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Film Critic

 

The Boston Globe is looking to hire an experienced film critic to join our award-winning Living/Arts staff. The right candidate has a deep love and knowledge of movies, and an understanding of film history and the film industry. Superb writing skills and the ability to produce insightful reviews that enlighten and entertain our readers are required. We’re seeking a critic with a unique voice who can expertly assess a movie’s merits and flaws and explore what it reveals about our culture and about us.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Write several reviews per week, working with the film editor to choose which releases to cover
  • Write occasional profiles, appreciations, and Q&As
  • Attend and file dispatches from Toronto and Sundance film festivals
  • Occasionally host or moderate Globe-sponsored movie events
  • Make awards predictions and write post-show analysis
  • Participate in department meetings and help set the direction of Living/Arts coverage

 

Qualifications:

  • At least three years of reviewing experience at a major newspaper, magazine, or website
  • Film studies background a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • A willingness to adapt and be audience focused, with a curious mindset and a commitment to creating an inclusive work environment

 

Please submit a cover letter along with your resume, and include links to six recent movie reviews representative of your work.


EEO Statement: Boston Globe Media Partners LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, citizenship or any other protected characteristic.

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EEO Statement:

Boston Globe Media is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, citizenship or any other protected characteristic. Boston Globe Media is committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.

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