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Monday, February 26, 2007

Paying Internship at Illume Magazine

Illume Magazine is looking for a general assistant/editor. Here is the message I received:

Job Announcement: Publishing Internship
Position: General Assistant and Assistant Editor
Status: Internship
Location: Online (on-site meetings if available)
Salary: 10 paid hours/month + commission

Illume Magazine has an immediate opening for a general assistant/editor, someone proficient with the English language and knowledge of current events is a must. Candidate must have some experience writing and copyediting for print and digital media and be willing to devote at least 20 hours a month to the magazine. Sales, promotions and marketing a plus.

If you desire a future in journalism, aspire to expand your written portfolio, or want to gain work experience in the publishing industry, please respond soon. We are seeking to fill this position in the next few months.

Responsibilities include:
Account Management
Online Research
Newsbrief writing/editing
Corresponding w/ writers
Responsible for all correspondence with the Press
Ensures reviews of issues, contributors and staff
Directs and supervises the flow of promotional and advertising materials to and from the internal departments and the external services

Candidates should send an email with a cover letter, resume and links to previously published works, if applicable. Please include all contact information and references. Candidate will also be subject to an interview.

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This blog is maintained by Amel Abdullah, a freelance writer, editor, and Arabic to English translator.