Steady freelance work that pays on time! Food and grocery site Mashed is looking for enthusiastic, hard-working freelance writers to join our feature team. Ideal candidates have at least three years of experience writing content for print or the web with a focus on food, cooking, and grocery shopping content similar to Mashed. We are looking for creative individuals who are self-sufficient and versatile. The position is work-from-home with flexible, stable hours. Location does not matter; U.S. and international candidates are encouraged to apply.
Mashed is the ultimate destination for food lovers. Whether you're just learning how to cook or ready to take your kitchen skills to the next level, Mashed has all the tips and tricks you'll ever need to be a chef… Or at least enough hacks to help you fake it til you make it. We’ve got your back at every step, from grocery shopping smarts to serving a perfectly prepared dish. Would you rather eat out than whip it up yourself? Mashed has all the info you’ll need for that, too — from the best and worst foods to order at your favorite restaurants, to what today’s most popular chefs really have up their sleeves. No matter what kind of foodie you are, Mashed has your recipe for success.
Feature Writer Responsibilities:
- Claim feature article topics from a selection of assignments
- Research, pitch, and write 2600- to 3000-word articles in a custom CMS with a one-week to one-day turnaround, depending on the topic and timeliness of the article
- Follow the guidelines of our style guide, editorial strategy, and publishing standards to uphold quality of content
What We Offer:
- Compensation: 8 cents per word
- Reliable payment: we pay on time, twice a month
- No invoicing: our system is automated – you do not need to invoice us and we always email you a detailed statement each pay period
- Flexible scheduling: you choose the days and hours you work
- Fully remote: you can work from anywhere in the world
- Excellent exposure: Static Media’s sites receive more than 170 million monthly visitors and our content is syndicated via SmartNews, Apple News+, MSN, and Yahoo
- Minimum three years editorial experience writing and/or editing
- Experience with building content in a CMS
- Familiarity with the Associated Press Stylebook
How To Apply:
To apply for this job, please submit the following materials:
- Your resume
- A cover letter
- Three professional writing samples relevant to the content we share on Mashed
Applications missing any of these elements will not be considered.
All content on Static Media's sites is written entirely by humans. While we understand AI-written content is becoming prevalent, any articles submitted using AI during the hiring process will not be considered.
We believe representation matters at Static Media and strongly encourage people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, those with disabilities, and individuals from other underrepresented groups to apply.