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Freelance Content Writer (Higher Education and Financing Higher Education)

Ardent Growth Published: July 8, 2021
Work can be done remotely
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Our team is looking for a freelance writer with knowledge in the higher education space. More specifically, someone who knows about financing higher education and how scholarships, FAFSA, and student loans for higher education works.

This is the perfect job for someone with the following skillsets:

  • Writing skills (for blog posts)
  • Intimate understanding of higher education and how to finance higher education/scholarships
  • Excellent research and communication skills

As a Freelance Content Writer, you are an integral part of the blog content production process and will be responsible for:

  • Conducting research into the topic you've been tasked to write about
  • Outlining the structure of the article
  • Providing input and your opinion on the strategic direction we take the blog post
  • Writing a comprehensive and unique blog post that is the best piece of content about that specific topic on the internet
  • Editing your writing before passing it along to the editor on our team

At Ardent Growth, we work with a number of freelancers. It is incredibly important to us that you feel supported and like you're part of the team (because you are). If you're tired of the typical freelancer BS and want to be treated like a person and not someone who's disposable, we'd love to talk to you.

An ideal candidate would look something like this:

  • Bachelors in English, Communication, Journalism, or a related field
  • 2+ years experience writing blog content with the goal of ranking that content in Google for specific keywords
  • You're an excellent researcher and can wrap your head around and write about complicated subjects
  • You're excellent at outlining and determining the optimal way to structure content
  • You're comfortable using a project management tool like ClickUp, Asana, etc.
  • You're comfortable using Google Doc features like suggesting mode, comments, headings, etc.
  • You're an effective communicator
  • You're organized, punctual, and deadline oriented
  • You're creative and not afraid to speak your mind (yes, we actually would love to hear your opinion on things)

If this sounds like a job you'd excel at and enjoy, we'd love to talk to you.

Who Are We & What Do We Do?

We're Ardent Growth and our mission is to get positive results for our clients while making the internet a better place.

As a business intelligence-focused SEO and content marketing agency, we create a TON of blog content for our clients. In this day and age, the internet is flooded with mediocre content that doesn't do anything to improve the quality of information online.

We despise mediocre content and set our sights higher.

At Ardent Growth, we deeply understand the following equation: People + Process = Profit

Our content production process is world-class and does an incredibly effective job at marrying content that ranks in Google with content a brand can be proud of. Our content production team is also incredibly good at what they do.

The problem?

We need an A-player to join the team as a Freelance Content Writer.

Why Freelance For Us?

  • Competitive Pay: We want to pay you the rate at which you believe your work justifies. Due to our business model being that of an agency, we have a certain budget we're working with. That said, we are not an agency that’s interested in nickel-and-diming you over your rate-per-word.
  • Consistent Work: You'll be responsible for writing 8-16k words per month, which equates to 4-8 blog posts per month.
  • Autonomy & Remote: We believe people perform at their best when given autonomy. You can work from where you want when you want. We do not care how long you work, what you wear while you work, or anything else. We ONLY care that you do your job well and that you get the results you're responsible for.
  • Treated Like A Human: Unfortunately, freelancers are often mistreated by other organizations. We are NOT other organizations. We treat our freelancers how they should be treated... LIKE PEOPLE.
  • You’ll be part of our team. You’ll join us on Slack where we share our wins and help each other succeed.

Interested in learning SEO? We hope so! You will be using cutting-edge editorial software to ensure the content you produce is great for readers and search engines.

Ready To Apply?

Follow this link to apply! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe4iXs8D3FnRkQGBozrY15HRwPUsTmqPvy5vwxHvLxFBK03sg/viewform?usp=sf_link

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