EDITORIAL INTERN

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Scout Media
 Virtual
Posted: March 04 2016
Company Location: Seattle, WA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 20 Full-time, Unpaid

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Description

Scout, a network of more 300+ college and pro sports sites, is looking for smart, driven writers, editors, broadcasters and social media mavens to join our team.

Ideal candidates are energetic, creative and flourish in a fast-paced environment. Interns in our program create content from day one. This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your talents and work side-by-side with our editorial, social media and video teams.

Scout will provide proper verification for any college credits that may apply through our internships. Please note these internships are unpaid.

All internships run 10-16 weeks, depending on whether students are in a quarterly or semester system.

All interns must be available 20 to 40 hours per week, including off-hours and weekends, depending on the role.

Scout interns will either work out of our Seattle or New York City offices, or work with our regional publishers from their city of residence, depending on the role.

Responsibilities

Write/report news, feature and opinion articles covering a specific sports team
Using site analytics to inform editorial decisionmaking
Brainstorming and writing stories for Scout's national and team-specific sites

Requirements

Strong, deadline writing and copy editing skills
Experience with content creation in a CMS
Ability to research photos and working knowledge of photo editing software
Passionate and knowledgeable about your favorite sports team
Understand fan culture in college and pro sports
Up-to-date on audience-driving techniques for Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook and others

Skills

Preferred - Writing and Editing, Social Media, Sports Enthusiast, Photo Editing, Video Editing

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