Opportunities » Foodbeast

FOODBEAST is currently looking for driven, creative and passionate individuals to join its editorial and business development teams. Our group is passionate about food, and even more passionate about delivering quality content to a growing audience.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume, with position title in the Subject Header to: opportunities [at] foodbeast.com

Available Positions:

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Associate Food Editor (Santa Ana, CA)

JOB SCOPE:Foodbeast is looking for a full time Associate Food Editor to contribute to Foodbeast.com. The Associate Food Editor reports to the Editor-in-Chief and requires a combination of market knowledge, trend spotting, organizational and digital skills. S/he will be responsible for creating smart, relevant and innovative content within the food, entertainment and digital field for Foodbeast across multiple platforms and markets, including social, web, video and email.

The ideal candidate will be part sassy wordsmith, part content creating machine and part Foodbeast. S/he will also work out of our office in downtown Santa Ana, CA, because it’s badass out here. S/he will begin on a full-time, contract term of 3-months at the end of which point an extension review will take place.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Sourcing and producing entertaining food and drink stories for Foodbeast.com and FoodbeastTV
  • Keep regular editorial calendar up to speed and foresee trends and viral content
  • Collaborate, communicate and manage team of contributing writers to meet editorial deadlines
  • Meet and exceed monthly traffic goals
  • Must be part wordsmith, part content creating machine, part Foodbeast

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelors degree in English, journalism or a related field
  • Must be comfortable with Photoshop or similar photo editing software
  • Must have 2+ years of relevant experience creating content for a large online audience
  • Must have an eye for buzzworthy, shareable content for the Internet
  • Familiarity and proficiency with content curation websites like Reddit, Digg, BuzzFeed, StumbleUpon, etc.
  • Extensive rolodex of media contacts and strong social media presence a plus
  • Must be able to have the foresight to predict and interpret trends for Foodbeast
  • Strong experience with web best-practices, WordPress, HTML, and SEO is required
  • Able to exercise discretion and keep strictest levels of confidentiality

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Independent Sales Rep (Santa Ana, CA / Remote)

JOB SCOPE:Foodbeast is looking for an independet sales representative. The Independent Sales Rep will report to the Content Manager to coordinate ad booking and creative for all editorial and video content.

The ideal candidate will be autonomous, personable and well-versed in the digital ad sales space. The position is commission-based and network driven.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Use existing accounts to develop and oversee new ad campaigns
  • Use own network of contacts to drum up new business

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2+ years of sales experience with a digital publication
  • Photoshop design experience a plus

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Contributing Writer (Remote)

Contributing Writer will be spending most of their time researching story leads, field reporting and furthering the internal editorial calendar. The ideal candidate will have a unique writing style and passion for food, ready to have their content read by tens of thousands of people every day. The position is unpaid:

  • A strong interest in food and food blogging is a must.
  • Should be comfortable with Photoshop or similar photo editing tool.
  • Must be familiar with WordPress or similar blogging platform.
  • Must be fluent in Social Media technologies (eg. Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, Reddit)
  • Must be able to function in a fast-paced start-up environment for one of the web’s quickest growing food news properties.Must maintain exceptional writing and editing skills

To apply, send resume and cover letter to: opportunities@foodbeast.com