Editorial Intern - Winter Term

Job description

Quietly is a full-service content marketing agency that offers services across the entire lifecycle of content marketing, from discovery and strategy to content creation and amplification. Quietly partners with organizations to understand how content drives their business, devising strategies and executing along the way.

 

We are looking for a student currently enrolled in a Communications or Publishing post-secondary program requiring an internship for a minimum of 8 weeks (12 weeks is preferred).

 

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

 

This is a full-time internship opportunity from January–March 2019 based out of the Quietly offices in historic Gastown. Compensation is provided in honorarium.

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Fact-checking and copyediting a range of content for our clients

  • Researching our clients’ respective competitive landscapes

  • Updating production schedules and maintaining associated documents

  • Helping to coordinate Quietly’s own marketing efforts

 

DURING YOUR INTERNSHIP, YOU’LL BE EXPOSED TO

  • The very latest in content marketing best practices, including video production and UX/UI design

  • The interplay of data analysis and creative ideation

  • Content distribution tactics and promotion strategies

  • The inner workings of a fast-paced agency

  • Industry-leading companies such as MEC, Herschel, Dell, and (RED)

  • Exciting industry and team events

  • Our unique vision for the future of publishing

Requirements

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Enrollment in a Communications or Publishing program requiring an internship

  • Excellent verbal and written English

  • Experience copyediting, fact-checking, and proofreading written content

  • The ability to convey ideas and stories in a succinct fashion

  • Experience working with different style guides

  • The ability to work within deadlines, manage time effectively, and multitask

  • A knack for developing and executing creative concepts

  • Initiative, self-motivation, and a willingness to learn!

 

TELL US IF YOU HAVE EXPERIENCE

  • Sourcing writers

  • Working on marketing strategy documents

  • Editing content in technical categories

  • Writing engaging content for magazines or brands

 

WHEN YOU APPLY

Include a resume, cover letter, writing samples (academic samples applicable), and links to your two favourite websites when applying.

 

To be eligible for consideration, you must be actively enrolled in a Communications or Publishing post-secondary program requiring an internship and include all of the above items.