Red Tricycle, a leading local parenting website & newsletter, is seeking an Editorial Intern to work with our Managing Editor in our Sausalito office. Red Tricycle internships are structured to give the interns maximum exposure to online editorial strategy. Our goal is to provide our interns with solid experience that will quickly help them find paid work.
The position revolves primarily around copy and content editing of website content, so a keen eye for detail and knowledge of grammar a must. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), be highly organized, totally in-tune with the digital media parenting space (what’s new, what’s cool, what’s so last year) and possess a keen desire to learn about digital media.
Oh, and did we mention that we love to have fun? We can’t wait to hear from fun-loving, hard-working candidates who love discovery and adventure as much as we do!
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
* Creating and editing content
* Fact checking
* Editorial research
Qualifications and Expectations:
* Minimum commitment of 15-20 hours per week
* Excellent research, writing and communications skills, and firm grasp of grammar
* Excellent interpersonal skills & Independent work style requiring minimal supervision
* Proficiency in computers with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, as well as Internet research. Experience with WordPress a plus
* Interest in and knowledge of local parenting news from classes, activities, events and local retail stores
You must be available to come into our Sausalito office
Send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to the erin (at) redtri.com with “Editorial Intern” in the subject line.
About Red Tricycle:
Red Tricycle (www.redtri.com) is the largest online city guide for parents with kids ages 0-10. We provide five fresh picks a week for fun things to see, eat, make, and do with kids around your neighborhood. We currently serve over 250,000 parents through our newsletter. We’re pedaling ahead to new markets in 2013 after recently securing $1.5 million from venture capitalist funding.