Team Writer for Along the Boards Team Writer for Along the Boards

Along The Boards Along The Boards

Location Virtual
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Part Time
Part Time
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Contact Information Jesse ConNolly, Editor [email protected]

Description

Along The Boards is an established an reputable online source for hockey-related information and opinions on the NHL and NCAA. Our site has continued to grow since its inception, and currently averages over 120,000 monthly visitors.

This internship offers extremely valuable experience, as well as the opportunity to have your work published on a nationally recognized platform. While it is Not a paid internship, working for Along The Boards will give you priceless, legitimate credits for you to include on your resume. With our advertising revenue continually growing, this does have the opportunity to become a paid position in the future.

The type of individuals we are seeking must be motivated, dedicated and creative. This position requires writers to be able to come up with compelling story ideas, as well as publish with regularity. If a writer establishes him or herself as a consistent contributor, and shows that they can perform in a professional environment, there is the possibility of gaining credentials to games, events and press conferences.

We interview all applicants via telephone, so please include a number at which you can be reached in your application.

Available year-round.

Requirements

- Ability to write and publish one-two articles per week. - Must be working towards a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, English, business communications, or communication arts. - Strong organizational and communication skills with keen attention to detail - Familiarity with SEO - Familiarity or interest in WordPress - Strong research skills - Strong vocabulary and kNowledge of English grammar

Responsibilities

- Generate ideas for content covering specific NHL or NCAA hockey teams - Writing opinion and statistical based articles covering the specific NHL and NCAA hockey teams - Select appropriate article categories, Google News locations and SEO keywords - Proofread and edit copy - Embed code in articles for related photos and videos