Food + Drink Writer

Swirled - New York, NY

Full-timeEstimated: $43,000 - $61,000 a year
EducationSkills
New York, NY
Overview
Swirled has an immediate opening for an editor to run the website’s Eat section, a destination for millennial women who love food, want to up their game in the kitchen and know about the best products and latest news. The successful candidate will develop Eat’s editorial vision, devise and execute a strategy for a unique newsletter and create content that engages a loyal audience.
Write dynamic, shareable stories and newsletter on food and drink
Optimize stories for social media and SEO in WordPress
Come prepared to pitch meetings with story ideas
Diligently monitor analytics, derive insights and use data to inform story selection and creation strategy
Monitor trending topics and capitalize on opportunities to generate buzz
Collaborate with social media and newsletter editors on distribution strategy
Track best-of-the-web coverage and the work of our competitors
Participate in viral brainstorms and collaborate with team members on story ideas
Support creation and refinement of editorial style and curation guidelines
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or above
1-2 years of writing experience with strong editorial skills
Strong knowledge of social media and how to create viral content
Data-driven mindset with the ability to identify, pitch and write content with viral potential
Excellent communication, organization and people skills
Ability to adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment
Passion for cooking, baking and recipe development
Ability to share and communicate original recipes
A solid base of experts and industry contacts
Experience with WordPress and other CMS platforms
To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and writing samples to jobs@swirled.com. If we think that you may be a fit, we will contact you for an interview. Please, no recruiters.