Post Date: 10/6/2013 Closing Date: 11/6/2013
Job Title: Copywriter Job ID: CW015
Department: Editorial Salary: Unavailable
Temperance Youth is looking for Writers to join our Departments. Responsibilities include: brainstorming story ideas, researching and writing features and columns. Reporting to the Department Editor, each applicants must have: a strong grasp of the English language (including spelling, grammar and punctuation skills) and the ability to meet strict deadlines.
Open departments include:
||Dating, Crushes, Premarital Sex and Family Relationships
||School, Education, Finance
|Health & Fitness
||Mind, Body, Drinking, Drugs
||Fashion, Style, and Teen Life
---- Feature articles: 900+ words ----
The ideal candidate possesses the following qualities:
- A passion for writing and a talent for storytelling
- Curiosity, creativity, and enthusiasm
- Eagerness to learn more and sharpen writing skills
- Compulsive attention to detail and time management
- Respect for editorial deadlines
- Openness to constructive criticism via strict editing processes
- Propensity for finding humor in most situations
- Initiative and self direction
- Represent the magazine at religious and publishing conferences, meetings, or other events
Candidates will demonstrate: the ability to assimilate and communicate information on a broad range of topics; editorial skills, including excellent interviewing, writing, story editing and copy editing; excellent command of Associated Press writing style; the ability to manage and lead creative staff; and a familiarity with all aspects of publishing. Minimum of two years of writing experience.
Positions would be unpaid for now; however, writers and contributors would have a chance to have their work published. Some interns might be able to receive school credit (this needs to be discussed with the university). I would also be providing a place on the Masthead as contributing writer and press passes/credentials to exclusive events that we are attending. Candidates may also use this position on resumes & portfolios, and are provided letters of recommendation as requested.
Currently, the positions are work from home; therefore, there is no need to worry about morning commute! However, a working computer and reliable internet connection are a must.
How to apply
If this piques your interest, please go here and fill out our short application.