Freelance Writer New Jersey

New Jersey
Flat fee per post
Aug 15, 2016
Metro Area
New York

Mommy Poppins, a nationwide parenting website, is seeking freelance writers in the New Jersey area.  The ideal candidate is a local parent with excellent writing skills, who will contribute on the topic of family-friendly activities in and around New Jersey.

Mommy Poppins’ writers are expected to write 3-6 posts per month, covering kid-centric topics such as playground openings, children’s theater, and the best places for animal encounters . We are looking for parent writers who are passionate about experiencing local fun with kids and sharing their point of view. This is a work-from-home, freelance opportunity. Articles will be a combination of your pitch ideas and assignments from the editor. Compensation is a flat fee per post.


  • Has professional writing experience
  • Comfortable navigating a CMS (content management system)
  • Available to cover family activities in person in and around New Jersey


  • Easy to work with
  • Values the editing process 
  • Active on social media
  • Able to take postcard-worthy photos with phone

Interested candidates should send a résumé and cover letter indicating the neighborhood where you live, the ages of your children, and why you’re the right fit for this opportunity. Also, please include 5 brief pitches (a line or two will do) of topics you'd like to write about for Mommy Poppins and links to published work if available.

Thanks and we look forward to hearing from you,

Mommy Poppins