Communications Intern

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Description

Web interns of the VAIN LLC newsroom help package news for The VAIN eclectic,
interesting, fashionable, open-minded, international online audience.
The intern's duties include producing articles, photos and multimedia for VAIN LLC
entities on the Web, as well as helping to put together the online presence for larger
news packages and enterprise projects.

Responsibilities

- Write effective copy, excelling in correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
- Use alternate forms of communication (including graphic arts), resulting in improved interactions.
- Edit and proof other team members work and provide constructive feedback

Requirements

- Possess skills at initiating innovative ideas, unifying team members, and judging correctly what will appeal to target audiences.
- Prefer challenges that involve communication, are people-oriented, promote networking and socializing, and include roles that call for imagination.
He or she is also expected to assist editors and producers by conducting research and
compiling information for special sections, enterprise stories and breaking news
events. The intern will gain technical experience working with HTML, Photoshop and
our database-driven content management system. In addition, he or she will acquire
more journalistic skills, including writing headlines and summaries and sharpening his
or her news judgment.
The internship is intended to teach the skills used by a producer for EricaVain.com and
other VAIN LLC entities. This on-the-job training will expose interns to how news
judgments are made and how the plans for larger enterprise take shape. As the
internship progresses, interns can expect to contribute more and more to the coverage.
The applicant must be a undergraduate or graduate student at the time the application
is submitted.

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