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Assistant Editor

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Company/Organization: The Global Grid

Description:

Are you passionate about journalism and detail oriented? Are you a natural leader and good with deadlines? If so, The Global Grid wants to hear from you. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, online media publications are thriving, while print media outlets continue to decline. Despite the growth of online media, job seekers vying for journalism careers still face strong competition. Qualified candidates need education and experience. While you are working hard to acquire the necessary education, let us help you gain some valuable experience.

The Global Grid is seeking qualified applicants for Assistant Editor Internships. As an Assistant Editor, you will have the opportunity to supervise our blog writers. You will gain valuable experience and skills, and we make all of our internships available for academic credit. In addition, we offer free resume and career coaching to support you as you transition from our internship into the next phase of your career.

This is a virtual internship, and although you donít have to commute to our office, we still expect professionalism and commitment from you. We are looking for the best of the best. If you are creative, energetic, and eager to learn, and can commit to at least a one year internship; we want to hear from you.

Qualifications:

Responsibilities:

- Supervising up to 10 blogging interns;

- Creating and managing blogging submission schedules;

- Ensuring bloggers meet weekly deadlines;

- Editing blogs for content, grammar, spelling, punctuation, style, and formatting;

- Formatting individual blog submissions in Wordpress;

- Supporting direct reports through constructive, positive feedback; and

- Developing and motivating your team over a six month or one year internship life cycle.

What were looking for:

- 1 year commitment, contractually;

- Excellent English writing and editing skills;

- Uninterrupted Internet and computer access, must check email daily;

- Ability to manage 10 blogger interns, with a natural desire to teach;

- Independent self-starter;

- Superior time management skills;

- Problem solver and creative thinker;

- Great communication and people skills, a natural motivator;

- Multicultural understanding and awareness;

- Ability to work remotely;

- Previous experience as a writer for a blog is a plus.

Length/Availability:

One year, contractually



Tags:
editorial    urban-planning    blogging 
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