Freelance Editorial Writer (Remote, Anywhere USA)

SmartBug Media, Anywhere in US, California

Date PostedMay 17, 2017
IndustriesDigital Media, Public Relations, Technology Sector
Job StatusFreelance
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttp://www.smartbugmedia.com
Description:

PLEASE READ: To be considered for this position, your resume must have a solid track record of published editorial articles in trade and mainstream outlets – B2B focus preferred.

SmartBug Media is a fast-growing and nationally recognized inbound marketing agency that has recently expanded their offerings to include public relations. Based in Irvine, California, SmartBug Media has built its name and client base by delivering game-changing marketing campaigns that increase traffic, leads, customers and brand value.

SmartBug is a fully remote company and hires the best people for their positions, whether you are remote or local.

Do you have experience with editorial writing? Have you been published in trade and mainstream outlets? Have you worked with B2B clients and enjoy writing on different topics, for different companies, with the potential for an expanding workload as the company grows? You should consider becoming a freelance editorial writer for SmartBug Media.

As a freelance writer for SmartBug Media, you will work with varying subject matter in a fast-paced work environment. You will play a key role in every step of the article delivery cycle – including interviewing clients to gather facts, learning author’s tone, writing within the guidelines of the publication, under deadline, and applying SEO best practices.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Write compelling editorial articles and abstracts for organizational thought leaders within numerous B2B industries
  • Interview clients to gather necessary article information
  • Be part of the public relations team; working closely with the Director of Public Relations
  • Become an expert in the clients and the products/services that you will be writing about
  • Use best practices for article SEO

 

Experience and Education Required:

  • 3+ years’ experience as a published writer in a freelance, corporate or agency setting
  • B.A. or B.S. degree

 

Skills Required:

  • Demonstrated ability to think with an editorial focus and to create articles based on outlet requirements
  • Ability to conduct interviews
  • Unwavering commitment to meet deadlines with high-quality work
  • Proven client communication experience
  • Strong work ethic with a positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Working knowledge of search engine optimization
  • Great writing skills and strong understanding of how to write SEO-friendly content
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Apps (G-Suite)
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