Founded in 2016 and based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Fitt is a location-based discovery platform that connects people to healthy experiences across fitness, food, outdoors, and events.
Whether you’re searching for a farmers market, hot yoga class, or registering for a half-marathon, Fitt connects people to fitness studios, healthy eats, outdoor adventures, and upcoming events in more than 25 US cities.
In each Fitt city, local contributors act as our eyes, ears, and ambassadors on the ground. This trusted network of reporters and creators provide comprehensive coverage of their city’s local fitness scene.
Reporter, journalist, editor, contributor, or writer — call it what you will, we’re seeking a highly motivated and tremendously talented content creator living in the Detroit area to join the Fitt team. Working directly with our in-house editorial team, you’ll join Fitt’s contributor network providing comprehensive coverage of the local health and fitness community in Detroit through curated events, breaking news, and up-to-date knowledge of the health scene.
You know what’s cool before it pops, you can rattle off all of best new sweat spots, and your social calendar is packed with potential healthy events to attend. Most importantly, you’re experienced in communicating that information to others through thoughtfully-written articles and event write-ups.
We’re looking for applicants with:
- Someone who lives in the Detroit area
- Access to or upkeep of knowledge base of local health & fitness trends
- 2-3 years experience in journalism, communications, or creating content for online health & fitness publications
- Familiarity with Fitt and its voice, and ability to relate with our target readership (18-34yo)
- Flexible schedule with access to email throughout the day
- Incredible attention to detail and intolerance for errors
- Ability to manage your own workload effectively, juggling multiple projects and deadlines at any given time
- Passion for health, fitness, and living an active lifestyle
- Pitch new content ideas, topics, and timely events on an ongoing and weekly basis
- Compose multiple well-written feature articles and event write-ups per month, all assigned or approved by a Fitt editor
- Stay on top of the latest and greatest fitness news
- Ability to align with and immerse yourself in your Fitt city’s content
- Meet regular submission deadlines