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Restaurants & Retail Business Staff Writer (REMOTE FRIENDLY)

Fit Small Business Published: July 31, 2019
New York, NY
Work can be done remotely
Job Type
Company Type
Mid-sized Business


Your role in a nutshell:To be our resident expert on starting and growing restaurants. 

This position includes:

  • You will cover virtually everything related to the business side of running a restaurant.
  • You will be someone who can teach our readers how to sustain a profitable restaurant and who is also willing to write about general retail businesses.

Our Mission: To deliver the best answers to people’s questions. 

Named to the Inc. 500 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, Fit Small Business has more than three million small business owners and managers reading our content each month. We deliver well-researched, authoritative articles so these owners can make informed decisions to grow businesses that fuel the economy. Our founders have built successful businesses before, and FSB is profitable with no outside funding. Part of the team of 170+ people is in our NYC headquarters, near Grand Central. Others are distributed across the U.S., Canada, and the Philippines.

Does this sound like you?

As the new Restaurant and Retail Staff Writer:

  • You have restaurant knowledge.
  • You have management experience.
  • You have Interest in general retail.
  • You are passionate about writing and want to share your knowledge in written form to teach our eager readership on how to make their small businesses succeed.
  • You are a tenacious self-starter who can be comfortable deciding their own direction.
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • You are comfortable working in a startup environment, where things change quickly.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Researching, writing and editing articles related to restaurants and general retail businesses. 
  • Analyzing and reviewing software and services for restaurants and brick and mortar retail businesses.
  • Providing in-depth responses to reader questions.

Your Background:

  • You have a minimum of 3 years of experience in managing restaurants from both the front of house and back of house.
  • You are comfortable writing about how to launch a restaurant.
  • Understanding of restaurant financials and analytics.
  • You are passionate about both restaurant and retail operations and in helping small business owners who run these types of businesses.
  • You are high energy, and passionate about helping small restaurants succeed.
  • You are comfortable working in a startup environment, where things change quickly.

Tools We Use: 

Insightly, G Suite, Slack, Trello, WordPress, Guru

*It’s fine if you have not used these tools before; just be excited to learn them quickly.  Experience with any of them is a plus.

Please note that a stable internet connection is required to conduct regular meetings by video.

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Quality health insurance (subsidized by FSB)
  • Short-term and long-term disability (Paid by FSB)
  • Traditional & Roth 401K plans with matching from first day
  • Vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Commuter Benefits
  • PTO
  • Flexibility
  • Perks and discounts via our PEO
  • A collaborative workplace, which will challenge you and celebrate your work
  • A chance to learn with and from interesting and enthusiastic colleagues

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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