The Chicago Writers Conference is seeking an intern to assist with the 2013 conference. Intern will work directly with the founder of CWC and gain invaluable experience in networking, client relations, and writing and editing while having the opportunity to make industry connections.

Responsibilities:

  • Write and edit blog posts and CWC news
  • Maintain CWC presence across multiple social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter)
  • Write, edit, and send press releases
  • Directly communicate with sponsors and partners
  • Assist with securing space for monthly workshops and events
  • Assist with administrative tasks as needed (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Ideal Candidates:

  • Possess prior blogging experience
  • Exhibit excellent writing skills
  • Have prior writing experience (blogging or media preferred)
  • Bring a keen interest in event planning
  • Are available to work during the weekend of the conference (October 2013)

To Apply:

Email letter of interest outlining prior work experience, resume, and links to proof of work (blogs, portfolio, etc.) to: Mare Swallow at contact [AT]chicagowritersconference[dot]org with the subject line “Internship.”