Contributing Writer

Tone It Up
Los Angeles, California
Above Industry standard Annual Salary, Health and Dental, 401k
Mar 09, 2018
Metro Area
Los Angeles
Full Time


The Contributing Writer will be responsible for writing engaging, creative stories around the Tone It Up brand. This person will be responsible for conceptualizing, researching, and writing articles for The position is based in LA and requires experience in writing relevant, stylish & clean copy under tight deadlines.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Pitch and conceptualize multiple stories per week about fitness, nutrition, healthy recipes, fashion, beauty, and other lifestyle topics
  • Write articles using the fun, personal Tone It Up voice  
  • Conduct original research and interview sources
  • Work closely with the Content Manager to execute fresh lifestyle stories 
  • Assist with brainstorming and writing for multiple social media channels to promote content
  • Write articles for content partnerships
  • Write engaging and SEO-driven headlines 
  • Assist in conceptualizing storylines for key brand campaigns
  • Use analytics to track the performance of stories to inform future content planning


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • A love for creative storytelling
  • An ability to write witty, fun, and clean copy under tight deadlines while adapting to the unique Tone It Up voice
  • 3 - 5 years experience with writing, editing, and online editorial
  • Experience with Wordpress, CMS, and social media platforms
  • Experience interviewing sources and conducting original reporting
  • Familiarity with monitoring site traffic and analytics
  • Experience and understanding of SEO
  • An ability to take initiative and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative atmosphere
  • A knack for brainstorming original, exciting, and informative ideas
  • Superb organizational skills and an ability to multitask
  • High achiever, self-driven with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A familiarity with the Tone It Up brand


Additional Experience:

  • Communications, journalism, or related degree preferred
  • Graphic design knowledge or a visual eye is a plus. Everything is very visual and must be viewed through that lens.
  • Live the Tone It Up lifestyle!!!