Content Intern

| Chicago

Neighborhoods.com is looking for someone with experience writing for a virtual audience to help with a variety of tasks. You will have your hands in several aspects of our content department, including writing and editing, researching, fact-checking and, in general, being an extra set of hands and eyes for our team.

Neighborhoods.com is the first online real estate resource to put the neighborhood at the center of the home search. The platform invites visitors to imagine their life in a new area by providing a local’s perspective, including detailed descriptions and resident reviews of schools, amenities, and the surrounding community. With up-to-date listings, the company offers aspiring homeowners accurate and reliable information about market changes and new homes for sale. Neighborhoods.com and its network of real estate agents are licensed and knowledgeable experts that guide users through every step of the homebuying process—from the initial search to the closing table.

What You'll be Learning and Doing:

  • Providing copy and editing support on blog articles, community pages, etc.
  • Collecting and compiling information for specific posts
  • Writing, organizing, and uploading content for community pages
  • Identifying blog post ideas that will appeal to a national audience
  • Researching age-restricted communities and collecting facts and stats
  • Identifying high-value and large-scale neighborhoods that deserve additional coverage
  • Photo/content outreach
  • Reviewing community pages for accuracy

We're looking for someone with:

  • Excellent writing skills with a keen eye for grammar and punctuation
  • Research skills — beyond just Googling — and data interpretation
  • Some basic knowledge of real estate and architecture
  • Self-starter attitude who looks for opportunities to contribute
  • Detail-oriented mindset and able to focus on specific tasks
  • Solid written and oral communication skills
  • A desire to be a part of an evolving content and editorial team

Other Details:

  • Must be available to work 15-25 hours per week, M-F.
  • If applicable, we'll work with you to ensure you earn course credit and schedule around your classes.
  • Pay is $13/hr. Internship will last 3 months.

Please upload a cover letter, your resume, and (if applicable) writing samples. Applications received without a cover letter will not be considered.

Neighborhoods.com is an equal opportunity employer, of people from all different backgrounds, ethnicities, races, colors, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, and ages. We strive to foster an inclusive environment, that is comfortable for everyone. We will not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.

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Location

We're at the edge of the West Loop, right next to Fulton Market. Transit options and lunch spots? We got 'em.

An Insider's view of Neighborhoods.com

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our work-life balance is fantastic. We value working hard during the day and encourage everyone to go home at a reasonable time.

Bill

Front End Developer

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

We’re working on using new types of data to understand our customers better. By developing ways to use these insights effectively, we do a better job of focusing on building the features that most improve the customer’s experience.

Jill

Data Scientist

What makes someone successful on your team?

Neighborhoods.com is a really great place for self-starters. It's a place for people who love being their own task-master while still functioning as part of a team. That this is a workplace for people who thrive in the absence of micromanagement and hand-holding.

Deana

Associate Editor

What is your vision for the company?

My vision for Neighborhoods.com is to help people live their life to its fullest potential by helping them with the universal challenge of finding a neighborhood and house they can truly call home.

Bill

CEO

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

PMO's ideas and processes facilitate keeping our engineers and designers focused on the work they love which in turn encourages innovation.

Heather

Project Manager

What are Neighborhoods.com Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Aside from all of these tangible benefits- Neighborhoods.com truly values all employees. A positive company culture, transparency, collaboration, & providing an inclusive environment for all employees, is something we value highly.

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