Feature/News Writer

Location
Work from home, fully remote
Salary
Competitive rates, flexible schedule, fully remote
Posted
Jan 08, 2020
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Contract, Freelance

Static Media is looking for enthusiastic, hard-working freelance writers to join our feature and news teams across five of our brands: Looper, Nicki Swift, Grunge, The List, and Mashed

Ideal candidates have at least 3 years of experience writing content for print or the web in areas related to those five brands: movies & TV; celebs & entertainment; weird facts & history; women's lifestyle & health; food & grocery culture. 

We are looking for creative individuals who are self-sufficient and versatile. These positions are work-from-home with flexible, stable hours. Location does not matter. 

About Static Media

Static Media delivers engaging content across a broad spectrum of topics. Tackling blockbuster movies, the year's best new styles, the secrets of the universe, and everything in between, Static Media's content never stands still.

Feature Writer Responsibilities:

  • Claim feature article topics from a large selection of assignments
  • Research, pitch, and write 1800 to 3000-word articles in custom CMS with a one week to one-day turnaround, depending on the topic and timeliness of the article 
  • Contributing to and following the guidelines of our style guide, editorial strategy and publishing standards to uphold quality of content
  • Compensation: Paid per word

News Writer Responsibilities:

  • Claim news article topics from a large selection of assignments
  • Pitch relevant and timely news stories related to the site's areas of coverage
  • Research and write 300 to 800 word articles in custom CMS during set hourly shifts
  • Write content on a quick turnaround as applicable
  • Contributing to and following the guidelines of our style guide, editorial strategy and publishing standards to uphold quality of content
  • Compensation: Paid per hour

Experience:

Minimum three years editorial experience writing and editing. Experience with building content in a CMS.

How to apply

To apply for this job, please submit the following materials:

  • Your resume
  • A letter of intent explaining which brand and position you're applying for
  • Three professional writing samples

Applications without all of these elements will not be considered.

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