Jr Level Daily Food News Writer

New York, NY
Job Terms:
DOE + Benefits
posted by:
Audra Kemmerling

Job Description:

  • This is a (6) month temporary assignment with the potential to extend
  • This is a JUNIOR level role and the pay is reflective of that
  • Must have work samples to be considered
  • 1-2 years experience writing daily short news posts (preferably related to food) 
  • Local candidates only
  • Must have proof of eligibility to work in the US

Our Fortune 500 Media & Entertainment Client is looking to bring on a Daily Short News Writer to their Food project team. If selected you would:

  • Research food trends, restaurant openings, new products, etc. 
  • Pitch food news concepts at team’s daily morning meeting 
  • Write and build 4-5 food news posts per day, including sourcing images 
  • Craft social copy to accompany news posts 
  • Coordinate promotion of posts with social team 
  • Publish posts to homepage 
  • Pitch video concepts related to news posts 
  • Assist associate editors with ongoing editorial work such as: 
    • Upload new recipes and images 
    • Manage site submissions and photography 
    • Update seasonal package pages 
    • Build galleries, articles and how-tos 


Client Description:

Client Description:

Why Aquent?

  • Free Self Pace Training
  • Opportunities in some of the Top Fortune 500 Companies in the area
  • Health, Dental, Vision & 401k Benefits
  • Excellent Referral Bonus Program


  • 1-2 years experience writing daily news posts (preferably related to food) 
  • Sincere interest in food news, cooking, social trends and pop culture 
  • Must be able to turn around timely news posts on a same-day deadline 
  • Must have excellent writing skills and ability to self-edit copy 
  • Quirky sense of humor and ability to match brand voice