Content IQ, Freelance Writers (P/T)
Exciting opportunity for talented Freelance Writers with a flair for viral online content to work with Content IQ – one of the fastest-growing publishers on the internet.
We're an online publisher producing awesome articles on a bunch of interesting topics, and we get tens of millions of visitors every month.
Stellar writing skills and an eye for strong images are a must for this creatively challenging position. The role will involve working remotely, in contact with members of the editorial team. Take a look at our site, Scribol.com; a degree of cultural fit is important for the role. We are ideally seeking candidates with expert knowledge of U.S. culture and/or sports.
Attributes and Skills:
- Excellent writing skills with the ability to accurately put information into one’s own words
- Experience in online publishing together with a flair for viral content
- Solid picture sourcing skills
- Highly organized – with the ability to handle deadlines while maintaining a consistently high level of performance
- Excellent communication skills – with the ability to liaise effectively with editorial team members
- Strong ideas-led approach to content creation
- Knowledge of WordPress and basic HTML desirable
The People We’re Looking For
At Content IQ, we value trailblazers who have great ideas and relish a challenge. We value loyalty and hard work, but we also welcome a sense of humor and people who don’t take themselves too seriously.
- You’re an excellent writer who’s passionate about creating engaging content for different audiences on a variety of platforms.
- You’re energetic, self-motivated and a stickler for quality. You’re the kind of person who likes to make things happen.
- You’re productive and work fast, but this is coupled with meticulousness, good editorial sense and commercial nous.
- You have a high degree of personal organization and are able to plan ahead and manage your and others’ time to meet deadlines. You thrive in a fast-paced environment.
- You’re passionate about the latest developments in online publishing in general and viral content in particular.
- You’re a fast learner who’s open to constructive criticism.
- You work well within a team.
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IMPORTANT: When applying, please include:
- The maximum number of hours you would be available to work in a given week with Content IQ
- Up to three professionally published pieces of content that you’ve written (attached or embedded as links in your cover letter)
- Details of Scribol.com topic areas that you’ve covered and/or would be excited about covering in your writing
Content IQ is an online publisher covering an awesome mix of the most bizarre, funny and fascinating news on the planet.
Our aim? To entertain and inform readers about offbeat and extraordinary things they’ve never seen before – with content that will surprise and inspire while offering a unique take on what’s going on in the world. In short, we want to make people go “wow!” – and learn something, too.
Our content covers history, lifestyle and pop culture.