Content Writing Internship

Content Writing Internship  

Posted by:
The Black Hair Book | Public profile »
Region:
UK-wide 
Location details:
Remote/From Home 
Job Sector:
Media / New Media 
Period:
1 - 4 Months 
Type:
Part-time 
Remuneration:
TBD 
Post date:
08/11/2018 


Description

Content Writing intern needed within a growing beauty tech start-up for a minimum of 2 months. The internship is remote, unpaid and would begin immediately. If you are a recent graduate, in the early stages of your career, or a student looking to further develop your writing talents and are looking for a part-time internship to gain experience then this is the perfect opportunity for you.

A little about us

We are a London based company who have created an interactive discovery platform to assist curly haired women in finding hair professionals in their area. Our web-based tool enable customers to search, book and review hair stylists in their area who can better handle their hair and has been featured in a number of well known outlets such as BBC Radio 5 Live and promoted in panels ran by the likes of Google.

What we’re looking for?

We are looking for a talented creative writer and social-media savvy individual ideally with an interest in hair and beauty to join us as our Content Writing intern for a minimum of 2 months. This is an amazing opportunity to work with a young, innovative and passionate team and get exposure to various parts of the beauty tech sector whilst growing your literary skills and CV with a first hand work experience.

We are looking for a candidate that will be in charge of an editorial content published on our blog and social media who is able to work in multiple fields such as social, SEO and content. We are looking to fill the position with a person who has fantastic written skills, the ability to follow social trends in our sector and develop newsworthy angles for blog posts and articles consistently that will effectively speak to our demographic.

What you’ll be doing:

- Article writing – including editorial posts and other content for the site.
- Optimising written content for SEO
- You will research and feedback editorial concepts and ideas in the form of trend reports, tutorials and tips to the senior team
- Work closely with graphic designer and content creator to ensure relevant graphics and images are created/sourced to be paired with your written content
- Creating email newsletters and writing copy for sales emails where required
- Contributing to all social media channels to promote written content
- Maintaining, contributing and scheduling blog posts in line with our social and editorial calendar.
- Researching and keeping up to date with beauty news and trends.
- Conducting interviews with influencers

Qualifications

A bit about you:

- You are a hard worker and over achiever
- You are creative and able to develop interesting angles and stories with ease
- You are ambitious, proactive and are able to think outside the box
- You are self-motivated and enjoy working independently as this role requires you to work from home
- Excellent verbal, written and listening skills
- You take great pride in what you deliver, and always strive to improve the last project you completed
- You have prior social media experience and blogging experience, potentially already writing for or running your own blog
- You are proficient in using Wordpress.org
- You are able to navigate around social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram seamlessly

Knowledge of the afro and curly haired market favourable. If this sounds like you then please send us your CV with a short cover letter. The successful applicant will be required to start immediately. References and recommendations available when required.

Please note that this is a 2 Month, Full Time and Unpaid Internship that requires commitment of 1-2 blogs published a week.