Contributing Writer (Part-Time)

  • 575 5th Ave, New York, NY 10017, USA
  • Part-time

Company Description

Thinknum Media, the world’s fastest-growing, alternative-data-focused media outlet, attracting millions of readers from the business and investment community is looking for its next class of contributing writers. We’re a team of data journalists, researchers, and story tellers on a mission to tell stories based purely on the universe’s most factual element: mathematics. 

In 2019, Thinknum raised its $11.6 million Series A to scale applications of alternative web data in finance, business, media and more. 

Thinknum Alternative Data - parent company of Thinknum Media creates datasets from a broad array of public online sources, capturing ephemeral information on the products, operating markets and labor markets of 450,000+ global companies across sectors, and provides rich toolsets for extracting intelligence.

Thinknum has over 280 clients across major corporations and investment firms.


Job Description

We’re looking for growth-driven and data savvy contributing writers to join the Thinknum Media editorial team of data journalists and storytellers from CNBC, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and Engadget and many more.

As a contributor, you will collaborate with the editorial team to produce engaging data-driven stories for one of our beats including startups, retail, capital markets, real estate, innovation, consumer trends and more.

Top performing writers will have the opportunity to join the team full-time as associate editors. 


  • Passionate about data journalism

  • Experience working with a CMS 

  • Ability to produce 2-3 stories per week  

  • Past editorial experience is preferred

  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently with data and developing compelling articles ideas and data commentary 

  • Ability to leverage your network of media contacts for content distribution is a plus 

  • Strong social media presence is a plus 

  • Ability to follow editorial calendar; punctuality & reliability is a must 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.