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.
Looking for a new gig or side hustle? Check out this round up of some Greenpoint-based jobs.
A restaurant needs a line cook. “We butcher fish and whole animals in-house, produce our own charcuterie, and also feature a strong repertoire of vegetarian and vegan recipes.” —could this be Cherry Point? New Mexican spot Oxomoco, housed in Greenpoint’s tiniest standalone building, is looking for bartenders, servers, hosts, barracks, cooks, and dishwashers. Calexico has an open position for a daytime cashier. Greenpoint-based nature camp, wBees Forest School needs summer camp teachers for their “nature-based and arts-rich summer camp”. The Richardson is looking for some experienced bartenders. A family-owned cafe in GP put out the call for a new barista. A jewelry line is looking to fill two internship roles: production and operations. Sanctuary Salon is looking for a new stylistto join their team. Kickstarter has 10 engineering roles (and more) open. Atlas Obscura has 3 editorial fellowship positionsup for grabs.
You: a Greenpoint/Williamsburg resident who knows all the local goings-on. Your local cafe makes your coffee order by heart before you’re completely in the door. While waiting, you’re on your phone checking wired.com for the latest updates.
Cinch: a local app looking to make the leap from Long Island to the Big-Indie-Brooklyn-Hood known as Greenpoint/Williamsburg. Community building is in their DNA, as this app is about keeping it local and supporting small businesses and organizations. Sounds like something you’re into? You’re in luck, since they are looking for a Community Leader.Continue reading →