Entertainment Writer

The ideal candidate lives and breathes all things entertainment, and is well-versed in Celebrity, Film, TV, Events, especially those that Gen-Y is most interested in.

This is a full-time position based in our New York City headquarters.

Requirements:

  • A strong understanding of all ranges of entertainment
  • A relevant degree or previous experience
  • An ability to create opportunities for interviews with actors, influencers, and other relevant industry professionals
  • Ability to write quickly and concisely under deadline pressure
  • Ability to discover and identify big stories, alongside, the ability to find clever, funny, and unique angles on them
  • Ability to write both long, thought-provoking pieces and quicker riffs of the news
  • Ability to spot trends and generate ideas for larger projects. Fluency with images, GIFs, video and other forms of multimedia
  • A positive attitude

Responsibilities: 

  • Overseeing and maintaining news coverage on Elite Daily’s entertainment section
  • Writing multiple news stories per day
  • Tracking the day’s entertainment news to ensure timely coverage
  • Keeping the Pop Culture staff abreast of important news developments

Benefits include:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent health benefits
  • Catered lunch on Fridays

If you think you’re a fit, we’d love to hear from you. Send us a resume, three writing samples and a brief, but detailed, plan on how you’ll tackle growing our Entertainment vertical.