Retail Gazette – Editorial Internship

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Location: London

Closing date: November 7th

Objective:

To gain experience in writing comprehensive and high quality news stories;  within the UK retail industry. To learn how to deliver talked about copy, and gain access to exclusive interviews. To formulate the ability to manage and implement an independent project, from inception to execution.

This may vary from researching a topic and writing a piece to initiating a task set relating to readership or social media. This is a four week internship with travel and lunch expenses covered.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Conduct research and contact relevant persons for original quotes
  • Write in a coherent way and present to the editor for correction
  • The candidate will be required to write one article a day and if deemed suitable the editor will publish the piece
  • Conducting interviews with senior management in the retail sector to gain knowledge for articles
  • Attending relevant events with the editor
  • Assist the Editor with the creation of a Facebook company page, managing the twitter account & publishing new articles/content on the company Linkedin page
  • Gather news and contact information for future articles
  • Add articles to the “bank”

Reports to:

Sejal Patel, Junior Editor

Sahir Patel, Advertising Manager

Position requirements:

  • Candidates should have a keen interest in retail
  • A flair for language & communication with an inquisitive mind to match
  • Good computer skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team are essential
  • Personable skills
  • Ability to multitask and demonstrate a high level of time efficiency

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to applications@journograds.com

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