Editorial Intern

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Hip Hop Democrat, Inc.
 Virtual
Posted: November 18 2015
Company Location: Chicago, IL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 3 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Hip Hop Democrat, Inc. is a media company committed to educating, informing, and entertaining fans of Hip Hop and its culture while promoting its influence socially, economically, and politically. We are dedicated to expanding the platform for issues regarding urban communities that the hip hop industry/culture can positively influence. By doing this we hope to help Hip Hop evolve into a tool for social change.

TheHipHopDemocrat.com is a digital media platform and community of Hip Hop and political enthusiasts dedicated to creating lasting social change. Keeping a pulse on entertainment and society as a whole, HHD produces relevant content and engagement campaigns to amplifying awareness; perpetuating the grassroots movements that are helping transform humanity.

Hip Hop Democrat offers an array of content, web and mobile technologies, as well as a network of members ready to take action on a variety of social issues, creating a viable awareness channel to support initiatives of various interests. As a community of bloggers, on-the-ground organizers, activists, entrepreneurs and artists; HHD creates an environment that attracts, informs and engages readers to view the world through a different lens.

Joining one of the world's up and coming Entertainment and Society media entities means that you get some pretty cool perks:

- Growth and development opportunities at one of the coolest brands around
- Increased exposure opportunities through our growing digital platform
- Access to exclusive concerts and events
- Cash Bonuses and Gift Incentives

Job Description:
We are looking for a talented intern to join The Hip Hop Democrat. The ideal intern is passionate about entertainment, Hip Hop, Politics, and social change and can communicate to others through a variety of media. We want a smart, motivated, entertaining writer who can bring the movement to life through TheHipHopemocrat.com.

The HHD blogger will be responsible for producing relevant, creative and engaging content on a regular basis. (S)he will also serve as promoter for his or her content to generate discussion and seek new readers.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

Research and produce original content for thehiphopdenocrat.com, including:
- On-the-ground reporting of events/experiences (writing, photography and/or video)
- Engaging interviews and reporting
- Attending team meetings and activities
- Reading and responding to user comments and guiding online conversations
- Promoting the website through online networking and outreach
- Spending an average of at least 5-10 hours a week on HHD work

Requirements

Qualifications:

- Excellent written and verbal communications
- Photography and video production skills (NOT MANDATORY)
- Experience conducting interviews in a professional, engaging manner
- Blogging, SEO, content management and social media experience
- Ability to take direction and make independent decisions
- A sense of humor!

Skills

Required - Article Writing, American English, Social Media
Preferred - WordPress, CSS

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