Career Opportunities

Womanista is always looking for talented and passionate doers. If you are interested in applying for a job or just becoming a contributor, simply email your resume to jobs@womanista.com today!

Current Opportunities:

Associate Editor (Brentwood, TN)

Womanista is actively seeking an innovative, hyper-creative and detail-oriented Associate Editor. This person will work with the Executive Editors, Associate Editors and News Desk writers acquiring and editing content, writing content, sourcing photos and creating graphics. Content will include, but not be limited to: trending stories, entertainment & celebrity coverage and original editorial with a voice that embodies the Womanista brand. Our ideal candidate has excellent writing and editing skills, is experienced in digital media and can identify trends anytime, anywhere. 

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the daily content calendar, writers and freelancers
  • Overseeing the publishing production process of all original content; QA/QC of content, including: fact check, copy edit and publish
  • Working with Management to maintain the editorial calendar and scope
  • Pitch creative and original feature stories on a weekly basis
  • Ability to create clean copy in a fast-paced environment
  • Generate creative headlines and strategic social packaging to maximize traffic opportunities
  • Conduct original reporting and interviewing to produce in-depth features when needed
  • Use analytics to track performance of content and adjust content creation accordingly
  • Closely follow news and trends in fashion, beauty, wellness, parenting, living and entertainment

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of experience in writing, editing, blogging, online publishing or related field
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Strong planning and project management skills
  • Ability to turn around clean, on-brand copy and headlines on a tight deadline
  • A healthy obsession with social media, women’s lifestyle content and staying on top of trends
  • Must be able to adapt to a constantly changing digital landscape and a startup environment
  • Open, positive and persistent communication style with a solutions-only mentality
  • A strong desire to push the Womanista brand forward, to compete at both a national and global scale
  • B.A. degree in Journalism, Creative Writing, or English is preferred

* This position is based in the Womanista headquarters in Brentwood, TN

 

Graphic Designer (Brentwood, Tennessee)

Womanista.com is actively seeking an innovative, hyper-creative Graphic Designer to assist in elevating the visual assets of the lifestyle and media-focused Womanista brand. The Graphic Designer will work across multiple departments, working directly with the Creative Department and must be highly collaborative, forward thinking, and excited by the thrill of working within a fast-paced startup.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop & maintain a high volume of graphics that deliver strong conversion rates for daily publishing on social media platforms (Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook)
  • Participate in project brainstorms
  • Assist the Sr. Director of Audience & Brand Development and Marketing Director in exploring, refining, and selecting a creative direction for each project
  • Generate a range of concepts to present to the creative team at the start of each project
  • Work directly with ad team to develop visually engaging presentations for partnering ad agencies
  • Take on additional creative projects as needed

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of graphic design experience
  • BFA in graphic design or related discipline
  • A strong understanding of branding, typography, layout and illustration design skills
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently under short deadlines while maintaining a can-do attitude
  • Open, positive and persistent communication style with a solutions-only mentality
  • Mastery over Adobe Creative Suite — particularly Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop
  • Strong eye for photography/imagery
  • Ability to follow style guides and design templates representative of the brand, as well as in-house best practices
  • A strong desire to push the Womanista brand forward, to compete at both a national and global scale

 

Social Media Editor (Brentwood, TN)

Womanista is actively seeking an innovative, hyper-creative and detail-oriented Social Media Editor. This person should have ample experience in social media management, writing and sourcing content. They should feel comfortable leading a team and understand the importance of creating timely content, intriguing headlines and teasers to engage the audience. Our ideal candidate is obsessed with all things social and can identify trends anytime, anywhere.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and execute the social media strategy to meet company growth and traffic goals
  • Manage and grow Womanista’s social media presence across multiple platforms (Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc)
  • Monitor and join conversations on social to increase engagement; know when to join the conversation and how to do so in a way that is on-brand and on-strategy
  • Collaborate with editorial to ensure original, entertainment and news content is distributed timely and appropriately
  • Report on and be accountable for social performance and referral metrics
  • Generate creative teasers, caption copy and social packaging to maximize traffic opportunities
  • Closely follow news and trends in fashion, beauty, wellness, parenting, living and entertainment, as well as digital media and marketing trends/updates

Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience managing social media (women’s lifestyle concentration a plus)
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Strong planning and project management skills
  • Ability to turn around clean, on-brand social copy on a tight deadline
  • Experienced in Google Analytics and social media management/analytics platforms
  • A healthy obsession with social media, women’s lifestyle content and staying on top of trends
  • Must be able to adapt to a constantly changing digital landscape and a startup environment
  • Open, positive and persistent communication style with a solutions-only mentality
  • A strong desire to push the Womanista brand forward, to compete at both a national and global scale

* This position is based in the Womanista headquarters in Brentwood, TN

 

News and Entertainment Writer (freelance) - The Womanista team is seeking a freelance writer who is passionate about all things entertainment, pop culture, trending news and inspirational to join our growing and fabulous team. This person would be responsible for the creation of short-form content, choosing photos, creating dynamic headlines alongside editors.

  • 3+ years experience writing for reputable media as FTE or freelance
  • Obsessive staff writer to cover all things pop culture, news, entertainment, inspirational, trending and viral 
  • Strong grammar skills and ability to write short-form content quickly and concisely
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • An engaged social media presence
  • Comfortable on video a plus
  • This position does not require relocation

To apply for these positions - please send your resume and portfolio to jobs@womanista.com with the desired position in your subject line. Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview via email. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.