Internet culture reporter

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Internet Culture Reporter

Amused by augmented reality? Titillated by tweet trends? Go ga-ga for gadgets? If internet culture and its various social phenomena excite you, then we have the job for you.

FULL-TIME · UNITED STATES

As an internet culture reporter for one of the world’s largest tech blogs, you’ll be expected to cover everything from Netflix-and-chill to YouTube – and every weird thing in between.

You should have at least two years' experience writing for online publications. You should be willing to write several posts per day – and produce high-quality, original material in a timely fashion. You should be able to come up with your own feature ideas, and develop them from pitch to completion. Most importantly: You should be immersed in the world of the internet.

You...

  • Thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Work within tight deadlines
  • Are curious about the world around you
  • Delve deeper and fact-check information
  • Possess good communication skills, both written and oral
  • Have strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Must be able to work well alone and in a team
  • Multitask exceptionally well
  • Build contacts and sources for use in future stories
  • Know how to write engaging copy
  • Have an eye for detail and your work is always top notch
  • Understand current events
  • Grasp the English language
  • Currently live in the US – CST and MST a bonus! 


Useful skills
:

  • WordPress: You’ve worked with it and know your way around
  • Facebook and Twitter: You have your own personal accounts that you use actively

Preferred start date: January 2017

Sound too good to be true? It’s not! So what are you waiting for? Send your resume and writing portfolio today to alejandro@thenextweb.com.