We need you.

Gumbo is a community driven by passion. And as a growing company, we're still filling some important gaps. We’re looking for people who really care about what they do, and are damn good at it!

If you're interested in joining our core team or our expanding collective of creatives, check out the available positions.

To apply, please send an email with your résumé and expressed interest to:

 

Gumbo Media
Matthew Manning
Co-Founder, Creative Director
mmanning@gumbomedia.com

 
 
Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.
— Oprah Winfrey | Media Proprietor
 
 

PR Director, Gumbo

The PR Director works closely with Gumbo’s other directors to lead the strategy, development, and management of Gumbo’s public relations and marketing efforts.

This is a 10-12-hour/week commitment.

Qualifications

  • Minimum three to five years experience in public relations, client management, project management, or related experience.

  • Experience in marketing.

  • Passion for the progression and equity of Black life in the United States and beyond.

  • Comfort with entrepreneurial agency.

  • Strong collaborator.

  • Excellent communicator.

  • Strong time management.

 

Editor-in-Chief, Gumbo Magazine

As we continue to grow, we turn our sights next onto Gumbo Magazine, the concept that started the vision almost 2 years ago. Gumbo Magazine will be a 200-page love letter to Black life, and it’s EIC will be it’s lead strategist, manager, and editor, overseeing all editorial infrastructure and content.

This is a 10-12-hour/week commitment.

Qualifications

  • Minimum three to five years editorial experience, either digital or physical.

  • Passion for the progression and equity of Black life in the United States and beyond.

  • Passion for print publications.

  • Comfort with entrepreneurial agency.

  • Managerial experience.

  • Strong collaborator.

  • Excellent communicator.

  • Strong time management.

 

Photographer(s), Gumbo

We're always seeking photographers interested in contributing to Gumbo’s visual presence and looking for paid contract work.

This is a minimal part-time and per contract commitment.

Qualifications

  • Strong photographer.

  • Strong collaborator.

  • Strong communicator.

  • Strong time managemen

 

Camera Operator, Fully Hued Productions

Our production company, Fully Hued, is seeking videographers interested in contributing to Gumbo’s visual presence and looking for paid contract work.

This is a minimal part-time and per contract commitment.

Qualifications

  • Strong videographer.

  • Strong collaborator.

  • Strong communicator.

  • Strong time management.

 

Copywriter, Newfolk Journal

If you're a writer and you like what you see on Newfolk Journal, then our Editorial team might be a good fit for you. We're seeking passionate, talented writers interested in contributing original content at least once per month. Each writer is paired with their own editor.

This is a 12-15-hour/month commitment.

Qualifications

  • Strong writer.

  • Strong collaborator.

  • Strong communicator.

  • Strong time management.

 

Editor/Copy Editor, Newfolk Journal

Our digital journal, Newfolk Journal, is looking for editors interested in joining the current core, editing all content that comes through our original platform. Each Editor is paired with 4-5 copywriters, reviewing several pieces each month. This is an excellent opportunity for allies to our platform, as well as writers/editors who prefer to be behind the scenes.

This is a 12-15-hour/month commitment.

Qualifications

  • Strong writer.

  • Strong editor.

  • Strong collaborator.

  • Excellent communicator.

  • Strong time management.

 
 

Graphic Designer, Gumbo

Graphic designers interested in contributing to ROYAL's visual presence and looking for paid contract work.

This is a minimal part-time and per contract commitment.

Qualifications

  • Strong writer.

  • Strong collaborator.

  • Strong communicator.

  • Strong time management.

Sales Associate, 6Creative Studio

Passionate sales professional interested in managing client communications for 6Creative, and helping us execute our sales strategy. Excellent opportunity to learn and grow with a start-up consultancy.

This is a 5-10 hour commitment per week and offers pay on commission via client contracts.

Qualifications

  • Education and experience in finance/accounting.

  • Passionate about sales.

  • Comfortable with autonomy and client engagement.

  • Excellent communicator.

  • Excellent time management.

 

Social Media Director, Gumbo

Passionate social media manager to ideate, curate, and manage all Gumbo social media platforms. Works closely with all Gumbo Directors.

This is a 10-12-hour/week commitment.

Qualifications

  • Strong social media experience.

  • Keen eye for aesthetic and visual balance.

  • Experience as creative/artist is helpful.

  • Comfortable with autonomy.

  • Excellent communicator.

  • Excellent time management.

Video/Motion Graphics Editor, Fully Hued Productions

With the launch and growth of Fully Hued Productions, we’re seeking a talented Video and/or Motion Graphics Editors interested in contributing to Gumbo’s visual presence and looking for paid contract work.

This is a minimal part-time and per contract commitment.

Qualifications

  • Strong experience in video editing.

  • Motion graphics capabilities is a plus.

  • Strong collaborator.

  • Strong communicator.

  • Strong time management.

 

Sound Recordist, Fully Hued Productions

Seeking help from experienced Sound Recordists to support the contract shoots for Fully Hued Productions. Perfect for a young professional seeking to deepen their portfolio, to work with and learn from passionate peers, and to gain access to paid contract work.

This is a minimal part-time and per contract commitment.

Qualifications

  • Strong experience in sound recording.

  • Sound editing + mixing/mastering is a plus.

  • Strong collaborator.

  • Strong communicator.

  • Strong time management.

IT Associate, Gumbo

With the growth of the Gumbo brand portfolio, we have a lot of digital copy to manage. If you’re an experienced IT professional or freelancer and you would be interested in managing our digital presence, please reach out.

This is a 12-15-hour/month commitment.

Qualifications

  • Strong social media experience.

  • Keen eye for aesthetic and visual balance.

  • Experience as creative/artist is helpful.

  • Comfortable with autonomy.

  • Excellent communicator.

  • Excellent time management.