Jan 21, 2018
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Freelance Writer Needed for Tech & Innovation Newsletter (NYC)

Company: MIC – Posted by: Brian – Preferred job location: New York, New York, United States

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Freelance Writer Needed for Tech & Innovation Newsletter (NYC)

Job Description:

Mic is looking for a highly motivated, passionate tech/innovation/science writer to work with our branded content team for a 6 month contract on a co-branded partnership we are running with one of the world’s most prestigious tech and manufacturing corporations. This person will produce engaging, informative and high-quality newsletters and branded content articles about the latest scientific breakthroughs in tech, engineering, energy, space travel, transportation, digital healthcare, urban living and more.

This applicant must have their finger on the pulse of things that are moving mankind forward — and even beyond Earth — from the latest developments in renewable energy to technologies that are taking humans one step closer to colonizing other planets. This person should understand how readers consume tech and innovation products through various sources including newsletters.

This is a 6 month contract based in our New York City office.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce newsletters in a witty and authoritative voice, while still being informative and approachable
  • Write quickly and accurately under tight deadlines
  • Source, research and refine topic ideas in the science, technology and innovation space
  • Edit stories prior to shipping to client
  • Work seamlessly with the client – be comfortable with feedback and the revision process
  • Assist video producers with story research as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or English preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience writing within the science/tech/innovation arena
  • Ability to create clean, high-quality copy under very tight deadlines
  • Ability to write comfortably and competently about tech and innovation topics
  • Strong knowledge of AP style
  • Unique, passionate voice
  • Voracious reader
  • Familiarity with Mic and its voice
  • Demonstrated understanding of the types of stories that perform well on social platforms and why
  • Published clips that demonstrate a skill for multimedia storytelling

  • Employer: MIC | Salary: | Job Type: | Category: | Job source: | Job expires in 4 days or sooner.


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