Blogging and Content Marketing Internship

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We here at The Marketing Zen Group (www.marketingzen.com) are excited to be looking for a great group of college students to intern with our company this fall! As one of Inc. Magazine’s Top Entrepreneurial Companies in the 30 Under 30 rankings, as well as one of the 100 Best Companies in the U.S. to be run by a young entrepreneur (two years in a row), an internship at The Marketing Zen Group is a great launching platform for any student with a interest in online marketing!

Each of our internships give students valuable first-hand knowledge in all areas of digital marketing, and will allow them to work closely with the leaders of our SEO, content, social media marketing and management departments for a hands-on learning experience. Plus, you can do all of this while still in your pajamas! (Did we mention we are a virtual company?)

Do you love to write? Does it make you cringe when you see someone slaughter a sentence using poor grammar? Do you have a knack for research? We’re looking for a virtual content marketing intern for the fall of 2014. In this role, you will help to produce web content for a diverse group of clients and assist with developing blog content, bios, newsletters and more. You’ll also work closely with the SEO and SMM teams to coordinate these efforts and learn the important role each element plays in our marketing strategy and planning.

This internship is unpaid, but can earn you college credit. To qualify, you must have or be working towards a degree in journalism, English, communications or marketing, have excellent writing and research skills, have experience writing various types of copy, be deadline driven and have the ability to produce quality content quickly. If you believe that you are the right fit for this internship, PITCH us on why we should hire you. Send an email to angela@marketingzen.com with your resume and two relevant writing samples, along with a brief description of why you believe you are a good fit for this position.

And to see what current and former interns have to say about our internship program, take a look at their interviews on our blog:
http://www.marketingzen.com/mz-featured-content-marketing-intern-matthew-mcfarlane/
http://www.marketingzen.com/mz-featured-content-marketing-intern-kaitlin-bain/

Responsibilities

Our interns pride themselves on learning about a large number of diverse industries—both B2B and B2C. They have several duties, including:
•Blogging … a lot.
•Helping to produce interesting, engaging content for our diverse clients (everything from whitepapers to infographics).
•Researching what is going on in a number of different industries, including researching products and industry data that are trending in the related field.
•Producing compelling content for websites, blogs, newsletters, webinars, outreach efforts and more.
•Producing and executing creative content ideas to further the goals of the company and those of our clients, while also driving traffic to content platforms.
•Working closely with our SEO, SMM and Outreach departments to coordinate all efforts and develop an effective content strategy.

Requirements

We are looking for students who meet the following requirements:
•Working towards a bachelors degree in journalism, communication, English, marketing or similar.
•Excellent writing, editing and research skills.
•Experience writing various types of copy, preferably for both B2B and B2C companies.
•The ability to write quickly and on tight deadlines.
•A wonderful attitude. We are looking for a team player and someone who can take initiative.
•The ability to work independently and be a self-motivator, all without someone looking over your shoulder, since all work will be done virtually, via email, Skype, and other online collaboration tools.

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