Editorial Internship, The Culture Trip: Los Angeles

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The Culture Trip: Los Angeles
 Virtual
Posted: January 05 2016
Company Location: Los Angeles, CA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Develop a writing portfolio while gaining hands-on experience in the field of online journalism. Articles will be published for Los Angeles on TheCultureTrip.com, a growing compendium of culture, art and travel tips from every country in the world, and promoted on corresponding social media channels.

With nearly 200,000 followers on Facebook and over 42,000 on Twitter, working with The Culture Trip is an amazing opportunity to be seen in a highly acclaimed publication. The site's audience is growing rapidly with a current mark of 2 million unique views per month. The company has hubs in London, Tel Aviv, NYC, San Francisco and LA, and beyond including the newly launched Mumbai, New Delhi, and Shanghai hubs.

Please note, this is currently an unpaid position.

Internship Requirements:


To Apply:
Send a resume, brief cover letter and writing sample to marnie.sehayek@theculturetrip.com

Responsibilities

-Write 1-2 articles per week.
-Ongoing assistance with copy-editing, SEO, publishing and back-end CMS, image sourcing.
-3 month commitment.
-Attend weekly in-person check-ins. Majority conducted remotely.

Requirements

-Strong writing skills, command of grammar
-Attention to detail,
-Proficient time management
-Tech savvy
-Cultural awareness, culture junkies,
-Receptive to ongoing editorial feedback, able to effectively apply feedback for marked improvement

Desired candidate:
-English or Journalism majors Interested in pursuing journalism or writing, with an eye for the newsworthy and social trends.
-Voracious reader, enthusiastic writer, observant user, self starter, independently motivated.
-A good researcher who can back up their claims with proof. A creative mind to add personality and voice to assignments.
-Excellent time-manager, punctual with deadlines. Mature, clear and timely communicator.
-Quick learner, able to understand programs and platforms with an attention to detail.
-Prior experience in writing or publishing is a plus.
-Prior experience with Social Media Management (Hootsuite, Buffer, Facebook for Business) is a plus.

To Apply: Please send resume, brief cover letter and a writing sample.

Skills

Required - AP style writing, English grammar, Time Management, Tech Savy, Attention To Detail, Trend Following, Cultural Awareness
Preferred - Desktop Publishing, WordPress, Facebook Marketing, Digital Journalism

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