Social Media & Journalism Intern
Fit Media Canada - Toronto, ON

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Social Media Marketing and Journalism Internship
The Fitness Elite & In the Arms of the Beholder Magazines
Reporting to the Editor in Chief
Toronto, Ontario

As Canada’s newest fitness magazine, The Fitness Elite is leading the health and wellness industry in creating opportunity for those aspiring to incorporate health and wellness as not only a way of life but as a career. Operating with affiliates and customers around the globe, we are headquartered in Toronto.

We are currently seeking an intern to assist and support our use of social media as a marketing tool, and to conduct research and curate content as directed by the Editor. This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in writing and editing, and to gain exposure to health and wellness content in a cutting-edge startup organization which deals in learning, empowerment and opportunity.

 Assist with coordination of incoming media, articles and contributors
 Review and correct incoming articles for grammar
 Draft and schedule social media posts relating to currently available content, products, offerings and promotions
 Draft articles based on recorded interviews
 Conduct research and draft articles on prescribed topics, including opportunity for self-directed editorial pieces
 Assist with interviewing athletes for feature articles
 Other duties, as assigned

 Very strong English communication skills; both verbal and written
 Expert knowledge of English grammar
 Current or recent enrollment in an Ontario post-secondary institution
 Strong interpersonal skills
 Expert knowledge of social media (Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter)
 Passion for self-improvement and empowerment of others
 Able to complete self-directed and self-supervised assignments
 Working knowledge of various physical fitness activities
 Supply own computer, internet connection and software

From time to time we will hold meetings at an office located at 36 Eglinton Avenue West, Suite 701, however we will not require office hours. Except for meetings, the successful applicant will be required to work remotely 100% of the time and coordinate with the Editor via email.

Term Required:
June 3rd 2013 to August 30th, 2013

Unpaid. A $100 honorarium will be paid upon completion of assigned tasks at the end of each month. The successful applicant will be required to contract with and invoice Fit Media Canada as an independent contractor.