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Homeland Security Today
Posted: October 27 2014
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DescriptionSeeking exceptional candidates interested in pursuing a career in journalism for an editorial internship.
Homeland Security Today is the leading source of security insight and analysis for senior government decision makers. For more information, please visit: http://www.hstoday.us/about-us.html.
ResponsibilitiesSupporting editorial staff by producing online content, researching, editing and promoting content on social media. Liaising with in-house teams, writers, photographers, designers and production staff in all activities leading to publication of monthly magazine, as well as daily news features for the online edition.
Identifying news of the day and facilitating coverage, weekly reports on media coverage, creating polls, and pitching story ideas.
Developing social media strategies and assisting in management of social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Supporting SEO strategies by understanding keyword priorities and how they integrate into online marketing.
RequirementsThe ideal candidate will have an excellent academic record and some experience in student or professional journalism. Preference will be given to candidates with a deep interest in and demonstrated ability to report and write about homeland security related issues.
Must have excellent writing and communication skills, as well as a strong ability to proof and edit copy. Additionally, candidates familiar with SEO, social media, and new media platforms are encouraged to apply. The ability to meet tight deadlines is a prerequisite.
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism/Communications or other relevant major required. Master’s Degree preferred.
Writing sample and editing test will be requested.