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Reference: 75933

Date Added: 14 September 2020
Closing Date: 1 October 2020

Job Title: Digital Intern

Working For: The Economist, a client of Creative Access

Location: London

Salary: £2,000 per month

Job Details

Do you have excellent writing and analytical skills? Then check out this new journalism opportunity today...

The Economist is a leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs, published weekly in print and digital editions, and daily through their apps and websites. They deliver their information through a range of formats, from newspapers and magazines to conferences, films and audio. What ties them together is the objectivity of their opinion, the originality of their insight and their advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world.

The Economist is looking for talented, enterprising and adaptable interns for their expanding Digital Department. The aim of the internship scheme is to find and train future Economist journalists. The interns will work primarily in the Digital department, but will be able to offer contributions to other departments, from audio to films and print-edition sections in the newspaper.

What You Will Learn

Working on the newsdesk as part of a global team
Tracking the workflow of stories, liaising with different departments and publishing articles
Curating the home page and app
Compiling and publishing newsletters
Pitching and writing articles for the full range of digital platforms, from the Espresso daily briefing to lead stories on the home page
Becoming quickly familiar with The Economist's Style Guide

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

Previous experience not necessary - they are looking for raw talent
Excellent writing and analytical skills
Curious about the world and able to write about it concisely, wittily and with rigour
Comfortable learning to work with different publications systems
Good at working with others

Closing Date: 1 October 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

To Apply

Log in to your Creative Access account or register today to apply for this opportunity
Upload your CV, cover letter, and an original unpublished article of up to 600 words suitable for publication in any part of The Economist - all as ONE document (applications without a tailored cover letter will NOT be accepted)
Once submitted, applications are final
Do not contact the company directly

Link: https://creativeaccess.org.uk/opportunity-details/?digital-intern-the-economist&id=449

Website: http://www.creativeaccess.org.uk

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