Saffluence Editorial Intern

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Saffluence Editorial Intern Job Description

Saffluence is a newly launched online lifestyle magazine targeting the modern South Asian American who is smart, simple and savvy.

As an editorial intern, you will have the opportunity to learn from experienced marketing and advertising executives who have come together to launch an innovative, exciting new site.  There is the need to constantly keep the site fresh with new, compelling content. That is where you come in!

The ideal candidate:

— Is majoring in or has a degree in Journalism, English or something similar

— Has excellent copy editing, proofreading and writing skills (prior media internships are a big plus)

— Has experience working in WordPress

— Understands best SEO practices

— Understands social media platforms and how to use them for marketing purposes

— Can juggle multiple tasks and keep yourself organized without much direction

— Is self-motivated, has great attention to detail and is interested in the topics of magazine

— Has experience in PhotoShop (not required, but a big plus)

— Can commit 15-20 hours per week

 

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  1. Copy edit/proofread and at least 5 articles a week
  2. Conduct searches to identify images to accompany articles
  3. Load content into WordPress and ensure it is working properly
  4. Work with our Social Media staff to synchronize promotion of each article, including coordinating editorial calendars
  5. Assist with publishing of bi-weekly newsletter, including writing of brief blurbs about each featured article and putting the newsletter together

Currently, this position is unpaid but you will have significant exposure to cutting edge publishing experience at this fast growing online magazine. You will have the opportunity to have your voice heard in incorporating new ideas and practices and will be given due credit for them.  Recommendations will be readily given for a candidate with strong performance. We will also work with your school to help you obtain class credit if it’s available.

We are a team with strong core values and are looking for a candidate with the same.  Please review our core values to see if you would be a good fit for the team.  http://www.saffluence.com/about-saffluence/

If you’re interested please send an email with your resume and cover note to contact@saffluence.com

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