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Blavity, Inc. is a venture-funded technology and new media company, founded in 2014 around a simple idea: enable Black millennials to tell their own stories. Today, we are home to the largest network of platforms and lifestyle brands serving the multifaceted lives of Black millennials & Gen Z through original content, video and unique experiences. The company has grown into a market leader for Black media, reaching over 80 million millennials per month through our growing brand portfolio which includes: Blavity News, Blavity Politics, 21Ninety, AfroTech, Travel Noire, and Shadow & Act. Assembled of passionate, high-energy, and focused rock-stars, our Blavity, Inc. Team executes with our values at the forefront of mind: Love of Community, Transparency and Communication, Collective Responsibility, and Fail Fast. Blavity, Inc. is continuously looking for new team members to help us continue to scale, cultivate our community, and advance our strategic direction.
Job Summary: The Branded Content Writer is a (1099) contractor position, responsible for researching a variety of subject matter including: tech and business industry-related topics; entertainment stories with Black-centric narratives; culture & lifestyle material; and travel-related content. The Branded Content Writer will combine online sources, interviews, and studies to write editorials that reflect partner campaign objectives, including; program launches, brand awareness, and recruiting. In collaboration with the Brand Content Team, this position involves utilizing familiarity with the organization's brand voice to inspire ideas and write stories, conducting research, interviewing sources, and reviewing industry trends. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, is open-minded, persistent, quick, and effective at editorial composition, and is an excellent storyteller.
This (1099) contract position reports directly into the Manager of Branded Production for Editorial & Social.
Contractors will be responsible for providing their own equipment, including but not limited to laptop computers, cell phones, or any other electronic equipment required to perform their role
Details: This is a remote (1099) contract position, averaging up to 20 hours per week for up to 3 months. Candidates must be able to work at least 50% in alignment to Pacific Time Zone and will be expected to be available to address editorial feedback and edits in a timely manner to ensure prompt delivery to key stakeholders.
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter online at BlavityInc.com/Careers.
Blavity is committed to creating a diverse environment free of discrimination and harassment, and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Blavity is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, HIV Status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.