We are a growing pop culture network seeking savvy, enthusiastic, savvy writers with a knack for crafting engaging social-media content while meeting daily deadlines and goals. This ideal candidate knows what pop culture audiences want to read and is fluent in entertainment across categories including TV, celebrities and movies. Writers into lifestyle trends across categories including beauty and food are also wanted.
The ideal candidate is always ahead of the news and would never say “it’s a slow news day” or “there’s nothing to write about.” The passion for the entertainment world they cover is reflected in their stories and he/she understands interactivity across multiple platforms (Web, mobile, apps and video) with emphasis on mobile.
This introductory/freelance position can lead to a full time editorial position in the near future as the business may allow.
— Write quickly and accurately in a high-pressure newsroom to produce popular stories that drive traffic to the site
–Brainstorm ideas with the editorial team and chase after emerging trends on the Web and social media networks
–Work efficiently to meet daily traffic goals
–Write compelling SEO-friendly headlines
–Report relevant news content in your own voice