Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) is a leading multi-platform consumer media company that engages over 170 million consumers globally every month. The company's influential brands include PEOPLE, TIME, FORTUNE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, INSTYLE, REAL SIMPLE, SOUTHERN LIVING and TRAVEL + LEISURE, as well as approximately 60 diverse international brands. Time Inc. offers marketers a differentiated proposition in the marketplace by combining its powerful brands, trusted content, audience scale, direct relationships with consumers and unique first-party data. The company is home to growing media and platforms, including digital video, OTT, television, licensing, paid products and services and celebrated live events, such as the TIME 100, FORTUNE Most Powerful Women, PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’s Sportsperson of the Year, the ESSENCE Festival and the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen.
TIME for Kids is seeking a writer for its weekly current events magazine, which is used in elementary school classrooms. The writer will be involved in all aspects of creating content, from pitching, reporting, and writing stories to choosing photographs and working with designers. He/she will also write news and feature stories for timeforkids.com.
Pitch, research, and write compelling news and feature stories that are age appropriate for TFK readers
Ensure that articles are written at appropriate reading levels for each edition
Collaborate with editors, photo editors, and designers to develop engaging content
Manage TFK Kid Reporters by assigning, developing, and editing their stories
Collaborative: You have a flexible, open approach to work. You thrive in a dynamic environment where you share ideas with others. You are a team player accustomed to meeting deadlines and working under pressure.
Passionate: You care about the challenges facing teachers and students. You are a news junkie who loves language—and you want to share that passion so that students become discerning readers, engaged citizens, and lifelong learners.
Resourceful: You are accustomed to working hard, pitching in to help others, taking a task from start to finish, managing multiple assignments, and finding innovative solutions to problems. You are organized, efficient, and deadline driven.
Journalism experience—either academic or professional. Writing for students a plus.