JOIN THE OBWS TEAM

Official Black Wall Street is a digital platform dedicated to shining a light on black owned businesses and black excellence around the world. If you’d like to join us on our movement, check out our openings below.

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

 

We’re currently looking for a detail oriented, woke social media guru to join our team, reporting to our Head of Social. The ideal candidate is passionate about Black culture and supporting Black businesses, great with copy creation and visual storytelling.

Responsibilities:
– Source/create and post/schedule daily content on all social channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr)
– Brainstorm creative ways to highlight Black-owned businesses and Black excellence
– Able to identify quality content that is on brand with OBWS
– Engage with followers and grow social platforms
– Manage and update the social media content calendar
– Watch for trending topics and stories within the Black community, fact-checking information before posting

Skills:
– Excellent communication skills
– Previous social media experience required
– Passion for all things Black culture
– Experience with design programs such as Photoshop is a plus
– Have a working knowledge of hashtags and how to use them preferred

NATIONAL REP DIRECTOR

 

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, woke candidate to join our team as the National Rep Director. The ideal candidate is passionate about supporting Black businesses around the country, self-starting and has event planning and management skills. This is a part time position (10 hours/week, max)

Responsibilities:
– Spearhead our nationwide OBWS city rep program
– Help plan local meet ups with Black entrepreneurs and Black consumers
– Coordinate with regional reps to bring awareness to Black businesses in cities around the country
– Brainstorm and execute fresh and creative ideas to highlight and engaged with Black businesses across the OBWS platforms
– Set deadlines and approve materials from regional reps

Skills:
– Excellent communication skills
– Previous event planning skills preferred
– Self-starting and entrepreneurial spirit
– Ability to meet and exceed deadlines

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS


 

We are looking for talented writers and content creators to contribute to our News section. Content can range from “listicles” and think pieces to interviews, reviews, and beyond. If you’re interested in exploring the intersection of black life and the business world, email us with writing samples and a resume at info@officialblackwallstreet.com!

OBWS CITY REP


 

We are looking for passionate volunteers to represent their city/state as OBWS reps! If you are passionate about the “Buy Black” movement and spreading the word about supporting Black-owned businesses in your city/state fill out the form below for consideration.

  1. Interview local Black entrepreneurs
  2. Stay up-to-date on new Black businesses in your area
  3. Host OBWS meet ups for black entrepreneurs in your city, and more.