We’re Looking for an Editorial Intern

Come write cool stuff with us!

Girls Are Awesome is seeking an Editorial Intern to produce, commission and plan content for girlsareawesome.com. The content will cover a variety of topics, fields and interests, but all will focus on showcasing unique stories about females around the world. The editorial intern will report to and work closely with the managing editor to shape content, tone of voice and social media for girlsareawesome.com. The editorial intern will start in October 2017, and can be based anywhere in Europe.

JOB TITLE: Editorial Intern

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

– Write original content for girlsareawesome.com on a consistent and frequent basis*
– Find global stories and sharp angles for the girlsareawesome editorial team to cover
– Draft and prepare original articles in the CMS
– Edit incoming articles from freelancers
– Create and maintain content calendar
– Assist with social media maintenance on Facebook and Instagram
– Perform any administrative tasks that may be required
– Liaise between contributors, interviewees and Girls Are Awesome team
*Consistent and frequent means drafting at least three articles per week. Articles should include both short and long-format pieces.


QUALIFICATIONS

– You have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
– You have a proven track record of working with cultural initiatives and preferably publications
– You have a strong nose for angles and interesting stories
– You can work with tight deadlines and are comfortable with a collaborative working process around your writing
– You’re familiar with WordPress
– You have a keen interest in journalism, creative industries or both
– Preferably, you have a degree in a related field or are currently enrolled in such a program
– You’re self-motivated
– You have a keen grasp of youth and female-focused cultural trends
– You come with a critical, analytical perspective and know how to make it shine through your writing

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send a detailed cover letter and resume by email to polina@girlsareawesome.com. Reference “Editorial Intern” in the subject field. Please send in applications by September 29, 2017.

This is an unpaid internship. Benefits include daily lunch and press access to cultural events. This position is suitable for fulfilling your institution’s internship requirement.