Gossip Writer - Part Time

Metro US
10271, New York City
competetive hourly rate
Jul 26, 2016
Part Time

Gossip Writer – Part Time

Metro Media is looking for a funny entertainment writer to take over our national gossip page. The part-time position is perfect for a pop-culture obsessive who has a distinctive voice and knows the difference between snark and malice. The ideal candidate is digitally savvy, comfortable with a fast-paced work day and daily deadlines and a good communicator. There’s also room for growth and the opportunity to pitch ideas to the entire Features team. Hours are Sunday through Thursday, approximately 10 a.m.-2 p.m. working from either our Boston, Philadelphia or NYC locations

Responsibilities :
•    Pitch and write 4-5 trending gossip items daily, including snappy heds and social media pushes
•    Cover breaking celebrity news
•    Attend red carpet events

•    3-5 years writing and editing experience in print or online media
•    Knowledge of AP style and InDesign
•    Proficient on social media platforms​
•    Clear communication skills