Editorial Positions

Writer (Snapchat)

About the Position

The Daily Californian has recently launched its first Snapchat Discover story. Moving forward, we will publish a weekly edition that goes live from Friday to Sunday on Snapchat’s Discover page. We are looking to hire writers to produce content that will appear on these Snapchat stories.
Responsibilities will include writing about two pieces each week. If you like to write concise, witty pieces, you’ll fit right in with our Snapchat team.
Prior experience is not required to join the Daily Cal as a Snapchat writer. Stand-out applicants are communicative and punctual, have strong writing skills, and are prepared to pitch ideas for upcoming Snapchat Discover stories. Writers should be prepared to participate in weekly meetings with the rest of the Snapchat team.
Application Materials
  • Resume with relevant experience
  • Cover letter
  • 2-4 writing samples — this is your opportunity to demonstrate your writing style. There is no preference regarding length. They can be academic pieces, but they should be relevant to the type of material you hope to contribute to our Snapchat team.
  • Individual interview (invitation only)
Work Requirements
  • About two pieces a week
  • Weekly Snapchat staff meeting