Will Write For Coffee
The San Diego Coffee Network is currently seeking interns. We need 2 summer interns to grow our content and coverage in San Diego. Interns will receive a FREE monthly coffee subscription through the SD Coffee Club, a FREE coffee mug. A letter of recommendation at the close of the internship on October 31, 2014. This is a great way to break into content creation and writing for the specialty, or craft coffee industry.
An excellent command of the English language, specifically the written word.
Ability to meet deadlines while working independently (manages time well)
Proficient in Social Media like Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram
Proficient in Google Drive (or can learn quickly)
Tech Savvy (You have a working smartphone, iPad, Galaxy Tab, laptop, etc. and you know how to use them)
Either a background as a Barista, or an interest in learning about specialty coffee and writing about it
A digital Camera (phone shots do not translate well for Blog Posts)
Ability to produce 1 Blog post a week (500 words) with 2-4 accompanying photos
Credits will be given on our Blog for authorship and on event recaps written for major industry magazines.
Interns must audit a SDCN Bar Basics and Latte Art Class and attend a cupping at Bird Rock Coffee, Cafe Virtuoso, Cafe Moto, or InterAmerican Coffee asap. These are all FREE, but may require RSVPs.
Barring the loss of life or limb, the following events and dates require your undivided attention (6pm-9:30pm). Recaps will be written for Industry Magazines:
Thursday, July 24 (Season 2 Kick-off!) - Coffee & Tea Collective, North Park
Thursday, Aug 21 - Lofty Coffee Co., Encinitas
Thursday, Sept 18 - Cafe Virtuoso, East Village
Thursday, Oct 23 (Season 2 Finale) - Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, Little Italy
Please send a link to your blog or online portfolio, or send a sample writing piece of something you’ve written recently with a quick 2-4 sentence explanation as to why you want to write about local coffee in San Diego. to email@example.com.