Opportunities

FOODBEAST is currently looking for driven, creative and passionate individuals to join its editorial, production 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. No nudes please.

 

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EDITORIAL POSITIONS

Managing Editor (Santa Ana, CA)

We’re looking for a fun, organized and passionate Managing Editor to join the team. This person would be working in a managerial and creative capacity with our talented and award-winning team of writers. We want someone with a killer instinct, is fun to be around and can take punches (joke punches, not Adrian Peterson punches).
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 writers to meet editorial deadlines
  • Meet and exceed monthly traffic goals
  • Must be able to do a lot, with a little (we are a scrappy, no excuses start-uppy bunch)
  • 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

 

Staff Writer

Staff 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 millions of people every month.

We have full-time, part-time and contract positions open for the Staff Writer position.

  • 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

 

 

 

COMPUTER DEVELOPMENT NERD POSITIONS

Development Sidekick

We’re looking for a fun and multi-talented developer to join the team. This person would be working on server-side (Node _ Sailsjs) and client-side JS. You don’t have to be an expert at JS, but functional. We’re looking for someone to grow with the team. This is currently a part-time contract position, but could lead ot full-time for the right person.

Proficient Languages/Technologies
  • Javascript
  • MySQL
  • HTML
  • CSS
Bonus Languages/Technologies
  • Redis
  • NGINX
  • PM2
  • Forever
Proficient Tools
  • Git
  • Grunt
  • Npm
Bonus Tools
  • Photoshop/Other Design Tool

 

 


 

 

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