Writer, 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: 

The Travel Noire writer is a savvy storyteller who creates digital content around vacation experiences, destinations, and  products. The writer must also have the ability to produce trending stories in a timely manner by incorporating Travel Noire’s unique voice and brand proposition so the articles resonate with Black and multicultural Black Millennials and Gen Zs.

Responsibilities for this role include pitching and writing stories that include a mix of news, interviews, tips and hacks, recommendations, and reviews. The Travel Noire writer role requires approximately 20-25  hours of work per week.

The Writer role is supervised by the Senior Brand Manager, Travel Noire.

This is a contract 1099 role. 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 of news and trends 
  • 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 Black culture


  • This is a fully remote role.
  • Candidates must be able to work at least 50% in alignment to the Eastern Standard Time Zone. 
  • The hourly pay rate for this role is $24 – $26.