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VertiKal Magazine LLC
 Virtual
Company Location: Tempe, AZ
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Description

Are you obsessed with finding and sharing stories online? Do your friends look to you on Facebook and
Twitter for the latest trends, ideas, and online memes? VertiKal Magazine was nominated Best Global
Magazine of 2013. We are looking to transform how the world discovers and promotes news.
We seek talented employees who crave learning new skills and aren't afraid to tackle big projects. As an intern
you will get to work with a variety of our staff, while working on real projects that will help us grow.
VertiKal Magazine is a growing online magazine that is ready for the next level. We look for interns that
approach everything they do with integrity, passion, hard work, and most importantly with all measure of
levity and accessible mirth. We want go-getters of gaiety that can hit the ground running with a positive, down-
to-earth attitude. The right candidate internship is a strong communicator and negotiator,
conscientious, exceptionally astute, self-motivated, and forward thinking.

We are looking for a highly dedicated individual with an interest in editing and public affairs for an editorial internship at VertiKal Magazine, located in Online. The intern will contribute to the production of Globally nominated as Best Global Magazine for 2013, VertiKal Magazine.

Editorial assistants provide assistance in all stages of the magazines and a broad range of publicity materials. They support senior editorial staff in the administration of the commissioning, planning and production of publications.

Job Description:
The editorial internship allows individuals to participate in all areas of magazine production, with an emphasis on transcription, fact checking and proofreading. Though the position emphasizes editorial work, there may be opportunities for light writing and research as well.

Benefits:
Exposure to regional, national, and international issues and leaders. Unparalleled networking opportunities and job skills development. Opportunity to attend Magazine related events free of charge. A fun and engaging work environment.

This is an unpaid internship.


Responsibilities

Duties specifically include:
• Writing and fact checking ad listings for upcoming events.
• Light administrative tasks.
• Copy editing and proofreading magazine, monthly events update and web listings.
• Laying out magazine components within an established template, using Adobe InDesign.
• Attend meetings.

The positions are located Worldwide. Most positions can be done virtually. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter in the body of an email (no attachments); ON-LINE PORTFOLIOS OR URL MUST BE INCLUDED TO APPLY. Send a writing sample and or video of your work. Subject line should read: Internships.

Requirements

• Excellent writing and proofreading skills.
• Ability to type 40+ wpm.
• Strong Internet research skills.
• Familiarity with using style guides, preferably Associated Press style.
• Strong interest in current events.
• Ability to meet deadlines.
• Ability to work effectively on a team.
• Familiarity with Macs and MS Word.
• Familiarity with Adobe InDesign and Acrobat desired, but not required.
• Have a social media account (Facebook, Twitter, Pinetrest etc.)

How To Apply

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