Job Description

Every year, The New York Times recommends 52 Places to Go, one place to dream about exploring each week. The list is an ambitious forecast of which beaches will remain unspoiled, which starchitect-designed museums will live up to their renderings and which culinary treasures are worth hopping a flight to eat.

 

This year, we want at least one ambitious traveler to turn our wish list into an itinerary.

 

We are seeking a writer who will go to every destination on our list and tell us the story of each place and the story of life on the road. The ideal candidate is a permanent student of life and astute documentarian of the world. This person should have a well-worn passport, the ability to parachute into a place and distill its essence and to render a compelling tale with words and images.

 

Media experience is required, as is fluency in English, expertise in social media and facility with digital devices. Familiarity with languages beyond English is a plus though not a requirement. This is a temporary position.

 

Qualifications:

  • Has traveled to several destinations.
  • Have documented travel in writing, social media or elsewhere.
  • Is active on social media.
  • Has prior experience at a magazine, publishing company, newspaper, digital publication, film or other media organization.
  • Can commit to a full year.

 

To apply, please write a memo answering the following questions:

  • Do you have a passport?
  • What was your most recent trip? 
  • What’s the most interesting place you’ve been and why? (500 words)
  • A 500-word memo outlining the themes you would like to explore during your travels

 

Attach your memo, along with links to your social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Medium, Snapchat, etc.), writing samples and photography samples.

 

If you are an active employee at The New York Times or any affiliates (excluding INYT), please do not apply here. Go to the Career Worklet on your Workday home page and View "Find Internal Jobs". Thank you!

 

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.

 

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