Weedmaps is hiring a

Copywriter Intern

Irvine, United States
Internship

Overview:

WeedmapsTV is seeking copywriting interns to join the Media team in our Orange County office. Interns will work closely with Producers on projects from concept development to final execution. This is a part-timer, temporary position with no benefits. This is a paid internship, academic credit is not provided.

Responsibilities:

  • Write copy for media needs including, but not limited to, social media, videography, and photography projects
  • Edit and proofread all copy for Media before stakeholder approval
  • Ensure work is reviewed/approved by appropriate stakeholders
  • Create mock ups for social media content ideas
  • Research industry news, archive content, and keep record of all sources
  • Assist Media team in creation of social content and various day-to-day tasks
  • Obsess over quality and uphold the high standards of our brand

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will be a Journalism student or recent graduate looking to gain hands on experience in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, environment
  • Previous experience as a copywriter or in journalism is a plus
  • Knowledge of the marijuana industry, social media and current news
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign
  • Must be a team player and flourish in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment
  • Highly collaborative and respectful of others and their contributions
  • Ability to translate complex subject matter into clear, relatable and exciting content
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint as well as the ability to learn internal software programs
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal communications and attention to detail
  • Knowledge, passion and experience writing for technology, lifestyle and marijuana industry and culture preferred

Please send your resume with writing samples for consideration.


About Weedmaps:

Formed in 2008, Weedmaps is the largest technology company focused on servicing the legalized marijuana industry in the United States and internationally by providing listing services for dispensaries, delivery services, doctors and brands. Weedmaps has the most comprehensive directory with over 4x the listings of any other service and gives visitors the ability to review and discuss these services while building a sense of community through forums and social networking. The marijuana industry is growing exponentially and the legal and technological challenges it faces are immense. We see this as the perfect opportunity to create unique and innovative solutions that can transform the industry. In addition to developing technology solutions, Weedmaps is also firmly committed to advising on and supporting the legalization of marijuana and the medicines derived from it in a responsible manner.

Our Benefits:

  • A collaborative and open-minded atmosphere that is excitingly fast paced
  • Company-paid medical/dental/vision/life insurance
  • Fully stocked kitchens with healthy snack and drink options
  • Free Lunch catered in the office every day
  • Free onsite gym and yoga classes
  • Generous paid vacation and sick leave policy
  • Competitive maternity/paternity policy
  • 401k with competitive match

Who Are We Looking For?

Weedmaps is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. We are looking for the smartest and most passionate people who want to join our team and develop the services, systems, and marketplaces that will serve the marijuana industry in the decades to come. So what are you waiting for? Join the Weedmaps family!