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Costar Group
in San Francisco, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Costar Group
in San Francisco, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Staff Writer
CoStar News Staff Writer US-CA San Francisco/en-US/CoStarCareers/job/US-CA-San-Francisco/CoStar-News-Staff-Writer_R21360/applyCoStar News Staff Writer

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Job Description

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Since 1987, CoStar has been on a mission to create efficiency and transparency in commercial real estate. Innovation, a passion for excellence, and providing our customers with exceptional value are at the core of CoStar Group and why CoStar has been named as one of Forbes Most Innovative Companies in the world.

CoStar Group has served as a respected source of news for the commercial real estate industry for more than two decades. Fortune Magazine recently named CoStar Group one of the 100 fastest growing companies in the world! In line with that recognition, we are now expanding our award-winning news platform by adding positions and resources to take our journalism to the next level.

We are seeking a high-metabolism journalist to report and write about the influence of technology and media companies on the commercial real estate industry. As a staff writer who can be based in either Los Angeles or San Francisco. You will be expected to produce a steady stream of stories about the people and projects changing the face of some of the most prominent metropolitan areas in the nation.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrate an ability to break news and produce engaging features and trend stories for an audience of commercial real estate professionals.
  • Cultivate and manage a bench of knowledgeable sources and expert contributors.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of current affairs and commercial real estate news by reading key publications, looking for opportunities to help CoStar stand apart.
  • Follow generally accepted journalism ethics and standards to report the facts, including a commitment to truth, accuracy, fairness and impartiality.
  • Use readership and social media data to gain a better understanding of the news our readers are most interested in to help shape future coverage.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 2 plus years of experience reporting and writing for a daily publication.
  • Experience reporting and writing for a daily publication.
  • A portfolio showcasing your top work.
  • Results oriented with a proven ability to prioritize, drive and achieve results while working to deadlines under pressure.
  • Comfort with digital media, with a creative flair for images and other visual content to accompany reports.
  • Business journalism experience preferred.
  • Proven ability to uncover breaking news.
  • Solid web headline and story writing skills, with a command of AP Style and a knowledge of SEO and social media best practices.
  • Ability to work within a collaborative environment.
  • Bachelors degree or higher required; ideally in journalism, communications, or a related discipline.

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CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

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Founded in 1987, CoStar Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CSGP) is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces.

CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. CoStar data powers the $17 trillion world of real estate delivering the sale, lease, property, tenant, contact, reporting and industry information that makes connections happen.  We help our clients make smart investments and decisions.  Eighty-three percent of the nations commercial real estate transactions involve a CoStar subscriber, and the top 95% of the leading 1,000 brokerage firms use CoStar to inform their decisions.

We also help create lasting experiences through our family of marketplaces.  In addition to CoStar, CoStar Group brands and marketplaces include LoopNet, Apartments.com, BizBuySell, and Lands of America collectively attracting more than 25 million monthly unique visitors. The Apartments.com Network is the nations #1 most visited apartment listing network, with 45 million monthly visits, allowing renters to find their perfect homes.  LAND.com connects landowners to their perfect properties, spots and open spaces.  BizBuySell allows small business owners to bring their dreams to life.  And LoopNet connects investors, sellers and brokers with clients who fall in love with their properties. 

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe and Toronto, Canada with a staff of approximately 3,700 worldwide, including the industry's largest professional research organization.

CoStar is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. CoStar is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable  accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 1-855-840-1715 or by sending an email to .

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