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Newsletter Writer

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LAUNCH
Headquarters: San Francisco, CA
Must be located: USA
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We are on a mission here at LAUNCH to support founders and inspire innovation -- care to join us?

LAUNCH is a media and investment company focused on startups, technology and entrepreneurship that hosts in-person events and produces web and email-based content and videos.

We’re looking for a full-time team member with editorial experience, a passion for innovation and a strong network in technology and startups.

We have offices in both San Francisco and Toronto. This position is a remote position (must be US).

Your primary role: You’ll be responsible for the content in the LAUNCH Ticker, our twice-daily email newsletter. We call it the most efficient way to stay on top of tech news. We scour the web for tech news and write concise, fact-packed summaries. We save our subscribers hours per day. More: http://launchticker.com

We’re a small, fun team of passionate individuals. This is a position where you will learn a lot very quickly and have ample opportunity to grow and try new things.

The right candidate will:
-Provide editorial insight and leadership for our Ticker product
-Balance strong opinions with good judgment and accurate reporting
-Possess strong research and writing skills
-Possess strong organizational and communication skills
-Thrive in a busy, multi-tasking environment
-Enjoy networking with founders, technologists and sponsors
-Show familiarity and ease with social platforms including Twitter and Facebook

The right candidate will be offered a competitive salary ($55-70 based on experience), equity & benefits.

Specific requirements:
-At least 5 years experience as a tech journalist – doing original reporting
-Stellar editing proficiency
-Master writer with a tight, concise style
-Willingness to move fast, read fast, learn fast, and improve fast
-Technical competence – You don't need to know how to code, but you need to be an expert in learning a CMS and finding and mastering new software tools.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing why you’re a good fit for the position.

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