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Science Generalist Writer, Treehugger

Dotdash, Remote, Work from USA

Dotdash brands help people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired.

Salary: Pay per article

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Freelance


Treehugger, the only modern sustainability site that offers advice, clarity, and inspiration, is looking for a writer who has a broad understanding of science topics and clean beauty/cruelty-free products in the context of sustainability and environmentalism. The ideal candidate should be able to write engaging new content that helps our readers learn about product toxicity and animal testing in the beauty industry. This is a 12-month freelance contract position.

The writer will work closely with editorial staff on a series of blueprinted articles that fall under, but are not limited to, the following categories:

  • Is X vegan and cruelty-free?
  • Clean beauty product ingredient analysis
  • Clean beauty round-ups, focusing on the use of natural products

About Your Contributions

  • Write a series of articles per month that engage and inform readers
  • Conduct thorough research of each article’s topic and present information with authority in original content
  • Work closely with editorial staff throughout the writing and editing process

About You

  • At least 1-3 years of experience writing digital content in the science, clean beauty, and/or sustainability fields.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrable knowledge of sustainability and in-depth research abilities
  • Stellar writer with a knack for creating crisp, straightforward copy
  • Willingness to work closely with editorial staff and follow a style guide
  • Experience with a WordPress-style CMS

About Us:

Dotdash brands help people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We reach over 90 million people each month, more than 35% of the U.S. online population, according to comScore, and are one of the largest content publishers on the Internet. Dotdash brands collectively have won more than 50 industry awards in the last year alone, and are among the fastest-growing in their categories. Our brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Lifewire, Byrdie, MyDomaine, TripSavvy, Brides, Liquor.com, TreeHugger, Mother Nature Network, and ThoughtCo.

Please be aware of fraudulent recruiters offering opportunities at Dotdash. Note that any correspondence with a member of the Dotdash recruiting team will come from a @dotdash.com or a notification@jobvite.com account belonging to a Dotdash Recruiter. If you are in conversations for a job opportunity and wish to confirm its validity, please reach out directly to security@dotdash.com.

Dotdash embraces inclusivity and values our diverse community. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit and business need. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

About Dotdash

Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Liquor.com, and TreeHugger.

Please be aware of fraudulent recruiters offering opportunities at Dotdash. Note that any correspondence with a member of the Dotdash recruiting team will come from a @dotdash.com or a notification@jobvite.com account belonging to a Dotdash Recruiter. If you are in conversations for a job opportunity and wish to confirm its validity, please reach out directly to security@dotdash.com.

Dotdash embraces inclusivity and values our diverse community. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit and business need. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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