If you’re interested in journalism, community and making a little money on the side our advertising internship may be for you:


Terms of Contract

  • Non-salaried, volunteer position, plus 25% commission on all ad sales originated by intern
  • 4 hours per week

Primary Functions

  • Assist Advertising Manager in functions related to advertising department


  • Identify organizations, businesses and services that could benefit from exposure through our readership, or that share a similar audience
  • Research upcoming events, workshops, performances etc., that would benefit from exposure through our readership
  • Create spreadsheets with a list of organizations and businesses identified as compatible with our readership
  • Contact organizations, businesses, individuals and services compiled to inquire about their interest in advertising with El Tecolote newspaper and website
  • Follow up with potential clients to provide information and answer questions about deadlines, contracts, discounts, etc.

Reports to

  • Mabel Jimenez, advertising manager

To Apply


Some experience in ad sales is preferred but willing to train the right applicant. A good attitude and sense of responsibility is more important than experience.