Fellowship, HuffPost Innovation & Entrepreneurship

New York
Dec 07, 2013
Jan 06, 2014
Emilie Gidley
The Huffington Post is seeking an editorial fellow to cover small business and entrepreneurship in its New York office.

Applicants should be hungry self-starters with a familiarity with business and tech news eager to learn and contribute in a fast-paced, fun environment. We are looking for go-getter news and internet junkies with strong web skills. This is a great opportunity to learn all the ins and outs of new media and get first-hand exposure to how The Huffington Post works.

Primary responsibilities:

- Writing headlines, packaging stories, and video content

-Find and write short stories about the hottest entrepreneurs, small businesses and startups.

--Conceive and package career strategy and management strategy stories.

- Monitoring breaking news and identifying viral stories

- Pitch and produce shareable content for a social media audience

- Aid in managing Facebook and Twitter accounts

Requirements for success:

- Insatiable appetite for news and information

- Strong research and writing skills

- Enamored with the power and influence of social media

- Meticulous dedication to detail and the ability to multitask

- Creativity and confidence to share your unique perspective and ideas

- Ability to receive constructive criticism professionally, and quickly apply the feedback

- A demonstrated excitement about HuffPost’s editorial mission.

The HuffPost Fellowship usually lasts four to six months, giving our Fellows the opportunity to discover whether HuffPost is the right place to launch their career.

This is a paid program providing experience and training from beginning to end. We focus on teaching our Fellows everything there is to know about how the Huffington Post approaches web publishing. This program is based in AOL’s New York office in Greenwich Village.

Please submit a resume and a cover letter