Variety ( Real Estate Writer

New York City, New York (US)
Base + Benefits (Medical, Dental ,Vision & 401k)
Nov 25, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Variety ( Real Estate Writer is looking for a New York City-based writer to dish on current real estate trends and happenings in the city, including real estate transactions of the rich and famous. Ideal candidates must be self-starting, with a solid knowledge and understanding of architecture and real estate, and be able to write, edit and post stories quickly. Perfect candidates will have a network of informants and other contacts for sourcing stories.

Job requirements/responsibilities:

  • Experience writing/editing about real estate, architecture and/or design. 
  • Be comfortable working independently
  • Have knowledge of real estate trends
  • Have knowledge of pop culture movers and shakers
  • Knowledge of who’s who in the entertainment industry is helpful
  • Have experience with blogging and blogging software
  • Understanding of SEO and social media helpful
  • Have a network of tipsters and contacts
  • Understand property records and how to sift through property record data bases


DIRT is a voyeuristic, tongue-in-cheek peek into the oft-clandestine real estate transactions of high-profile and/or high-net worth people across a broad spectrum of industries and professions. Our exhaustive real estate coverage spans a wide range of locations and architectural styles — from midcentury moderns to monstrous megamansions, there’s something for every real estate lover around the globe.

About Variety:
Recognized and respected throughout the world as the definitive voice of the entertainment industry, Variety has been the premier source of entertainment news for over a century. Since 1905, the most influential leaders and decision makers in entertainment have turned to Variety for timely, credible and straightforward news, analysis and perspective — taking our readers behind the cameras, curtains and screens of film, television, theatre and digital media with our unique, award-winning combination of breaking news reporting, insightful deep dive think pieces and engaging, must-read feature spotlights. Variety’s commitment to our community- covering its successes and failures in equal measure- is unparalleled both domestically, in our US entertainment capitals, and abroad, across the rapidly changing international entertainment landscape.

About PMC:
Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 180 million and empowers more than 1 million global CEOs and business thought-leaders in markets that impact the world. Our dynamic events, data services, and rich content entertain and educate today’s fashion, retail, beauty, entertainment and lifestyle sectors. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global influencers are informed, connected, and inspired. To learn more about PMC and its iconic brands, visit

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