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Travel Writer

The Plunge, the leading wedding site for men getting married, is looking for a full-time, in-house writer to focus on travel, with some news and wedding-related assignments. The candidate who fills this position will be our travel expert, and will stay abreast of what’s happening in the world of hotels, airlines, deals, food & drink, and weddings. Candidates should have experience with digital media best practices (SEO, social media, etc.). The role reports to the director of content. This position requires autonomy; we need someone who can identify news topics and turn them into exciting articles quickly, sometimes without a top editor.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and write relevant travel articles, guides and news, sometimes quickly — within hours ·
  • Write about other wedding-related topics including style, grooming, gift guides, bachelor parties, and honeymoons
  • Source photos, resize and crop as needed, and add to WordPress (our CMS)
  • Fact check all stories before publishing
  • Work with social team to promote stories on social media platforms
  • Liaise with PR agencies and press contacts
  • Attend editorial meetings
  • Converse with team over Slack

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience as a full-time writer or editor (website experience preferred)
  • Familiarity with social media best practices (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Ability to write, self-edit and publish posts in 30-60 minutes when need be
  • Great attention to detail,  even under deadline
  • Familiarity with WordPress, Google docs, Slack, data analytics
  • Sense of humor
  • Love of travel
  • Video savvy a plus

About The Plunge

  • The #1 site for guys who are getting married or thinking about getting married
  • Webby Award honoree – best lifestyle site and best email newsletter
  • Office in downtown Manhattan

Send resumes to [email protected]

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