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Content Writer For Online Magazine in Birmingham

Do you want to gain very valuable experience in a dynamic and quality led environment for an online magazine? If yes, we have a voluntary internship with full training and support to help you develop into a versatile features writer for our award-winning online publication.

What are you going to do

In this role, you will be fully encouraged and trained to develop very valuable skills in an online environment, supported by the senior editorial team.

You will need excellent skills in written/spoken UK English, good proof-reading skills and the ability to work to tight timescales.

Areas of lifestyle writing can include Arts & Culture, Fashion, Gaming, Technology, Health, Fitness, Beauty, Food, Film, TV, Bollywood, Sport and Trends.

Awareness of British and South Asian culture (Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi etc.), and lifestyle will be very advantageous but not essential.

We have an online development programme for interns to get valuable editorial experience in developing skills for online journalism and digital media.

You will be joining the programme, if accepted, after interview.

KEY SKILLS TO GAIN

As part of this role you shall gain experience in the following:

  • Writing lifestyle features and entertainment articles in a good online format
  • Researching apt orientated features for the publication
  • Brainstorming ideas for new content
  • Working with the senior editorial team to produce timely articles
  • Writing, editing and proof-reading articles
  • Learning to select and edit images for stories
  • Development online writing skills to produce stories fully credited to you
  • Participating in editorial meetings and reviews
  • Learn about editorial scheduling
  • Learning about how an online publication works

The role will require you to attend our Birmingham office at least 1 or 2 days per week in order for you to get full work experience of an editorial environment.

What we offer

  • Online Development Programme (3 months minimum)
  • 1-1 Senior Team Mentoring
  • Regular Online Writing Workshops
  • Your own Writer Profile with articles published
  • Letter of reference signed by CEO upon completion of programme

What we ask:

  • At least finished university degree
  • Educated to degree or diploma level standard ideally in a good English discipline or Media related.
  • Excellent command of UK English - both written and spoken.
  • Any experience of working in media e.g. radio, newspaper, online desirable but not essential
  • Good computer experience e.g. Word and Internet use
  • Good communication and organisation skills
  • Be enthusiastic about editorial and publishing high-quality content.
  • Have experience of using any basic photo-editing tools will be very useful (but you will be trained).
  • Awareness of British and South Asian culture (Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi etc.), and lifestyle will be very advantageous but not essential.

Extra information

Please note this is a on-paid but expenses paid only opportunity for you to gain work experiences in a very active editorial line magazine environment.

You shall be credited for any work which is written and produced by you with your own profile on the publication.

Working days: Flexible but you will be required to meet the minimum days in order to gain the experience available.

Education Level
University
Location
Birmingham
Working hours per week
7 - 14
Type of Contract
Internships, Voluntary, Placements
Salary indication
Between £0 and £1 Per Month
Responsible for
Learning and developing in writing online content, gaining skills to writer weekly feature articles in subjects you have a passion for and participating in reviews and meetings.
Type of Job
Advertising / Marketing / PR
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
Yes
Languages
English

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