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Staff Writer, Real Estate

Fit Small Business Published: November 5, 2019
New York
Work can be done remotely
Job Type
Company Type
Mid-sized Business


Please apply on: https://grnh.se/40c594342


Your role in a nutshell: We’re looking for a real estate staff writer who will be our resident expert in agent/broker licensing, continuing education, lead generation tools, closing techniques, and more. Candidates should have direct experience in real estate as an agent, with a brokerage, or have an established record of writing similar real estate content. Strong candidates should also have a great network of people with real estate experience.

This position includes:

  • Writing 2-3 publishable articles each week while adhering to approved outlines and hitting internal deadlines
  • Serving as a subject matter expert in on-going sectional strategy sessions and team meetings and providing insights which can help with content ideation, site organization, or process improvements
  • Answering reader questions on our website or in forums
  • Proactively managing your content pipeline and that the data in our internal article management systems is accurate and up to date.

Our Mission: To deliver the best answers to people’s questions.

Fit Small Business has been named to Inc. 500's list of America’s fastest-growing private companies for two years in a row. The company has more than three million small business owners and managers reading our content each month. We deliver well-researched, authoritative articles so these owners can make informed decisions to grow businesses that fuel the economy. Our founders have built successful businesses before, and FSB is profitable with no outside funding. Part of the team of 180+ people is in our NYC headquarters, near Grand Central. Others are distributed across the U.S., Canada, and the Philippines.

Does this sound like you?

As the new real estate staff writer you meet the following criteria:

  • You have at least 2 years of experience in real estate, or similar content writing, with a track record of success

  • You have experience with real estate tools such as IDX websites or customer relationship management (CRM) software

  • You are self-motivated and able to manage your time with little oversight

  • You are open to feedback, and strive to learn something new every day

  • You are passionate about helping emerging agencies and small businesses succeed

  • You want to write for an online publication and are comfortable working in a startup environment where things change quickly

  • Bonus points if you have an active real estate license

Your Responsibilities:

  • Researching, writing, and editing long-form and actionable articles on real estate, tips, tools and tactics for agents and brokers

  • Conducting interviews with real estate professionals and experts (drawing from your own network and leveraging your Fit Small Business title to grow your network)

  • Providing in-depth responses to reader questions on real estate-related topics for new and established agents/brokerages.

Your Background

The best candidates for this real estate staff writer role will be strong writers with direct experience either as an agent, with a brokerage, or someone who has an established portfolio of writing about similar content. They will have high attention to detail, and perhaps most importantly, a passionate desire to teach agents and brokers how to become better buyer and seller agents and stronger business owners through high-quality written content. 

Tools We Use:

G Suite, Slack, Trello, WordPress, Guru, Zoom

*It’s fine if you have not used these tools before; just be excited to learn them quickly.  Experience with any of them is a plus.

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary

  • Quality health insurance (subsidized by FSB)

  • Short-term and long-term disability (Paid by FSB)

  • Traditional & Roth 401K plans with matching from first day

  • Vision, dental, and life insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Commuter Benefits

  • PTO

  • Flexibility

  • Perks and discounts via our PEO

  • A collaborative workplace, which will challenge you and celebrate your work

  • A chance to learn with and from interesting and enthusiastic colleagues

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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