Jobs at Daily Nutmeg

Daily 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.

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Associate Editor

Commitment: Full-time.

Compensation: Salary plus approved expenses and performance incentive.

Responsibilities:

• produce high-quality editorial content, from seed to bloom;
• edit other materials, including freelance submissions;
• develop and engage with social media communities;
• respond to editorial and reader inquiries; and
• perform other relevant duties as needed to make this publication the best it can be.

The ideal candidate:

• has a strong command of the English language;
• is an exceptionally engaging, insightful and efficient writer;
• maintains the highest journalistic standards;
• is proficient with a DSLR or advanced mobile camera and has a photographer’s eye;
• communicates efficiently and effectively behind the scenes;
• hits deadlines;
• grasps Daily Nutmeg’s unique editorial approach and mission; and
• resides in New Haven, CT, or very close by.

To Apply: Using the subject line “Associate Editor / Daily Nutmeg,” please email the following materials to Dan Mims, DN’s executive editor, at [email protected]:

• an in-email statement explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position;
• 4-5 relevant writing samples;
• 4-5 photography samples;
• 4-5 story ideas you think DN should pursue, with a brief pitch for each; and
• your resume.

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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, ambitious and efficient writer, with a nose for what’s compelling;
• maintains the highest journalistic standards;
• is proficient with a DSLR or advanced mobile camera and has a photographer’s eye;
• 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 [email protected]:

• 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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Advertising and Marketing Manager

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 [email protected]:

• a 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.