Joonbug.com is looking for a talented writer to contribute to our magazine-style nightlife and lifestyle blog which covers nightlife, music, fashion, culinary and other “in-the-know” happenings.
If you’re obsessed with lifestyle and writing about lifestyle, then this position will allow you to grow your portfolio and professional recognition in your field. Perks include gaining access to exclusive events, festivals, and restaurants, music shows, and more. There will be a considerable amount of writing in this position as you will be expected to write about events as they happen and be the voice of the lifestyle and nightlife scene.
Depending and experience and expertise, you will be expected to write about some or all of the following:
Overseeing the Lifestyle Interns department
Information on nightlife venue openings, closings and why
Understanding the scene and what it takes to get into the hottest clubs
Reviews of special events and parties
Nightlife gossip and news
Profiles on/interviews with the hottest local bands/artists
Interviews with music venue owners, sound engineers, etc.
Interviews with music trendsetters on the movement in local music
Coverage of music events
Fashion designer interviews
Fashion events coverage
Restaurant and wine bar reviews
Interviews with restaurant owners, chefs, and mixologists
Reviews and roundups dining in your area
Celebrity hotspot coverage
Review of nightclub restaurants and lounges
Reporting on restaurant specials, trends and new openings
Cultural events coverage and reviews
We are looking for creative individuals who are committed to writing several short posts per week for our new magazine-style site, Joonbug.com. You must be able to work with tight deadlines, be reliable, and a self-starter, and most importantly love to write.
Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (Marketing, Communications, PR, Business) or equivalent experience
Exceptional organizational and time management skills with a rigorous attention to detail
Extroverted, self-motivated and resilient with strong problem solving skills
Ability to handle high pressure situations with confidence in a fast-paced environment
Excellent customer service, verbal and written communication skills
A flexible schedule is mandatory- work varied shifts to include days, nights, weekends and holidays
Candidates must live within the Tri-State area, with the ability to efficiently travel to and from the NYC office
Travel to outside markets may be required
Basic Microsoft Office skills with a strong proficiency in spreadsheet applications
Pay: Starting $35k+ based on experienced
Please attach resume and writing samples. Feel free to cut and paste a cover letter or unleash your creativity and tell us a little about yourself when you submit your resume.
Candidates who do not include or attach a resume and writing samples (or link to a personal blog) will not be considered.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Staffnet USA, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.