Work forThe Culture


When you work at Blavity, you embody our mission to “connect the world to Black culture through experiences that transcend digital and physical spaces to improve the lives of Black people.”

Join us in bringing the vision that “All Black People are Happy” to fruition by supporting our communities, clients, and partners in finding happiness through the content and experiences we produce.

Own Your Office Environment

Blavity employees work in a fully remote environment from anywhere in the U.S.

This work culture affords our employees the ability to work flexible hours, save money on transportation and meals, improve work-life balance, and reduce their environmental impact.

Kickstart Your Career

As a Blavity employee, you are a contributor to the largest global digital media company for Black Millennials and Gen Z, empowering communities that enable Black people to flourish socially, economically, and politically and to fully access resources and opportunities.


Access Core Benefits

Blavity provides employees with Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, Life, and AD&D benefits.

Take advantage of additional benefits including Health Savings Accounts (HSA), pet insurance, travel assistance, and paid parental leave.

Our Employee Assistance Program provides a wealth of resources including mental health consultations, online assistance with elder and child care, legal assistance, financial coaching, personal coaching, and identity theft resolution.

Plan for your financial future by participating in the 401(K) retirement savings plan.

Become a part owner of Blavity through our Equity Awards Program! Stock options are awarded to full-time employees, attaching a direct benefit to your hard work. As part owner, the value of your equity increases as Blavity's valuation rises.

Enjoy Perks & Rewards

Savor Paid Holidays

Take advantage of 10+ paid holidays per calendar year.

Make the Most of Volunteer Days

Employees receive a paid day off each quarter to pursue their philanthropic passions at a charity of their choosing.

Experience Summer Fridays

Who doesn’t love soaking up the sun and having as much fun as possible during those magic days of Summer? During this season, employees are offered an abbreviated work day 
while being compensated for a full day of work.

Take Advantage of Sabbatical Time

When our employees feel their most renewed and inspired, we find fundamental alignment with our core values and an enhanced ability to achieve our collective goals and mission. Eligible employees may take a Sabbatical to pursue personal, creative, and/or educational ventures.

Embrace Flextime

We believe in empowering employees to own their work schedule. Flextime permits employees to choose their starting and end times while making themselves available to collaborate during core business hours.

Live the Brand

As an employee of Blavity, you can look forward to free access to the annual AfroTech Conference, brand activations, employee-centric events, and on-trend swag including an exclusive Blavity Fam Welcome Box!

Upgrade Your Home Office

New employees are eligible for reimbursement to equip their home office to meet the unique needs of their remote work environment. 

Personify the Core Values

These four Core Values are the foundation of Blavity’s culture and identity and set the tone for our interactions with each other, partners, and clients:


Love of the Community 

We are committed to supporting and uplifting Black culture and creating an inclusive workplace where all individuals are valued and supported. We actively seek out opportunities to partner with minority-owned businesses and support Black-led initiatives.


Transparency and Communication 

We are dedicated to creating a culture of transparency and communication that builds trust and fosters accountability, and we encourage open and constructive dialogue at all levels of the organization. 


Collective Responsibility

By taking collective responsibility, we create a culture of accountability where each individual is empowered to take ownership of their work and to contribute to the success of the team. 


Fail Fast

We test our ideas quickly and without fear of failure, so that every misstep is a learning opportunity. By failing fast, we are able to course correct quickly and achieve our goals of innovation and growth more efficiently.

Q1 Core Value Awardees

Arielle Poteau

Collective Responsibility

Arielle exemplifies the company's core value of Collective Responsibility through her proactive coaching to uphold high editorial standards, growth mindset to expand knowledge in areas like SEO and data, personal accountability for 21Ninety's performance, setting standards through her own work ethic, advocating for writer recognition and opportunities, and ensuring clear responsibilities and KPIs are met across content initiatives.

RJ Ciborowski

Fail Fast

RJ exemplifies the company's core value of Fail Fast by setting ambitious goals, rapidly testing ideas, and smoothly course-correcting to drive innovation and growth more efficiently.

Joshua Pinkay

Love of the Community

Joshua exemplifies the company's core value Love of the Community through his unwavering advocacy for amplifying Black voices, uplifting Black culture within Blavity and beyond, fostering inclusive collaboration across teams and clients, actively participating in community organizations, and continuously inspiring others with his commitment to racial representation and empowerment.

David Harley

Transparency and Communication

David exemplifies the company's core value of Transparency & Communication through his excellent cross-functional collaboration and open communication during pre-sales processes to produce top-quality branded content and creative pitches.

Connect with is a racial equity and social impact firm created by the founders of Blavity Inc. funds Black entrepreneurs through fellowships and grants, provides free technology, tools, and training, and develops fellows through mentorship and networking.

By contributing to the mission of, you can combine professional skills with personal values to make a positive impact by engaging in meaningful work and enhancing your professional networks.

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