Wrightspeak is currently hiring writing interns to produce content for the “Latest” news section. Wrightspeak Interns provide innovative, engaging and, sometimes funny, articles on all things literary. Think of learning about what’s new in publishing from your smart friend. Wrightspeak Intern Writers develop quality content that focuses on one of four topics weekly (or biweekly, depending on the arrangement).
Articles must be between 250-2500 words; all work will be supervised by an editor. The position, which is unpaid, caters to budding writers who need writing and publishing experience. All interns are expected to work part-time for approximately four hours each week for a three-month period. All interns will work remotely from home. Interns may earn college credit for participation in the program.
Interns must be passionate about keeping the reading and writing community alive.
Intern Writers are responsible for:
*Generating article concepts on a weekly basis
*Conducting article research
*Facilitating professional one-on-one interviews (if applicable)
*Working on deadlines and handling several tasks simultaneously
*Strong communication and organizational skills
Intern Writers produce content for the following sections:
On the Road: Intern Writers interview authors to discuss how they got into the writing business, as well as their favorite books, and their take on the future of the publishing industry.
The Latest News: “The Latest” focuses on the latest news in writing and publishing industry.
Sell Your Work: This section focuses helping authors get published, find agents and or learn about the self-publishing industry. This section also features how-to ebook videos.
Writing Exercises: This column provides writing exercises for writers, as well as suggestions for book clubs.
To apply, candidates must send their resume, cover letter and one writing sample (the writing sample could be a college writing assignment). Please send all materials to email@example.com. Good luck writers.
Posted: August 7, 2012