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If you have been waiting for an internship opportunity as a writer, you’re in luck. Potentash, a lifestyle blog based in Nairobi, is looking for intern writers who will work for three months during which they will get paid. There are two positions available; features writer and business writer.

Features writer

Key requirements 

  • Must be a creative writer
  • Should be knowledgeable about current affairs and trends
  • You should be active on social media (part of the job involves putting up social media updates at events).
  • Must be able to write articles and opinion pieces and do interviews.
  • Must be able to attend events and press briefings.
  • Must be good at research
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision because you will work remotely

Qualifications

A diploma or degree in communication, literature or marketing would be preferred (if you have a degree/diploma in something else you can still apply).

The interns should have excellent communication skills, demonstrate creativity, and be able to work as part of a team.

Business writer

Key requirements

  • Must be good at developing proposals
  • Should be knowledgeable about current affairs and trends
  • You should be active on social media
  • Must be able to write business articles and opinion pieces for the blog
  • Must be able to attend events and press briefings.
  • Must be good at research
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision because you will work remotely

Qualifications

A diploma or degree in business, marketing or PR would be preferred.  Candidates should be extremely organized and detail-oriented. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must.

How to apply

Please send your application letter, CV and 3 sample articles you have written to [email protected] (for the features writer one article must be a creative piece and for the business writer one story must be on business).  The deadline for applications is 22 August 2017.

Visit their website at Potentash for more.

 

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