of an international start-up in the city center of Eindhoven.
  • An informal work setting within a young, warm, committed and dynamic team.
  • Duration: Discussable
  • Lots of room for showing initiative and personal growth
  • We offer an internship compensation

Are you interested in this challenging job?

Send an e-mail with your resume to Christian Erades to

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