Complex Networks is a global lifestyle video, brand, and media company jointly owned by Hearst and Verizon, and is one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels. It is a top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, and Snapchat.
Complex is looking to bring on an experienced Staff Writer to join the music channel within the Editorial Department. The Staff Writer will be responsible for conceptualizing, pitching, and writing timely music features. In addition, this role will research and write premium features, including trend pieces, profiles, Q&As, essays, narrative features, oral histories, and more.
Essential: Bachelor's Degree
Two-plus years' experience writing and reporting for music publications
Must have strong writing skills, ability to turn around assignments quickly, expertise in hip-hop and related genres, aligned with Complex tastes and tone
Desirables: ability to identify rising talent, interest in diverse mediums (video, podcasts, etc)
NOTE: Please include features, Essay/Q &A, Interviews, Long and Short form samples
About Complex Networks
Complex is a global lifestyle brand and media company and one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex Networks generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels and is a Top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on channels like Facebook and YouTube. Complex Networks develops and distributes video programming on several distribution channels including Netflix, Facebook, Snapchat, and Fuse. The company cultivates content that spans across popular culture - from music to movies, sports to video games, fashion to food. In November 2017, the company successfully hosted its second ComplexCon event in Long Beach, California, attracting 200 top brands and over 50,000 attendees to the two-day cultural festival.