Mic is looking for a highly motivated, passionate tech/innovation/science writer to work with our branded content team for a 6 month contract on a co-branded partnership we are running with one of the world's most prestigious tech and manufacturing corporations. This person will produce engaging, informative and high-quality newsletters and branded content articles about the latest scientific breakthroughs in tech, engineering, energy, space travel, transportation, digital healthcare, urban living and more.
This applicant must have their finger on the pulse of things that are moving mankind forward — and even beyond Earth — from the latest developments in renewable energy to technologies that are taking humans one step closer to colonizing other planets. This person should understand how readers consume tech and innovation products through various sources including newsletters.
This is a 6 month contract based in our New York City office.
Produce newsletters in a witty and authoritative voice, while still being informative and approachable
Write quickly and accurately under tight deadlines
Source, research and refine topic ideas in the science, technology and innovation space
Edit stories prior to shipping to client
Work seamlessly with the client - be comfortable with feedback and the revision process
Assist video producers with story research as needed
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or English preferred
3-5 years of experience writing within the science/tech/innovation arena
Ability to create clean, high-quality copy under very tight deadlines
Ability to write comfortably and competently about tech and innovation topics
Strong knowledge of AP style
Unique, passionate voice
Familiarity with Mic and its voice
Demonstrated understanding of the types of stories that perform well on social platforms and why
Published clips that demonstrate a skill for multimedia storytelling
Mic reaches a monthly audience of 65 million with original reporting on the most important issues and diverse perspectives that challenge conventional thinking and give voice to the underrepresented. We consider Mic the leading digital news company for society’s Change Makers, who most influence and impact the world.