Freelance Digital Content Strategist

As the Digital Public Relations Manager, you’ll be responsible for driving the strategy and performance of content marketing campaigns that earn media from top tier outlets such as Vox, Forbes, Washington Post, and other publishers. You’ll have the opportunity to build and grow a team in a ‘best of both worlds’ in-house agency-style environment. You’ll lead story research with the editorial team, as well as directly manage and train Media Relations Associates to conduct email outreach and build relationships with journalists in health and personal finance beats. The ideal candidate will bring a unique combination of creativity, passion for data, and performance-driven attitude to hit campaign goals – media links, placements, mentions. A strong understanding of data journalism, public relations, and online communities (e.g. Reddit, Twitter) is essential, as well as a passion for building a fast-growing team.
What you’ll do:

  • Content strategy – Run monthly brainstorm meetings newsroom-style to generate campaign concepts that attract journalists’ attention
  • Campaign planning and project management – Manage the production of multiple campaigns across functional teams, including copywriting, design, development, and promotion
  • Team management – Develop and train the Media Relations Associates in pitch writing workshops, journalist contact list building, as well as manage external resources (freelance/outsource labor) to support campaign initiatives
  • Oversee key PR initiatives and relationships such as our Expert Advisor panel for contributing writers and syndication strategy
  • Reporting and projecting weekly key performance metrics, e.g. links, shares, and mentions
  • Innovating processes and workflows to improve efficiency

What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of experience in Journalism, Public Relations, Sales, Digital Marketing, SEO, Communications, or related field (Agency experience a plus)
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from accredited college/university
  • Demonstrated understanding of digital media and publication outlets
  • Outstanding written English communication skills and persuasive ability
  • Technical proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Work experience or knowledge of SEO link building strategies
  • Experience within content marketing for the Healthcare or Financial services sectors
  • Leadership or management experience with growing teams
  • Experience with PR tools and media databases such as Cision, HARO, Muckrack, and others
  • Experience with email marketing tools (e.g. MailChimp, Constant Contact, etc.) and/or CRM software (e.g. SalesForce)
  • Experience with analytics / data visualization suites (e.g. Tableau)

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Freelance Criminal Defense Law Writer

Nolo, in partnership with Martindale-Hubbell, seeks writers to contribute well-written, informative articles on criminal law. Writers must have demonstrated legal expertise and be able to put the law into plain English for a general audience.We’re looking for lawyers who are passionate about explaining everyday legal issues to the lay person.Janet Portman, Attorney and Nolo Editor

This is a 100% freelance, telecommuting position. Assignments, writing, editing, and submissions are handled through our online system. All you need is a computer, Internet access, and the ability to deliver clean, concise copy on a variety of criminal law topics.

Requirements include:

  • A law degree, at least three years of experience as a practicing lawyer, and no professional disciplinary history.
  • Ability to write in a professional, authoritative tone.
  • Aptitude for parsing cases, statutes, and secondary sources.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to providing accurate information.

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Writer/Editor – Freelance to Full Time

First Media is a millennial-focused media company and one of the Top 10 publishers on Facebook, with 1.6 billion monthly views and 120M+ fans on social media. We are looking for an amazing Writer/Editor to join our editorial team. In this role, you will be focused on creating blog posts, branded articles, and product reviews/descriptions for SoYummy.com.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and write blog posts about viral trending lifestyle topics
  • Write image based editorial and branded content for subjects such as; entertainment news, food, celebrities,  health, beauty, fashion and fitness (following trending topics)
  • Write and edit product reviews and product descriptions
  • Storytelling for brand partners

Requirements:

  • Journalism Major preferred
  • Working portfolio and/or samples of work
  • Up to date on all the current pop culture news
  • Have proven track record of quality writing projects
  • A master of grammar
  • Has a witty voice which comes across fluidly in writing

First Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.

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Freelance Blogger

Initial Design Group is looking for a freelance contributor to our blog covering business and growth strategy, branding, marketing, and social media topics. Success in this role may lead to additional, client-facing copywriting and copyediting opportunities.

Specific responsibilities include:

– Pitch, research, and write original blog posts that engage an audience of entrepreneurs, executives, and managers of startups and growing small- and mid-sized businesses
– Articles should cover business current events, trends, and topics of interest that offer real value to readers
– Write 500-700 word blog posts two to four times per months
– All written pieces must consist of 100% original work

Required Skills and Characteristics

– Demonstrated ability to capture the audience’s attention and convey clear, engaging concepts in short format pieces
– Experience writing about business, marketing, and branding topics or other related subjects
– Comfort working with a team, collective brainstorming, and incorporating feedback and creative direction into a final product
– Ability to work remotely using your own computer

Experience and Educational Background

– Bachelor’s degree required, graduate school experience beneficial
– Prior work experience with marketing, advertising, or public relations agencies a plus
– Current graduate students in business or business administration are encouraged to apply

Compensation

Compensation for this part-time position is competitive and commensurate with candidate experience and qualifications.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and samples of relevant writing samples to info@initialdesigngroup.com. Samples of desired products can be found at http://initialdesigngroup.com/insights/.

About Initial Design Group

Initial Design Group is a business development consulting firm specializing in branding & growth strategies. We help entrepreneurs and established companies grow their businesses, start new ventures and move to a value-added world.

Initial Design Group is committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply to this position.

Freelance Remote Copywriter

he Mx Group is looking for an enthusiastic and multifaceted freelance senior copywriter to work 30+ hours per week for the next several weeks. A short-term commitment to start with long-term potential. In this role, you’ll create killer B2B content across diverse mediums: print, email, web, social media, editorial, and more. You will work with art directors and designers to create concepts and and execute them across multiple clients. This role is highly collaborative while in a remote setting. We prefer candidates who are located in the Central Standard Timezone to best align with our team’s meeting schedule.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • 3+ years of professional copywriting experience (agency experience strongly preferred)
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in B2B creative
  • Proven ability to tell a story from different angles, to different audiences, on different platforms and in different voices
  • Experience thriving in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects / clients simultaneously
  • Outstanding writing and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

HOW WE WORK WITH OUR FREELANCERS

We make the remote work process as seamless as possible. While you work on your own computer, you will be utilizing Google Drive to pick up and drop files to the team. We use many G-Suite apps to enhance team productivity and communication including but not limited to Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Chat, and Google Meet. While our company is fully remote at the present time, these apps will become your main source of connection to the team. Our Operations team will help make sure you have the materials you need in order to complete your projects and help determine the project work you receive. The onboarding process with our HR team is quick and easy, allowing you to get started with our team as soon as possible.

ABOUT US

A leading B2B agency, The Mx Group has consistently received awards both for our work and our company culture, and we are ranked among the top 5 B2B agencies in the country by B2B Marketing. Located 20 minutes from downtown Chicago, The Mx Group empowers companies with the competitive edge of modern B2B marketing. To do this, we integrate a broad set of services: Strategy. Design and content. Web and app development. Demand gen and lead management. We make it all work together to help companies attract, engage and convert more customers. For 30 years, clients have trusted us to turn their marketing investments into measurable revenue.

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Freelance Writer/Editor

The Bowen Group is searching for an Independent Contractor who can provide writing and editing services to assist us from time to time. This position is PRN.

What you’ll be doing at The Bowen Group

  • Create and develop content for websites, applications and social media using key messages and talking points from approved resources
  • Edit content for websites, applications and social media
  • Maintain a consistent style and format across content development projects
  • Work as part of an operational team supporting content development requirements for a veteran-focused program
  • Work cooperatively with graphic designers, editors, strategists and other key staff on products and services

What’s a good fit

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, English, journalism, technical writing or a related field
  • Three years of experience working as a writer or in a position that required a significant amount of writing on a regular basis
  • Experience writing for military or veteran organizations, or military life experience
  • Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with Associated Press Stylebook
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Proven ability to build consensus and work effectively within a cross-departmental/functional team
  • Experience in military quality of life programs preferred

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Freelance Blog Writer – BioTech / Pharma Background

Client is look for a Blog Writer to assist them on an ongoing project basis.

Working with the Director of Content, the Blog Writer will be responsible for the ideation and creation of blog posts related specifically to biotech and pharma related fields.

Blog Writer Requirements:
+Previous experience writing in a scientific / pharma / bio tech related industry
+Science background highly preferred (PhD in life science or strong knowledge of the sciences)
+Proficient using MS Word and Google Docs
+Must have own laptop

For the right candidate, this is an ongoing freelance opportunity producing 2-4 blog posts/month.

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Freelance Entertainment Writer

About Refinery29:

Refinery29 elevates and celebrates the voices and experiences of young women, with a passion for service, storytelling and new ideas across six core categories — style, beauty, lifestyle, entertainment, wellness, and news. 

Refinery29 is an ambitious, fast-paced brand, driven by a desire to educate, inspire, and give voice to our audience, while opening up important new conversations and challenging the status quo. We look to expand the audience and impact of R29, with an eye towards integrity, innovation, and inclusivity.

About The Job

As a freelance trending entertainment writer, you’ve got your eyes and ears tuned to all things pop culture, from what’s on screen, to how celebrities are making headlines, to the next musicians who will be sweeping up that coveted Best New Artist Grammy. You’re on the pulse of TikTok and YouTuber culture, know how to write for a diverse and inclusive audience, and aren’t afraid to take risks when capturing the Refinery29 voice. You’re a quick reporter who’s able to turn around a breaking news story in a flash, and you never shy away from reaching out to a source about a difficult topic.

What you’ll do: 

  • Write 2-5 (exact number based on your manager’s discretion) originally reported stories a day that deliver sharp, inspiring, informational and humorous takes on the most compelling and emerging ideas, stories, TV shows, movies, pop culture,, and conversations
  • Collaborate with the SEO, Social, and Email teams to optimize content
  • Continuously offer fresh ideas and pitches you won’t find at any other publications
  • Occasionally work different hours or a weekend evening to help cover an event (award show, premiere) within your beat

To be successful here you are:

  • Comfortable and energized working in a fast-paced, high volume operation
  • Collaborative and open to feedback in pursuit of constantly pushing content to new heights
  • Ready to adapt with an ever-changing environment and industry

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Freelance Corvette Writer

Do you bleed Victory Red? Then share your enthusiast take on news, rumors, special editions, forum threads, performance bits, brand heritage and anything else in the exciting world of Corvettes!

IB Publishing is seeking writers with a strong GM and specifically, Corvette, background to contribute well-written, informative articles for Corvette Forum, one of the web’s best resources for fans of the General’s halo car. These articles will include a fair amount of automotive terminology and must provide accurate information on everything from industry news, event coverage, and racing updates to daily events impacting the Corvette community.

This is a 100% freelance, telecommuting position. Assignments, writing, editing, and submissions are all handled through our online system. All you need is a computer, internet access, and the ability to deliver clean, concise copy on topics like “Will the General Ever Make a Mid-Engine ‘Vette?” or “Top 8 C6 Corvettes”, along with tutorials about chasing down electrical gremlins or changing the oil in a ’74 Stingray.

Requirements include:

• Ability to write in a professional, authoritative tone while still injecting the appropriate level of personality.
• Experience with automotive trends and terminology.
• Strong research and fact checking skills.
• A passionate enthusiasm for the Corvette brand, and the ability to connect to the Corvette-loving audience.
• Ability to adhere to deadlines.
• Photo editing/resizing familiarity.

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