The Sustainable Style Foundation has an unpaid internship posting for a web content writer/SEO Specialist

The Sustainable Style Foundation has an unpaid internship posting for a web content writer/SEO Specialist.  We would like this to be eligible for students to receive credit.  Our organization is non-profit and 100% volunteer run, with board members based primarily in Seattle and New York, and with an international membership base.  We do not have a central office so the student would have to feel comfortable working virtually.  Please learn more about our organization here: http://www.sustainablestyle.org <http://www.sustainablestyle.org/>

Please see the job summary below:

Web Content Writer/ SEO Specialist

JOB SUMMARY
SSF is looking for a volunteer Web Content Writer/SEO Specialist to be responsible for creating, maintaining and updating the Sustainable Style Foundation’s website with fresh, search engine optimized copy in WordPress.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·                    Weekly website updates, maintenance, and new content
·                                            Compose content for landing pages
·                                            Compose content for new subject pages
·                                            Revise and refresh existing site content on regular basis
·                                            All web content should be customer friendly, marketable, accurate, and search engine optimized
·                    As website is updated, ensure the updates are done in a manner to support good search engine optimization (white hat practices)
·                    Write weekly blog post and moderate blog comments
·                    When needed, provide content for printed promotional materials: postcards, brochures, etc.
·                    Compose and edit press releases and articles as needed
·                    Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS
·                          Pursuing Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism (preferred), English, Communications or related field with 1-2 years of professional website content writing experience
·                          Must have excellent writing, copy editing, and proofreading skills
·                          Must be creative, focused, organized, detail oriented, hard working, honest, have a positive attitude, be self-motivated and a fast learner
·                          Experience and thorough knowledge of organic SEO best practices
·                          Knowledge of keyword research, Google Analytics as it relates to organic search engine optimization and web content
·                          Experience with WordPress CMS
·                          Must be willing and able to research so that content is accurate
·                          Demonstrated success and examples of writing for e-commerce websites using best practices
·                          Experience with creating promotional materials for marketing events, postcards, brochures, etc. a plus

As for length, you could put “ASAP to end of August with option to extend based on success”.
Reports to: Laura LoPresti
Apply to info@sustainablestyle.org

Debra Bouchegnies
Sustainable Style Foundation board member
debra@dbcsg.com
206.228.1676

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