Job Opening: News Writer

Description:

Vendelux (https://vendelux.com/) provides intelligence on the event marketing industry. We are seeking a News Reporter to help launch our editorial coverage of the events industry (think Digiday for event marketing). We are looking for a reporter to create original, authoritative news content for professionals doing business in the events, conferences and trade show sectors. 

This is a new position and reports to Vendelux’s co-founders.

What can you bring to the team:

  • A proven track record reporting, writing and editing business stories, preferably in the events or marketing industries.
  • Experience writing web headlines and copy editing digital content.
  • Strong perspective on news content that will be ‘must-read’ for our audience
  • Can be remote and would prefer candidates based in a trade show hub (NYC, Las Vegas, Chicago, Miami etc.)

What you’ll do:

  • Work with the Vendelux team to launch a new news service
  • Pitch and cover breaking news in the events sector while developing longer trends pieces
  • Position Vendelux as the go-to resource for events professionals
  • Identify key industry storylines around the return and value of in-person events

This is a freelance role with potential to go full-time. To apply, please send a brief cover letter, your rates and sample news article links to: [email protected]

Not all candidates will check all of the requirements listed above and we are open to great writers from non-traditional backgrounds.