Overview

About the Company:
Led by Media Personality, Van Jones, Magic Labs Media® is a home for mythmakers. We support visionaries who capture the world in new ways – or invent new worlds, altogether. We grow great stories. And we send them out to change the world.  New mythologies birth new movements. New movements trample old lies – and give fragile truths a fighting chance.  Hollywoodn’t. But we will. 


Contract Hire: Content Writer for Newsletter
(to research, write, proofread and publish online content)

REMOTE LOCATION: ANYWHERE IN THE US

Start Date:  ASAP
End Date: October 1, 2022

Payment for Contracted Hire: TBD based experience

 

Responsibilities

  • Research “hot button” related topics (combining online sources, interviews and studies) for our newsletter.
  • Writing clear newsletter/blog post copy to promote the weekly theme of our upcoming podcast "Uncommon Ground with Van Jones."
  • Preparing and proofreading well-structured drafts using (google docs or other Content Management Systems)
  • Produce the weekly newsletter, fact-checking articles and optimizing written pieces to increase user engagement.
  • Interview industry professionals and use online sources to research topics
  • Optimize published pieces by conducting simple keyword research and use SEO guidelines to increase web traffic
  • Manage the editorial calendar and ensure timely publication
  • Generate new ideas for content types around industry-related topics
  • Monitor user engagement (e.g. bounce rates)
  • Submit work to Creative Director or Sr. executives for approval
  • Coordinate with marketing and design teams to illustrate articles
  • Identify customers’ needs and gaps in our content and recommend new topics
  • Ensure all-around consistency (style, fonts, images and tone)

 

Qualifications

  • Proven work experience as a Content Writer, Copywriter or similar role
  • Skilled in concision writing
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Portfolio of published articles
  • Experience doing research using multiple sources
  • Familiarity with web publications
  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English
  • Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress)
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • BS in Marketing, English, Journalism or related field
 
PLEASE SUBMIT RESUMES TO (Subject line: Content Writer):
Maisha@MagicLabsMedia.com 

Magic Labs Media is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, sex, gender identity, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status or record of arrest or conviction. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and strive for a workforce that reflects the populations that we serve.
 
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