Who are we looking for
We are looking for a creative, diligent Content/Editorial Intern who is excited about being part of a startup and available 2-3 times a week (most days will be remote, but there will be occasional meetings if candidate is in the NYC area) You will be passionate about issues that affect the black community, and have a deep desire to collaborate and heal across the diaspora through intelligent dialogue.
This is a great opportunity to make a real contribution to our content presence and build up a writing portfolio, and get your writing in front of our ever-growing audience. This role will be an integral part of content creation, managed by an editor, and work closely with the rest of the founding team. You will be a vital part in bringing Nappy Head Club's voice to life, and should be passionate about branding and brand voice."
Identify and pitch stories covering a wide range of topics related to hair, lifestyle, wellness, black issues and representation in media with an emphasis on community healing, open discussion and productive dialogue.
Research, build, and write posts for the company blog, Nappy Head Club.
Gain an understanding of the Nappy Head Club brand and visual style for photo-sourcing projects.
Contribute to social media content on all the regular channels - Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, and Instagram.
Coordinate and support other marketing initiatives.
A proven interest (or passion) for black issues, black hair, and an interest in the intersection of art and fashion.
In-progress Marketing, Communication, Psychology, Journalism, PR, or other related degrees (Optional). As a registered LLC, we will happily provide college credit if desired, but current enrollment at a college or university is not required.
We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants who are actively honing their writing, video, or social media skills in their own personal projects.
Experience in the digital space for a publication, brand or startup.
2-3 Published writings.
Apply with your resume, writing samples, and links to your social media channels at email@example.com