Complex Networks is a global lifestyle video, brand, and media company jointly owned by Hearst and Verizon, and is one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels. It is a top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, and Snapchat.
Complex is seeking a Staff Writer to work with our Style team to create content for Complex.com that aligns with the brand and audience. The Staff Writer will report to our Deputy Editor of Style. An ideal candidate is an idea machine who can think of niche angles and ways to cover a brand, series, or style trend beyond what’s obvious or straightforward. The Staff Writer must understand Complex’s voice, demographic, and focus.
This candidate should have experience editing and writing all types of content, from 200-word news pieces to longer essays to long-form magazine-length profiles and investigative stories. They should also be comfortable overseeing the creation of non-text content, such as infographics and video. As the new cycle never rests, this candidate should be able to work under the pressure of tight deadlines and create sharp, concise stories.
About Complex Networks
Complex is a global lifestyle brand and media company and one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex Networks generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels and is a Top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on channels like Facebook and YouTube. Complex Networks develops and distributes video programming on several distribution channels including Netflix, Facebook, Snapchat, and Fuse. The company cultivates content that spans across popular culture - from music to movies, sports to video games, fashion to food. In November 2017, the company successfully hosted its second ComplexCon event in Long Beach, California, attracting 200 top brands and over 50,000 attendees to the two-day cultural festival.