Submission Guidelines and Job Opportunities

Submissions:

Edible Brooklyn welcomes submissions, pitches and story ideas from authors, illustrators, photographers and the members of the community we cover, especially ideas that highlight what this city eats and why. Note that the print edition is published five times a year—with the themes Drinks (January), Refresh (March), Innovation (May), Travel (September) and Holiday (November)—so pitch accordingly. Send your pitch (along with relevant examples of previous work) to info [at] edible manhattan [dot] com. Our web rates are commensurate with experience.

Jobs:

June 9, 2017: Social Media Editor, Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn

Edible’s digital platform is evolving and growing its audience, and the social media editor will be on the ground level of new projects. They will liaise with the editorial team (editor, associate editor and digital strategy editor) to help grow and engage with our audience via social media. This is a part time, 1-2 hour/day commitment. Pay starts at $500/month and can increase based on performance.

Responsibilities

Post 2-4 links (new and archives) per day on both EB and EM Facebook accounts
Post 4-7 links (new and archives) per day on both EB and EM Twitter accounts
Post 1 IG story per account per week
Promote all in-house events
Assemble and manage live social media teams for each in-house event
Promote each newsletter on Twitter and at least one newsletter promotion per week on FB

Essential skills, knowledge and experience

Adept at social media; curiosity and passion toward the space and preferably evidence of audience growth. Strong and fast writer with a sense of Edible’s educational, celebratory voice. Experience with all social media platforms, Facebook Business Manager and Hootsuite. The candidate should also be knowledgeable/passionate about the kind of content covered in Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn: locavore food scene, farmers markets, community gardens, artisan ingredients, small-batch booze, local food policy. (In other words, knows a serrano from a habanero at 20 paces, knows the difference between fair trade and estate-grown coffee, understands why New Yorkers have many better seafood choices than imported farmed salmon.)

Perks

Opportunities for bylines. Help build out the emerging digital side of a respected, James Beard Award–winning media brand. Work with passionate, mission-driven, food- and drink-focused colleagues. Free passes for all Edible events (tickets range from $5 – $75 per event). This person will also receive a free subscription to all four of our titles: Edible Manhattan, Edible Brooklyn, Edible Long Island + Edible East End.

To apply, email résumé, cover letter and proof of social media experience on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to lauren [at] ediblemanhattan [dot] com and bridget [at] ediblemanhattan [dot] com.