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  • Temporary Reporter, U30 North America United States
  • Forbes in United States, , United States
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

Forbes believes in the power of entrepreneurial capitalism and uses it on various platforms to ignite the conversations that drive systemic change in business, culture and society. We celebrate success and are committed to using our megaphone to drive diversity, equity and inclusion.

Forbes is looking to hire ambitious experienced journalists to help compile the annual Forbes 30 Under 30 2025... list. It is a paid position that comes with opportunities to write and report for Forbes.com. This temporary role will focus on finding and writing about candidates for the list who are the best young leaders in their industry. We are looking for star founders and business visionaries who are building and running large businesses at scale. Our listers are raising millions of dollars in investments, earning millions in sales and creating and running businesses at scale. This is a 3 month long assignment with the opportunity to extend and will require up to 25 hours per week.

Responsibilities
• Each reporter will be assigned to join a team that will focus on a specific industry (ie: AI, Media & Marketing, Finance)
• Contacting industry groups, networking organizations and other sources to solicit their nominations for the list and conducting interviews both in-person & virtually.
• Contacting trusted sources to help identify the most qualified and interesting people for the list.
• Verifying biographical information about each candidate through the emailing of a detailed survey and also through original reporting.
• Writing sharp, compelling bios that highlight unique aspects of each person on our list.
• Fact-checking the bios.
• Uploading edited bios into the Forbes database.
• Collecting updated high-resolution headshots from some of the candidates.
• Generating story ideas to report, write and publish alongside the completed list.

The Ideal Candidate
• Expert in contacting sources, many of whom are powerful people in business.
• Creative thinking and/or brainstorming abilities are a big plus; we don't repeat people on the list so are in constant search of new sources to fill the pool of candidates.
• An ability to meet consistent deadlines
• Strong writing and reporting skills
• Attention to detail in fact-checking
• Flexibility and an interest to pitch in where needed

The hourly rate for this role is $25.00 - $45.00.

Forbes has estimated the compensation range set forth above in good faith. The compensation range is what we believe we will offer, and ultimately pay, a successful candidate. In determining this range, we consider the experience, level of education (if applicable to the role), knowledge, skills, and abilities required to be had by a successful candidate as well as the budget and the company’s pay rates, generally. This said, we may have to make changes to our compensation estimates and job descriptions from time to time and we expressly reserve the right to do so. Should we make any such changes, this advertisement will be revised to reflect such revisions. We encourage you to occasionally re-visit this advertisement to ensure that you are abreast of any changes. Thank you for your interest in joining Forbes!

Forbes aims to offer employees the flexibility they need in order to be successful. We offer a hybrid work schedule for our employees. Some roles may be fully remote (within the U.S.) if it aligns with the needs of the position

Forbes is an equal opportunity employer.

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