Editorial Internship for Caribbean Magazine

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POTENT Magazine
 Virtual
Company Location: Norfolk, VA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 3 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

POTENT Magazine is an independent, online publication that celebrates the lifestyle and breadth of the Caribbean. Available to a readership that shares an interest in the true Caribbean, POTENT provides quality editorial content that illustrates the region's undeniable strength and flavor.

We're looking for creative, fresh writers with a keen eye and passion for all things Caribbean.

THIS IS A VIRTUAL POSITION.

English/Journalism majors preferred.
Juniors, seniors, recent college grads, and graduate students, are welcome to apply.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter explaining why you want to intern for a Caribbean-focused magazine. Include your resume (PDF only) and 3 of your best writing samples.

The magazine is slated for a 2014 release.

Responsibilities

Write and publish feature-length articles and short blurbs for online website via WordPress.
Generate and pitch story ideas for premiere issue.
Fact-check and copy-edit articles for submission.
Research various products for fashion, beauty, and tech articles.

Requirements

- Must have prior experience writing and/or editing in a magazine or newspaper environment
- Exhibit strong research skills
- Must be knowledgeable of Caribbean culture ( music, fashion, cuisine, sports, etc.)
- Show commitment and dedication to a start-up publication
- Must have exceptional writing and verbal communication skills
-Flexible and proactive when assisting the editorial team
-Well-versed in AP style guidelines

Applicants must also have: the ability to meet deadlines, produce original content, and pitch stories that doesn't sound like another tourist brochure.

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