Are you a writer who can edit and manage content? Are you creative, self-motivated, Greenpoint-obsessed, extremely organized and detailed-oriented? Do you want to contribute to the community and support local in a positive way?
We are looking for someone who has experience in news reporting, is tapped into local culture (art/food/music), is up-to-date on environmental issues, local crime, safety issues, local politics, and is interested in being an active part of the North Brooklyn community and can also:
Write well researched, informative and fun articles (on the fly)
Manage a team of talented editors and contributors
Oversee the day-to-day upkeep of Greenpointers content on WordPress (scheduling/editing) and social channels
Come up with unique ideas for new content and assign stories
Familiarity with social media best practices
Hourly rate, 15-20 hours a week, semi-flexible schedule with possibility to grow into full time. Office location is in the beautiful PencilWorks (top floor of the Pencil Factory at 61 Greenpoint Ave).
Photography skills, design sense, familiarity with various forms of media (podcasts, videos), enthusiastic about learning, experience with event production, fearless about exploring new ideas are pluses.
At a time when local news is diminishing at an alarming rate, we are determined more than ever to keep serving the community and need someone to help us step up our content game!
More about us: Greenpointers began as a neighborhood blog in 2007 and has since grown into hyperlocal resource for all things North Brooklyn. We aim to support the community and small businesses that make our neighborhood awesome through fun and informative content and events like our seasonal markets and Greenpoint Open Studios. We’re a small grassroots team dedicated to keeping our neighbors informed on what’s happening locally. Continue reading →
Looking for a new gig or side hustle? Check out this fresh round up of some Greenpoint-based jobs for the week of May 11th.
Fornino (849 Manhattan Ave) needs to fill multiple waiter/waitress positions. Stop by the pizza spot with your resume! Another Greenpoint-based pizza restaurant (Paulie Gees, perhaps??) needs a full time daytime prep cook. Love pups? There’s some sweet dog walker positions available in Williamsburg and Greenpoint. Calexico (645 Manhattan Ave) is on the search for an part time bartenders. Are you a suave, modern barber? The Land of Barbers needs you – a licensed barber. Make a damn fine cup of coffee: Odd Fox (984 Manhattan Ave) is looking for a barista to join their team. Delight the neighborhood with your confections: Cafe Rochelle (940 Manhattan Ave) put out the call for a pastry chef. An unnamed Greenpoint restaurant wants a full time dishwasher and night porter. Tutor wanted: help a student prep for the RN NCLEX exam. If you’re a customer service maven, check out this open role at Town Food Service. Fastenal, an industrial and construction supply distributor needs an account specialist.
Enlightenment Wines, Bushwick’s artisanal meadery and an integral part of cocktail bar Honey’s (93 Scott Ave) is currently seeking a beekeeper. Details below:
Working with master hive designer and all around super smart guy Tim O’neal, we are one step away from building a very cool observation hive at Honey’s. That means you can watch the bees in their hive, but they can also fly outside. However we will need help maintaining it. We are open to a variety of barter options on the subject, including trading for space on our rooftop for even more bees of said helper, plus the obvious drink options. However said helper needs to have experience with hives and to come regularly to visit. Serious inquiries only. Send an email to [email protected]com. Spread the word!
Greenpoint’s own (and totally adorable) craft destination, Brooklyn Craft Company (165 Greenpoint Ave), is hiring for Pattern Makers and Workshop Instructors. Read more for full details on the gigs and how to apply: Continue reading →
When life in the city requires additional cash flow and you don’t have time to interview for part-time jobs, here’s the trick: dog walking. This isn’t the old-school days of walking your neighbor’s dog. Dog walking and pet sitting have become a tech-friendly and business savvy career path thanks to Rover.com. Rover connects hundreds of pet owners and pet sitters online, and here why you’ll want to do it too:
Your clients love you.
Yes, your clients are dogs and cats. They’ll be ready for your attention, treats, and playtime when you arrive. Their owners are thrilled to have someone else available to take care of their pets. You get to be the boss that everyone loves.
It’s fun and outdoorsy.
You’re getting paid to take dogs to the park. If your day job is at a desk, this is your chance to slip into something comfortable and get outside with your dog clients. Whether it’s playing fetch, going for a jog, or enjoying a long walk, this job is desk-free and all windows. Start making your list of your favorite parks and outside spaces to visit. Continue reading →
The Land of Barbers (422 Graham Ave) is a modern twist on the old school gentlemen’s experience of barber culture and is looking for a Master Barber to join their team!
Here’s the note from them with the job description and deets.
What we offer: Specializing in excellent customer service, we welcome our friends and clients into our shop and greet them with a complimetary glass of Italian prosecco, espresso or cappaccino. After a relaxing head, facial message and hot towel, we begin crafting. Most of our clients are men but we also cut hair for women and kids on occasion. We cut all types of hair and straight razor shaves, beard trims and stache ups are part of the daily regimen. Continue reading →
Do you love Greenpoint and want to contribute to the community in a positive way? Are you creative, self-motivated, Greenpoint-obsessed, extremely organized and detailed-oriented? Do you love the arts and want to support local?
We are looking for someone who can: – Write well researched, informative and fun blogs posts (on the fly) – Manage a team of talented editors and contributors – Oversee the day to day upkeep of Greenpointers content on WordPress (scheduling/editing) and Social Media – Generate and share ideas for creating cool and interesting content
Artistic skills, familiarity with various forms of media (podcasts, videos), enthusiastic about learning, experience with event production, fearless about exploring new ideas are pluses.
Hourly rate, 15-20 hours a week, semi-flexible schedule. Office location in the beautiful PencilWorks (top floor of the Pencil Factory at 61 Franklin).