Weddings Year Round, a faith based company that has a mission to help small businesses while enriching the lives of young women, has an opening for a freelance journalist / intern position:
Personality: Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality and unbiased judgment. A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance. Mature, credible, and comfortable in dealing with large crowds, business owners and one on one assessment. Reliable, tolerant, determined and. empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view. Well presented and businesslike. Must have… being comfortable to travel in South Central Pennsylvania while on assignments and a stickler to details. Strength of character is a must while still being a team player.
Personal Situation: Must be mature and able to show good judgment and not to be influence by others. A reliable vehicle and wardrobe to attend weddings will be critical. The work for the assignments will require nights and weekends along with required deadlines. A clean driving record is required.
Specific Job Skills: Excellent writing skills are a must, as are computer word-processing skills with the ability to motivate. Understand the principles of marketing and advertising through print media and online is critical. Create and execute project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Identifies resources needed and assigned individual responsibilities, manages day-to-day operational aspect of the project which has been assigned and the desire to tell real stories about real events giving them a historical perspective. Appreciates need for consistency within company's branding and marketing mix, especially PR and the Internet. Must maintain a point of view while remaining objective about your assignment and not get personally involved.
Each quarter several brides will be selected and one will be your assignment. Her entire wedding which would consist of the following: Venue, Cake, Gown, Photographer, Invitations, etc. will be part of the article in the magazine. Additionally, you would need to attend all of the bride’s big day to be part of a judging panel (more details later) one bride will be featured on the cover of the magazine. The written articles on each bride will be in the magazine.
Computer Skills: Must be adept in use of MS Office 2000 or later, particularly Excel and Word, and ideally Access or similar database to basic level, Internet and email.
Contact Bobbi Hartlove-Fronczek for details: sales[at]weddingsyearround[dot]com