Freelance Content Writer – Apartmate

Company:  Apartmate
Category: Website
Job: Freelance Content Writer
Remuneration: TBD, paid per article
Location: Remote
Deadline to apply: ASAP
Duration: Ongoing

Description:
Apartmate is a website for rental apartments and roommates. We are looking for a freelance content writer to produce articles for our blog. Specifically, we would like a journalism student or recent graduate to conduct and write fun, original interviews of roommates living in major Canadian cities.

Job description:
• Organize 1 or 2 interviews per month (in-person or by phone) with people in diverse shared living arrangements
• Conduct keyword research to inform interview questions
• Create thoughtful, quirky or fun interview questions
• Photograph or obtaining a photograph of each interviewee
• Write-up each interview and publishing it on the blog
• This is a remote, ongoing work role
• We will provide keyword guidance and feedback
• You will be paid per article

Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have:
• A background or experience in writing, blogging, or journalism
• Knowledge of short and long-tail keyword research
• Understanding of content marketing and search engine optimization
• The ability to write in a style that is fun and easy to read
• The interest and self-discipline to complete at least 1 interview per month on an ongoing basis
• First-hand experience of the challenges and joys of living with roommates
• Access to a diverse network of communities in major Canadian cities

To Apply:
Send us an email to info@apartmate.ca with the following:
1. Resumé
2. Two relevant writing samples

We thank everyone for their interest and application in advance but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

For more information:
Email: sarah@apartmate.ca (Sarah Bermingham, founder)

Miscellaneous:
Apartmate was created by a team of two. You will be working directly with the founder in an informal and collaborative dynamic.