Public Relations, Editorial Intern

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Zhow LLC
 Virtual
Company Location: Miami Beach, FL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Full-time, Unpaid

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Description

What is the fastest growing sector of the economy in the USA and world...by far? Ecommerce! Venture capital is pouring into this sector. It's quite a powerful place to start your career.

And, as luck would have it, that's what we do. Here is your opportunity to gain experience working with a fast-growing online retailer.

We are based in Miami, and in addition to the online retail store, operate several other websites. We have lots of great products and information that can help people. If selected, you will take part in helping inform the public about those things, with plenty of copy editing and proofreading.

Responsibilities

Write press releases about our webstore's products and submit them to free press release distribution services ("FPRDS"). Each press release must have at least 300 to 500 words.

Gain media coverage for our webstore.

Respond to reporters' requests for information about products we have in our webstore.

Correct and improve articles written by others to achieve the US English journalistic standard. Refer to the Overview section of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copy_editing for standards. Articles will be published on a home products review website.

Correct product descriptions on our ecommerce store according to our own stylesheet and general ecommerce product description standards.

Requirements

- Excellent skills in AP style editing, English punctuation and mechanics, sentence structure, and proofreading
Candidates who can show proof of the above listed skills, such as test scores, will be preferred.

- Excellent communication skills and the ability to inform and entertain via written, oral and visual media
- Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods
- An innovative self-starter with problem solving skills, creativity, ambition, and a strong work ethic

Please reply with URLs of writing you have edited or composed. Or, upload to a free service such as Dropbox. Also reply with your IM contact info for a chat interview.

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