VISUAL INTERN

OZY is looking for an enthusiastic and highly creative visual intern to join our award-winning visuals team for a 10-week paid internship in the heart of Silicon Valley, Mountain View, California. Do you get excited by finding the perfect visual to tell a story? Do you have an eye for detail? Do you want to gain real-word experience in a media storytelling business with a talented, award-winning visuals team? At OZY you’ll bring your creative ability to create a range of high-quality visuals to our editorial efforts. You’ll work on a quickly growing team with the opportunity to continue on as a fellow after the internship.

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What You’ll Do:

  • Ensure and maintain high standard of visuals for daily digital content
  • Photograph for editorial and brand needs
  • Create composites, illustrations, graphs and GIFs 
  • Research visuals through photo agencies and various resources
  • Retouch and manipulate images
  • Produce immersive elements using CEROS
  • Collaborate with the design and visuals team to develop visual concepts
  • Assist staff photographers during photo shoots
  • Maintain and report usage of wire-sourced images
  • Source for and build weekly newsletters
  • Innovate with wild ideas

What You’ll Bring: 

  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop
    • Adobe Illustrator, AfterEffects, is a plus
  • Photography skills
  • Strong creative and analytical skills
  • Compelling portfolio of photography and illustrations
  • Graphic design work is a plus
  • Experience with WordPress is a plus

To Apply:

  • Please send a brief cover letter and resume to jobs@OZY.com. Feel free to also share a portfolio or project you are particularly proud of. We look forward to hearing from you.

EDITORIAL INTERN/REPORTER

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OZY is looking for a curious, out-of-the-box editorial intern to join our growing team for a 10-week, paid internship. Are you a great storyteller eager to work in a fast-paced newsroom? At OZY, you will break the mold, uncovering new global trends, and profiling incredible people who are impacting businesses, industries and societies worldwide. It’s a dream job for a writer because you can focus on a beat or explore various topics that catch your eye while being mentored by top-notch writers and editors who want to take journalism to the next level. Candidates should demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for pushing the limits — tools needed to help us bring excitement back to digital news while inspiring readers to be curious and creative.

WHAT YOU’LL LOVE DOING:

  • Pitch, research, report and write eye-catching features
  • Collaborate with the photo, video, podcast, design and marketing teams
  • Collaborate with our multidisciplinary intern team on a special project

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • 1+ years of journalism and writing experience
  • Intense curiosity about the world
  • Interest in the future of digital journalism
  • Journalism degree a plus but not necessary
  • 3 to 6 writing samples
  • Ability to work out of our HQ in Mountain View, Calif.

HERE’S HOW TO APPLY:

Please email a brief cover note and CV, with subject line “EDITORIAL INTERN,” to jobs@ozy.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

POLITICS REPORTER

Introduction:

Do you want to be at the center of the biggest story on the planet? OZY is seeking an ambitious political reporter to be based in Washington, D.C., with substantial time on the campaign trail, to cover the 2020 presidential election — and beyond. Candidates should have 2-5 years of reporting experience and be strong writers who can get to the bottom of today’s most important stories, as well as spot the big ideas and rising stars of tomorrow, to fit our distinct sections and serve an audience craving fresh, multipartisan coverage they can’t find anywhere else. This is not your average campaign daily grind: We want someone who can stand out from the press pack with original, magazine-style storytelling, and show range that extends from a quick zag on today’s news to an investigative long read.

The ability to write clean, delicious copy is a must, in addition to being able to see around the corner to what’s next. A global sensibility is a plus, as we’re always thinking outside our bubbles — be they national, ideological or cultural.

What You’ll Love Doing:

  • Pitching and writing compelling political features each week on a fast-moving and closely watched beat.
  • Working as part of a close-knit team — the OZY Tribe — to help reinvent online journalism and build a unique brand.
  • Representing OZY on TV and radio.

Qualifications:

  • At least 2-5 years of reporting experience.
  • Strong organizational and social skills.
  • Proven ability to write compelling, news-breaking political features.
  • An excitement and hunger to thrive in a startup environment.

Here’s How to Apply:

To apply, please email a brief cover note and CV, with the reference “Political Reporter” in the subject line, to: jobs@ozy.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

If you do not hear back from us within a month, we could not find the right fit for you at this time. Thank you, and we wish you success in your career.

BUSINESS EDITOR/REPORTER

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We are looking for an ambitious journalist to cover business and finance for OZY – either based in our NY office or our headquarters in the heart of the Silicon Valley. They will prepare unique, analytical and globally-minded write-ups, respond to the news of the day with fresh insights and be interested in pursuing long-read, investigative-style reporting, as well as shorter, quick-hit pieces.

The ability to write clean, delicious copy is key, in addition to having a head for Wall Street, business and personal finance. A love for mixing it up with occasional cultural features is a plus. Candidates will have 5-7 years of reporting experience and be strong writers with the drive to keep OZY ahead of the curve on big ideas and rising stars of tomorrow to fit our distinct storytelling sections.

WHAT YOU’LL LOVE DOING:

  • Pitch and write original and compelling Business, Finance and Economic features each week
  • Cover the leaders and trends of tomorrow
  • Conceive of and own projects from investigative reports to editorial series
  • Work as part of a close-knit team — the OZY tribe — to help reinvent online journalism and build a unique brand
  • Collaborate on podcasts and represent OZY on TV and radio

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • At least 5-7 years of reporting experience
  • Strong organizational and social skills
  • Excel at cultivating a great network of contacts in the business world
  • Excitement and hunger to thrive in a startup environment

HERE’S HOW TO APPLY:

Please email your resume with the subject “BUSINESS EDITOR/REPORTER” to jobs@ozy.com. We look forward to receiving your application!

TECHNOLOGY REPORTER

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This ambitious journalist will primarily cover technology/science from our Silicon Valley office. Candidates should have 2-5 years of reporting experience and be strong writers who love sniffing out today’s most important stories, as well as the big ideas and rising stars of tomorrow to fit our distinct storytelling sections. This journalist will prepare unique, analytical and globally-minded write-ups, respond to the news of the day with fresh insights and be interested in pursuing long-read, investigative-style reporting, as well as shorter, quick-hit pieces.

The ability to write clean, delicious copy is key, in addition to having a head for the latest innovations rolling out of Silicon Valley and the medical field. A love for mixing it up with occasional cultural features is a plus. 

WHAT YOU’LL LOVE DOING:

  • Pitch and write compelling tech/science/medical features each week, covering the leaders and trends of tomorrow in these fields.
  • Work as part of a close-knit team — the OZY tribe — to help reinvent online journalism and build a unique brand.
  • Represent OZY on TV and radio.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • At least 2-5 years of reporting experience.
  • Strong organizational and social skills.
  • Excel at cultivating a great network of contacts in Silicon Valley and beyond.
  • An excitement and hunger to thrive in a startup environment.

HERE’S HOW TO APPLY:

To apply please email a brief cover note and CV, with the reference “Technology Reporter” in the subject line to: Jobs@ozy.com. We look forward to hearing from you! If you do not hear back from us within one month of sending us your resume then we could not find the right fit for you at this time. Thank you and we wish you success in your career.