Outdoor Engagement Co. is seeking 1-2 long-term freelance writers to create well-researched and original articles for our growing blog network.
Our company has a portfolio of websites in different outdoor niches such as fishing, boating, paddling, hunting, camping, hiking, and other related activities.
Our audience and topics are specifically directed to a North American viewership; therefore we are only seeking to hire native English speakers.
The starting rate of pay is 4.5- cents per word.
You will work via email with a content editor to research and write articles from 750 to 2500 words in length.
You will be provided with an article outline for each assignment, which will include the title, main keyword (focus) subheadings, intent, and more.
You are responsible for educating yourself on the topic. A vital skill needed is the ability to research and write clearly, and concisely in a friendly and informational tone.
We create 90% informational-based content..."How To"...Why does"..."Can you", etc.
The ideal candidate will be able to produce a minimum of 3,000-5,000 words per week (2-4 articles).
Although it is not required to have direct experience in outdoor hobbies such as fishing, boating, or hunting...it is preferred.
Our audience and readers are outdoors men and women who are passionate about their hobbies. Articles must be authoritative, authentic, and pass the BS meter!
Note: This is a 'ghost-writing' position; no author attribution.
HARD SKILLS NEEDED:
- Ability to work with an outline and a style guide.
- Ability to write concisely that is easy to read on the web.
- Ability to back up claims with authoritative sources.
- Ability to conduct reliable and quality research.
- Must accept PayPal as payment method.
SOFT SKILLS NEEDED:
- Detail-oriented. Able to follow a set of written processes.
- Capable of meeting deadlines and staying on schedule.
- Respectful, and responsive; open to receiving constructive feedback and making changes quickly and accurately.
- Strong communication skills- we check-in and communicate with our authors often!
The starting rate of pay is 4.5 cents per word. Long-term writers have the potential for pay increases and bonuses.
Payment is sent once per week for a batch of articles. Must accept PayPal.
We are a small company of people who work online but live for the great outdoors. We got into this business to create financial freedom & pursue the hobbies we love.
If you love the outdoors as much as we do, this is a great opportunity to be a part of our team.