Writer

theSkimm New York City

theSkimm is looking to hire a Writer for it’s editorial team. This team is a collaborative group of journalists from traditional media backgrounds. They understand how to write high quality journalism, while putting it in theSkimm’s distinct voice. This position would be working closely with the Managing Editors and other editorial staff members. This role is not for someone interested in their personal byline.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

This role will be primarily focused on creating the Daily Skimm newsletter. That includes writing, editing, fact checking, and publishing

Produce Skimm Guides and other long-form content

Partner with business development, marketing, and social media teams to develop creative campaigns

Assist with other editorial products such as video, audio, and theSkimm app

WHAT WOULD SET YOU UP FOR SUCCESS

This is not an entry level position. We are looking for 3-5 years of traditional newsroom experience and working in a breaking news environment. This is non-negotiable.

Track record of working effectively under deadline/pressure

Being a news junkie

Ability to write in the voice of a character

Passionate about theSkimm and its mission

A self-starter AND a team player

Bachelor's Degree

WHAT WOULD SET YOU APART

Has experience communicating with standards and practices reps

Experience in media development and strategy

Experience with branded content

Comfortable publishing in WordPress

WHAT WE ALSO OFFER YOU

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Insurances, starting on your first day!

Competitive salary & equity packages alongside annual performance aimed at rewarding and recognizing our diverse talents

A flexible vacation policy and generous holiday observances.

MassMutual 401(k) program

$400 annual gym reimbursement

Collaborative office space with a mix of snacks, seltzer, caffeine and a pretty sweet roof deck

Catered lunch on Fridays during our HQ Sip’n Skimm - a time to catch up as a group and wind down from a great week

The opportunity to be part of a friendly, hardworking and diverse group of people building a media company that makes it easier to live smarter.

Link to online job announcement

https://www.theskimm.com/jobs/1464929

Closing Date

2019-03-29