Contributing Writer

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The Hustle is a fast-growing, San Francisco-based media company best known for its witty, no-nonsense newsletters that have educated and entertained readers since 2015.

We are a community of builders who are hellbent on changing the world through business. We support this community with business insights and analysis, access to world-class leaders, and a powerful network to help them start and grow their business.

Job Description:

We’re looking to build our base of contributing writers for our daily email and our new paid subscription Trends service. As a Hustle contributor, you’ll be responsible for producing smart, witty takes on the day’s business news, and analyzing emerging business trends for our weekly Trends email.

What You’ll Do:

– Contribute to our daily pitch meetings, helping us brainstorm interesting business and tech stories and new email formats that will inform and entertain our daily newsletter readers

– Write 1-2 daily stories (150-200 words each) or pitch engaging content for the next day’s email

– Pitch and write short- to medium-length pieces for our new subscription service

– Suggest stories for our originally produced Sunday long reads

What You’ll Bring:

– Desire to change the digital media landscape

– Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in the digital media space

– Background or degree in writing or journalism

– Passion for influencing and impacting the world through creative storytelling

– Deep familiarity with The Hustle voice

– Ability to submit outstanding work on ambitious deadlines

– An eye for humor and wit

– Soft spot for startup, business, and pop culture news

– Coachability and willingness to improve

– Experience creating GIFs or using Photoshop or other image editing software

– Get sh*t done attitude

How to Apply

Please submit 3 writing samples, a resume, and cover letter (500 words or less) explaining how you’d crush this job, including any creative ideas for audience engagement.

This is a part-time, contract position. We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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