Online Editorial Internship for FOUR YEARS. GO. (September 2010)

Online Editorial Internship for FOUR YEARS. GO.

Location: San Francisco, CA

About FOUR YEARS. GO.

FOUR YEARS. GO. is a global communications and awareness campaign with a bold vision of changing the course of history – to shift humanity onto a sustainable, just and fulfilling path by 2014.  You can learn more at http://www.fouryearsgo.org.

Description of Role

The FOUR YEARS. GO. blog is a gathering point for stories, news, and updates that document the progress of the FOUR YEARS. GO. campaign, the impact of FOUR YEARS. GO. in the world, and other inspirational stories that tell about the worldwide movement to shift humanity onto a new path by 2014.  The Online Editorial Intern will be responsible for overseeing the progress and development of the FOUR YEARS. GO. blog.

Details

  • Hours: 10 hours per week at minimum
  • Location: A combination of working from home and coming into our office (dependent on your schedule and availability)
  • Duration: A five month to six month commitment preferred
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Payment: This is an unpaid internship

Responsibilities

  • Managing the FOUR YEARS. GO. blog along side the Website Director
  • Researching best practices for writing web copy and for search engine optimization
  • Authoring short articles on a daily basis, longer articles on a weekly basis, and SEO keyword targeted articles as needed
  • Working with and organizing a team of editorial volunteers who are authoring content for the website
  • Receiving articles from other authors and implementing them into WordPress
  • Analyzing and editing the current static content of the FOUR YEARS. GO. website and making recommendations for improvement
  • Working with the Online Marketing Intern to search engine optimize the FOUR YEARS. GO. website

Skills needed

  • Proficiency in writing and editing
  • Basic knowledge of blogging and writing for the internet
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to tailor messaging to target audiences
  • Proficiency with computers and internet
  • Desire to take initiative and work independently
  • This is an educational internship, so you will learn valuable skills related to web copy, search engine optimizations, and content creation.  You are not expected to come prepared with all of these skills.

How To Apply

Please send your resume and a cover letter to katiyana@fouryearsgo.org.  Please send the email with the subject line “Online Editorial Internship for FOUR YEARS. GO. Application – Your Name.”


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