Hanley Wood

  • Editorial Intern - Concrete Construction Group

    Job Location US-IL-Rosemont
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/9/2018 1:42 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-4046
  • Job Description

    Editorial Intern - Concrete Construction Group

     

    Hanley Wood is the premier media, information, and marketing services company serving the residential and commercial housing and construction industry. Housed in our Rosemont, Ill., office, our Commercial Construction Group seeks an intelligent, curious, and conscientious college senior or recent graduate to contribute to three brands: Concrete Construction (which includes Concrete Surfaces), The Concrete Producer, and Public Works.

     

    This is a unique opportunity to produce business-to-business content for both print and digital consumption. The intern will research, analyze, report, and write authoritatively on topics that help the nation's concrete contractors, concrete producers, and public works professionals improve profitability and productivity.

     

    Candidates must possess exceptional writing, editing, and analytical skills. Meticulous attention to detail, factual accuracy, and knowledge of Associated Press (AP) stylebook are crucial. Experience with blogs and social media desirable but not required.

    Hours: 30 to 40 per week (start time flexible within core business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.)

    Responsibilities: 

    • Post products, original and curated news, videos, and slideshows to Hanley Wood content management system (CMS)
    • Increase audience engagement with brand websites by finding and integrating relevant videos, tweets, etc., for all online content
    • Mine and post Hanley Wood sister content
    • Proofread online news items, assemble weekly e-newsletters
    • Obtain, attribute, and write compelling captions and other text for photos, video, and other graphics for print and online use
    • Request, write, and post products with photos and/or videos
    • Support annual Polished Concrete Awards program
    • Conduct online and over-the-phone research to identify trends and determine topic relevance
    • Write succinct, accurate, intelligent, and creative copy that drives traffic to our websites
    • Attend staff meetings
    • May also help develop print products for major industry trade show

     

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English, or a related field required.
    • Recent college graduates preferred but college seniors also will be considered.
    • Demonstrated research, writing, and telephone skills
    • Excellent knowledge of Associated Press (AP) style 
    • Ability to meet multiple deadlines by managing projects and stories simultaneously
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong sense of professionalism
    • Organized self-starter with a positive attitude
    • Must display the maturity required to work in a casual, informal office setting

     

    About Hanley Wood

    Hanley Wood is the leading business-to-business media company serving the housing and construction industry, and one of the top 10 B2B media companies in the country. 

     

    We enjoy a corporate culture that simultaneously encourages high levels of creativity and productivity. Those who thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and are motivated by personal and team success will find a challenging and rewarding career here at Hanley Wood.

     

    You owe it to yourself to work for a dynamic company. Employee satisfaction is important to us, so we provide competitive compensation and a generous benefits package all while working within a dynamic workplace setting.

     

    If you meet the required skills and qualifications and want to learn more, apply online at www.hanleywood.com/careers.

     

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    Hanley Wood is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. m/f/d/v

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