Content Writer

Published: August 19, 2015
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Are you a good writer?
We're seeking a Content Writer to write engaging content for our blog, social media, and email campaigns.

We are a proactive, innovative compact size team, who are very close knit with great synergy.

Who We Are:
Located in New York City, we help young professionals, executives and college seniors achieve their professional and personal goals by providing expert advice on how to successfully apply to top business schools and Executive MBA programs globally.

The ideal person will be a motivated self-starter who can take direction well, requires minimal supervision, can generate interesting content ideas, conduct research, is creative, detail oriented, willing to grow and learn, and has the ability to meet deadlines.

Requirements: ‬‬‬‬
• Write engaging content for social media sites, and email campaigns
• Curate, research, design, and write blog posts on topics relevant to our readership
• Copy-edit and proofread all existing web content
• Familiarity with content strategy, SEO techniques; familiarity with social networks
• Stay abreast of news about our industry (business schools, MBA admissions, etc)
• Experience in planning & writing digital content; direct mail
• Ability to build visually compelling web pages, graphics, and user interfaces is a plus
• Self-starter who can work independently and prioritize tasks
• Excellent organizational skills
• Conduct content research for blog posts, social media and email
• Able to generate a minimum of 1-2, high quality blog posts (500-1000 words) about business school and university admissions news (admissions criteria, new staff, new programs, new scholarships, international expansion, etc)
• Work with us to write high quality, search engine optimized content
• Take initiative, require minimal supervision
• Team player willing to work with other writers/staff members to create content for blog, social media, and email campaigns
• Willing to learn about our industry
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Fluent in English; articulate and is strong in grammar

‪Qualifications: ‬‬‬‬
• Minimum 5 years prior experience in content writing
• Storytelling, marketing content writing skills in marketing
• Write Press Releases, a plus, but not required
• Graphic Design Skills, a plus, but not required
• Photography Skills, a plus, but not required
• Create Infographics, a plus, but not required

Education:
Must have an MBA and a Bachelor's degree in Marketing, PR, Communications, Business or a related field. Previous marketing experience a plus.

Benefits:
• Per Word Payments - we will pay an agreed rate for each word
• Long-term contracts - if we like your writing style and content we will enter into a long term contract for you to produce content for our blogs
• Build a portfolio of professional work
• Hands-on client experience

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