Content Writer Internship

About

NaTakallam ("We Speak" in Arabic) is an award-winning, social enterprise that delivers quality language-learning, translation, and cultural exchange services, by vetted and highly skilled refugees, displaced persons and their host communities worldwide.

To date, NaTakallam has enabled displaced people to self-generate more than US $1,500,000 in income. NaTakallam’s 100+ translators and tutors have worked with 10,000+ individual users in 100+ countries, as well as 200+ companies and organizations, including WeWork, Buzzfeed, The HP Foundation, IRC, Save the Children, among others.

Job Description

NaTakallam Content Writing Internship

Position:
Content Writer internship*
(Unpaid but with benefits)
Part time: 10 hours/week
*Location:
Fully remote
Reporting to: Marketing & Social Media Officer + CMO
Start date: ASAP
Duration: 3-6 months

Description:

NaTakallam is looking for a passionate writer and copy editor to create compelling content (in English) that will increase reader engagement. The ideal candidate will be creative, structured, detailed oriented, and with a curious mindset and willingness to learn. The candidate will be responsible for contributing to our online content, as well as our communications and marketing collateral. The candidate will work closely with the Marketing Manager.

Those looking to gain valuable content creation and marketing experience with an established social enterprise are encouraged to apply. Foreign language skills are highly desirable, notably in Arabic, French, Persian or Spanish.

Core responsibilities:

The intern’s primary duties include but are not limited to:
Developing content for blogs, articles, guides, product descriptions, marketing campaigns, website copy, digital ads, PR campaigns, and more
Crafting compelling copy for each stage of the funnel from lead generation to conversion
Copy editing and polishing content to improve for flow, readability and SEO
Ensuring the respect of editorial guidelines and the integrity of our brand identity
Conducting research on related topics in order to develop original content and fact-check
Supporting guest bloggers
Prioritizing multiple pieces with weekly or bi-weekly turnaround
Attending weekly team meetings

Desired Skills:

Ease/experience working abroad or remotely
Research experience
SEO knowledge is a plus
Experience with WordPress, notably copy editing and publishing blogs
Interest in area of social entrepreneurship, cultures and languages
Proficiency in Arabic/French/Persian/Spanish is a bonus

Why intern with us:

Opportunity to build a professional portfolio for your career in copywriting
Collaborate with a global team that is passionate about the work we're doing!
See the positive social impact of your work in real-time
Learn more about content marketing and strategy on-the-job
Engage in real-world responsibilities and develop valuable transferable skills
Flexible working hours and fully remote
We are a small but steadily growing company with a very big heart ☺

We offer our interns free access to NaTakallam’s one-on-one individual sessions in Arabic, Armenian, French, Kurdish, Persian or Spanish. You will experience the unique NaTakallam language learning, get to personally know our Languages Partners, and see the direct (and growing) impact you have on their livelihood as part of our team.

Preferred Experience

Skills & Qualifications Required:

Current student or recent graduate in communications, marketing, English, Journalism or closely-related field (bachelor’s level or vocational training with a strong portfolio)
Excellent writing and editing skills in English
Excellent attention to detail
Solid research skills
Intellectual curiosity and a willingness to learn about new topics related to languages, social impact, humanitarianism, refugees, displacement, social enterprises, etc.
Creative, brings new ideas to the table
Self-motivated, organized and able to meet deadlines and work professionally under pressure
Commitment to the mission of NaTakallam

Recruitment Process

Please respond by filling out this form: Apply Here
If you have any questions, contact tara.gerashi@natakallam.com

Higher consideration will be given to candidates who can commit to 6 months or more.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Internship
  • Location: Globe, United States (85501)
  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: > 2 years
  • Possible full remote