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Fail Blog is hiring!

Fail Blog is the tastefully irreverent branch of the Cheezburger family. We specialize in internet culture and all things schadenfreude. We’re looking to welcome in a self-starter who wants to spice up the current feast of content offerings at Fail Blog with their own hot takes. Fail Blog’s part of the Literally Media family, which also includes Know Your Meme, Cheezburger, Ebaum’s World, Cracked, and Memebase. 

We’re on the hunt for a freelance writer. This role would entail you pitching our editors ideas for articles. You’ll have the support of a couple highly experienced editors with a firm grasp on online publishing. We’re looking for new content themes and column ideas outside of what we already offer our audience. Should you thrive as a freelance writer with us, there might be the potential for you to join the team full-time after a while!

 

Requirements:

  • Media and publishing experience (2+ years preferred)
  • You dwell in the Reddit rabbit holes and Imgur pits
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly organized
  • College degree preferred (not required)
  • Can commute to Greenpoint office

 

To Apply:

  • Submit 2 writing samples
  • Tell us where you consume online content
  • Tell us your favorite subreddits
  • Tell us why you’d be a great fit as a new voice at Fail Blog
  • Take a look at the site, pitch 5 headlines and short intro paragraphs for content that you think our audience would enjoy. 

 

Hours: The candidate must be able to work flexible hours to meet deadlines.

Location: Remote, New York

Start Date: ASAP

 

 

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eBaum’s World is hiring!

eBaum’s World is seeking creative, motivated, and internet-savvy people to contribute to one of the world’s most popular viral humor and social content sites. Founded over 20 years ago, eBaum’s World is a leader in the competitive space of making people laugh, cringe, and come back for more. We are part of the Literally Media team including Cracked, Know Your Meme, and Cheezburger.

 

Responsibilities

Content creators will select topics for listicles / articles from a pre-approved list of topics as well as pitch their own ideas for topics or themes. Our audience has a wide variety of interests but some of our main topics of focus are internet culture, memes, bizarre news, people behaving badly, schadenfreude, strange history, “justice porn”, nostalgia, and generally coverage of the weirder side of the internet. 

You would be responsible for an output of 20 pieces a week, billed at 20 hours a week. 

 

Requirements:

  • Basic skills with Photoshop or similar (for images and thumbnails)
  • Basic skills with HTML / WYSIWYG editors
  • Desire to learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Writing chops for clean copy and fun, effortless  storytelling
  • SEO writing experience is a major plus, but not required

 

To Apply:

If interested please provide 

  • Resume
  • 2 original lists that fit the humor / voice of the website (ebaumsworld.com)

 

Hours: 20 hours a week

Location: Remote, New York

Start Date: ASAP

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