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Freelance Canadian Writers Needed on Ongoing Basis ((Canada, remote)) Ad id: 802131394122930 |  Views: 114

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Date listed: 5 years ago
AlphaBird is an online advertising company who specializes in video. We also own a growing roster of web properties and are in need of written content writers who can post content daily. While most of our sites are US-focused, we are expanding for a Canadian audience.Among the categories of site we will soon be operating: Auto, Tech, General Sports, Health/Wellness, Style, & HockeyPlease only apply if you feel comfortable covering these categories for a Canadian audience. As a Content Manager, you will be responsible for creating and uploading all written and photo content for a site daily. The actual job consists of writing & uploading 5 pieces of content to each site per day to start (these may change slightly once we get up and running):4 x 75-word post. Pick content for each site based on what the site is about. Be smart and brand safe. (For example, if you are assigned a fashion site, see what's making headlines that day or in upcoming days). Select 4 articles, summarize each in 75 words based on what's important and why readers should care. Write original title, include hyperlink to original article, upload image to go along with story. Use good SEO techniques. Wordpress is the platform we use. We pay $2.50 USD per post. 1 x 300-350 word feature post. Each sites needs one feature post per day. This involves finding good sources to get a full idea of the story, writing an original title and story, then hyperlinking some of the sources you have used. Put an original spin/idea. Be creative, develop your voice. Use good SEO techniques. Then post in WordPress. Also upload a picture with the article. We pay = $15 per feature. Find what is trending in the right category. Should take less about 15min/post.It should be easy to complete 1 site/hr once you get a system down. Which is about $25/hr = $50k/yr. Some of our writers manage anywhere from 3 to 10 sites.Creativity will be encouraged. On time schedule will be required. All posts should be objective--never include your own experiences in the post.Job Responsibilities:• Select, prioritize, edit and post content of all types in a fast-paced, deadline environment, mindful of traditional blog editorial and stylistic standards and in keeping with SEO best-practices• Think and react quickly to breaking news so the home page is always up to date and coordinated with a strong mix of relevant and timely aggregated content• Monitor sources, including social media, to ensure the best short-form content is represented across each site• Posts must relate and consist of things that are important to Canadian readersSkills / Qualifications:• Personal bloggers strongly encouraged to apply!! (If you have never used wordpress, please do not apply)• Some SEO skills (tags/keywords, hyperlinking, current naming of images)• Strong organizational and prioritization skills• Ability to self-start and multi-task while setting priorities.• Strong computer skills• Preferred experience working in a Wordpress content management system (CMS)• Some knowledge of HTML and Photoshop preferred but not required Again, if you have no experience writing for the 6 categories listed on top of this post, please do not apply. TO APPLY:Send your resume; examples of blogs/sites you have written for; and # of sites you are able to take on to start with. Location: (Canada, remote) Compensation: see post Telecommuting is ok.Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.Please, no phone calls about this job!Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

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