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Company Name Peter Glenn Ski & Sports
Location Telecommute, **
Date Posted 31, Thursday 2013
Category Copywriter
Listing Type Hourly Rate

Description

Peter Glenn Ski & Sports is seeking an experienced freelance web writer to create unique keyword-rich product descriptions for our e-commerce website. We are looking for someone with significant wakeboard and waterski experience - a gear expert familiar with major brands and technology. You need to understand the anatomy of a wakeboard and waterski, and how different designs affect performance.

These descriptions should be well written, free of grammatical errors, and help inform and persuade customers to purchase. Our writers must create original content that follows our guidelines for our products. A successful candidate must be able to tailor their writing to our style and tone. The workload is approximately 30 hours total, and needs to be completed by Thanksgiving. If you have experience with other products we carry (running, snow sports, or hiking) there is an opportunity to continue to write for us on a more regular basis.


Responsibilities:

Write compelling product copy that helps customers find the gear that meets their needs
Research product information through vendor catalogs, websites, internal staff
Meet deadlines and complete work in a timely manner
Communicate regularly with editor to ensure writing meets our guidelines

*Deadlines are strictly adhered to, and writers are required to meet our tone and style guidelines.*

Qualifications:

Experience writing for the web with verifiable samples of work required
Excellent written communication skills
Organized and able to meet deadlines
Telecommuting ok
Salary $18-$22/hr DOE

Please submit a resume and cover note so that we can learn more about your background and experience. Applicants who do not submit a cover note describing their water sports background will not be considered.

In addition, please submit at least 2 writing samples. Samples of similar work (online product descriptions) are most desirable.

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