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Online Journalist (Internship)

Job Title: Online Journalist (Internship)
Location: Hammersmith and Fulham
Salary: Unpaid but travel & lunch expenses will be covered
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 87968
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: lucy.15015.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 18, 2012 11:33

Job Description

Retail Gazette is a well established and highly respected free-to-access retail news publication which is based online. We are currently looking for an ambitious and bright intern to join our team in West London as an Online Journalist. Working alongside the Editorial and Commercial teams at Retail Gazette, you will be required to produce both news and feature articles for the website, research specific areas of the retail industry and help build relevant contacts to ensure the digital magazine continues to publish informative, unique content for its growing audience. You will be set editorial and research tasks, including: * Arranging and undertaking phone and face-to-face interviews * Updating the style guide and feeding back to superiors * Updating the editorial calendar while building the contacts list * Sourcing images * Maintaining our social media presence * Sending mass email campaigns to target new readers These tasks will give you the opportunity to build your portfolio of by-lined work and increase your professional contacts list. To be considered, you must be a trainee journalist looking to gain work experience in an online media environment. Evidence of previous journalistic work or evidence of relevant study is mandatory. You will need to be self motivated, display typical journalistic instincts and have a confident telephone manner. The internship provides up-and-coming journalists with the chance to hone their writing, subbing and headline writing skills within one of the most interesting business sectors in the UK. If you're looking to gain hands-on experience in the rapidly growing online media industry, please apply today!