YourTango.com Editorial Internship - VirtualBookmark This
DescriptionYourTango is looking for an ambitious and creative intern within the continental United States for an Editor/Content Management internship. You will be working closely with our YourTango Experts content management team and surrounded by creative professionals. We have ambitious plans, so if you have an entrepreneurial spirit, love to write and have a strong editorial eye - we'd love to talk.
YourTango is a cutting-edge website about love and relationships with a large and growing audience. We are looking for someone to assist us with our content for our latest service launch, YourTango Experts, our channel dedicated to relationship experts and the advice and insight they have to offer. You will work side-by-side with our content management team on editing content written by our relationship experts, as well as helping implement strategies that increase the visibility, membership and traffic for YourTango Experts.
YourTango has active Experts who write content focusing on relationships, love, family, parenting and life coach advice. Experts include therapists, physiatrists, nutritional coaches, and certified life coaches. Your primary job will be to edit their articles to rank in Google or for homepage placement.
This internship is a 4 month commitment of 22-25 hours per week (during regular business hours EST). at the end of the internship period. continental U.S. YourTango is located in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City, but proximity or relocation to New York is not necessary. A reliable internet connection, access to a personal computer and Skype messaging service is OK for the right candidate.
If you're interested in applying, please send your resume, cover letter and the internship your are applying for in UNZIPPED files. Please include any examples of your work in an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to the attention of Tina. There is a small stipend payable You must be located within the Available part of the internship.
Responsibilities-Edit articles submitted by experts, utilizing proven SEO (search engine optimization) methods, Write and edit for YourTango Expert profiles and articles
-Organize and aggregating writing from multiple sources
-Research new writing ideas for outreach to YourTango Experts
-Increase user engagement, expand our social reach and build buzz for YourTango Experts
-Assist in the creation of content campaigns
Requirements-Excellent spelling, grammar and typing skills grasp on syntax, style and tone
-A strong interest in love and relationships
-A background in journalism, creative writing and/or digital media publishing . Web-based writing experience a plus.
-Some experience and a comfort level with social media tools and techniques
-Stellar interpersonal and communication skills
-A natural sense of urgency; ability to juggle many initiatives at the same time
-Self-starter: the day-to-day work will be done by telecommuting, and our ideal candidate will be able to work efficiently and responsibly without constant supervision.