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Freelance Reporters/Writers - REMOTE

Community.co is seeking freelance Reporters/Writers to support our fast-paced team on a contract basis.

Who We Are

Community.co has pioneered the business of community for over a decade. We build, acquire and manage professional communities of all shapes and sizes. To date, we’ve represented 50+ communities and 25K+ members, powered by our team of 200 people worldwide.

Our communities include Forbes Councils, Newsweek Expert Forum, Rolling Stone Culture Council, Fast Company Executive Board, Business Journals Leadership Trust, and YEC, a council for the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs.

Who You Are

We seek seasoned Freelance Reporters/Writers to craft exclusive, actionable content for our new media platforms serving business and thought leaders across the globe. Candidates should demonstrate a keen understanding of the challenges and opportunities confronting executives today, be comfortable and proficient in interviewing time-challenged sources, and have a knack for eliciting and conveying tangible insights in plain English. We expect clean, accurate, trusted material -- delivered on deadline. You’ll have the opportunity to tackle assignments across a variety of brands and industries such as cannabis, entertainment, media, and human resources.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize, report and craft original content for a new website and email newsletter (and potentially other platforms) that will attract and engage business and thought leaders
  • Interview leaders and difference-makers -- CEOs, HR execs, authors and speakers -- in different industries, in different regions, with different revenues, with different employee bases to appreciate what’s really driving today’s senior executives and to source your content
  • Curate, update and/or rebuild top-performing content to maintain search rankings and re-engage readers; likewise, replicate successful content franchises across industries and other audience segments
  • Identify sources of valuable data and other assets that can feed exclusive databases and other digital tools/resources across our media platforms

Qualifications

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience reporting and writing for business or trade media on assignment. Experience contributing to email newsletters a plus
  • Sharp interviewing skills
  • Familiarity (if not fluency) with topics such as executive compensation, executive travel, employee and customer communication, growing a business, and other critical concerns
  • Skilled at editorial search-engine optimization (SEO)
  • Adept at mining analytics platforms to identify opportunities for new or updated content with greater potential for success
  • Proven ability to work with editors, other writers, product teams, and designers to develop and deliver trusted, uniquely engaging content on deadline
  • Ready to thrive in a fast-moving startup environment

How To Apply

Please send your cover letter, resume, and links to bylined content to robert.long@community.co

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for this role and responsibilities may change at any time.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

At Community.co, we are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to promote inclusiveness in everything we do. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Community.co is also committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and see. We will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.