Internship – English Copywriter // Tech Open Air Berlin

April 13, 2017
Tech Open Air is Europe’s leading interdisciplinary technology festival. Our mission is to connect, grow and inspire the human spirit through knowledge exchange and collaboration. By bringing together technological changemakers with other disciplines, we help the disrupted better anticipate the future and the technologists better understand the world they change. With 166 international speakers, 177 satellite events and 12,221 attendees, #TOA16 has been our biggest edition so far. Now we would like you to join us for #TOA17 and help us grow even further. Join us for one hell of a ride!

The Role

We are looking for a motivated English-language copywriter who is highly organised, can hit tight deadlines, and is able to cut to the heart of a story and tell it clearly.

You’ll need to be able to structure your workload and have confidence in your own decisions. You’ll be working closely with key team members in TOA’s Marketing and Social Media team, and the editor of TOA.life.

You’ll assist in online campaigns and communication, as well as internal and external copywriting – and will write for TOA’s year-round magazine, TOA.life.

The internship is full time, starting asap and ending mid-July.

Ideal Candidate

  • You are well-organised, with a passion for events, as well as disruptive content and people
  • You are interested in technology, and up-to-date with tech trends and outlier developments in the tech space
  • Your writing is clear, punchy, intriguing, and you can communicate complex ideas simply. George Orwell’s six rules of writing are tattooed on the inside of your eyelids
  • You’re happy to take editorial and managerial directions, apply your expertise, and hit the deadline
  • You are independent, you have a pragmatic approach, and can prioritise and manage your time across a few teams
  • You are willing to learn under pressure in a fast-paced start-up environment.
  • If you do not speak German, no problem. But your English (both verbal and written) should be fluent.

Application:

  • Send us your resumé/CV/LinkedIn profile, with a brief cover letter explaining why you’re the right choice for the role.
  • BONUS TASK: identify one paragraph in this job listing that could be written better – and then write it better.
  • Send us three examples of written work that best show your skills as a writer.

Send your application to: jobs@toaberlin.com

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