Ambitious.com Editorial Intern

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Ambitious Media Group
 Virtual
Posted: July 16 2015
Company Location: Orlando, FL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 20 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Ambitious.com is a website that focuses on inspiring millennials to rid notions of normalcy or expectancy and instead lead the life they truly want to live. We aim to provide fresh, exciting and actionable content for the Ambitious and provide them with the tools and encouragement to be the best versions of themselves possible.

Our internship program will be 4 weeks long and you will be working closely with our Editor throughout to pitch stories and write articles that fall into the categories of “Career”, “Lifestyle”, “Travel” and “Ambitious Humans". This internship will be remote if you are an Orlando, FL resident, and virtual for those who are not Florida residents.

You will be actively building up your professional writing portfolio through writing 8 total articles to be published on our website (and 4 of which will be featured on the homepage banner), which will include 2 listicle type articles, 2 investigative journalism articles, 2 ambitious humans interviews and 2 "wildcard" articles of your choosing.

Responsibilities

We are seeking a high-energy, talented Editorial Intern who will be responsible for:

-Producing 2 articles a week to be published on our website that fall into the categories of “Career”, “Lifestyle”, “Travel” and “#AmbitiousHumans" (2 listicles that have the potential to go viral, 2 investigative journalism backed by research and sources, 2 interviews with ambitions humans and 2 wild cards of your choosing), 4 of which will be featured articles and highlighted on the homepage banner

-Carefully selecting accompanying images for your articles that are both visually appealing and un-copyrighted images

-Work closely with our Editor to pitch story ideas and unique angles throughout the course of this internship

Requirements

Applicants should have:

-Strong understanding of the English language, AP style, grammar and what makes a great online article

-Strong writing skills and an eye for details

-Passion for various social media platforms and emerging new media

-Excitement about the writing process

-Experience using Wordpress is a plus, but not required.

Skills

Required - Digital Journalism, Article Writing, Blogging, Article Creation
Preferred - WordPress, AP style writing, Travel Writing, Feature Writing, Lifestyle Writing, Feature Articles

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