Freelance Contributor

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Apr 14, 2014
Closes
May 14, 2014
Contact
Mr. David Weber
Duration
Freelance
Architizer is seeking a freelance contributor to write content exploring the best architectural projects and news to complement the platform’s role as a tool for architects and design professionals. The ideal candidate is a savvy wordsmith who is self-driven, adaptable, and highly knowledgeable about architecture and design. He or she has an instinct for shareable content with a high potential for virality and is adept at identifying architectural trends, industry currents, and connecting contemporary architecture to parallel developments in popular culture and technology. The candidate should be thoroughly fluent in architectural news outlets, and eager to push the envelope in design writing.

Applicants should be:
- Pithy and articulate with a knack for crafting prose that is smart and punchy
- Curious, diligent, responsible, and resourceful
- Outgoing, energetic, and enthusiastic
- Visually oriented, with a great eye for striking images
- Precise communicator with the ability to establish and meet deadlines while working remotely
- Eager to conduct efficient outreach to firms to receive necessary comments and imagery
- Confident in delivering clean, concise copy under tight deadlines

Main Responsibilities
- Pitch, research, and write entries for the Architizer blog
- Curate collections of images exploring architectural themes and trends

Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree
- Experience in content management systems
- Knowledgeable about digital media, architecture, and design


To apply, please email the following:
1. In the subject line, please give us a snappy headline describing yourself
2. In the email, tell us why you are an ideal fit for this job
3. List three potential pitches for stories on Architizer
4. Include links to any content you’ve created that might be relevant
5. Attach your resume/cover letter as a PDF