Editorial: Social Good Fellow - Mashable
Mashable's evergreen team is seeking an enthusiastic, nimble editorial fellow to work at its Los Angeles office. The fellow will have the chance to write stories across a broad range of topics, which focuses on social impact, activism, identities, and innovative efforts to tackle the world's most pressing problems. The job will also include working across sections at Mashable, including Entertainment, Tech, and Culture.
The ideal candidate is eager to work with a small but scrappy team taking smart, nuanced, and intersectional approaches to important issues. A demonstrated interest in writing about racial justice is a plus, as well as a love of technology, innovation, and web culture. Please indicate in your cover letter where your passions lie. A willingness to learn and be flexible is imperative.
Candidates should have proven reporting experience, be familiar with Mashable's coverage across verticals, be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, and have a strategic, critical eye — all while balancing sensitivity and inclusivity in everything they cover.
The Day to Day
- Taking on 2-3 assignments per day
- Pitching and writing creative, unique stories
- Reporting "light lift" news as well as more evergreen stories, lists, etc.
- Assisting with research
- Helping with photo stories, videos, and other long-term projects
- Minimum availability of 18 hours per week (and up to 40 hours per week)
- Based in LA
- Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
- Creative ideas Mashable has never seen before
- Solid news writing skills and a critical eye
- Strong grasp of style and grammar
- A self-starter as well as a team player (a sense of humor is a must!)
- Knowledge of the digital space and Mashable's core coverage areas
Mashable is a global media and entertainment company that’s passionate about culture and tech. With smart, spirited coverage of stories that keep people talking, Mashable reaches an audience of 70 million monthly users who can’t get enough of the ideas, people, and products they love. Together, our ideas shape the future. Obsess with us.
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