VICE (est. 1994), a leading youth media brand with a diverse network of print and digital properties, is hiring a Freelance Copywriter with sharp copy editing skills to develop and contribute content for its popular VICE Snapchat Discover channel.
This job is ideal for a copywriter who can source and edit pertinent articles for a youth audience throughout all VICE content categories, in addition to writing engaging material and composing brilliant copy for intro’s, headlines and social-shares. The copywriter will collaborate with the motion graphics staff to flawlessly integrate editorial and design.
- Copy edit a vast array of content from the VICE community, including short news to comprehensive journalistic pieces.
- Properly format content to appear on the Discover platform.
- Edit and improve headlines to maximize click-throughs and social-shares of stories.
- Assess content performance across social media to recognize trends and opportunities.
- Maintain the site’s brand voice and conceptualize innovative ways to apply the VICE aesthetic to Snapchat.
Copywriter will work three days a week.
Compensation: to be discussed with qualified candidates.