Editorial Assistant

There is opportunity for an editorial assistant to join the team at Oak – The Nordic Journal for a six-month, part-time placement. Oak is a biannual magazine with an international reach that covers Nordic culture, design, food and travel.

The successful candidate will gain significant hands-on editorial experience working as part of a dynamic, close-knit team. We are looking for an editorial assistant who is passionate about the Nordic world and committed to high quality journalism. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently and take initiative, as well as be willing to work under close direction from senior staff.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Supporting editorial staff in all activities leading to publication
Organising and researching projects to tight deadlines
Writing articles and short news stories for print and online
Editorial administration, including managing spreadsheets
Transcribing interviews occasionally
Sub editing and fact checking
Writing and uploading web and social media stories

REQUIREMENTS

Ideally native English speaker or a very high level of written English, as well as some editorial and digital experience. Period of time: 6 months, beginning 22nd May 2017,
3 days a week
Location Copenhagen
Reporting to the co-founders and the editor
The position is unpaid

Please send your CV with a short cover letter, two writing samples (journalism only please) and two story ideas to info@oakthenordicjournal.com, with the subject line “Editorial Assistant”.
Deadline for applications: May 16th

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