Tradesmen.ie Blogger/Journalist/Writer Internship

blogger writer journalist InternshipThe Tradesmen.ie blogger/ Journalist/writer internship will give the intern valuable experience writing articles following professional journalist techniques. You will gain experience in the identification of suitable news stories, topical events and home improvement issues that need solving to create really useful and relevant articles that will be of genuine benefit to readers.   You will get to work with the managing director of this award winning company and you will get to co-ordinate with other award winning bloggers, journalists and writers to learn from the best.  You will not only get to write really great articles but you will get an opportunity to see the bigger picture and how your work really makes a positive impact on your readers and the brand that you represent.

Ideally you must be social media and web savvy as you will also be required to use various social media tools for marketing purposes.  Graduate students are preferred and the selection process is very competitive.

Our company is based in Ireland but this is a virtual position and can be done from anywhere.  If you live in our area you are welcome to use our facilities here in Co. Laois.

Your duties would be as follows:-

  • to research and write articles daily.  We will need at least 3 short articles (300-500 words) a day
  • to set up interviews with celebrities and industry experts that we would like to feature on our blog.
  • to come up with new ideas for other types of content that would relevant for our readers.
  • to promote articles across relevant social media.

Qualifications:

  • You should be studying Public Relations, Journalism, English, Writing or Marketing
  • You should have experience in blogging, researching, and writing
  • You should be internet saavy
  • You should have excellent communication skills

Tasks / Skills

Blogging
Email Marketing
Events
Scheduling / Phone Calls
Social Media
PR / Marketing
SEO
Odd Jobs / Errands

Pay

This is an unpaid position but we will pay expenses, please ask for further details

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Cheers
Oliver Dempsey
Tradesmen.ie

 

About Oliver Dempsey

Owner and Managing Director at Tradesmen.ie and contributor to the Tradesmen.ie Blog You can connect with Oliver on Google+ DISCLAIMER: All content provided in my articles is for informational purposes only. The information contained in these articles has been obtained from research carried out by myself through online and offline sources and through other writers and contributors who provide me with content. While I am responsible for the final editing of each article and I do my best to verify the information, I do not make representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information. Therefore you must not rely on the information contained in any of these articles and always make sure to seek the advice of a suitably qualified expert before embarking on any project.
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