Travel Magazine Writing and Editing

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Description

Premier Travel Media is the leading publishing company serving the group travel marketplace. We specialize in producing high-quality, trending content covering both U.S. and foreign destinations which we disseminate through our superior print publications, cutting-edge websites, newsletters and social media channels. Our office is in west suburban Willowbrook, Illinois along I-55.

We offer our interns the opportunity to bolster their writing portfolio and receive guidance and training from experts in content creation for both print and online publication, while gaining experience working within a professional atmosphere.

We are only seeking those dedicated individuals who wish to use this opportunity to polish their writing skills and learn how to plan and craft content that takes into consideration all the elements needed for successful consumption. Those whom we accept and work toward this goal will emerge as more informed and talented writers, better prepared to enter the professional writing field.

Majors of Interest
Journalism, Public Relations, English, Marketing, Business. Students with extensive travel experience are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

Interns research and write articles for print and/or online publications. Interns also assist the editorial department in research and photography acquisition. Interns may communicate with clients in various capacities via phone and/or email. Questions are encouraged; we want to foster an atmosphere of learning and development.

Although the internship is unpaid, interns receive hands-on work from day one and come away with both business experience and an online portfolio of published writing samples. There is also the possibility to travel regionally during the end of the internship, and the potential for freelance opportunities upon successful completion of internship.

We offer a flexible schedule and relaxed, personable work environment. For three months during any period of the year, interns work two to three days a week for about seven hours at a time at our Willowbrook, Illinois office (about 45 minutes from downtown Chicago). Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Requirements

Requirements
• Understanding of our target market
• Proficient writing
• Online research
• Meet deadlines
• Social media skills and basic understanding of SEO tactics
• Attention to detail
• Interviewing experience a plus

For consideration, send resume with two to three writing samples. If clips are not available, send graded, non-fiction pieces of at least five pages in length.

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