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Publication or Company MamásLatinas
Job Title Staff Writer
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Social Media
Salary Leave Blank
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Mamás Latinas, CafeMom's new bilingual website, is seeking an experienced staff writer to cover a variety of topics, from general lifestyle content to news and entertainment. All candidates must have significant online experience and the ability to work quickly, while paying close attention to the details. Content needs to be smart, high quality, and have personality. Candidates must have strong writing skills in English and/or Spanish and should be able identify topics and cover stories based on current news of high relevance to the US Latina. Individuals should be self-motivated and able to pitch the kinds of stories they would want to share with their Latina friends; able to generate ideas that are original, thought provoking and will drive traffic. Familiarity with SEO best practices and understanding what makes web content viral and sticky is important.

Candidates must understand how to (and be willing to) promote their work, are responsible for all art and fact-checking, and must be able to post directly into a CMS, without the need for an edit.

The ability to work independently and demonstrate good judgment, in a fast-paced environment, is essential. This job requires 7 new posts every day, in our voice and style.

We are looking for candidates with a positive attitude, an open mind, a willingness to learn and experiment, a desire to be part of an amazing brand and a willingness to put forth 110% effort.

Familiarity with leading online sites (newspapers, blogs, social bookmarking sites, etc.) and social media platforms, including Twitter and Facebook, is highly desired.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, 3 to 5 clips that best represent your voice to hr@cafemom.com. The subject line of your email should read "Staff Writer for Mamás Latinas". Please include salary requirements.

We regret that we are unable to respond to each resume. Only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. CafeMom is an equal opportunity employer.


About Our Company With more than 9MM monthly unique visitors to Cafemom.com and more than 20MM monthly visitors to the CafeMom Network of sites (comscore), CafeMom is the #1 site and media destination on the web for moms. Our goal is to connect millions of moms for Conversation, Advice, Friendship, and Entertainment. Each mom comes for a different reason and it is our job to help her find the groups, new friends, information, and fun that she is looking for. CafeMom is also the leader in developing custom programs for leading brands that want to understand and connect with moms online. Programs include word of mouth influencer programs, brand champion initiatives, custom video development, private insight communities, and sponsored games all designed to move the needle on key metrics and to drive incremental sales for our partners. CafeMom is increasingly becoming an in-house marketing partner, working with leading brands to activate moms as co-creators across their companies. CafeMom strategic partners and advertisers include General Mills, Target, P&G, Nestle, Kohl's, J&J , Kmart, Unilever, JCPenney, and dozens of others.
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