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Future Startup: Editorial Fellow (Full-time)

As an Editorial Fellow, you will work closely with Future Startup CEO to bring to life some of the most important projects of Future Startup. This is a great introductory opportunity for someone interested in a career in non-fiction business/tech writing, tech, and/or startups. You should be passionate about writing and excited to tell stories about entrepreneurship and technology. Building Bangladesh's local knowledge platform to enable entrepreneurship and innovation drives us, it should drive you too!

Applications are open now. Apply online.

What you’ll do

  • Work closely with FS CEO to execute mission-critical projects
  • Plan and execute weekly and monthly content projects 
  • Manage FS weekly interviews i.e. organizing, transcription and publishing 
  • Write and edit well-researched articles and reports on entrepreneurship, tech, business, etc
  • Manage and execute branded content projects for clients 
  • Support in organizing FS community initiatives

What you can bring to the table 

  • Graduates from any discipline/subject can apply
  • Self-driven and ambitious, able to generate ideas, original stories, and insights 
  • Strong passion for business/tech and non-fiction writing  
  • Excellent writing skills in English and Bangla 
  • Intellectual curiosity and critical thinking ability
  • Adept at conducting secondary research using the internet and other means
  • Familiarity with writing and/or editing analytical business stories 
  • Familiarity with the startup, entrepreneurship, and technology industry 
  • Committed to work hard and learn in a fast-paced, unstructured, and ambiguous startup environment with minimum oversight 
  • Comfortable joining an early-stage company and working with a small team
  • Literacy in graphics design, digital marketing, and audio and video editing is a plus! 

What Sets Future Startup Apart!

  • We are a small operation and you will be doing important work 
  • We believe in an organization where you contribute to the company's growth and the company contributes to your growth.
  • We live by our core values: Serve the reader. Quality obsession. Solve problems. Practice compassion. Take ownership. Experiment. A sense of urgency. Follow your interests. Be open. Be real. Avoid vanities. 
  • Two annual festival bonuses.
  • Excellent learning and networking opportunity

The Important Bits

  • Job Type: Full Time, 6 Days a Week, 9 AM to 5 PM (or equivalent hours)
  • Location: Mohammadpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Reporting to: CEO
  • Gross Salary: 20,000 BDT to 30,000 BDT per month will be offered depending on the experience
  • Annual and Sick Leaves
  • One day weekend (Friday)
  • Flexible working hours and a hybrid work option that may include working part-time from home and part-time from our office in Mohammadpur.
  • Number of open positions: 01

How to Apply

Applications are open now. Apply online.

Application closes on 31 July 2022. (Deadline extended)

For queries, please email to: ruhul@futurestartup.com

Applications without a resume and sample write-ups will not be reviewed. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in the following rounds. The recruited candidate will start working from August/September 2022.

Special Note: We are looking for people with traits of integrity, humility, dignity, and a learning mindset. We don't tolerate racist or misogynistic or any form of discriminatory behavior to any individual or group of people.

About Future Startup: Future Startup is a leading business knowledge platform promoting entrepreneurship and innovation in Bangladesh. We are an essential source of information, insight, and analysis on entrepreneurship and innovation economy for a growing number of entrepreneurs, business and tech professionals, and intellectually curious people in Bangladesh and beyond. 

Mohammad Ruhul Kader is a Dhaka-based entrepreneur and writer. He founded Future Startup, a digital publication covering the startup and technology scene in Dhaka with an ambition to transform Bangladesh through entrepreneurship and innovation. He writes about internet business, strategy, technology, and society. He is the author of Rethinking Failure. His writings have been published in almost all major national dailies in Bangladesh including DT, FE, etc. Prior to FS, he worked for a local conglomerate where he helped start a social enterprise. Ruhul is a 2022 winner of Emergent Ventures, a fellowship and grant program from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He can be reached at ruhul@futurestartup.com

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