March 23, 2021

Content Writer | Freelancer or Full-time

Please email recruiting@forkast.news with your resume and links to 5-8 writing samples to apply.

The Role

Forkast.News is hiring a Content Writer to join the Forkast.Studio content team. This role will work closely with Forkast.Studio brand partners, as well as the editorial team, to support and produce content to better serve our brand collaborations. These partnerships span sponsored content (print / video), marketing initiatives, and events, and you'll work directly with brands in the digital assets / blockchain / DLT world, as well as corporate companies inclusive of Fortune 500s.

Our content is read by top institutional / retail investors, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives. Your written work will be shared across multimedia channels of print, video, and podcast.

Forkast.News speaks to an audience of professionals and corporate decision-makers who are interested in developing a point of view on blockchain technology, digital assets, and web 3.0.

We are looking for the right person to join the team, freelance or full-time. This is a remote position. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Job Duties

  • Work with brand partners directly to understand their business / product and needs to communicate to the audience

  • Quickly ramp up to different technology concepts and create engaging, simple to understand yet value-driven content

  • Flex across marketing and editorial thinking, delivering branded content in a journalistic style

  • Write content that may be produced against a wide range of multimedia (print, audio, video, social media) based on project objectives

Qualifications

  • At least 2-3 years of experience as a writer or marketer with a digital media platform

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, decentralized startup environment – hungry and willing to roll up your sleeves

  • Undergraduate or Masters experience in Marketing or Journalism is preferred

  • Ability to write muscular prose about emerging technology and complex issues in a way that is clear-eyed and free of jargon but also in a sophisticated manner for Forkast's professional readership

  • As this would be a remote position, our ideal candidate must be a self-starter who can work independently

  • Strong interest in digital assets, blockchain, and crypto; familiarity with concepts in digital assets / crypto is a plus

  • Excellent eye for grammar, spelling, syntax, and writing for clarity

  • Attention to detail; open-minded; creative and proactie

  • Strong communication (native written and verbal English)

  • Knowledge of WordPress CMS for digital publication is a plus

  • Knowledge of SEO keyword research and headlines is a plus

About Forkast.News

Forkast.News (www.forkast.news) is a digital media platform covering blockchain and emerging technologies at the intersection of business, economy, and politics. From Asia, to the world.

Since our founding in 2018, our proposition has been different: to bring credible journalism and deep-dive analysis into this emerging space. Emerging technology and digital transformation will re-shape our world, and we speak to an audience of professionals and corporate professionals who are interested in the bigger picture of blockchain, digital assets, and web 3.0. Today, Forkast.News serves as an end-to-end media ecosystem bridging the blockchain community and a Fortune 500 audience.

Forkast.News has become the authority voice in Asia in providing a global perspective on blockchain, partnering with organizations like OECD, EY, IBM, Swire, and the UN General Assembly to lead the most important conversations on blockchain regulation, financial inclusion, digital innovation, and industry impact.

The Team

Based in Hong Kong, Forkast.News supports a growing team across Asia, Europe, and the U.S. The team is led by Editor-in-Chief Angie Lau, a 20+ year veteran journalist most recognized for her role as Bloomberg TV's lead anchor in Asia, with her flagship morning show "First Up with Angie Lau."

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