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Staff Writer, Culture

Full-Time
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Company Location:
New York
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US
Job Location:
Remote
Level:
Entry-Level
Pay:
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Category:
Copywriting
Posted on:
April 7, 2021
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Job Description

Salon Media Group is looking for a culture / entertainment writer with experience writing compelling cultural analyzes, both the quick shot and the long-term view, as well as reviews, interviews and reports.

We are looking for a culture/entertainment writer with experience writing compelling cultural analysis โ€” both the quick take and the long view โ€” plus reviews, interviews, and reported features. If youโ€™re a passionate culture omnivore with a head, a heart and a point of view, letโ€™s talk.

Our writers and editors are highly organized, detail- and deadline-oriented professionals who know how to collaborate and communicate effectively using digital tools. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of professional writing experience in a digital media environment and formal journalism training (classroom, newsroom, or both), with SEO knowledge, AP Style fluency and familiarity with a WordPress-based CMS.

Preference will be given to candidates with daily writing experience and a demonstrated ability to enterprise a beat, with a proven ability to work simultaneously on shorter daily news stories and larger reported and/or critical projects.

This is a full-time, non-supervisory, salaried WGA-E position with full benefits, reporting to the Senior Editor for Culture. This is a remote position, but you will be expected to work an agreed-upon schedule and be legally able to work in the U.S.

We are especially interested in hearing from culture/entertainment writers who have fluency in both pop culture and social consciousness; work could range from writing an explainer, reporting on marginalized groups, finding the feminist angle into a piece of media, or delivering an opinionated take on the key personality du jour.

If you have digital audio or video experience, weโ€™d like to hear about that too.

What We Offer

  • Entrepreneurial culture
  • Fast-paced environment where serious efforts are noticed and are rewarded
  • Company with lots of growth potential
  • Outstanding benefits

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent communication, diplomacy, and decision-making skills with the ability to think creatively
  • Strong entrepreneurial, organizational and time management skills

Equipment/Software Used

  • Most PC based applications (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Browser-based office software (Google Sheets, Google Docs, Google Drive)
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro).
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