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VentureBeat is searching for an ambitious mobile staff writer to lead our daily coverage of the mobile industry, gadgets, and apps, with a significant focus on Apple.

Based in San Francisco, this position is responsible for covering breaking news, coordinating and writing reviews, developing captivating op-eds, and maintaining key industry contacts relevant to their beat.

You must have solid contacts at Apple and a record of coverage of its products and news.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and define our daily coverage of the mobile industry, gadgets, and apps, with a specific focus on Apple
  • Develop new and creative articles and directions for the beat
  • Coordinate stories and ideas with the Editorial Team
  • Some coverage on weekends may be required

Successful candidates should have:

  • BA in English or Journalism or a related field or 2-3 years of journalistic experience
  • Strong writer
  • Strong ideation skills
  • Ability to work under and meet deadlines
  • Ability to be self-directed
  • Interviewing skills
  • High energy level
  • Good attitude
  • Photography skills a plus

Please send a resume and three examples of your best work covering Apple and the mobile industry to jobs@venturebeat.com and Harrison@venturebeat.com with the subject line “mobile staff writer.”

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