Editorial Intern
Grovo - New York, NY

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Company Overview We ’re looking for innovators and problem solvers who want to have an enormous impact on the world and are passionate about taking on the largest of challenges. We were the first to provide Internet education to the world. We created Grovo to help the world better use web and mobile apps with short-form video courses. Our mission is to be your trusted source of real-time, high quality updates to the web and mobile products you and your friends use.

Grovo makes it easy to be more productive in your personal and professional lives. Grovo produces 1-minute videos covering the latest changes to Internet services like Facebook, Evernote, and Google Apps. Grovo maps these updates to the services people use. People are notified in real-time to help them use the services.

Grovo ’s proprietary technology harvests demand about the most immediate questions people have about new features and functionality. Every day, Grovo ’s in-house team produces short videos covering these updates and delivers them as they ’re happening. Currently, the library contains over 3,000 video lessons. Each lesson includes a multiple choice quiz, downloadable PDF and time-synced transcript.

People in 150 countries are using Grovo to save time and become more effective online. From K-12 school districts to 100 of the Fortune 500 companies, Grovo serves professionals and organizations of all sizes with its freemium business model. Grovo was founded in 2010 and is a privately held company headquartered in New York City. Grovo has delivered 1 million video lessons and has raised venture financing from some of Silicon Valley ’s most prestigious investors.

Position Description Our Editorial Interns will be responsible for writing weekly blog pieces or news articles about what is changing in the tech world, often specifically regarding changes to the websites and apps that we cover. Coverage ranges from entertainment and social media to project management and business tools. Bloggers will be responsible for pitching some of their stories; others will be pitched by our in-house PR specialist. Editorial Interns must be excellent writers who are creative, motivated, love the Internet, interested in working at a tech startup, and who want to see their writing published on a variety of sites and blogs.

Essential Functions Responsible for writing 2-3 blog pieces or news stories a week Responsible for pitching at least 1 story a week Work with PR Specialist to cover stories or write in style that will appeal to certain high value sites or blogs Stay up-to-date on Internet trends and news related to the web products and provide our users real-time education on those updates Ability and self-motivation to work independently Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills Applicant Requirements The ideal Editorial Intern: Is enrolled in a journalism program or extensive writing experience Is interested in Internet technology and tech startups Is a fast, strong and passionate writer Has a strong written voice Lives and breathes the Internet Loves the startup lifestyle and culture (hustle) Positive, upbeat attitude Can communicate clearly, concisely and quickly, both verbally and in writing Takes pride in his or her work Apply Email your application to tsamph@grovo.com. Please attach your resume, a short writing sample (preferably a blog post or otherwise short piece) and include each of the following items in the body of your email: A two sentence description of yourself Your 5 favorite websites Your 3 favorite publications and the name of the last book you read