Freelance Writer & Editor

Posted On: March 19, 2018


Media Organization: Standard Practice

Company Description

We are a small startup found at the intersection of public sector and technology, looking for part-time writers to hire to write and edit original content on a project basis.

Job Description

Preferred candidates should have an interest in the technology startup industry and the ability to write for a range of audiences in a variety of styles from investigative research to Instagram captions and from advertising copy to academic reporting.

Composing and editing copy for corporate websites, pitch decks, and other collateral
Researching, writing, and publishing blog posts about company’s activities and industry trends
Drafting and editing email newsletter content
Conducting, editing, and publishing online interviews with industry experts
Generating regular social media posts
Composing and organizing copy for online ads, including variations for A/B testing
Researching, writing and editing business proposals

To Apply

Familiarity with and ability to operate in a wide range of written content styles, including journalism, academia, business, and advertising
Ability to craft effective prose for different audiences, including business, consumer, and government
Understanding of and ability to articulate what makes great content, whether it’s longform narrative, advertising copy, or a Twitter post
Strong grammatical skills and general knowledge of AP style
Previous experience using WordPress, Squarespace, and Medium
Proficiency in Apple Keynote, Google Apps, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Powerpoint
Understanding of the current technology landscape and trends
Consistent follower of deadlines
Supporter of the serial comma
Submission of two recent writing samples
Previous startup or entrepreneurial experience is a plus

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, or portfolio of relevant work to