LinkedIn News Fellowship

Posted On: January 21, 2021


Media Organization: LinkedIn

Company Description

Founded in 2003, LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With more than 675+ million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network. The company has a diversified business model with revenue coming from Talent Solutions, Marketing Solutions, and Premium Subscriptions products. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, LinkedIn has offices across the globe.

LinkedIn’s 50+ editors are part of a global news operation highlighting the business news and insights that professionals need to stay informed and build their voice. Editors create, curate, and cultivate content in seven languages through posts, articles, trending news summaries, LinkedIn Lists, Daily Rundown, and more, covering topics ranging from healthcare and frontline workers to financial services and tech/venture capital.

Job Description

The LinkedIn Editorial Fellows will spend the term researching, writing and cultivating voices from LinkedIn’s New York City office alongside editors who have previously worked at Forbes, Fortune, Reuters, Wired, The Wall Street Journal and more.

This position is fully remote. The duration of the Fellowship is full-time (40 hours per week) from February to August.

The LinkedIn Editorial Fellows will each receive a paid 26-week fellowship that’s customized to match the fellow’s interests and career aspirations .

Pulling from a variety of news sources to create dynamic, real-time collections of stories and topics
Writing concise, persuasive descriptions and eye-catching headlines for LinkedIn’s news products
Developing strong copy-editing skills that engage audiences across multiple subject areas
Proofreading editorial copy to check spelling and grammar
Amending, revising or redeveloping written text in response to feedback from other editors
Keeping up-to-date with breaking and trending news, while monitoring the effectiveness of your own work
Helping to produce video interviews with Influencers and other experts who stop by LinkedIn’s in-house studio
Executing special projects such as LinkedIn Lists
Collaborating with other editors across time zone

Basic Qualifications:
Currently pursuing Bachelors degree or higher in Writing, Journalism, Media or equivalent combination of education and experience
You must be currently enrolled in a college or university program and must be returning to school the term following your Fellowship

Preferred Qualifications:
Be a member of an underrepresented group in media

To Apply

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