SUMMARY

MUNCHIES is seeking a staff writer to join our online editorial team. Candidates should be well-versed in food and culture and have an insatiable drive for finding unique ways to talk about both. This is a fast-paced work environment; the ability to work quickly under pressure while maintaining high editorial standards is essential.

DUTIES:

  • Writing 2-3 daily short- or mid-length posts and articles, with emphasis on culture and news traffic stream, as well as 1-2 longer stories per month
  • Uploading, prepping, and scheduling stories in the CMS
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions and other creative processes
  • Able to work effectively with positive attitude in team setting

EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION:

  • 1+ years of relevant writing experience, ideally in food
  • Strong journalism background with an eye for compelling content in the culinary space
  • Willingness to juggle short/quick writing projects with longer, deeply-reported features
  • Team player with all-hands-on-deck attitude
  • Experience pitching and developing website content for major media outlet
  • Familiarity with and ability to meet industry-accepted standards, specifications, and best practices
  • Knowledge of the VICE brand and its properties
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, content management systems, and basic Photoshop
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