Things To Do - Food & Drink Calendar Editor
(Temp to Perm)

The Stranger Things To Do Department, Food & Drink Calendar Editor (Temp to Perm)

We are looking for an energetic, hardworking, detail-oriented, self-starter to help maintain and grow The Stranger's comprehensive restaurant and bar listings and our food and drink event calendar. If you're passionate about food, love going to beer festivals or pop-up dinners, and are the person your friends are always asking for restaurant and bar recommendations, this might be the position for you.

We're looking for a perfectionist who will scour the internet to find the newest restaurant and bar openings, a strong and snappy writer who will inspire readers to attend events and go out to eat and drink, and a hard worker and creative thinker who will rise to any challenge.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Regional Calendar Director to complete daily and weekly tasks as assigned
  • Find, research, and enter restaurant, bar, and event listings into The Stranger's content management system
  • Write engaging copy for restaurant, bar, and event listings for both The Stranger's online and print calendars
  • Help maintain The Stranger's Cocktail Compass happy hour app
  • Pitch ideas for and produce thematic lists of locations and events
  • Fact-check and improve listings in The Stranger’s extensive Seattle locations database, and keep track of restaurant and bar openings and closings

Skills and Experience

  • Strong writing skills
  • Data entry experience
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization
  • Proactive, solution-oriented, self-motivated
  • Team player
  • Thrives in a deadline-driven environment
  • Basic HTML and CSS knowledge
  • Experience with Facebook and Twitter
  • Knowledge of the Seattle restaurant and bar scene

This is a temporary, on-site position requiring 40 hours per week and a six month commitment, with the possibility of extending upon review after six months. This is a minimum-wage position.

Please email cover letter and resume to: thingstodo@thestranger.com.
No phone calls or drop-ins please.

The Stranger
1535 11th Avenue, 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98122
www.thestranger.com

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