News Editorial/Reporter Intern

Cannabis News Box, Scottsdale, Arizona

Date PostedAugust 24, 2017
IndustryDigital Media
SpecialtyOther
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$11-$15/hr
Websitehttp://cannabisnewsbox.com
Description:

News-Editorial intern

 

Cannabis News Box is looking for a cannabis news junky to create next-level, objective cannabis news content. Are you interested in all things cannabis? Does the evolving world of cannabis, on a global, national and local scale interest you? If so, this is the internship for you.

 

Responsibilities:

Write 1-3 original, cannabis news stories daily

Create original infographics, art to accompany stories

Upload cannabis news stories to the website

Keep tabs on cannabis news at the local, statewide, national and global levels

Develop and maintain a list of contacts

Perform general website maintenance

Send out timely and relevant newsletters

Maintain social media channels such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and more

 

Skills:

Good understand of Adobe Suites, including Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

Good understanding of newsletter platforms such as MailChimp

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent grammar

Ability to write concise stories quickly

Proficient in AP style

Excellent understanding of what is “newsworthy”

Interest or experience in political science a plus

Experience with creating motion graphics a major plus

Ability to keep up with a fast-paced work environment

Strong interest in cannabis news

Strong grasp of journalism ethics

Good understanding of cannabis legislation throughout the United States

Good understanding of social media channels such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and more

 

Experience:

College graduate with a degree in Journalism, Political Science, Communications or related field.

 

Job Type:

Full time, paid internship with the possibility of permanent placement based on performance

 

Please email a cover letter, resume, 1-3 writing samples and 1-3 examples of graphic portfolio work to marissa@cannabisnewsbox.com

 


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