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Contributing/Associate Editor, Travel Noire

Blavity, Inc. is a venture-funded media and technology company, founded in 2014 around a simple idea: enable Black millennials to tell their own stories. Today, we are home to the largest network of platforms and lifestyle brands serving the multifaceted lives of Black millennials & Gen Z through original content, video, unique experiences, and product solutions. Blavity Inc. has evolved into a market leader for Black media, reaching 250 million users per month through our growing brand portfolio, including Blavity, Blavity360º, Shadow & Act, AfroTech & Talent Infusion, 21Ninety, Travel Noire, and Home & Texture. Our Blavity, Inc. employee community is composed of passionate, energetic, and culturally conscious individuals working together to deliver value to each other, the company, and our clients. We are always searching for new additions to our community that will help us continue to scale, contribute meaningfully to our culture, and advance our strategic direction.

Job Summary:

Blavity Inc. is looking for a Contributing/Associate Editor, Travel Noire, who is a highly motivated self-starter, responsible for editing and publishing daily content for the Travel Noire community. This position is a W2, contract position responsible for the delivery of trending, inspiring, informative, and viral content that apply a mix of recognizing audience behaviors, data, pouring through social media moments, and staying up-to-date on travel trends.

The Contributing/Associate Editor will execute a plan with the help of internal department leads and stakeholders by editing and publishing articles that engage and increase our audience while delivering on key business goals. This includes highly visible franchises with corporate partnerships such as the annual Travel Noire Awards, our city guides content program and travel commerce content.

This role will report directly to the Senior Brand Manager, Travel Noire. 

Contracted workers will be responsible for providing their own equipment, including but not limited to laptop computers, cell phones, or any other electronic equipment required to perform their role.


  • Copy edit and publish 8-10 stories daily as well as proactively plan ahead for special events, holidays, and top travel days.

  • Update existing content (guides, news, etc.) for timeliness and accuracy

  • Maintain the editorial calendar and collaborate with team leads to keep our brands’ audience top of mind.

  • Participate in the evaluation of content performance, develop monthly recommendations for potential content strategy shifts.

  • Safeguard content to prevent infringements and guarantee that all information is accurate prior to distribution.

  • Partner with the Senior Brand Manager of Travel Noire and other leads on team goals while keeping business priorities at the forefront.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree

  • Required Experience:

    • 4+ years experience with media and/or digital publishing, including producing commerce or finance content.

    • Key stakeholder in cross-platform video content, including tentpole projects.

  • Technologies:

    • Fluent in Google Suite, Asana, and/or comparable project management suite

    • Plus if you have previous experience with project manager tools such as Asana, Trackonomics, Skimlinks, Sovrn, Amazon Associates, and Rakuten.

  • Additional Qualifications:

    • Highly collaborative and solutions-oriented leader who has worked in fast-paced, evolving company

    • Strong verbal and organization skills along with effective and appropriate written communication, including grammar and AP Style

    • A self-starter who can pivot seamlessly as new directives are identified

    • A healthy appreciation of Black culture


  • This is a fully remote role, U.S.- based role. Occasional travel may be required. 

  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

  • Candidates must be available to work at least 50% in alignment with the Pacific Time Zone. 

  • The pay rate for this role is $28/hour and 25 hours/week.  

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter online at

Blavity is committed to creating a diverse environment free of discrimination and harassment, and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.  

Blavity is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, HIV Status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

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