GreenBiz seeks Sustainable Business Reporting Intern

Did you know that Google has invested $1.5 billion in renewable energy? What about the push by mayors in cities around the world to rein in spiraling urban food and water crises?

If these are the types of stories you would like to help tell, apply to be the fall 2015 editorial intern at GreenBiz in Oakland, California. We are the leading voice in sustainable business and focus on startups, corporate executives and civic leaders who are driving innovation and bolstering the bottom line while reducing waste and carbon emissions.

Ideally, the editorial intern would be available to start during the fall of 2015 with a 4-6 month commitment. The position will pay $15 per hour and require about 20 hours of work per week in person at our sunny, dog-friendly office located one block from BART in downtown Oakland. GreenBiz also offers flexible scheduling options as needed.

As an editorial intern, you will:

  • Edit articles written by experienced writers
  • Pitch and write stories on sustainable business
  • Bring stories to life with images, infographics and videos
  • Manage some newsletter production
  • Attend and report on a limited number of events
  • Help shape our content strategy by tracking story ideas and keeping up with trends in the field
  • Update social media channels as needed

We’re looking for an editorial intern who:

  • Expresses a talent for writing and editing, along with a knack for catchy headlines
  • Is confident with online Content Management Systems, image editing and social media tools
  • Has an interest in business, technology or environmental issues — ideally, all of the above
  • Works collaboratively and diplomatically with a team of remote freelancers and expert contributors
  • Demonstrates a solid grasp of journalism ethics
    Can help with brainstorming and story planning
  • Works well independently and within a team
  • Is familiar with AP style

To apply, please send your resume along with links to three-five great stories you’ve written or edited to editor@greenbiz.com. Please note that applications will be reviewed as they are received and that plain text emails with work sample URLs are preferable to attachments.

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