Soccernation Content Writer
San Diego, California
Active over a week ago
Writer Job in San Diego, California
We are looking for enthusiastic and talented writers who have an interest in the game of soccer to join our team and contribute to our SoccerNation project **IMPORTANT**: If the descriptions and criteria below fit you, we can't wait to hear from you! Send a video, send a pic... send us something we want to read -- something that describes you! The same old resumes are a dime a dozen OPPORTUNITY: SoccerNation Content Writer WHO WE ARE: SoccerNation is a soccer specific vertical news website focused on covering the competitive youth game and the various pathways to the professional game. We also cover the latest trends in coaching tactics, newly released soccer equipment and apparel, as well as anything and everything to do with the continued growth of the game in this country. JOB DESCRIPTION: soccerloco is seeking talented and dedicated individuals to join the SoccerNation team as freelance Content Writers. New writers will join a team that is knowledgeable, informed, and voracious in its interest in the game of soccer. Writers will be expected to report to our offices occasionally or communicate via web conference if unavailable to physically meet. You will be responsible for taking a series of content topics and researching, writing, and assembling completed content pieces. The writer needs to be able to take a general topic and write a 300-500 (generally) word content piece, suitable of being used in blog, social media, and content distribution. You will be provided with content guidance, including but not limited to title, topic, theme, overall points, and concrete examples for each content piece. The writer will be expected to take the content guidance and write high quality content pieces from this. For each article, the writer will need to: - understand and disseminate the direction and scope of the article - amass the research and content that has already been created that is to be used - research and discover supporting content to use - write the necessary 300-500 words, ensuring that the goal of the content piece is clearly presented, while matching the company's unique written voice and brand - proof and present a finished, publish ready content piece This is a great opportunity to join an established company in the rapidly growing soccer world. You will not only learn the intimate details necessary to be a content writer, but will also be exposed to a rapidly growing field in an ever developing landscape. SKILL SETS: self starter researcher cohesive writer proficient in grammar, punctuation, etc timely deadline driven detail oriented able to adapt writing style to match company's brand and current style able to take feedback and apply it quickly and accurately able to take basic ideas and formulate details to create a cohesive and comprehensive content piece HOW TO APPLY: Send a writing sample of related previous work titled “SoccerNation” to [email protected] along with a resume and cover letter. Please address any additional questions, comments, concerns to [email protected] as well.
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