ONcourt Looking for Dynamic Interns

ONcourt Ezine: The Voice of Canadian Tennis

Editorial Intern / Unpaid

Location: Toronto / GTA, Ontario

Category: Tennis | Internships |

Website: oncourt.ca

Deadline to submit: 06/20/2011

ONcourt Ezine is the voice of Canadian tennis. Its main focus is on the world of tennis here at home in Canada. ONcourt looks at not only local talent but provides information for international tennis relevant to Canadian tennis.

ONcourt is currently looking for dynamic Interns to join our team. Applicants should be smart, eager and detail-oriented with technical savvy. Placement runs 2-3 months. Toronto-based applicants with a tennis background are strongly preferred.

Interns are involved with various stages of the ONcourt website’s editorial process. Responsibilities include posting content, generating story ideas and writing copy, photo research, marketing initiatives — generally assisting in numerous aspects of the day-to-day operations of an online magazine.

Selected candidates will learn about writing and editing, as well as technical aspects of running a website.

The internship is unpaid. Flexible schedule options.

Please submit a resume via e-mail to:

E-mail: alina@torontotenniscity.com

Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2011

We thank all applicants who respond, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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