Freelance Writer

Sep 02, 2014
Oct 02, 2014
Hiring Manager
2U seeks an experienced freelance writer to support our inbound marketing efforts. The freelance writer will write articles and blog posts that will appear on partner university websites and third-party websites.

This content includes:

•Analysis of industry trends
•Thought leadership pieces
•Coverage of webinars and online panel discussions
•Student and faculty interviews
•Informational, admissions-focused pieces
•Career profiles
•How-to articles and guest posts on shareable topics
•Comprehensive lists related to specific themes
•Targeted SEO posts to increase search engine results page rankings
•Research for infographics

The ideal candidate will be an experienced freelance writer with in-depth knowledge of a specific field. We prefer candidates who have relevant industry experience or a master’s degree.

We are seeking a freelancer writer with expertise in any of the following areas:

•International relations
•Government and nonprofit administration

The successful candidate will have strong research skills and the ability to write authoritative articles about specialized topics. The freelance writer will be asked to adjust their writing style to reflect the desired tone of each graduate program. A basic understanding of SEO is also required.

We will also consider candidates with a more generalist background if they have a strong portfolio of writing samples.

Many of these freelance assignments will be ghostwritten, but with university approval, we may provide attribution.

This is a remote freelance opportunity. Work will be assigned as needed.

To be considered for this opportunity, please send a cover letter, resume and several writing samples. Please indicate whether you have subject-matter expertise in a particular field.