Full-Time Staff Writer

    1/11/2019

    Dailybreak is looking for a witty, sharp and pop culture-obsessed content producer to join its team of writers. The right person is a humble but ambitious storyteller with razor-sharp editing skills. What’s so great about this role? It’s a full-time position with a unique schedule. The person in this position will enjoy a Saturday-Wednesday work week (in the office Monday-Wednesday, working from home Saturday & Sunday) with Thursdays and Fridays off. This means you’re helming our weekend coverage, so we need someone who is dependable and fast-thinking when it comes to creating stories.The ideal candidate is a team player, experienced writer, editor and social media junkie with a passion for growing our reader base. Video/podcast editing skills are a plus as we continue to move into these multimedia fields.


    Responsibilities:

    • Grow a following of engaged readers that can't stop coming back for more of your creative pros and video and podcast material.
    • Self-edit/publish content and own social media sharing on Saturdays and Sundays
    • Cultivate relationships with other relevant site editors and promote shared content and backlinks
    • Help proofread/edit colleagues’ content regularly
    • Make sure site has optimal mix of all content types and content verticals (entertainment, lifestyle, travel, etc)


    Requirements:

    • Superb writing skills (make us jealous of your stories)
    • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
    • 3-5 years being part of a digital editorial and production team
    • Knowledge of SEO and Social Media optimization techniques preferred
    • Exceptional copywriting and editing competency
    • Knowledge of AP Style
    • Degree in journalism or relevant field
    • Experience working with CMS; basic knowledge of HTML and Photoshop
    • Published stories online for other sites
    • Multimedia experience producing content on at least 8 different distribution channels

    This describes you:

    • You are extremely creative and never stop coming up with ideas
    • You keep up with pop culture. You know what people will be talking about and sharing before something starts trending
    • You are an excellent writer, editor and team player
    • You believe content is king and the opportunity for online publishers is endless
    • Your social media presence is growing each day
    • You laugh at yourself


    Location: Boston, MA


    APPLY NOW

    Powered By GrowthZone