Job Board >> Freelance Writer
|Company Name||Consumer Federation of California|
|Date Posted||04, Monday 2012|
|Listing Type||Hourly Rate|
We are seeking an experienced part-time freelance writer with knowledge of California news media, politics, and state legislative process. The position will require writing issue-based articles, fact sheets, and other background materials that are meticulously researched and accurate on a wide range of consumer subject areas that CFC covers.
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in journalism, English, communications or a related field is preferred.
A strong command of the English language, superior verbal and written communication skills, and excellent research skills.
Demonstrated experience in accurate reporting and writing (minimum 3-5 years), including the ability to write about breaking news and complex policy issues in terms the general public can easily grasp, and in a clear and engaging way.
Ability to perform quality work without direct supervision, produce quality content efficiently, and adhere to deadlines.
Work from our office or from home, with the ability to travel to Consumer Federation of California’s downtown Sacramento office for meetings.
Freelancers must sign an agreement detailing terms and payment before beginning work. As independent contractors, freelancers are not employees of Consumer Federation of California and are not eligible for benefits.