Elite Daily is a seeking remote, part-time writer to cover both politics and social news for our News vertical. Day-to-day responsibilities include sweeping for stories, pitching unique angles on trending content, and writing articles for the vertical. Coverage will include a variety of topics such as food, tech, politics, general news, celebrity news, and viral news. Candidates must have availability to work remotely Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 10-5 p.m. EST.
Applicants should be experienced news writers with strong news judgment and an understanding of the Elite Daily voice. The ideal candidate is creative, well organized, and able to handle multiple projects at once.
*Currently, we are trying to fill a Saturday, Sunday & Monday shift from 10-5 p.m. EST. This writer will work remotely.*
Sweep the internet and pitch stories for relevant news that would appeal to the Elite Daily audience
Work directly with editors to brainstorm and ideate unique angles on current trending topics
Effectively package posts for search and/or social with enticing, clickable headlines and teasers
Write 3-4 news stories per shift about topics like food, tech, politics, and viral news
Degree in journalism, communications, political science, or related
2+ years of experience in writing, reporting, or blogging
Strong voice, unique ideas, and the ability to not completely force your views on readers
Familiarity with SEO best practices
Twitter addiction regrettably preferred