Freelance Content Manager (Style, Relationships, ThoughtCo.)

Employer
Dotdash
Location
Working from home
Salary
$25/hour
Posted
Mar 10, 2017
Closes
Mar 23, 2017
Metro Area
Other
Duration
Contract, Freelance

ABOUT Your Role:

About is seeking is seeking a Freelance Content Manager to work across a wide variety of general interest content, ranging from style and relationships to education, sports, news, and more. If you are passionate about working with writers, improving and editing articles, and a creative, persistent problem solver, we’d love to hear from you. You will work directly with the General Manager to improve content and user experience to ultimately grow traffic, audience engagement, and revenue. 

ABOUT Your Contributions:

  • Work with the General Manager to help shape and define editorial strategy, grow audience, and drive user engagement
  • Use data to identify new opportunities for About.com, including editorial gaps, UX features, and content partnerships
  • Line edit newly created content to ensure editorial best practices and brand positioning
  • Curate and promote our best content via email newsletters, social media, and on-site placement
  • Interact, support, and communicate with a team of freelance writers
  • Research, edit, update, and fact-check content across a wide range of topics
  • Improve and replace images across the site
  • Work on various other content and promotion related projects as assigned
ABOUT You:

  • 2+ years’ experience developing and curating content for web, email, and social environments against business goals
  • Operating experience with content management systems and web analytics tools, and experience using data and revenue goals to inform and develop digital strategy
  • Deep passion for and understanding of high quality online content
  • Familiarity with SEO best practices
  • Consistently up to date with online trends and able to identify topics of interest to a wide audience

ABOUT Us:


About.com is reimagining the way people find expert advice and answers online. Through its premium vertical brands including Verywell, The Balance, Lifewire, The Spruce, ThoughtCo. and its namesake About.com, we help tens of millions of users each month answer questions, solve problems, learn something new and find inspiration on topics they deeply care about.