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English Content Writing Internship in Travel Start-up (Remote)

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Work Type: Internship

English Content Writing Internship (Remote)


Are you driven by the exploration of new places, cultures, and nature’s wonders and wildlife? Do you believe that travel can be a force for good that is reciprocally beneficial? If so, are you ready to use craftsmanship with words to make others dream about their next big adventure and its potential bigger positive impact? Then Viatu might be the right destination for your next big professional endeavour. 

About Viatu

Be part of shaping the next-gen travel platform that lets conscious travellers design and book their next adventure of a lifetime. Viatu simplifies the booking experience for itinerary-based travel. As a young and ambitious startup, our mission is to make sustainable travel accessible to all., For us, travel is a force for positive impact and should leave the place better than you found it. We are a remote and diverse team of shakers and doers, representing over 10 nationalities. 


About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic Content Writer Intern (Native English). You will play a key role in the success of our start-up. This is reflected in our “work hard, play hard” attitude. If the prospect of writing for a travel company excites you and you are a super creative grammar nerd, have an eye for detail and accurate spelling, we want you!

Key Duties & Responsibilities

Your role and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Researching, creating and editing inspiring English content for various platforms, including social media, blogs, newsletters and our website
  • Ensuring consistency of Viatu’s tone of voice across all types of content
  • Collaborating closely with our marketing and design team to publish polished blog posts
  • Conceptualising and brainstorming content ideas according to our customers' needs
  • Conducting keyword research and implementing SEO best practices to increase organic traffic

What you bring to Viatu

  • A healthy disrespect for the impossible, a mean hunger to learn new things and a desire to get out of your comfort zone
  • A finished or ongoing bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, journalism or related field
  • A knack for research and writing as well as the ability to adapt to different writing styles 
  • Excellent writing, editing and problem-solving skills
  • English is your native language
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Adaptability to ever-changing priorities 
  • An incurable case of wanderlust, passion for travel, culture, and wildlife
  • A heart for sustainability and deep care for our environment

A Plus: 

  • A basic understanding of SEO
  • Good knowledge of the Google Suite (incl. hangouts, docs, slides and sheets)
  • Google Analytics certification
  • Working knowledge of content management systems
  • Preference is given to candidates in the same time zone as South Africa or Europe
  • Travel writing experience
  • Previous experience in a fast-paced startup

Benefits 

  • Participate in multi-disciplinary upskilling opportunities to nourish your curiosity and further develop your professional skills
  • Experience a thriving startup culture and work with industry experts, former Googlers and Booking.com engineers
  • Access attractive travel incentives at reduced rates for yourself and your family
  • Be part of an autonomous and ambitious team that collaborates and thrives in a fully remote and vibrant environment 

Compensation

ZAR 8’000 /month  

Reporting

You will report to our COO, Bárbara Büchel

Contract Type

6 month fixed term internship; full-time (at least 40hours/week)

Start date 

September 1, 2022





*Viatu is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

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