Experienced Writer/Journalist

Maxavenue, Austin, Texas

Date PostedMarch 01, 2018
Job StatusFreelance

Immediate Work for Experienced Writers/Journalists

Do you want to be more than just a cog in a corporate wheel? Would you like to catch the wave on the next “Apple” in a huge, mature industry that is just begging to be re-invented?

Small but fast growing 50+ person Austin company is seeking a rare combination of talent, self-initiative and experience. Please, don’t even think of applying for this position unless you can thrive in an entrepreneurial environment where you must supervise yourself most of the time.

This is a unique opportunity to join forces with a proven CEO who has successfully guided numerous national and international high-growth companies.

Current position starts as a part-time independent contractor working primarily on property marketing ads and collateral. Additional assignments include: staff profiles, agent success stories, consumer case studies, thought leadership white papers, and other corporate public relations content.


Position Requirements/Description:

  • College degree in journalism/writing (Master’s level a plus)

  • Minimum of 4-7+ years professional writing, editing, copywriting

  • Excellent storytelling and interviewing skills

  • Experience in writing property marketing content (MLS Ads), feature stories, blogs and web content

  • Portfolio of writing and editing samples (please include with response)

  • Content creation in multiple formats: text, video, podcasts, webinars, blogs, email marketing, texts, eBooks, white papers, press releases, etc.

  • SEO best practices, keyword selection, tagging and metadata knowledge

  • Expert computer skills on Word

  • Must be able to consistently meet writing deadlines

  • Experience with posting to Content Management Systems

  • Excellent grammar and copy editing skills

  • Must write within editorial guidelines and procedures (tone, brand voice, style guide)

  • Content curation experience a plus

  • Must be a good collaborator and team player – excellent people skills

  • Part time writing assignments are available immediately


Compensation: Paid per assignment. Amount of compensation depends on word count and scope of assignment research. Work from home.

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