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Freelance Writer - The Next Move (Charlotte)

UrbanDaddy
Charlotte, NC

Location

Charlotte, NC

Full job description

UrbanDaddy is a leading digital media property, publishing unique and engaging local lifestyle content targeted to sophisticated and affluent subscribers on a national scale. UrbanDaddy has been recognized for excellence by Advertising Age, The New York Times and the Webbys. We are currently seeking a freelance writer for a short term project writing venue descriptions for our Smartphone app The Next Move.

For this project, you will be responsible for writing descriptions for bars, restaurants, and nightlife venues in Charlotte. You’ll work closely with our Creative and Editorial teams to ensure copy is in line with the UD voice, and will be heavily involved with the brainstorming and testing phases of the app’s launch.

The project will last approximately 8 weeks and is a fantastic opportunity to work with the UD team on a growing product that will be new to the Charlotte market.

Responsibilities:
Write short, snappy venue descriptions that are in line with the UD voice and tone

Brainstorm with The Next Move team, finding appropriate bars and restaurants for listing

Be involved in the testing phase before it launches to the public

The right candidate will possess:
Ability to start ASAP

Bachelor’s degree – Journalism or English preferred, but not required

Strong knowledge of the restaurant and nightlife scene in Charlotte required

Solid writing experience, preferably in nightlife/lifestyle

A strong understanding of the UD voice and brand

A sharp and witty sense of humor that shines through in writing

A desire to be involved with an entrepreneurial company

Talent, plain and simple

To be considered, please submit resume, a cover letter explaining why you’re the best candidate for the job, and samples of your work.