Editorial Intern, Part-Time — Tanner Young Publishing Group

Location: Edmonton

Deadline to Apply: September 15, 2020

Approximate start date: October 8, 2020

Approximate end date: December 31, 2020

Wage: $15/hour

Through WHERE Edmonton magazine, the Info Edmonton City Guide, and the InfoEdmonton website, the Tanner Young Publishing team provides timely information for travellers and locals. We present an insider’s look at the very best Edmonton has to offer, covering shopping, dining, art, attractions, and entertainment. We’re looking for an editorial intern to assist the editor in various duties for a three-month term, part-time. If you’re a current student or recent graduate (within the past 3 years) with the skills and desire to be part of the magazine publishing industry, this could be the job for you.

Job Description

The successful candidate is a creative, self-motivated writer, who’s capable of producing high-quality, on-brand content for both print and digital platforms. Duties will include researching, writing, fact-checking, copy-editing, blogging, using social media, attending events, archiving, and more. This is a paid, 12-week internship with flexible part-time hours (starting at 15 hours per week with possibility to increase up to 30 hours per week). Due to COVID-19, the entire team works remotely with occasional Zoom meetings.

Qualifications

  • Degree/diploma/study in Journalism, Communications, English, or a related field
  • Excellent writing, researching, editing, proofreading, communication, strategic planning, and social media skills
  • Keen interest in magazines and print culture
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and WordPress
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Unrestricted access to a computer and Internet, as the team works remotely
  • A passion for everything Edmonton!

Application Information

Interested candidates should submit the following to editor@whereedmonton.com with the subject line “Editorial Internship Application” by September 15:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • 200-word writing sample about an Edmonton event or attraction

We thank everyone for taking the time to apply, but only those selected for interviews will be personally contacted.


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