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Media&PR Internship at Versita: blogger

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If you have a penchant for writing, passion for science (one subject at least), or good knowledge of Open Access implications for science and/or  understand the social or cultural and/or technical issues related to new publishing models – you are the person we are looking for!

Versita  – a leading academic publisher of open access journals and books, part of De Gruyter publishing house, is offering an internship for a contributing writer to assist at the company’s blog dedicated to Science, Publishing and Open Access. 

The ideal candidate must have a penchant for writing, passion for science (one subject at least), or good knowledge of Open Access implications for science and/or  understand the social or cultural and/or technical issues related to new publishing models.
Responsibilities:

1. BLOG. Contributing on a regular basis to the blog, selecting topics for the posts, editing and polishing posts delivered by Versita team members

2. Social Media PROFILE. Occasional moderation of user activity on company blog and OA Books site, around people, editorial and user generated content.

3. SOCIAL MEDIA TARGETING. Assisting in regular outreach to community members, active acquisition of users.

Required Skills

• Passion for science and for writing research articles

• Internet and tech-savvy or experienced in social networking and online communities

• Basic understanding of SEO and social media communication tools

• English at the native level

• Familiar with academic, research-specific, scholarly Internet sites and portals

• Experience in science blogging will be an asset.

The internship is unpaid, part time and requires working from home. After the three-month internship period, best candidates will be offered a continuous cooperation as guest bloggers. If you feel that you are the person we are looking for, please apply by sending your CV and a sample text of any length, referring to your preferred area of science  or otherwise related to Open Access and/or publishing (cover letter is optional) to: [email protected]

Additional information:

Marketing&PR/Media  Internships

Remuneration: none

Internship Type – Part time

Location – Nationwide (home work)

Responsible to: Versita’ s Blog Author

applications via email only

Please note we will contact only selected candidates.

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