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We're Hiring a Writer

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That said, we're always on the lookout for talent. Get in touch here.
rustmedia, an award-winning brand + strategy agency, is seeking full time creative talent.

Our work doesn’t end with creating killer strategy and design for our clients. rustmedia also develops and distributes a variety of regional lifestyle magazines. These publications range from food and fashion to business and health.

About the role

We are on the search for a Writer—a storyteller and promoter of all things relevant. The ideal person is an excellent communicator, creative thinker and a detail fanatic.

Here’s the exciting part: we are completely re-thinking our publication strategy. That means you will be a part of building and molding each component from day one.

Sound good so far? 

What you'll be doing

  • Developing story leads
  • Writing or editing up to 30+ stories per month
  • Managing and editing freelance writers as needed
  • Coordinating photography assignments
  • Hitting deadlines like a boss
  • Planning the digital strategy for web and social media
  • Collaborating with the design and sales teams for final production
  • Serving as the brand ambassador and appearing at local events 

We're building a tight-knit team, here's what you'll need to be a good fit

  • Confidence in your writing and presentation
  • 1-2 years of relevant writing, editing or marketing experience
  • Experience with social media strategies
  • Ability to estimate resources required for a project
  • Basic understanding and appreciation of design
  • Great organization skills and a proven master of task lists, timelines and reports
  • A desire to create change and impact a community 

Why work with us?

We are a small crew with big plans to make the world a more beautiful, connected place. We work hard to create the right mix of fun, family and commitment to our craft. All this goes down in a casual, but collaborative environment. Plus, there are some tangible benefits:
  • Competitive salary
  • Performance-based bonus opportunity
  • Medical, vision, dental, short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • 401K
  • Ability to make a very real impact on our company’s products, culture and future 

To apply

Ok, you made it through. Does this sound like a perfect fit? Then submit your resume and links to any previous work to jbarnwell@rustmedia.com. No phone calls, please.