This might be one of the best jobs out there. USA Today is looking for a "Taylor Swift Reporter" video-forward journalist to "capture the music and cultural impact of Taylor Swift."
Swift's fanbase has grown to unprecedented heights, and so has the significance of her music and growing legacy. We are looking for an energetic writer, photographer and social media pro who can quench an undeniable thirst for all things Taylor Swift with a steady stream of content across multiple platforms. Seeing both the facts and the fury, the Taylor Swift reporter will identify why the pop star’s influence only expands, what her fanbase stands for in pop culture, and the effect she has across the music and business worlds.
USA Today want's a candidate that is a "driven, creative, and energetic journalist" and will be able to "capture the excitement around Swift's ongoing tour and upcoming album release, while also providing thoughtful analysis of her music and career." The journalist must also be able to travel internationally and the position is remote so anyone in the U.S. can apply. Check out some of the requirements below:
Bachelor's or master’s in communications, journalism, marketing or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
At least five years of journalism experience working in a digital-first newsroom.
Proven success in creating relevant, shareable stories that serve a loyal audience.
The ability to work collaboratively with a nationwide team of reporters, editors, photographers and producers to tell meaningful stories that serve specific audiences.
A thorough understanding of metrics and how to use data to understand audience behavior and to inform coverage decisions.
Willingness to travel extensively.
Ability to report in more than one language preferred.
This role requires a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and the minimum liability insurance required by state law.
Employment is contingent on passing a post-offer pre-employment background check, motor vehicle record check & drug screen.
If you're interested in applying you must submit your resume (1-2 pages), a video cover letter to explain how you would approach this job and links to 4-8 online samples of your work. To apply or for more information, click here.