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We’re looking for creative, quick-learning writers to join our editorial team. The ideal candidate is an expert at finding viral, uplifting video content on the internet, as well as a natural storyteller who thrives in high-speed work environments. He/she is a highly productive team player with a sense of urgency: they get more done than anyone else they know, and their work is spotless.

Writers will report to one of LittleThings’ editors, and together focus on generating qualitative, engaging content with unmistakable “share” appeal for our audience.

Responsibilities

  • Scour the internet every day for videos with massive viral potential, then pitch them to an editor
  • Be able to write 7 or more articles per day
  • Demonstrate an ability to write headlines in 96 characters or less
  • Craft shareable thumbnails with eye-catching images for every article
  • Work as an integral part of a high-speed, high-output team

Requirements

  • Familiarity with WordPress and basic photo-editing software
  • BA in English or journalism, or comparable experience
  • Obsessive attention to grammar and formatting
  • Ability to adapt to the LittleThings voice, style, and format
  • Demonstrate an ability to learn quickly through constructive criticism while adjusting to a frequently changing creative environment
  • The desire to tell a good story. From the the headline to the concluding message, your mission is to keep readers invested, entertained, and inspired
  • A desire to better know and connect with your audience. You follow your readers’ comments and keep a sharp eye out for social engagement
  • A love for positive, shareable content

Company Perks

  • Flexible vacation days
  • Competitive health care, dental, and vision plans
  • Variety of daily snacks, fruit, beverages, and organic coffee
  • 401K plan
  • Monthly happy hour festivities
  • Weekly gourmet catered lunches
  • Window-lined office
  • Walking distance to Penn Station and Herald Square subway
  • Ping pong table and other games
  • Generous 24-month anniversary gift
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