Santa Ana Downtown Inc. CREATIVE WRITING/JOURNALISM Internships

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Downtown Inc.
200 S. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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About Downtown Inc.

Downtown Inc., a business improvement district, is located in vibrant and eclectic downtown Santa Ana. Downtown Inc.'s district area includes iconic spaces like the Artist Village, Yost Theater, Frida Cinema, and critically-acclaimed restaurants such as Chapter One, Playground, Little Sparrow, Boldo, Diego's, Gypsy Den, and more. Downtown Inc. looks for creative ways to bring more visitors to downtown Santa Ana, to empower local businesses, to recruit new businesses to the area, and to expand relationships with the community, organizations, and other agencies outside of downtown Santa Ana.

Internship Description:

We are looking for brilliant, motivated, creative and fun and who want to tackle real-world projects in downtown Santa Ana. If this sounds like you --- or who you want to be --- please consider applying.

Students may choose and qualify for a position in one or more of our "Arenas of Work" stated below. After training and a brief education on downtown Santa Ana, students will be enabled to tackle projects under the guidance of Downtown Inc. leadership.

In particular, we are interested in creating non-traditional, creative literary journal micro-fiction to tell the daily stories of Santa Ana for our captive audience. Help us uncover, explore, interpret and share the amazing renaissance happening in downtown Santa Ana.

Responsibilities

You're going to be writing a living creative journal of Downtown Santa Ana using micro-fiction and other non-traditional media.

We will work with you to set a specific hourly schedule that works for you, but office hours are primarily on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week. Other dates may be requested for special events or projects.

Most work will occur in downtown Santa Ana, with some days working from home on certain tasks.

Requirements

• Must have drivers license and provide own transportation
• Must provide own laptop (or tablet computer capable of email and basic documents)
• Some knowledge of Microsoft Office or Open Office or Google Docs
• Outgoing attitude, excellent self-starting work ethic
• Excellent organization skills
• Ability to set and meet your own deadlines
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and to prioritize projects
• Knowledge of Photoshop and Wordpress a plus
• Familiarity with Santa Ana and Orange County a plus
• Fluency (verbal and written) in English and Spanish a plus

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