Writing Apprentice for NYT Best-Selling Author

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Writing Apprentice for NYT Best-Selling Author

3 locations
Santa Monica, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Hollywood, CA
Part Time
Unpaid
  • Responsibilities

    Responsible for editing and proofreading of a wide range of materials from articles, chapters, newsletters and speeches.

    Pitch content ideas internally to the team.

  • Qualifications

    Content writers should possess the following skills:

    • Excellent overall writing skills in several different styles/tones

    • Impeccable spelling, punctuation and grammar

    • Great research, organizational, and learning skills and must value constructive criticism

    • Ability to organize and maintain existing naming protocols

    • A deep understanding of consumers and what motivates them online

    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Google Docs and other collaboration platforms like Asana

    • A familiarity with keyword placement and other SEO best practices

    • Experience with online marketing and lead generation

    • An understanding of formatting articles on the web

    • Must own their own laptop

    • Two years or more of collegiate or professional experience in editing, preferably journalism, editorial or marketing manner.

    • Ability to work with great accuracy under deadline pressure.

    • Ability to spot a broad range of errors, including spelling, syntax, usage, logic, design and layout.

    Nice to Have's:

    • Background in journalism

    • Work experience in an agency or team environment

    • Background at a digital advertising technology company such as Facebook, Google or other product-side digital advertising platforms.

    • Experience in a start-up or an entrepreneurial venture of their own.

  • Desired skills

    Superior editing, writing and research skills

  • Compensation
    Mentorship and career advice
  • Industry
    Writing and Editing
  • Fun Fact
    We are #1
  • About Us
    We make angel investments and tackle marketing projects for a #1 New York Times bestselling author, public speaker, philanthropist, serial entrepreneur and LinkedIn & Fortune.com contributor.