Truffle Correspondent

New York

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Job Description

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
The most unforgettable places in any city are often hidden behind closed doors. To discover what’s on the
other side one must have connections… Welcome to TRUFFLE.

TRUFFLE TRAVEL is a digital travel tool that’s your girlfriend in every city. Where your phone goes she
goes too. She has made the mistakes so you don’t have to, she knows all the best spots, and most of all
she knows you! TRUFFLE is a city guide filled with hidden gems tried and tested by one of us. Think
booking tea lessons at an English cottage, polo lessons with princes, and dancing the flamenco with a
sexy Fernando on the streets of Seville. We are the new generation of travel.

 

JOB SUMMARY
The Correspondent will be responsible for creating and updating content in her city and be the primary
source for insider/local information. In addition, the Correspondent will recruit new partners to
TRUFFLE and be the local liaison for PR and social media.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Fact-checking and writing content for website and iOS app
• Researching leads/sourcing new products that match TRUFFLE’s niche market and
brand identity for New York
• Personally vetting all products for New York, including taking images
• Interfacing with PR, representatives of the media, and corporate representatives for
New York
• Sourcing and recruiting new guides and experiences
• Creating a social media presence in New York across multiple platforms

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:
• Demonstrated ability to
• Work independently and deliver product on deadline
• Work well in a team setting
• Adapt successfully to corporate writing style and deliver content in the
TRUFFLE voice
• Multi-task and handle several projects concurrently
• Fact check all content
• Proven track record as a successful writer and editor
• Proven track record of
• Efficient accurate work
• Rapid turnaround time
• Excellent communication skills
• Highly organized work style
• Flexibility to deliver as priorities change with evolving launch demands
• Finger on the pulse of the city, insider’s knowledge of the local community and
language
• Curious, innovative, thinks outside the box
• Business acumen & entrepreneurial mindset
• This person will be the

Skills/Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• B.A. in English or related field
• 1 year professional experience as a travel or lifestyle writer in a digital medium
• Experience with digital photography and ability to provide beautiful images of
TRUFFLE products, facility with Photoshop a plus
• Must have experience with AP style
• Must have facility with WordPress, MS Office suite, social media
• Must have iPhone or iPad with data plan
• Must have 10mpx+ camera that is NOT an iPhone

 

START DATE: Immediately

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