Editor-in-Chief remote writing position remains available with LawnStarter. Read the details and consider applying online today.
Coming up with new topic ideas that resonate with the public while staying on brand;
Creating and managing an editorial calendar;
Hiring and managing a team of in-house writers to produce said content;
Producing content on your own;
Pitching content to journalists;
Occasionally writing and pitching press releases;
Working with the broader marketing team to ensure all content is driving business results
As with everyone who joins LawnStarter, you'll be making an impact on Day 1. Additionally, this is a brand new role, so you'll have the chance to create something from the ground up.
Writing skills: This should go without saying. If you don't absolutely love writing, this job ain't for you. AP style preferred.
Editing skills: You're the type that catches grammatical errors in everything you read. You give feedback to writers to help them improve.
Ability to produce content that gets LINKS: You understand the value of links, and how to create content that earns them.
Creativity: Coming up with ideas for articles comes easy to you, even in the lawn care vertical.
Data literacy: You're comfortable pulling data from the likes of the US Census Bureau, and transforming it into a story.
Willingness to contribute individually: We're an early stage company, and this job will not just be managing. You'll be expected to your sleeves and get your hands dirty from time to time.
Not required, but be sure to mention if you have the following:
Journalism Experience: We love thinking about things from a journalist's perspective.
PR Experience: Pitching and politely persisting.
Opportunity for equity ownership
Health, Vision and Dental Insurance