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Matador, the web’s leading travel publisher, is seeking savvy viral content producers to create content intended to be shared around the social web.
Writing, editing and producing highly shareable posts in the travel space
Writing headlines that people will want to click on
Sourcing high-quality images
Publishing 1-2 traffic-driving pieces weekly
A thorough understanding of the social web, and the ever-evolving Internet zeitgeist
A sensibility for what people on the internet want to share
An eye for captivating visuals
Insatiable appetite for viral content and social media
You’re driven to WIN, by having the largest number of people see your work
Established social media presence
Experience working for a professional media organization (Preferred)
A love of travel (Preferred)
To apply, use the application form below to send us links to your social presence. In addition:
Show us an example of something you’ve made take off across the web (or at least in your circle).
List 5-7 travel oriented links/videos/images that you think everybody should know about. Using your cultivated wit, write headlines for each link with a sentence explaining why a potential reader should click on it.