Editorial Intern

Job description

Media fragmentation, changing consumer behavior, the rise of search and social, and the need to avoid commoditization is transforming the practice of Marketing & Communications. Quietly is a full-service content marketing agency based in Vancouver. We’re looking for a team player early in their editorial career journey to come aboard as an Editorial Intern, with the possibility for the internship to grow into a permanent position.


This is an ideal opportunity for those looking to gain editorial experience in a dynamic agency environment. As a part of the Quietly content team, you’ll work closely with our editors and writers to create compelling content for a variety of brands. You’ll learn the latest content marketing best practices, be exposed to our unique data-driven editorial approach, and help clients in exciting and innovative industries tell their stories.


This is a part-time (20 hours/week) internship opportunity starting as soon as possible on a four month long hourly contract. We are currently working and collaborating remotely, and our headquarters is a converted two-storey apartment-office located in the heart historic Gastown. If these values resonate, we’d love to hear from you.


About the company: Quietly is an award-winning, full-service content marketing agency, working across the entire lifecycle of content, from discovery and strategy to production and distribution. Quietly partners with category leaders such as Adobe, Dell Technologies, Goldman Sachs, Herschel, MEC, Sotheby’s International Realty, PwC, and Slack to understand how content drives their business. Quietly is data-driven to our core, developing technology in-house, as well as stand alone products like Insights.


WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Fact-check and copyedit a range of content (articles, video, etc.) for our clients
  • Substantively edit, as required
  • Research our clients’ respective competitive landscapes
  • Help the Editorial team with sourcing, contracting, and briefing writers and designers
  • Help contribute to Quietly’s own marketing efforts

WHAT YOU’LL BE EXPOSED TO

  • The latest content marketing best practices, including video production and UX/UI design
  • The interplay between data analysis and creative ideation
  • Content distribution tactics and promotion strategies
  • The inner workings of a fast-paced agency
  • Industry-leading clients such as Sotheby’s International Realty, Dell, Adobe, and Okta
  • Exciting industry and team events – virtually for the time being, of course!
  • Our unique vision for the future of content and publishing

Requirements

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • A passion for creating breakthrough content, written and otherwise
  • The desire to grow into a career as an editor
  • Completion of a Communications or Publishing post-secondary program
  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Experience copyediting, fact-checking, and proofreading written content
  • The ability to convey ideas and stories succinctly
  • Experience working with style guides
  • The ability to work within deadlines, manage time effectively, and multitask
  • A knack for developing creative concepts
  • Initiative, self-motivation, and a willingness to learn!


WHAT GIVES YOU BONUS POINTS

  • Have experience sourcing writers
  • Have edited content in the technology, luxury and/or real estate sectors
  • Have written engaging content for magazines or brands