SEO Nightlife Copywriter

Job Description
Joonbug.com is seeking a full-time, NY based, experienced copywriter in events and marketing department in the New York office. We have branded ourselves as the #1 place to find out what is happening in NYC and major surrounding cities in the US.  We have a blog that covers many facets of the “scene” and are the largest New Year’s Eve and Halloween event producers in the world, doing over 300 events per year in 8 cities.  

Applicant must be familiar with and have an interest in NYC nightlife. Applicant should have an understanding of NYC nightlife and different scenes in the city, such as meatpacking, LES, Downtown, and Uptown.   

*You must ATTACH a picture or headshot of yourself. Applicants without a picture or headshot will not be considered.

Major Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Must be able to write venue/event descriptions for our websites such as newyears.com and Halloweenparties.com.   See both sites for examples.
  • Edit content on the website
  • Edit existing venue descriptions
  • Create SEO PR submissions 
  • Write and edit marketing materials related to our business model, such as One Pagers, Media kits and Sales Pitches.  
  • Must have the ability to write a description and de-dupping it.

Job Requirements:

  • A strong understanding of the Joonbug voice and brand
  • Candidates should already have advanced knowledge of the NYC nightlife scene 
  • Ability to work independently in a entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Skills of writing, proofreading, copy editing, developmental editing and editing for search engine optimization
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up
  • A writing style that is witty, clear, and compelling 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Photoshop and some HTML
  • Four year college degree in a related field or equivalent work experience is required

Hours: Mon-Fri 10:00am-7:00pm - minimum of 3 days per week 

Salary: Can be contracted work at $125 per diem or salary can rage $30k-$40k depending on experience

*Please ATTACH your resume and (2) Two Writing Samples. Feel free to cut and paste a cover letter or simply tell us a little about yourself when you submit your application.

*Due to high volume of applicants we will contact you if your experience meets our needs.

 

 

City: New York
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