We Are Looking For Intern Writers To Join The Potentash Team

  • Are you a good writer?
  • Do you like meeting new people and networking?
  • Can you work with minimal supervision?
  • Are you interested in attending events and concerts?

Then you are the person we are looking for.  Potentash is a lifestyle blog based in Nairobi. We are looking for two interns to join our team on probation for 3 months (paid internship). After this, you will have the opportunity to join the team as a full-time writer if you complete your internship successfully.

 

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There are 2 intern positions – Features and Business.

  1. Features Writer
  • 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.

  1. Business Writer/Business Development

This person will work on business articles and help develop business partnerships for Potentash.

  • 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.

Please send your application letter, CV and 3 sample articles you have written to recruitment@potentash.com (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.

 

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