Freelance Plant Writer

Posted: 9/24/2019 | Expires: 10/24/2019

Location: Working from home
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Writer
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Freelance
Salary Description: Pay per article

The Spruce is looking for writers to contribute to plant and gardening content to our lifestyle website. Topics include herbs, trees, shrubs, flowers, and other plants. The writer must be comfortable creating list style articles, roundups, plant profiles, care guides and how-to articles. The contributor should have a solid understanding of SEO, good eye for photos, and know what makes a clicky headline. Photography skills are a major plus; we are looking for someone with the ability to explain and demonstrate gardening projects and techniques through tutorials that include photos. Contributor should be aware of trends in the gardening space and have the ability to explain and illustrate to a broad audience. Our voice is modern, approachable, achievable; not fussy. 

Scope: The writer will be assigned several articles with the opportunity for a longer term contract. 


Qualifications: Experience writing on one of the topic areas mentioned above at a blog, magazine, or media outlet is highly preferred


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