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Open Positions!

Melanation is hiring! We’re looking for driven individuals to join our team in a variety of remote positions. The ideal candidates share our passion for delivering high-quality, engaging, and relatable content within our audience. If you believe you’re a good fit for one of the below opportunities, we want to hear from you!

Fall Social Media + Community Engagement Intern

Cultural News + Entertainment Writer 

Health + Wellness Writer


Fall Social Media & Community Engagement Intern

Melanation wants to hire a dedicated social media & community engagement intern to join our team full of creative and self-driven individuals! The social media & community intern for Melanation will work closely with Melanation’s leadership to implement the continued expansion of the brand across site and social media platforms. The successful candidate will be intimately familiar with and passionate about issues affecting Black women, up to date on Black culture and news, and have a distinctive voice and presence. Responsible for designing, leading, and managing our community engagement strategy, developing day-to-day social media channels and building relationships with others. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative, forward-thinking self-starter who can manage multiple projects at once. This is an exciting opportunity to help build this organization’s online presence while defining ongoing engagement experiences.

Applications must submitted by August 6th, 9PM CST. 

The Details:

  • Remote
  • Part Time (Commit to 10 hours a week), flexible hours
  • Pay: $500 – Varies (incentives included) stipend after 90-day completion
  • Start: Mid-Late August 2021

Responsibilities: 

  • Engage with followers and attract new followers on a daily basis
  • Create and provide compelling content and ideas that reflect the brand mission and establish Melanation as a thought-leader in the black women community space
  • Build our Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook group, and Twitter platform
  • Analyze our engagement performance, identify new trends and engagement activity, and consumer satisfaction
  • Attend weekly meetings to share ideas and updates, give feedback on progress report and any follow ups

Qualifications:

  • Loves social media: love to engage with other people and have them engage with our website and social media
  • Some experience working at a digital media company or have the passion to gain experience working at a small startup digital media company
  • Experience in social media including blogging, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest
  • Detail-oriented
  • Have a positive, can do attitude
  • Well organized
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Expert in Canva is a huge plus, but not required

What You’ll Learn:

  • Valuable experience working for a smart media company and building a large online community
  • Time management skills
  • Identify opportunities for networking
  • Facilitate meetings
  • Other learning opportunities such as Google analytics and algorithms

Application Process: 

Submit a brief bio pasted in the body of the email to [email protected] The subject of the email should be “Social Media & Community Engagement Intern – your name” otherwise application will not be considered. Within your application, please attach your resume, website, and/or portfolio showcasing your skills. Please have your email and/or phone number so we can contact you.

***This position is closed*** 


Cultural News + Entertainment Writer 

Do you love music, television, and film? Obsessed with black celebrities and influencers? Are you always the go-to person to be on the latest trends, news, and/or TikTok viral videos? Melanation is looking for a passionate writer that loves to bring awareness to new trends, news, politics, and/or entertainment that is relevant and relatable to Black women. He, she, or they must have a distinctive voice, a unique perspective, and an outstanding online presence. The ideal candidate is a highly-spirited person that enjoys writing, can work independently, and needs minimal editing from our team.

Applications must submitted by August 13th, 9PM CST. 

The Details:

  • Remote
  • Freelance Work
  • Pay: $75 per article, at least 500 words, require minimum 2 articles a month
  • Start: Early September 2021

Responsibilities: 

  • Must write 2 articles per month about Black culture, new and entertainment
  • Meet writing deadlines that will be outlined in contract

Qualifications:

  • Some experience working at a digital media company or have the passion to gain experience working at a small startup digital media company
  • Have a positive, can do attitude
  • Have a strong background in entertainment writing
  • Writing is in correlation to Melanation’s brand voice
  • Be able to proofread and edit content
  • Require minimal supervision

Application Process: 

Submit a brief bio pasted in the body of the email to [email protected] The subject of the email should be “Cultural Writer + Entertainment Writer – your name” otherwise application will not be considered. Within your application, please attach your resume, website, and/or portfolio showcasing your skills. Please input your email and/or phone number so we can contact you.

***This position is closed*** 


Health + Wellness Writer 

Melanation is looking for a passionate writer that loves to write about health-related topics, self-care tips, and current health news that bring absolute value to Black women. He, she, or they doesn’t necessarily have to be a healthcare professional or work in the healthcare industry but must be knowledgeable, have great research skills, and an authoritative presence that brings readers’ attention about the importance of Black women’s health and wellness. The ideal candidate is a highly-spirited person that enjoys writing, can work independently, and needs minimal editing from our team.

Applications must submitted by August 13th, 9PM CST. 

The Details:

  • Remote
  • Freelance Work
  • Pay: $75 per article, at least 500 words, require minimum 2 articles a month
  • Start: Early September 2021

Responsibilities: 

  • Must write 2 articles per month about health and wellness
  • Meet writing deadlines that will be outlined in contract

Qualifications:

  • Some experience working at a digital media company or have the passion to gain experience working at a small startup digital media company
  • Have a strong background in health and wellness
  • Thorough research skills
  • Writing is in correlation to Melanation’s brand voice
  • Be able to proofread and edit content
  • Require minimal supervision

Application Process: 

Submit a brief bio pasted in the body of the email to [email protected] The subject of the email should be “Health + Wellness Writer – your name” otherwise application will not be considered. Within your application, please attach your resume, website, and/or portfolio showcasing your skills. Please input your email and/or phone number so we can contact you.

***This position is closed*** 

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