Apartment Therapy

https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/
New York, NY, USA
Employee - Full Time
Feb 12, 2018

Staff Writer


Apartment Therapy Media is seeking a full-time Staff Writer to join the Kitchn Editorial team! The Staff Writer is responsible for some of the most important short-lead pieces on Kitchn each day, offering a strong take on the day’s culture and lifestyle news and trends in a way that cultivates the publication’s viewpoint and voice. This position will write across a broad selection of verticals and topics, including Culture, Home, and Food.

Responsibilities:

  • Write 2 to 6 pieces per day
  • Conceive, pitch, and execute short-lead culture and lifestyle stories centered around culture in general as well as food and life in the kitchen
  • Conduct interviews with experts and personalities of interest to Kitchn’s audience
  • Stay on top of latest trends through social media, industry contacts, and bloggers
  • Work on special projects, as needed
  • Work with Art and Video Teams to help produce stories with photography and videos
  • Monitor and respond to post performance to produce better pitches and content

Requirements:

  • Location flexible
  • 2-3 years relevant experience writing for a digital company.
  • Strong, creative writer with an interest in food, culture, and design, and with an ability to write for Kitchn's broad, diverse audience
  • Highly skilled in research, interviewing, and editing
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities, and to quickly adjust strategy and execution in the face of new information
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented in writing and organization
  • Experience in digital tools such as Slack, Google Analytics, and Parse.ly preferred

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism preferred

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary w/ discretionary bonus
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • 401k

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