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Job Sector: Media / New Media

Location: Birmingham - West Midlands

Type: Part-time

Period: +12 months

Remote Internship: No

Languages: English (Default)

Description: Do you have a strong passion for editing and writing Lifestyle Features? Are you interested in fashion, health, beauty, taboo, TV and all things lifestyle, related especially to the British South Asian communities? If Yes - we are offering an exciting opportunity for you to join our editorial team as a Features Editor and Writer for a multi-award-winning and leading web magazine. You will possess a strong command of UK English, are not phased by any subject matter, have a keen eye for detail and have the complete capability to work well under pressure. You will be a person with an enthusiastic attitude with excellent communication skills and have the ability to take constructive criticism. NOTE - You will be responsible for three key editorial areas of the publication - fashion, health and beauty and taboo. KEY SKILLS & RESPONSIBILITIES Working quickly and under pressure to meet your weekly publishing schedule. Working with the rest of the editorial team to manage and plan the publishing schedule Writing feature articles Managing other feature writers Editing feature articles written by other feature writers to meet our standards Provide feedback and communication to feature writers to improve their articles within set timescales Publishing feature articles with the responsibility to meets our standards Selecting images/videos for feature articles Able to edit/crop and create images Working in a team focused on producing captivating features content Participating in regular editorial meetings and reviews Conducting interviews with celebrities and upcoming talent where needed. Any experience of using CMS or blogging tools such as WordPress, Wix, Medium etc. for this role will be welcomed but training will be provided. Awareness of British South Asian culture (Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi etc.), and lifestyle will be very advantageous for this role. You shall be provided training and support from the senior editorial team. You shall have regular reviews to help your performance and development. Commitment is the key requirement for you to gain from this role and the desire to learn and apply quickly. A probationary period of one month will apply to this role for us to review your performance and capabilities in this role. Qualifications A degree in English, Journalism, Media or any similar English discipline A solid command of UK English Good organisational, planning and management skills Good interpersonal skills with a focus on patience Excellent verbal and written communication skills A good eye for detail and observation skills A person with initiative, dynamism and 'go-get' attitude Experience of any online publishing work in the past will be very useful Ability to use tools like WordPress Skills to work efficiently alone and as part of a team Being Birmingham or West Midlands based will be a major advantage IMPORTANT Please add any examples or writing or editorial work you may have done in the past with your application in your covering letter. NOTE - This internship shall be available as a paid position for those who show their abilities in the role after a one month probation period following initial editorial training.

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