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Vurbl Media company profile

Editorial Intern: Editor, Writer & Curator for Audio Platform

Job Location

Remote - Los Angeles, CA, United States

Job Description

We are a venture-backed startup building the biggest thing to come to online audio, launching this summer. Now, we are looking for interns that want to learn the digital media space from industry veterans. We need great writers to help us make our audio shine.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Write detailed descriptions, headlines, introductions and metadata of audio of all types.
Curate Podcasts around themes seasonal or other. E.g. True Crime, Fashion, Politics
Build audio playlists around topics that are popular.
Curate great Podcasts around casts that people don't know about.
Best of Lists. e.g. The Best True Crime Podcasts You've never heard Of
Curate lists of audio files from our 10mm+ database of audio. E.g. If it's the 4th of July then "Top 10 Presidential Speeches" If Valentine's Day then the 10 Best Quotes that Say I Love You. If graduation season then "The Best Commencement Speeches".
Review podcast focused websites and other audio brands.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
Some of the most sought after skills in digital media today... These are skills you likely did not learn at school. If they covered these topics in school our energetic, real-world digital business will take you to the next level and build your resume.
SEO
Digital content strategy
Link building
Internet content development and production
Content distribution and
Social media traffic building

WRITING SAMPLE SUBMISSION:
Write a 4 sentence description for these 5 audio files. If there are introductions included, you may use them as inspiration but we expect your description to be significantly different, in your voice/style with different adjectives. Consider the details of the user experience. What is the sound quality? Where will they be transported to? What type of interest group would it appeal too? What are the advantages of audio files versus reading?

Keep in mind that you are speaking to users and to Googlebot.

Old Time Radio: War of the Worlds
https://archive.org/details/WarOfTheWorlds1938RadioBroadcast256kbps/War-of-the-Worlds-1938-Radio-Broadcast-136kbps-cleaned.mp3
The Gospel of Matthew Chapter 2
https://archive.org/details/ccrsmatthew/matthew-01-14_10_19.mp3
Good Job Brain Podcast
http://www.goodjobbrain.com/episodes/
The Dead - James Joyce (summarize the first audio file
https://librivox.org/the-dead-by-james-joyce/
Nasa Space Sounds
https://www.nasa.gov/vision/universe/features/halloween_sounds.html

Job Requirements

Strong English language skills. Strong writing skills a plus. Currently in college, about to enter college or high school diploma required.

How To Apply

Please include CV with education and any work history. This is likely one of your first jobs so an extensive work history is not required. You will be given a short test that is included in the job description. Just include your "test work" as an attachment along with your CV.
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Contact Information

Contact Head of Content Creation - Hiring
Head of Content & Search
Vurbl Media
Email baron@vurbl.com
Website https://www.vurbl.com

Posted

May 22, 2020

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