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PART-TIME INTERN WANTED

Jikoni is looking for a dynamic, detail-oriented food enthusiast with a strong creative background as a part-time intern to support our team. This is an opportunity to work and learn in a highly collaborative and growing business with a team that creates the food content for the digital media and provides a space to share and to create. The ideal candidate will be a proactive self-starter who is comfortable with creating content, brainstorming and executing new concepts, and has a passion for food. This candidate is also highly collaborative and able to multitask. This internship is a part-time unpaid opportunity for those eligible for university credit plus other non-monetary benefits. Local interns will be provided with a stipend for transportation expenses.


Please submit your resume to info@jikonicreative.com along with a response to the following:

Describe your interest in food media

What do you hope to learn interning for Jikoni?

Internship Responsibilities:

Assist the Community Manager with the scheduling and curation of social media content, and brainstorm ideas for community engagement

Work with Jikoni.co production team to brainstorm and test new editorial frames and formats. 

Support Jikoni Creative studio with daily tasks (local interns only)

Requirements:

Must be currently enrolled in a college program eligible for internship credits

Strong knowledge of social platforms (Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, TikTok)

Demonstrated interest in Media, Food, Photography, and Video

Excellent analytical and critical thinking abilities

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

About Jikoni

Jikoni is both a studio and production company located in Los Angeles, CA. Jikoni.co aims to highlight cuisines and culinary ideals that are under-represented in the culinary field, ultimately creating a community in which people can teach, learn, experiment and belong. Our focus is African culture and people, in as many spaces and contexts as we can reach.  

From editorial pieces on such subjects as recipes, travel experiences, and kitchen tricks, to video content of cooking shows and round table discussions, Jikoni will provide the tools for success and experiences meant to entertain and inspire.