BrightNest

Freelance Writer

Type of work: Freelance
Location: Denver, CO
Company URL: http://brightnest.com
Date Posted: March 12th, 2013
Description:

BrightNest is an exciting Denver-based startup that makes it easy and fun to care for your home. From money-saving tips to helpful reminders, BrightNest provides personalized home tips and tools that will simplify your life.

We’re looking for a dynamic, creative, self-motivated individual with skills and interest in writing for the web. In addition to researching, writing and fact-checking site content, this person will also work closely with the other members of the Content Team to generate new topics and create our editorial calendar. Tasks require a strong attention to detail and the ability to work under tight deadlines.

Responsibilities:
•Create content for organization’s web presence including blog posts, how-to articles and infographics (requires working with content management software)
•Maintain a consistent brand presence and voice throughout all writing projects
•Work cooperatively with key team members
•Stay current with the competitive landscape, best practices for online engagement and content distribution

What we provide:
•$2,000 / month (20-30 hrs/wk expected).
•Instruction on best practices for web writing and content strategy
•Dynamic environment that fosters learning and encourages entrepreneurial creativity
•Opportunity to create an extensive and diverse portfolio of published writing

Required Skills:
•Exceptional communication, writing and organizational skills
•0-2 years experience creating and publishing content for the web
•Ability to write consistently well in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
•Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Technical Writing or a related field
•Bonus Points: Experience with or enthusiasm for home-related topics (e.g. DIY, Home & Garden, Interior Design, Home Improvement, etc)

How to apply:

To be considered for this position, please submit the following via email to brian@brightnest.com:
• Resume
• Letter of interest clearly addressing the job description and requirements
• Clippings or links to 1-3 work samples

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