Fatherly is looking for a smart, engaged, and eager Editorial Fellow to assist with news and trending coverage.
Fatherly is the leading digital media brand for dads. Our mission is to empower men to raise great kids and lead more fulfilling adult lives. From original video series and deep dive reports to podcasts and events, Fatherly offers original reporting, expert parenting advice, and hard-won insights into a challenging, but profoundly rewarding stage of life.
Launched in April 2015, Fatherly is the leading digital brand for young parents. In the last year, Fatherly generated over a billion video views, was named Oprah’s favorite website of 2016, and won the 2017 Webby Award for “Best Parenting Site on the Internet”. Fatherly is backed by BDMI, UTA, SoftTech VC, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, The Knight Foundation and prominent angels such as Gary Vaynerchuk and the founders of Bleacher Report among others.
Role and Responsibilities
Fatherly is seeking an Editorial Fellow eager to get their feet wet and take on a range of responsibilities while assisting our team with current events and entertainment coverage. The successful candidate will be an efficient and capable writer with a strong understanding of journalistic norms and an eagerness to engage with experienced editors working to aggressively grow a publication. The desire to do original work is key and an entrepreneurial impulse will be rewarded. Candidates with prior experience in professional environments and/or a degree in journalism will be given preference.
The right candidate for this role will be able to start in January, 2019.
- Writing daily news stories.
- Pitching daily news stories.
- Help updating the existing content library.
- Pitching and reporting enterprise stories in concert with editors.
- Four-year college degree.
- Some prior work with a CMS.
- Demonstrable understanding of social and search platforms.
- The desire to help parents.
Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three to four clips to firstname.lastname@example.org.