Content Writer

Jun 18, 2013
Jul 18, 2013
Jennifer Brown
Department: Marketing
Reports to: Managing Editor
Status: Freelance
Location:Remote with weekly meetings in Rhinebeck, NY

Job Summary
For more than three decades, Omega has been the go-to source for programs that explore the extraordinary potential that exists in all of us as individuals and together as a human family.

We are expanding on this success to build a robust online content hub to bring hope and healing to an ever-expanding global audience.

If you are an engaged, collaborative, creative, experienced writer with a passion for helping others transform their lives, consider joining our growing content development team. This is a pivotal opportunity for a successful, motivated writer to contribute in a meaningful way to awakening the best in the human spirit.

*Collaborate with the managing editor and the chief marketing officer to create newsworthy, dynamic, and engaging content on behalf of Omega
*Develop various kinds of content, including, but not limited to:
*Articles or slideshows
*Positioning pieces on current events
*Interviews with teachers or staff
*Produce content for the many categories covered by Omega's Learning Paths: Body, Mind & Spirit; Health & Healing; Creative Expression; Relationships & Family; Leadership & Work; and Sustainable Living
*Create content that will inspire and engage both new and existing audiences via and social media
*Provide content that is ready for publication. Copy should be fully copyedited and include a meta description, keywords, and free tags

Most of the work to be done remotely, though position requires participation in a weekly collaborative work session with the content development team at Omega's campus in Rhinebeck, NY.

The right candidate will be able to perform the responsibilities listed above and will also have the following qualities.

*Seasoned, independent, published writer
*Deeply aware of the current news and timely trends in holistic living
*Professional, mature, energetic and highly motivated
*Eager to share ideas and suggest stories or angles
*Enjoys brainstorming and exploring possibilities
*Able to turn content around quickly
*Committed to supporting the mission of Omega and its initiatives
*Familiar with a broad range of social media outlets
*High journalistic standards
*On alignment with Omega's visions, goals and core values

After carefully reviewing the requirements above, qualified individuals are invited to apply by sending three samples of published writing (urls are fine), url to your LinkedIn profile, a resume and well-crafted cover letter that serves as an introduction and includes answers to the following questions to
-Why are you applying for this role?
-What can you offer Omega?
-What do you imagine this role will offer you professionally and personally?
-How do you know Omega’s work? Have you experienced us on campus or in some other way?
-In what way(s) has your professional life reflected Omega’s mission statement?
-In what way(s) have Omega’s core values resonated within your work life and personal life?
-Which core value do you resonate with most fully and why?
-What are your salary requirements? (Feel free to state a range.)

Resumes and applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. If there is interest you will hear back via e-mail once the review of your materials is complete. Please be sure your e-mail settings allow for a reply from Omega. Thank you.