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Writing Apprentice for NYT Best-Selling Author

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Writing Apprentice for NYT Best-Selling Author
Various Hollywood, CA / Los Angeles, CA / Santa Monica, CA Part-Time Unpaid

Compensation

Mentorship and career advice

Description

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

Pitch content ideas internally to the team.

Skills

Superior editing, writing and research skills

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.

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.

Fun Fact

We are #1