Lifestyle News Writers (can work remotely)
Editorial (Bustle) | New York, NY
Bustle.com is a new force in media: a news, entertainment, lifestyle, and fashion site for young women driven by a diverse and energetic collection of contributors. What we have in common with each other and our readers is that we're insatiably curious about the world. We care about what's working and what isn't, about fashion, politics, technology, diversity, books, celebrities, health, beauty, work, sex, friendship, and how to make amazing food on a budget. These are the stories we deliver every day in a format that's always getting better, quicker, and more engaging.
Bustle is seeking funny and creative part-time news writers to contribute thoughtful news content to its lifestyle vertical. Topics of coverage will include sex/relationships, tech, women's health, feminism, nostalgia, and more, but is often dictated by the day's news. This position has a minimum contribution of at least two days per week (we have shifts available M-F & Sunday during business hours). Applicants should have at least two years of writing experience (internships/personal blogs count) and a strong individual voice.
If you would like to contribute as a writer focused solely on sex/relationships or food/decor or otherwise, please apply to the general lifestyle position and specify your interests.
- At least 2+ years of writing experience (blogging counts!)
- Strong individual voice
- Availability of at least 2-3 full days per week (M-F & Sunday during biz hours) Please detail availability in cover letter.
Please include a resume, cover letter with experience and availability, and 3 related clips (links are preferred) on the next page. In your cover letter, please discuss your specific area of interest if that applies.
Additionally, please include two lifestyle feature pitches that you could see on Bustle.com at the bottom of your cover letter. Feature pitches may include editorials, essays, original reported ideas, personal or creative pieces, or listicles! Pitches should include a sample headline, at least 2-3 sentences, and any relevant links. Applications without cover letters or pitches will not be considered. Do not attach your cover letter or pitches as they should be pasted into the body of the application.