Wellness Writer - Yahoo Lifestyle

Employer
Yahoo Lifestyle
Location
10003, New York City
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 09, 2017
Closes
Dec 09, 2017
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Contract, Full Time

Yahoo Lifestyle is seeking a writer with a knack for identifying buzzy, shareable, emerging, and trending stories with a particular interest in health and wellness. This role requires a mix of writing quick, daily stories as well as longer-form articles with original reporting. In addition, you'll monitor social media and stay abreast of news developments throughout the day as well as pitch feature articles for evergreen content. 

Primary responsibilities: 

  • Pitching and production of news and features for daily and longterm coverage. 
  • Write 2 to 4 stories per day, with a mix of social aggregation and original reporting. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field
  • Demonstrated writing skills
  • Pop culture and social media acumen 
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Media or publishing industry experience
  • Recent grads welcome 
  • Experience working within a CMS
  • SEO knowledge
  • Experience executing or managing social media
  • Highly developed critical thinking/analysis skills