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Freelance Idealist Career Advice Contributing Writer

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Published 19 days ago

The Idealist Career Advice blog is seeking freelance writers with experience writing about professional development, remote work, the job search, and on-the-job advice (as it relates to the nonprofit and social-impact space) all through the lens of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Writers will pitch and create original content that speaks to our target audience of social-impact professionals and will be a part of our Contributing Writers Program managed by our Associate Director, Editorial and Career Content.

Writers will be paid $50 for each post that is approved for publication. This is a remote position.

Responsibilities:

  • Submit two original posts each month, generated from original pitches and/or topics assigned by the Idealist Career Advice editor.
  • Respond to comments and edits from the editor in an agreed-upon timeframe.
  • Timely submission of pitches, drafts, and invoices.
  • Note: While not all pitches and posts will need to be written on diversity, equity, and inclusion, we are looking for writers with specialized experience in this area.

Requirements:

  • Past experience working in and/or writing for the social-impact space a continued interest in the sector.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Grammar is kind of your thing.
  • Ability to write in an informal and yet knowledgeable tone (style guide will be provided). We want to make sure that you come across as an expert on your topic, but it’s important that submissions are formatted and worded in such a way that makes them highly accessible to all of our readers.
  • Ability to review your work with an eye for brevity.
  • Deadline oriented and highly responsive.
  • Love feedback and strive to align your own voice as a contributing writer with the Idealist brand.
  • Ability to independently take posts from ideation to completion.
  • You’re a fact checker, because you love facts.

Preferred:

  • Experience writing interview-based articles.
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices.


Please visit https://www.idealist.org/en/careers to explore a variety of our recently-published content to get a better sense of our style, voice, and subject matter.

The Idealist Career Advice blog is seeking freelance writers with experience writing about professional development, remote work, the job search, and on-the-job advice (as it relates to the nonprofit and social-impact space) all through…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 15, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 24, 2021

Salary

Writers will be paid $50 for each post that is approved for publication.

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
389 5th Ave, FL 9, New York, NY 10016, United States

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Instructions:

1. Submit your resume using the first upload function below.

2. Submit your cover letter using the second upload function below.

3. Submit the following items, as a single PDF file, using the third upload function below. 

  • A draft intro paragraph for a post you’d like to write for Idealist Career Advice
  • A call to action for the conclusion of your post. How will you engage readers and encourage them to comment and/or explore our other resources?
  • Two ideas for potential titles for your post

Application deadline: Friday, September 24, 2021 by 4pm EST

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