Contributing Writer (Contract Position)

  • Writing
  • Part Time
  • 2 months ago

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience 1 year
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    Location Restrictions USA only

Job Description

About The Hustle

The Hustle is a fast-growing, San Francisco-based media company best known for its witty, no-nonsense newsletters that have educated and entertained readers since 2015.

We are a community of builders who are hellbent on changing the world through business. We support this community with business insights and analysis, access to world-class leaders, and a powerful network to help them start and grow their business.

Job Description:

We’re looking to build our base of contributing writers for our daily email and our new paid subscription Trends service. As a Hustle contributor, you’ll be responsible for producing smart, witty takes on the day’s business news, and analyzing emerging business trends for our weekly Trends email.

What You’ll Do:

  • Contribute to our daily pitch meetings, helping us brainstorm interesting business and tech stories and new email formats that will inform and entertain our daily newsletter readers
  • Write 1-2 daily stories (150-200 words each) or pitch engaging content for the next day’s email
  • Pitch and write short- to medium-length pieces for our new subscription service
  • Suggest stories for our originally produced Sunday long reads

What You’ll Bring:

  • Desire to change the digital media landscape
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in the digital media space
  • Background or degree in writing or journalism
  • Passion for influencing and impacting the world through creative storytelling
  • Deep familiarity with The Hustle voice
  • Ability to submit outstanding work on ambitious deadlines
  • An eye for humor and wit
  • Soft spot for startup, business, and pop culture news
  • Coachability and willingness to improve
  • Experience creating GIFs or using Photoshop or other image editing software
  • Get sh*t done attitude

How to Apply

Please submit 3 writing samples, a resume, and cover letter (500 words or less) explaining how you’d crush this job, including any creative ideas for audience engagement.

This is a part-time, contract position. We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.

*Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the United States to be considered for this role
Computer skills
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