R+I Creative is seeking for an experienced writer / journalist. The successful candidate has the ability to conceive, write and create compelling content that will help us to grow new audiences stories from 300-
word news posts to 4,000-word long-form features for both our videos and digital platforms. This job is not about community management.
We cover a broad range of topics from pop culture, innovative businesses, tech to dissecting social media trends, through an innovative approach to tell untold stories with a fresh point of view.
The ideal candidate should have :
An excellent written communication skills and a strong passion of hot online topics
that are being shared, liked, recommended and discussed. Particularly with subjects that appeal to decision makers and future business leaders.
The ability to write clearly, succinctly and in a manner that engages a wide audience.
An open mind, a sense of humor, and a proven interest in covering business, media and tech topics in a way that is both accessible and compelling.
Ability to write engaging, crisp, appealing and accurate posts quickly that people want to share.
Strong editorial judgement
Competent to creatively convert popular posts into short-form explanatory videos across our distribution platforms
Knowledgeable and strong interest in editorial management
Ability to tell complex stories in simple and understandable ways
In-depth knowledge of photo and video editing software is a plus
Create and manage an editorial calendar
Research and pitch short-form explanatory videos
Pitch ideas in our editorial meetings for posts, projects and videos
Generate creative ways to illustrate ideas, processes and concepts
Regular communication with R+I management team over site goals, traffic and progress
Manage R+I’s social media accounts for their continual growth
1-3 years of writing experience for a social media account of a news organization, an app or major website
Experienced in creating and telling stories through videos
Proven understanding of the kinds of content that generate engagement on social media platforms.
Capable of establishing a social media presence and demonstrate ability to post what people share
Ability to work collaboratively in small teams as well as independently
High emotional intelligence
Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and / or Illustrator is a plusIf this describes you, please send :
A resume and cover letter that indicates why you are the right candidate for this position. In your letter, please include at least 3 links to your business-
related published works or pieces (journalistic and / or educational examples are preferred). Briefly tell us about your favorite video formats on social media.
Provide links to your social media accounts or personal blog