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Online Editorial Intern

Are you a journalist, writer or videographer wanting to build your career in Ireland’s media? Do you want to contribute to Ireland’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT+) community? We’re looking for an Online Editorial Intern, in a fun, exciting, busy and always up-to-the-minute media environment.

Interning with GCN, you will become an integral part of the Online Editorial team, creating articles, infographics, listicles, video and other content for GCN.ie. You will be part of an exciting editorial team, enhancing GCN’s presence in print and online, and enhancing your own portfolio and experience of a fast-paced publishing team.

There are tons of reasons to become a GCN intern. Here are a select few:

Experience: You’ll gain hands-on experience in content creation, copywriting, journalism, social media management, SEO and WordPress with the scope to introduce new initiatives.

Community: GCN is Ireland’s longest running LGBT+ publication, and gcn.ie is our ever-growing online presence which provides up-to-the-minute LGBT+ content. Interning with GCN you’ll get to make a difference to tens of thousands of LGBT+ people in Ireland.

Location: The successful candidate will get to join our tight-knit crew in our centrally located offices.

Work environment: GCN Towers is a bright and open plan office which facilitates a relaxed work environment and allows each department to collaborate together.

Networking: Regular contact with media reps and PR agencies will give you valuable media connections in Ireland.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Meeting with the online editorial team every day to shape the content on GCN.ie
  • Creating news and feature content for GCN.ie.
  • Liaising day-to-day with the online team to suggest/create news and feature content for GCN.ie
  • Using the WordPress content management system to update GCN.ie.
  • Creating video content for GCN.ie (based on your skills and interest in this area).
  • Being part of the GCN staff team in the creative development of GCN online and in print.
  • Being part of the GCN staff team in the creative development and staging of events.

So, why not take the next step in your budding career and intern with us? As our former interns will tell you, the experience is invaluable.

The internship is unpaid and can be full or part-time.

Send your CV to [email protected] and tell us why you’re interested in coming to work with us.


Submissions

We are always in the market for smart, ambitious, articulate team players who’d like to intern at our fun and always busy office. In return for working on projects that interest you, we’ll give you experience and training, and something great to add to your CV. Contact us here to find out more.

We’re also always looking for good freelance writers of features, opinion, interviews, reviews and reports. Pop a line to the editor here to find out our submissions policy.


 

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