Job Board >> Freelance Writer - Education
|Date Posted||15, Thursday 2012|
|Listing Type||Hourly Rate|
SmartBrief is seeking a freelance writer to help create daily education e-mail newsletters Monday through Friday mornings. This is a deadline-intensive writing position!
The ideal candidate has worked as a writer or editor on an education beat with multiple daily deadlines – wire service experience translates well to this position. Experience covering news about curriculums, teachers, special education, and other subject specialties is preferable.
Our briefs summarize the top stories of the day for dozens of industry associations, and our editors work with our freelance writers to shape the content for those briefs and become an expert in the topics.
Applicants must have at least five years of experience writing education news. This position is a telecommuting position.
Applicants will be asked to complete a timed writing test.
Summarize online articles, studies and other information for use in e-mail publications.
Use online publishing tools to create e-mail newsletters and other content.
Required Skills & Experience:
Proven writing skills. (A timed test is given)
Ability to write quickly and accurately on deadline, starting between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. EST, Monday through Friday.
Knowledge of Associated Press style.
Facility for using online publishing tools.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills.