Inverse has an immediate opening for a news writing fellow who can cover breaking news across our internet culture, science, innovation, and entertainment verticals. This paid, three-month fellowship will also give a crash course in writing topical, evergreen explainers, as well as an opportunity to preview major events and pitch follow-ups to successful news stories. Ideally, this person already has a nose for news and can work 40 hours per week. While Inverse is based in New York, remote writers are welcome.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Has completed an editorial internship.

  • Can clearly write a headline, lede, and nut graf.

  • Has familiarity with search engine optimization.

To Apply:

Send links to five recent clips, three references, and a brief cover letter of 300-400 words outlining what qualities you can bring to the position.

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Inverse sparks curiosity about the future. We explore the science of anything, innovations that shape tomorrow, and ideas that stretch our minds. Our goal is to motivate the next generation to build a better world. Founded in 2015, Inverse receives 9 million monthly visitors to its website, and receives more than 10 million monthly video views of its original videos.


Inverse has an immediate opening for a part-time commerce writer to create affiliate content about consumer technology, video games, space, science, entertainment, health, lifestyle, and travel. While Inverse is based in New York, remote writers are welcome.


The Ideal Candidate:

  • An enthusiastic student of new technology, an Amazon expert, able to articulate the differences between one bluetooth speaker and the other with zest and detail.

  • Able to work two to three days a week.

  • Previous experience writing commerce articles preferred, but not a requirement.

  • Must have at least one year professional writing experience.


To Apply:

Send a brief cover letter (300 words) as to why you’d be a good fit for the position, and three recent writing samples. Include 3 ideas for Amazon-based recommendation lists that offer a sense of your interests and what you can do. (example: “21 Gifts for Cool Teens Who Love Technology”).

Example articles:

The Ultimate Black Friday 2017 Tech Deals from Phones to IoT Devices

The Top 20 Cyber Monday 2017 Retailers You Need to Know About 

11 Products Space Nerds Will Love

Inverse is seeking our first ever Brand Manager to join our growing team of futurists, science nerds and pop-culture geeks.

About us:

Inverse is a media and entertainment brand for the next gen consumer that sparks curiosity about the future. Through original reporting, news coverage, opinion, and analysis, Inverse provides a look ahead into everything from space travel, to the future of work and relationships, to what show they should be binge watching next.

Overview of the job:

The Brand Manager will oversee PR, Consumer Marketing, Events Activation as well as unique non-revenue partnerships that enhance the Inverse brand.

Working out of our office in SoHo, this Inverser will be responsible for the following:

  • Increase consumer awareness through press worthy activations developing an even larger pool of potential Inverse consumers

  • Develop relationships on behalf of Inverse with key marketplace partners such as journalists, PR agencies and influential voices in the areas of science and technology

  • Ideate, plan and manage consumer and trade events

  • Co-ideate with content team to develop special features such as video series, podcast series

  • Build, manage and communicate our pool of consumer enthusiasts who are our heavy user targets

What we are looking for:

Applicants should have a passion for great content and storytelling, along with an interest in science, technology, innovation, and/or geek culture. We’re looking for an avid communicator who is hyper organized and loves developing relationships. You already have experience in planning large, complex events, writing persuasive and engaging pitch emails and interacting with a brand community both on and off social media.

This is a great opportunity to work with a passionate team at a growing start-up led by senior management with a strong track record scaling successful digital media businesses like Bleacher Report, Buzzfeed, and others. You will be taking ownership of new and existing initiatives that are core to our company’s growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform PR and outreach duties for events, special features, company announcements, new products and exclusive interviews

  • Manage relationship with PR firms and be primary point of contact, liaising between internal teams and outside agencies and vendors

  • Foster and build relationships with existing and new partners

  • Manage contact lists for distribution/outreach

  • Create reporting for PR, event and community efforts

  • Ability to plan event from start to finish

  • Oversee event guest list, RSVPs and event promotion

  • Prepare and adhere to event budgets and negotiate with vendors, suppliers and staff

  • Ensure event execution and resolve any problems that may arrive

  • Ability to collaborate with internal teams as well as sponsors/clients

  • Manage all community oriented initiatives, including but not limited to a loyalty and referral program, Facebook groups, onsite commenting and moderation

  • Help set up new syndication and content swap partnerships in conjunction with the social media team and editorial teams

  • Send regular editorial pitch emails to our partners and distribution channels

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5-7 years experience in a similar role, preferably in media

  • Experience planning and coordinating both large and small events

  • Experience with public relations for a media or content company

  • An existing contact list

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Armed with strong existing relationships at media and media trade publications

  • Pro-active and able to show initiative with ideas that support the PR strategy and company goals

  • Proven track record designing and executing successful public relations campaigns

  • A knack for writing compelling emails

  • Attention to detail and incredible organizational skills

  • A creative thinker, problem solver, sense of humor, and great attitude

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter.


Inverse is seeking a Business Development Fellow to join our audience development team. Working out of our office in Soho, the three-month-long paid fellowship will assist the social media and editorial teams in developing social media and content partnerships, performing outreach for special features and showcase content/video series, and communicating Inverse’s brand message to new audiences.  

Applicants should have a passion for great content and storytelling, along with an interest in science, technology, innovation, comics, and/or geek culture. We’re looking for an avid communicator who is hyper organized and loves developing relationships. You must enjoy writing persuasive and engaging emails and crafting great headlines. This is an ideal position for someone who is looking to pursue a career in public relations, business development, audience development, or marketing. While the Business Development Fellow will work closely with the editorial team, this is not an editorial position and writing articles is not a responsibility of the job.

This is a great opportunity to work with a passionate team at a growing start-up, while learning the ins and outs of audience development in digital publishing.

Inverse is a technology-driven media company covering the future of how we live, work, and enjoy ourselves for an audience of forward-looking millennial curiosity-seekers. Through original reporting, news coverage, opinion, and analysis, Inverse provides its audience with a look ahead into everything from space travel, to the future of work and relationships, to what show they should be binge watching next.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all syndication and content swap partnerships in conjunction with the social media team and editorial teams

  • Identify and onboard new content, social swap, and syndication partners

  • Foster and build relationships with existing and new partners

  • Manage distribution/outreach lists and reporting  

  • Send daily editorial pitch emails to our partners and distribution channels

  • Package content for syndication and social media with compelling clickable headlines and social images

  • Write compelling pitch emails for special features and exclusives to increase pick up of our best content

  • Moderate Inverse’s Facebook community page, responding to comments and engaging with some of Inverse’s most passionate and active users

  • Use analytics to track syndication and swaps and evaluate partnerships

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • A knack for writing compelling emails and headlines

  • Ability to interpret data and apply it toward improving processes

  • Passionate about content, digital storytelling and social distribution

  • Attention to detail and the ability to be hyper organized

  • A creative thinker, problem solver, sense of humor, and great attitude

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel

  • Must be available 40 hours/week for three months.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter.


Inverse is seeking a Public Relations Fellow to join our audience development team. Working out of our office in Soho, the three-month-long paid fellowship will assist the social media and editorial teams in developing social media and content partnerships, performing outreach for special features and showcase content/video series, and communicating Inverse’s brand message to new audiences.  

Applicants should have a passion for great content and storytelling, along with an interest in science, technology, innovation, comics, and/or geek culture. We’re looking for an avid communicator who is hyper organized and loves developing relationships. You must enjoy writing persuasive and engaging emails and crafting great headlines. This is an ideal position for someone who is looking to pursue a career in public relations, business development, or marketing. While the Public Relations Fellow will work closely with the editorial team, this is not an editorial position and writing articles is not a responsibility of the job.

This is a great opportunity to work with a passionate team at a growing start-up, while learning the ins and outs of audience development in digital publishing.

Inverse is a technology-driven media company covering the future of how we live, work, and enjoy ourselves for an audience of forward-looking millennial curiosity-seekers. Through original reporting, news coverage, opinion, and analysis, Inverse provides its audience with a look ahead into everything from space travel, to the future of work and relationships, to what show they should be binge watching next.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all syndication and content swap partnerships in conjunction with the social media team and editorial teams

  • Identify and onboard new content, social swap, and syndication partners

  • Foster and build relationships with existing and new partners

  • Manage distribution/outreach lists and reporting  

  • Send daily editorial pitch emails to our partners and distribution channels

  • Package content for syndication and social media with compelling clickable headlines and social images

  • Write compelling pitch emails for special features and exclusives to increase pick up of our best content

  • Moderate Inverse’s Facebook community page, responding to comments and engaging with some of Inverse’s most passionate and active users

  • Use analytics to track syndication and swaps and evaluate partnerships

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • A knack for writing compelling emails and headlines

  • Ability to interpret data and apply it toward improving processes

  • Passionate about content, digital storytelling and social distribution

  • Attention to detail and the ability to be hyper organized

  • A creative thinker, problem solver, sense of humor, and great attitude

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel

  • Must be available 40 hours/week for three months.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter.


Inverse has an immediate opening for a part-time technology reporter to contribute to our Innovation section. The position is for 29 hours a week and will be best filled by a curious, enthusiastic, critical thinker who has or is eager to form relationships at the world’s biggest technology companies, as well as start-ups and research universities. Consider an interest in daily consumer technology coverage as well as an ability to regularly write “Day 2” stories a must for the position. Those best suited for the job find themselves thriving in a breaking news environment and are anxious to add scoops to their resume. Extreme skepticism of buzzwords a must. Pay is hourly and competitive. New York candidates only.

We are seeking a part-time culture writer to contribute 3 full days per week out of our Brooklyn office.

The successful candidate will have the ability to pitch responsively, write analytically, and think creatively about the subjects we take seriously. We are looking for someone interested in at least two of these three coverage areas: internet culture, how technology will effect social change, and future racial and sexual identities. Writers should feel comfortable expressing opinions, engaging in open debate, and reporting on everything from a viral meme to the automation economy. Curiosity is the single most important trait we look for in a writer. Facility with language is the second. 

Responsibilities:

  • Generate ideas for and pitch stories
  • Write both news and feature stories 
  • Work with editors and fellow writers
  • Keep an eye out for areas of potential coverage

Requirements:

  • Professional writing experience, preferably in a digital capacity
  • Availability to commit full days to freelance
  • Adept and aware of all things cultural 
  • A desire to work in an evolving start-up environment
Please submit your resume and links to relevant clips below.
Inverse's editorial internship and fellowship program is a paid, three-month-long, writing-intensive experience that focuses on one of our main verticals — Science, Innovation, Entertainment, and Culture. With the oversight of an experienced editor, our interns and fellows get the chance to learn how to write different types of stories, break news, and pitch both a news story and a reported features. Ideally, these roles are five days a week out of our SoHo office.

What's the difference between the internship and fellowship?
The nuts and bolts are the same. Both involve pitching, writing, and facilitating the editorial process, but the fellowship requires more pitching of original ideas, longer pieces, and just more writing in general. Apply to the internship if you're still in college or just finished undergrad. Apply to the fellowship if you have six months to a year of digital media experience under your belt and/or recently graduated from grad school.

Responsibilities:

  • Follow news in your respective vertical on all the relevant social media accounts, subreddits, blogs, and beyond
  • Pitch stories ideas, interview subjects, and write with the oversight of an experienced editor 
  • Assist the editorial team with transcribing, researching, and light fact-checking 
  • Help organize and manage various documents and spreadsheets for the editorial team
  • Brainstorm innovative and interesting ideas for new features, videos, and news coverage
  • Remain flexible and positive in the ever-changing startup environment 
To apply, submit your resumé, cover letter, clips, and availability below. Thank you in advance for your time and interest! We accept applications on a rolling basis. 

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Inverse sparks curiosity about the future. We explore the science of anything, innovations that shape tomorrow, and ideas that stretch our minds. Our goal is to motivate the next generation to build a better world. Founded in 2015, Inverse receives 9 million monthly visitors to its website, and receives more than 10 million monthly video views of its original videos.


Inverse is seeking a creative Social Media Fellow to join our growing audience development team. Working out of our office in Soho, the three-month-long paid fellowship will assist the social media team in managing and increasing Inverse's profile on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat, and other social platforms.

Applicants should have a passion for great content and storytelling, along with an interest in science, technology, innovation, comics, video games, and/or geek culture. A knack for writing compelling copy as well as a great eye for images and video will be essential for success. While the Social Media Fellow will work closely with the editorial team, this is not an editorial position and writing articles is not a responsibility of the job.

This is a great opportunity to work with a passionate team at a growing start-up, while learning the ins and outs of social media and audience development in digital publishing.

Inverse is a technology-driven media company covering the future of how we live, work, and enjoy ourselves for an audience of forward-looking millennial curiosity-seekers. Through original reporting, news coverage, opinion, and analysis, Inverse provides its audience with a look ahead into everything from space travel, to the future of work and relationships, to what show they should be binge watching next. 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage, post, and curate social profiles on a variety of social platforms — including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Write compelling, creative copy and headlines for social posts that engage our readers.
  • Choose engaging and contextual images for social article posts, as well as shareable memes and images to boost engagement on Facebook and Instagram.
  • Monitor social events and breaking news to make sure social channels are consistently current and relevant to our audience.
  • Have a finger on the pulse with social trends and strategy in order to recommend changes to the rest of the team.
  • Work with our partners on social content swaps and with the team on syndication efforts.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of social media platforms and either a regular, personal user of several platforms or experience working with them in a professional environment.
  • Strong grammar and written communication skills.
  • A great eye for captivating visuals. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite is a plus.
  • Ability to interpret data and apply it toward improving social posting practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; a team player.
  • A creative thinker, problem solver, sense of humor, and great attitude.
  • Must be available 40 hours/week for three months.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter.