Velocity Black, Staff Writer

Location
London (Central)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Jun 2021
Closes
11 Jul 2021
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

At Velocity, we believe the only thing we truly own is our story. We connect our community of high performance people with a curation of the best life has to offer.

We help them build relationships with each other, to improve themselves, and channel their resources, energies and skills to make the world a better place.

As one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the world, we are adding to our content team to build the most authoritative, authentic and engaging content for the premium consumer.

Our member base is one of the most desirable and engaged digital communities. Members come to Velocity to be inspired and to book effortlessly. Their combined net worth is over $300 billion.

This audience uses Velocity as their operating system for their lifestyle. 40% of them are Daily Active Users (DAUs) of the app, the average member makes 1 booking or purchase per week, and interaction primarily takes place via the mobile app.

Velocity members are focused on making the most of their lives. Their purchasing is limited not just by time, but also by inspiration. They expect Velocity to curate best of breed and speak with authority.

They trust Velocity with their time and money. To them, Velocity is a trusted advisor. Our members want less choice, but more confidence in the choices being offered to them.

The editorial team will continue to curate and then tell the remarkable stories behind the products and experiences on our platform to build Velocity’s authoritative tone of voice across its verticals.

These verticals are currently Travel, Experiences, Dining and Luxury Goods. Over time these will expand to include Healthcare, Real Estate and beyond.

Requirements

  • A keen understanding of the luxury consumer in the digital age.
  • Understanding of the latest trends in technology and consumer engagement.
  • An ability to bring stories to life across multiple formats.
  • Experience balancing multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities.
  • High proficiency at copy-editing and proof-reading.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication.
  • Excellent command of the English language.


Benefits

  • Competitive base salary
  • Competitive stock options
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Top-tier BUPA private healthcare paid for by Velocity
  • 60% of your gym membership covered
  • Complimentary access to the members-only app, with exclusive access to unbeatable Velocity restaurants, experiences, travel partners and luxury brands


Click 'APPLY NOW' to complete the application form. When submitting your application, please include 4-10 samples of previous work (either via a document attached to the 'Portfolio' field, or via links to work hosted or uploaded online).

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