The Week, Online paid internship

Location
Camden (London Borough), London (Greater)
Salary
paid
Posted
22 Jan 2014
Closes
02 Feb 2014
Industry
Journalist
Sector
Intern
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

TheWeek.co.uk, the website of the UK's most popular current affairs digest magazine, is looking for a full-time editorial intern.
 
The paid internship is initially for two weeks, with a view to hiring someone for a six-month post.
 
The right candidate will have worked on his or her student paper and have at least six months relevant experience at a news organisation. He or she needs to be a skilled writer, a quick learner and an efficient juggler of multiple tasks.
 
A high level of interest in and knowledge about current affairs is essential, as is proficiency in the use of social media. Working knowledge of another language, particularly Arabic or Chinese, is an advantage.
 
The intern will have the opportunity to write on a variety of subjects, as well as to learn valuable web production skills.
 
TheWeek.co.uk is produced by a small team of writers and editors. The successful candidate will be given plenty of responsibility and the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to a successful, growing website.
 
Please only apply if you are available for six months from the beginning of March.
 
Please send a short email explaining why you are right for this position, along with your CV and two or three recent clippings, to holden_frith@dennis.co.uk quoting ‘Paid Internship Application’ in the subject line

Closing date: 2 February