Writer/Communications Intern

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The Columbus Book Project
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Posted: July 25 2016
Company Location: Columbus, OH
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Mission: To visually articulate Columbus as the top destination for Creativity in fashion, art, food, and extra curricular activities. Enter The Columbus Book Project, a stunning 250-page, full color, hard-cover coffee-table book featuring fashion photo editorials, illustrations, story collages, interviews and more. The book is the ultimate “Hey there, hello!” to our new as well as existing neighbors. The Columbus Book is a beautiful introduction to our city’s creative culture. Check out our website for more information at ColumbusBookProject.com. Also, follow us on Instagram @theColumbusBookProject to witness our journey thus far.

Our Reader: Millennial, New to Columbus, Recent college Graduate, Works for a tech firm while developing their app, Single and dating, No Kids, Commutes to work, Eats farm to table food, Rides UBER, Owns a bike, Conscious of their carbon footprint, Blogs, Heavy Social Media user, Enjoys the local art galleries, Enjoys Yoga, and Likes to travel

Job Type: Part-Time/Internship
Location: Columbus, OH
Company: The Columbus Book Project LLC,

Specific Writing content: Create 2-3 stories a week ranging from 200 words to 800 words each. Topics will cover neighborhoods, art galleries, events, music, brewery, artists, boutiques, designers, restaurants, and other local components. The goal is to leverage content already curated and writing a complimentary story, Our website has a list of some of the brands and creatives we are featuring. Content already curated include: Jenis, Southern theater, Le Meredien, Franklinton Dodge Park, ShopThread, artist Roger Williams, Honda, South Drive in theater, And many more Columbus brands and creatives.

Responsibilities

- Suggests creative text/copy
- Submit compelling stories to accompany images weekly
- Optimize potential reader engagement

Requirements

Position Summary and Responsibilities: The Columbus Book Project is seeking a motivated and passionate writer/communications. The writer is responsible for writing and contributing text content of the book. The writer must discover and write compelling stories based on content curated. The writer must be knowledgeable of Columbus culture and atmosphere. Must understand the audience of The Columbus Book Project and write content designed to engage our reader. This role will be an intricate part of the success of the book. Other activities will include creating verbiage for marketing materials, and other activities geared to engaging potential readers.

-Bachelor’s Degree preferred
-Must have strong editing and organizing skills
- Meet deadlines
- Has collaborative leadership skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Aware of timeliness
- Be able to engage a specific audience
- The ability to independently, manage one’s time and prioritize multiple tasks in order to meet associated deadlines
- The drive to take initiative, work independently and be accountable while also working as a team player who is collaborative, positive and flexible.

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