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Correspondents in Rome, Barcelona & Berlin

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TRUFFLE Travel
3301 Ocean Park Blvd. Suite 108
Santa Monica, CA
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Full-time, Paid

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Description

COMPANY OVERVIEW
The most unforgettable places in any city are often hidden behind closed doors. To discover what’s on the other side one must have connections… Welcome to TRUFFLE.

It’s not a single app, it’s a digital travel tool, gorgeously wrapped. We’ve got what you really want when you travel: a best friend in every city. With her always at your fingertips, you’ll hit the streets like a local.

Seriously. Over 1100 of our fave experiences and counting. From rooftop cocktails to underground catacombs, it’s all included.

JOB SUMMARY
The Correspondent will be responsible for creating and updating content in her city and be the primary source for insider/local information for our iOS app, website and social media. In addition, the Correspondent will recruit new partners to TRUFFLE and be the local liaison for PR and media.

Responsibilities

Fact-checking, writing and editing content for website and iOS app
Building self-guided, downloadable walking tours for your city
Researching leads/sourcing new products that match TRUFFLE’s niche market and brand identity for your city
Personally vetting all products for your city, including taking images
Interfacing with PR, representatives of the media, and corporate representatives for your city
Sourcing and recruiting new guides and experiences
Creating a social media presence in your city across multiple platforms

Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
B.A. in English or related field
1 year professional experience as a travel or lifestyle writer in a digital medium
Experience with digital photography and ability to provide beautiful images of TRUFFLE products, facility with Photoshop a plus
Must have experience with AP style
Must have facility with WordPress, MS Office suite, social media
Must have iPhone or iPad with data plan
Must have 10mpx+ camera that is NOT an iPhone

CORE COMPETENCIES
Demonstrated ability to
• Work independently and deliver product on deadline
• Work well in a team setting
• Adapt successfully to corporate writing style and deliver content in the TRUFFLE voice
• Multi-task and handle several projects concurrently
• Fact check all content
Proven track record as a successful writer and editor
Proven track record of
• Efficient accurate work
• Rapid turnaround time
Excellent communication skills
Highly organized work style
Flexibility to deliver as priorities change with evolving launch demands
Finger on the pulse of the city, insider’s knowledge of the local community and language
Curious, innovative, thinks outside the box
Business acumen & entrepreneurial mindset
This person will be the face of TRUFFLE Travel in that city so must be able to represent our brand

How To Apply

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