Journalist / Online Editorial Intern
Elizabeth Wasserman, CEOTrue Goods, LLC
Denver, CO 80207Phone: (720) 420-0253E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb: www.truegoods.com
About The Company:
True Goods is a socially responsible ecommerce start-up focused on selling only safe/non-toxic, highly curated productsacross the spectrum of home and personal goods, with a focus on meeting the needs of savvy consumers in today’s growing healthand eco-conscious marketplace. We take the guesswork out of which products are safe and effective so customers can easilymake informed purchasing decisions based on personal differentiators like style, price, flavor, etc...the icing on the cake!Our mission is to provide the best of the best all in one place – from safe products to compelling and educational editorialto assessment and sharing tools, all of which make True Goods the ultimate healthy lifestyle online shopping experience. Ourcustomers are discerning and passionate and tired of greenwashing practices. They want an honest, trustworthy, hip, accessibleand engaging one-stop shop for most of their shopping needs, from everyday essentials to gifts and specialty items. True Goodsdelivers exactly that!The company has been in rapid development mode since early 2013 and officially launched this October. We are thrilledand honored to be part of the dynamic start-up community in Colorado and proud of the relationships we are building locally withcommunity stakeholders, designers, vendors, investors, and LOHAS thought and business leaders. We are looking for motivated,socially conscious, and collaboratively driven interns to join our team and help establish this forward-thinking company as aleader in the ecommerce marketplace. This is a tremendous opportunity to do great work for a great company while gaininginvaluable and truly unparalleled work experience.
Ecommerce Startup Internship Description:
True Goods is looking for excited, passionate and hard-working interns for our Ecommerce Startup InternshipProgram!
We will be bringing in a group of students across all parts of the business to gain experience in our fast-paced sociallyresponsible and quality curated e-commerce organization. Interns will be part of a small team of seasoned startup professionalsand learn the ins and outs of our business.The Journalist/Online Editorial internship will provide hands-on exposure to the worldof online content and communications. Candidates will create unique content relating to a range of topics andexploring complexhealth and environmental issues associated with toxic chemicals and human/environmental safety. They will also track markettrends and consumer sentiment and create content related to greenwashing practices, eco-consciousness, organic products, andonline retail spending behaviors, among many other ‘hot topic’ issues.Interns willbe key members of both the editorial contentand marketing communications teams and work directly with the CEO, gaining hands-on experience through writing and editing a variety of digital content and strategic marketing communications materials. They’ll also perform other support functions withinthe departments to assist the editorial and creative staff as a whole.
Intern will be performing the following tasks:
- Newsletter articles- Research-based editorial articles for the site’s library area and blog areas- Social media posts- Web copy and Internet communications- Promotional and PR materials - Advertising copy - Research online marketing/communications best practices - Compiling research data for reporting - Participate on weekly team meetings/calls
Skills and attributes interns are expected to have:
- Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editorial skills a MUST- Interest in safe, eco-conscious products and healthy living/lifestyle factors- Outgoing, self-motivated, innovative, socially-conscious, collaboratively driven team player- Have an eye for savvy messaging and quality design- Energy, with a desire to come up with fresh ideas on how to enhance our content/communications strategies- Ability to relate editorial strategies to an identified target market- Ability to contribute individually, as well as participate in cross-functional collaborative teams