Intern photojournalist for travel website in Tokyo, Japan -- CLOSED, but accepting 2014 applicationsBookmark This
Japan Partnership KK
Roppongi OG Building, 4F, 1-3-4 Nishi-Azabu, Minato-ku
Descriptionwww.japantourist.jp is an inbound travel website owned and operated by Metropolis magazine, Japan's largest English-language magazine (www.metropolis.co.jp). We are looking for one or more interns for a period of between 1-3 months, to work in Tokyo, taking photos and writing short stories about city locations that might be interesting to foreign tourists. This is an unpaid position, but board and food, transport to and from the place of work, and any incidental work-related costs will be covered. Intern is expected to arrange own travel to Tokyo, return.
This internship is available for any applicable period between March 2013 and October 2013.
Responsibilities* Reporting to the website content manager, receive a list of locations that we wish to have covered.
* Traveling by public transport, view the locations requested, take photos and video of the locations, talk to the operators of each location for background information, and taking notes
* Returning to the office, write up the trip experience and unique points of each location, and post to the site
* Receiving guidance from the content manager, review and correct work
* Proposing own ideas for stories
* Working with other contributors to help them improve their content online