Friday, 1 April 2011

Research and reporting internship

At Adfero we are currently taking applications for our Research and Reporting Internship programme.

A two-week internship focused primarily on the Researcher/Reporter role within the News Feeds division of Adfero, the UK's leading dedicated online news provider. Providing practical, hands-on news experience, the intern will work with a team of writers to help them produce content, developing reporting skills, generating news leads and ideas, and conducting telephone interviews in a B2B environment.

The office-based internship also offers the opportunity to experience some of Adfero's other products, providing an ideal platform to obtain the basics in a broad mix of journalistic skills - including search engine optimisation - at the cutting edge of online media production.

Key responsibilities:
·         Generating news leads and comment
·         Working with a team of writers to help source and research stories
·         Conducting telephone interviews
·         Writing up reports based on interviews

Key skills and experience:
·         Good news sense
·         Strong writing skills
·         Warm and confident telephone manner
·         Highly motivated and tenacious
·         Capable of working independently and as part of a team
Please see the careers sections of our Website to read review from previous candidates who have completed our 

Tenure: Two weeks with the option to extend if successful
Location: Leeds
Salary: unpaid internship; extraordinary travel expenses paid
To apply please email