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Intern position: Assistant web editor and copy writer

Submitted by on February 1, 2016 – 10:23 am

Happyzine logoDo you have a passion for positive social change, and dream to work in online publishing?  This role could be for you.

Happyzine needs a reliable intern to help write weekly ezines, upload articles, and occasionally write content.  This is 100% online work, you can work anywhere, and you’d be collaborating with Happyzine founder Charlotte Squire.  This role would be a great opportunity for students, or people seeking work experience in the online publishing field.

Time per week: five to ten hours

Timeframe of internship: six to eleven months

Internship: this is a voluntary role

You’d gain:

  • Experience running a daily, online positive news website
  • Connections with awesome people around New Zealand (and beyond) making a difference
  • Experience working with the backend of WordPress.com
  • Editing skills
  • Skills in online writing
  • Skills working with an online e-newsletter programme
  • Graphic design experience
  • Insight into effective online imagery
  • Valuable time learning how an online news site ticks
  • The opportunity to work with an experienced journalist and entrepreneur

Preferred qualities:

  • An affinity with the Happyzine ethos
  • Proven record of ability to commit to a role for the full term
  • A consistent approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience using social media and online tools
  • Belief in the power of positive media

To apply: send a cover letter explaining why you’d like to take on the role, and your CV to charlotte@happyzine.co.nz before Sunday March 21st.

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