ALTA Language Services is currently seeking creative writer(s) to contribute to our Beyond Words Blog. The ideal candidate must have a love for writing and a comprehensive understanding of the industry specific to our audience. Topics to cover include industry-related content ranging from language, culture, history and more. We are looking for well written, enticing, and engaging pieces to be submitted for publication through our website on a regular basis.
Research real time topics within our industry;
Fact-checking: researching and organizing facts and sources;
Create well thought-out, eye-catching, and innovative content that is informative and fun to read;
Building a following on social media with creative work;
Researching markets and industries to compare and create content that is innovative and original;
Collaborating with campaign managers, creative team, and designers;
Perform other similar duties as requested;
$50.00 / per article, minimum 400 words
Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
Proficient in grammar and punctuation
Must be creative and able to come up with relevant, interesting topics
Creative and innovative thinker and planner
Confident in producing work across multiple platforms
Ability to know the audience’s needs, wants and problems and able to address them successfully
A deep understanding of consumers and what motivates them online
Have a professional, consistent, and sometimes witty writing style that encourages subscribers to share on social media and elsewhere
Accuracy and attention to detail
Receptive to feedback and possible edits
Great research, organizational, and learning skills
Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
Self-motivated and self-directed
Must have email access with the capability to send and receive attached files, and must be able to navigate the Internet
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (including Outlook, Word, and Excel) and Google Docs.
Knowledge of a second language is preferred.
1-2 years content writing experience, professional writing examples
Familiarity with keyword placement and other SEO best practices
Any combination of training and experience which provides required knowledge, skills and ability to perform the duties of the position.