Writer, Home & Texture

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 Home & Texture Writer who is a savvy storyteller that creates digital content around a wide range of topics centered around creating, buying, and decorating homes and its spaces in a way that caters to the interests of Black Millennials and Gen Zs. This 1099 (contractor) position includes pitching and writing stories that include a mix of news, interviews, tips and hacks, recommendations, and reviews. The writer is passionate about all things home decor and design, and thrives in a fast-paced environment. This role requires approximately 25-29 hours of work per week.

The Writer role is supervised by the Deputy Editor, Home & Texture.

Contractors 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.


  • Publish at least three articles per shift 
  • Source relevant stories and stay in-the-know about all things around home buying, decorating and designing. 
  • Familiarity with lifestyle writing
  • Pitch creative and original content ideas that align with our brands


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree 
  • Required Experience:
    • At least one year digital copywriting for lifestyle content
    • CMS experience 
    • Experience with WordPress, SEO tools,  Google Search Console, and GA4  (or equivalent)
  • Technologies:
    • Fluent in Google Suite
    • Plus if you have previous experience with project manager tools such as  Asana and Jira
  • Additional Qualifications:
    • Strong written and organization skills along with effective and appropriate written communication, including grammar and AP Style 
    • A deep knowledge of, passion for, and understanding of the travel industry
    • A self-starter who can pivot seamlessly as new directives are identified 
    • Eager to grow within a fast-paced, evolving company
    • A healthy appreciation of GIFs and Black culture


  • This is a fully remote role.
  • Candidates must be able to work at least 50% in alignment to Eastern Standard Time Zone.
  • The hourly rate for this role is $23 – $25.