Jobs

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Salon Media Group. Across all departments, you’ll find we’re passionate about contributing to Salon’s fearless independent voice. Besides the satisfaction of working in a job that truly matters, you’ll enjoy a creative environment and great benefits.

You’ll find several job descriptions below. These are just some of our needs. Particularly in you have tech and development skills that encompass mobile, PHP, WordPress, Node.js, MongoDB, Python, and Aria Systems, we’d like to hear from you. For positions other than those below, please write to us at recruitment@salon.com.

OPEN POSITIONS

 

Full Stack Developer:

Salon.com is the leading progressive news site, combining award-winning commentary with reporting on the most important issues of the day. Salon is on the brink of some really exciting things. We are a fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial culture where serious efforts are noticed and rewarded. We are currently looking for a talented, motivated individual to join the technical engineering team as a Full Stack developer. You will be expected to work in close collaboration with project managers, designers, members of the editorial staff and other non-technical product owners.

Requirements:

  • Strong OO PHP skills. Functional PHP skills a plus
  • Strong JavaScript skills, YUI experience a plus
  • Strong HTML5/CSS3 skills
  • Experience with MySQL
  • Experience with mobile browser or responsive design
  • Experience using Git or similar version control software.
  • Team player

Pluses:

  • Background working on other online media or blogging sites
  • Experience developing with WordPress
  • A Software Engineering degree or equivalent work experience

To apply, send an email to techjobs@salon.com and include the following:

  • Resume or LinkedIn URL
  • Work samples or links to your work

Applicants without work samples or who do not have web experience will not be considered.

What we offer:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Stock Options
  • Fast-paced environment where serious efforts are noticed and are rewarded
  • Casual work atmosphere
  • Growing company with lots of growth potential
  • Outstanding benefits

To apply, send the following to techjobs@salon.com, subject, “Full Stack Developer”:

  • Resume and/or LinkedIn profile address
  • Any applicable portfolio or url’s you would like us to see
  • Availability

Salon Media Group operates the pioneering, award-winning news site, Salon.com. With an audience of 10 million monthly unique visitors, Salon.com covers breaking news, politics, culture, technology and entertainment through investigative reporting, fearless commentary and criticism, and provocative personal essays. Salon.com has been a leader in online media since 1995 and has bureaus in San Francisco, New York City and Washington D.C

 

Freelance Web Designer

Salon.com is a leading progressive news site, combining award-winning commentary and reporting on the most important issues of the day. We are looking for a freelance designer to work on Salon.com, mobile and tablet apps, advertising mocks, ad units and additional sales materials, as well as special features. The designer will work in close collaboration with product managers, designers, developers, editors and sales people.

Requirements:

  • 2-4 years of web design experience
  • Knowledge of the latest design trends
  • Ability to manage priorities and expectations in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work with product managers, developers, editors and sales people
  • Ability to communicate design goals and concepts through email
  • Ability to quickly respond to deadline-driven assignments with quick turn around

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of new technologies
  • Knowledge of UI best practices
  • Experience in designing for social networks and mobile
  • Experience working on other online publishing sites

To apply, send an email to techjobs@salon.com and include the following:

  • Resume or LinkedIn URL
  • Work samples or links to your work

Applicants without work samples or who do not have web experience will not be considered.

What we offer:

  • Entrepreneurial culture
  • Fast-paced environment where serious efforts are noticed and are rewarded
  • Casual work atmosphere
  • Growing company with lots of growth potential
  • Outstanding benefits

Salon Media Group operates the pioneering, award-winning news site, Salon.com. With an audience of 10 million monthly unique visitors, Salon.com covers breaking news, politics, culture, technology and entertainment through investigative reporting, fearless commentary and criticism, and provocative personal essays. Salon.com has been a leader in online media since 1995 and has bureaus in San Francisco, New York City and Washington D.C

Editorial Internships @ Salon

Interns are an important part of Salon’s daily editorial operations. They work closely with Salon staff to research, report, write and produce our news and culture coverage. They also take part in editorial meetings and otherwise learn about the day-to-day workings of an award-winning online news and entertainment site. Many Salon interns have gone on to jobs in the media, including Rolling Stone, the New York Times, Elle, CNN and, of course, Salon.

Salon offers unpaid internships throughout the year in our New York offices. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to internships@salon.com. Tell us why you want to intern with Salon! Please specify in the subject line whether you are applying for a News or Culture internship. We require a time commitment of at least 20 hours per week, over at least 3 days. It is possible to do the internship for college credit. Some professional experience is required.

Please do not contact individual editors. No phone calls, please.

 

Sales Intern

Some professional experience is required.

Salon’s busy NY sales department seeks an intern to contribute to our sales efforts. Although this is an unpaid internship, you’ll gain valuable work experience, including insight into the complete sales cycle from prospecting to pitching to winning campaigns and then integrating them. You’ll work with a variety of important industry tools such as Salesforce contact database; comScore audience reporting; Google Analytics, and more. Strong written communication skills are required; experience with research concepts, databases, PowerPoint and Excel are preferred.

To apply, please send your resume and an introduction explaining why you’re interested in the position to internships@salon.com. Please specify in the subject line that you are applying for a Sales internship. We require a time commitment of at least 10 hours per week, over at least 2 days. It is possible to do the internship for college credit.

 

Salon is one of the premier sources for news and culture on the Web or in any medium. Launched in 1995, Salon was a pioneer in online journalism and has been at the forefront of online news, community conversation and information delivery ever since. Salon is an equal opportunity employer.