GQ Looking For Staff Writer

GQ Looking For Staff Writer

GQ is Seeking for Staff Writer to Contribute to GQ’s Growing Vertical, GQ Sports

This writer will be responsible for delivering 1-2 posts per day focused on the intersection of lifestyle and sports, with a specific focus on how athletes' lives intersect with style & fashion, health & wellness and music & entertainment. Candidates must have a deep enthusiasm for the culture’s biggest athletes and ability to tell unique and nuanced stories about these highly-covered figures, through the GQ lens. This role will report to the GQ Sports Director.

Daily responsibilities will include:

  • Pitch and write daily sports lifestyle stories for
  • Work closely with talent and video teams on GQ Sports bookings
  • Communicate regularly with print, web, social and video teams on GQ Sports coverage
  • Collaborate with social, video and audience development departments on multi-platform GQ Sports content
  • Liaise with art, visuals, copy, research and web production departments
  • Work closely with GQ Sports Director and commercial teams to develop sponsor-supported GQ Sports editorial projects
  • Participate in and contribute to broader editorial brainstorms and ideas meetings

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience pitching and writing sports-adjacent coverage, including experience booking athletes for editorial projects. Specific experience reporting on the NFL and NBA is a plus.
  • Deep interest and enthusiasm for sports, and for developing the GQ Sports vertical
  • Proven fluency working in a fast-paced digital media environment, including delivering clean copy on tight deadlines, writing headline & meta copy, and possessing basic CMS skills

Base salary: $65,000 - $100,000

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