Journalism – Editorial Assistant Internship (Virtual – New York, NY) Journalism – Editorial Assistant Internship (Virtual – New York, NY)

YFS Media YFS Media

Location Virtual
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Part Time
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Full Time
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Paid
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Contact Information http://yfsmagazine.com/contact-us/

Description

YFS Magazine is looking for versatile, hard-working, and talented interns who are passionate about our brand, startups and entrepreneurship. YFS Magazine interns have the opportunity to learn the inner workings of a global online media company and interview today's leading entrepreneurs.

Visit us online at yfsmagazine.com.

Available year-round.

Requirements

• Enrolled in a college or university • Pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in English, Journalism, Communications or Business Administration or related coursework • Commit at least 20 hours per week to a virtual internship role and work independently on predetermined days through the week • Access to a personal laptop throughout the week Skills Required - Article Writing, Proofreading, Copy Editing, Blogging, CMS, Attention To Detail, High Level Of Accuracy Preferred - Adobe Photoshop, Basic HTML

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are Not limited to: • Assist editors daily with various editorial tasks (i.e. researching and preparing images, contributing to stories, transcribing interviews, entry level reporting projects, online fact-checking, copy editing, writing original articles and data entry.) • Assist editors with editorial calendar updates, posting on Facebook and Twitter, keeping track of contacts, etc. • Entry level reporting projects; organize, research, source experts and deliver final drafts • Proofread article copy for spelling or grammatical errors and factual inaccuracies • Proofread and copy edit articles to better fit our editorial policy, style and tone • Initiate or reply to correspondence regarding published articles or content considered for publication • Online research, data entry, fact-checking, copy editing and email correspondence • Execute content quality assurance programs • Brainstorm contributor development programs • Organize and complete adhoc content and social media projects. Our ideal candidate has exceptional writing and editing skills, sharp analytic skills and pays meticulous attention to detail and factual accuracy. Familiarity with Microsoft Office, database programs and Internet research is a plus.