Lifestyle Bloggers, Reporters, and Journalists Near Hoboken NJ

Hoboken Cloud, LLC - Hoboken, NJ (30+ days ago)


We would like to invite local Bloggers, Reporters, and Journalists to our HobokenLife News & Lifestyle editorial team. Our main website covers Hoboken NJ News, Lifestyle, Events, Food, Drink, Music, Nightlife, Arts, Entertainment, Health, and Fitness.

Specifications:

  • 300-600 words per article/blog post
  • At least 1 feature image (800x600 px min.). Note: Writer's own images is preferred. When possible, a photographer on the team will be able to shoot photos for the article/blog post. or Images can be selected from a stock image database. * Photos from the internet must have Creative Commons rights and have proper source attribution.
  • Can work with our collaboration tool (Asana) to select available/tentative article topics from list
  • Can collaborate with other writers and photographers
  • Can create their own topics based on Hoboken, community, yearly events and trends. We encourage writers to pitch their own topics and ideas.
  • Is capable of researching/investigating the topic/category selected to write about
  • Can write with an upbeat positive tone
  • Can research SEO keywords for posts
  • Can publish directly to our publishing platform (Wordpress)

Categories full list: arts, attractions, business, drink, entertainment, family, fashion, finance, food, health, wellness, jobs, lifestyle, living, money, music, news, nightlife, real estate, science, special events, sports, startups, tech, things to do, weather, world.

Other Specifications(Recommended):

  • Lives in the area and can attend local events to write about
  • Lives in the area and can visit local businesses (Restaurants, Fitness Clubs, ect.) for reviews
  • Can network with local community and social media leaders
  • Can follow current events in the area

Some of the Perks:

  • Attend exclusive events
  • Become a local Influencer
  • Be part of a local brand

...and more

Experience

  • Preferred: Degree with a focus on digital journalism, creative writing, digital media, business communications, or communication arts.
  • Strong command of written English
  • Proven experience with blogging and content development is required
  • Video production skills a plus

Competencies

  • Excellent writing skills to communicate with a local audience in a compelling manner
  • Ability to creatively write content based on local trends and happenings for a local audience
  • Team player with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Superior interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and driven to deliver superior performance
  • Strong problem-solving skills to innovatively overcome constraints
  • A desire to learn and excel in a fast-paced environment
  • A sense of humor preferred

Must submit a cover letter.

Job Types: Part-time, Internship

Experience:

  • Digital Media/Business Communications: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Journalism: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

Location:

  • Hoboken, NJ (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)