Jobs at Daily Nutmeg

D aily Nutmeg, a smart, influential email publication highlighting good and interesting things in the New Haven area, is looking for talented people to come work with us! Scroll down to view current and potential openings.

Note: Daily Nutmeg is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or any other arbitrary standard.

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Ad Sales and Marketing Representative

Commitment: Full-time.

Compensation: Commensurate with demonstrated experience and proven sales ability. First-year pay will be a combination of salary plus commission on net collected sales revenue.

The ideal candidate:


• is self-starting and personable;
• emphasizes client satisfaction and develops lasting client relationships;
• actively prospects;
• communicates efficiently and effectively; and
• handles proposals, contracts, ad materials, etc. in a timely fashion.

To Apply: Using the subject line “Ad Sales / Daily Nutmeg,” please email the following to hi@dailynutmeg.com:

• a brief statement regarding your interest in the position;
• your current resume including software fluency and contact information; and
• a list of 8 to 10 advertising clients you think would make strong prospects for Daily Nutmeg.

Principals only please.

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Freelance Editorial Contributor

Compensation: Fee per story plus approved expenses.

Responsibilities: Develop, write and photograph high-quality feature stories, working closely with editors.

The ideal candidate:

• has a strong command of the English language;
• is an exceptionally engaging and ambitious writer, with a nose for rooting out interesting narratives;
• maintains the highest journalistic standards;
• is proficient with a DSLR camera (though we’re willing to train);
• communicates efficiently and effectively behind the scenes;
• hits deadlines;
• grasps Daily Nutmeg’s unique editorial approach; and
• resides in New Haven, CT, or very close by.

To Apply: Using the subject line “Freelance Contributor / Daily Nutmeg,” please email the following materials to Dan Mims, DN’s editor, at hi@dailynutmeg.com:

• an in-email statement explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position;
• 2-3 relevant writing samples, between 600 and 1,000 words each;
• 4-5 story ideas you think DN should pursue, with a brief pitch for each;
• 4-5 photography samples, if you have them; and
• your resume.

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Staff Writer

Note: We’re not currently hiring for this, but any inquiries will be retained and considered if and when that changes.

Commitment: Part-time, approximately 20 hours/week, with room for growth.

Compensation: Salary plus approved expenses.

Responsibilities: Develop, write and photograph two high-quality feature stories per week, working closely with editors.

The Ideal Candidate:

• has a strong command of the English language;
• is an exceptionally engaging and ambitious writer, with a nose for rooting out interesting narratives;
• maintains the highest journalistic standards;
• is proficient with a DSLR camera (though we’re willing to train);
• communicates efficiently and effectively behind the scenes;
• hits deadlines;
• grasps Daily Nutmeg’s unique editorial approach; and
• resides in New Haven, CT, or very close by.

To Apply: Using the subject line “Staff Writer / Daily Nutmeg,” please email the following materials to Dan Mims, DN’s editor, at hi@dailynutmeg.com:

• an in-email statement explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position;
• 2-3 relevant writing samples, between 600 and 1,000 words each;
• 4-5 story ideas you think DN should pursue, with a brief pitch for each;
• 4-5 photography samples, if you have them; and
• your resume.