Crain Communications Inc. Editorial Intern in United States

Description

Autoweek is seeking an enthusiastic, car-obsessed editorial intern to create automobile-related content for both web and print, help with our review fleet and assist staff as we publish Autoweek magazine and autoweek.com. Applicant should be able to write quickly and accurately, drive a car with a manual transmission, take and edit photos and possess wide-ranging car knowledge. The interns will primarily be tasked with researching, reporting, writing and producing articles for print and digital publication. They may be involved in the production of multimedia and social media content, and represent Autoweek at industry events. Some administrative and data entry tasks are also required. Hire should be able to start immediately.

Responsibilities include but not limited to;

  • Pitch, research, conduct interviews, write and source images for stories of varying lengths
  • Attend and report on industry events if required
  • Assist editorial staff with other editorial/administrative projects as needed, such as social media and multimedia content creation

This is an onsite position in our downtown Detroit offices; no relocation or housing will be provided.

Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Ability to demonstrate strong writing and communication skills, excellent grasp of grammar and style
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • High school graduate or GED
  • One year working in a professional environment
  • An enthusiasm for cars and auto industry
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail
  • Proficient and effective communication skills in the English language
  • Must be able to work onsite during traditional office hours
  • Driver’s license in good standing
  • Strong writing examples of unedited and edited work

Preferences

  • Experience assisting an editorial team at a print or digital media outlet covering beats similar to, or matching, that of Autoweek
  • Experience pitching story ideas and writing articles of various lengths for digital publication
  • Basic photo editing skills

Requisition Number: 17-0174

Post Date: 8/9/2017

Brand: Autoweek

Title: Editorial Intern

Employment Type: Intern / Temporary Employee

Department: Editorial

City: Detroit, MI