We're looking for a sharp freelance news writer with an encyclopedic knowledge of beauty and a distinct point of view. This position is perfect for a writer with 1-2 years of experience who can generate news stories on deadline. Must be a skilled writer, a highly motivated self-starter, and someone with a positive attitude, a distinct point of view, and digital publishing knowledge. Contacts within the beauty industry are preferred. A passion for beauty and a sense of humor are an absolute must.
Some of your duties will include:
-Staying plugged into what's happening in all areas of beauty: trends, product launches, innovation, cultural moments, industry-shifting conversations, celebrity news, etc.
-Pitching and writing 3-5 news stories daily
-Building your own stories in our custom CMS; frequently sourcing your own photos
- 1-2 years minimum experience in beauty journalism, preferably digital
- Strong research and writing skills
- a deep knowledge of the beauty industry
- a familiarity with the fast pace of internet publishing; experience writing on a strict deadline
- a four-year undergraduate degree
Does this sound like you? Let us know why we should meet. For consideration, please submit your résumé and cover letter, as well as two relevant writing samples.
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