Blogging and Press Release Intern

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Are you looking for an exciting blogging and press release internship working for an entrepreneur? Interested in working virtually, setting your own hours, and helping to promote a new product showing entrepreneurs how to build and run a successful internship program?
A well-established online entrepreneurial business seeks blogging and press release interns to work remotely (or in our offices if you are in the Southern California area). This position is unpaid, but offers exceptional resume-building and networking opportunities. You will learn the in’s and out’s of the online industry and an entrepreneurial company (from the ground up).

This opportunity is open to those seeking hands on experience. If you need college credit for your internship we are willing to work with your school and academic advisor to assist you in obtaining credit.
Your Responsibilities As Our Blogging and Press Release Intern Will Include:
- Grass roots press release and blogging campaigns
- Outreach to new partnerships via press release and blogging strategies
- Maintaining a database of media contacts
- Pitching to the media
- Researching new media and blogging contacts and conducting outreach
- Press release writing
- Blogging
- Using Wordpress to build out our blog sites
Additionally, you will be responsible for sending an email every day you work answering the following questions - (This is an ABSOLUTE MUST):
What you got done that day?
What challenges or obstacles you encountered?
What questions you have?

Responsibilities

*Application Instructions: If you are interested in an internship:
-With an entrepreneurial company
-Where you will learn the foundations of how to market an online business using blogging and press strategies.

Then this is DEFINITELY for you!
If you are looking for:
-A paid position
-A stuffy office environment
-A "big" company
-Somebody watching over your shoulder every 5 minutes
Then this position is NOT for you, please do not apply.
Please send resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to homevestorz1@gmail.com. Please also indicate if you will be applying for credit for your internship

If you are looking for:
-A paid position
-A stuffy office environment
-A "big" company
-Somebody watching over your shoulder every 5 minutes
Then this position is NOT for you, please do not apply.
Please send resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to homevestorz1@gmail.com. Please also indicate if you will be applying for credit for your internship

Requirements

Interns applying for this internship should be Public Relations, Marketing, Business, Journalism, News Media or Communications majors with experience on the Web. We prefer current college students but would consider recent graduates.
Must be a dedicated, responsible, creative, articulate, personable and an organized self-starter. The applicant should possess excellent writing and communications skills, be detail oriented and be able to work on a variety of projects simultaneously.

Additional Qualifications we are looking for:
- Proactive go-getter with an entrepreneurial spirit, high energy, fun, positive can-do attitude and work-ethic that is hands-on
- Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
- Strong people skills
- Ability to do cold calls and emails to media and bloggers
- Phone personality and fearless
- Ability to multi-task
- Reliable, detail-oriented and extremely motivated
- Pitching/following-up with media
- Candidate will work in a highly confidential environment and must maintain confidentiality at all times.
-Honesty, hard work (doing your best) and willingness to learn (we will put a lot on you to learn).
- Knowledge/prior experience in marketing/PR a plus – but not required

Don't worry if you don't understand how to do everything listed above: training will be provided.

Hours + Salary:
- Minimum of 8 hours per week
- Position available immediately
- This is an unpaid internship for college credit if desired. We will work with your school/academic advisor to help you fulfill college credit if needed but please let us know PRIOR to the beginning of your internship so that we can coordinate appropriately with your school.

Who You Will Report To:
You will report directly to the President of our company.

How To Apply

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