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 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.

*     *     *

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.

*     *     *

Staff Writer

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.

*     *     *

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.