[CLOSED] House of Black Blogger Positions

House of Black are currently seeking a new talented blogger with a fresh distinctive voice to help write original content for our new website. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a new and exciting team for an emerging London based company. This will be a great chance to build up your portfolio and have your work seen by a large, diverse audience. You will be able to make a genuine creative contribution and take ownership of projects. House of Black have a commitment to excellence and expect all team members to do the same.

If you are passionate about the Black British community and supportive of diverse stories and talent then this might be the role for you. Come and be a part of our new exciting team and join us on a journey to uncover Black Britain. If you can spot a good story, have a flair for writing, can build up contacts quickly, meet tight deadlines and have a serious eye for detail then you’re just what I’m looking for.

Please submit CV, any links to any previous articles, blogs, posts, to [email protected] ASAP with BLOGGER POSITION* as the subject  *please state which blogger position you are applying for.


Job Title Freelance Blogger
Location London
Job Type Volunteer
Salary Unpaid
Posted 15.09.14
Apply by 10.10.14 (As for deadlines this is an URGENT one they want to interview people ASAP)
Start Date ASAP
End Date 22.12.14  (Exact date will be confirmed if successful. Potential for permanent position).
Duration 12 weeks
Positions Available 5

  1. Film&TV Blogger
  2. Music Blogger
  3. Sports Blogger
  4. Fashion Blogger
  5. News/Current Affairs Blogger
Company Name House of Black
Company Description House of Black is the brand new home of Black British Entertainment. We are the number one platform committed to the Black British Community. Specifically dedicated to showcasing and celebrating the best in Black British talent, content, news and programming.
We are passionate about encouraging excellence, promoting positivity, celebrating culture and self belief, especially in those who need it most.
Brief Role Description To blog and help produce original content for website.
Full Role Description Blogger will be required to write original content for website and submit one blog post a week for the next 12 weeks. Candidate will be required to build their own contacts and come up with a minimum of one new and exciting blog post per week to be published on the site. The role is predominantly a home based position, however will occasionally be required to attend team meetings, interviews, events and screenings. Your work based hours are up to you as long as content is delivered on time. Additional content may be required in cases where interviews are taking place or events are being being reviewed.
After completing the 12 weeks successfully candidates may be offered the chance to write for the site permanently with possibility of promotion, candidates could then decide to recruit their own team and also come up with their own features and blogposts for the site (once approved). Successful candidates will also gain access to House of Black contacts and help and support towards future aspirations.
Qualifications Required GCSE Maths & English: C grade minimum
Skills Required
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Good organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Reliable and sticks to deadlines
  • Good knowledge of industry area
  • Good at networking and building contacts
  • Previous blogging experience a bonus
Personal Qualities Required
  • Must be passionate about the Black British community
  • A genuine interest in diversity and supporting individuality
  • Passionate about writing
  • Full of ideas
  • Proactive, self-starter and motivated
  • Copes well under pressure and ability to prioritise
  • Proven team player
  • Easy to work with
  • Someone who can be a real ambassador for the brand
  • Leadership skills a bonus



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