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Freelance Writer

3+ months agoRemote

At HomeAdvisor, we are revolutionizing the way that every American homeowner improves and maintains their home. We do this by creating digital products and experiences to help hundreds of millions of homeowners connect with talented service professionals to get work done. We are a two-sided marketplace that is reimagining how people care for and improve their homes while also nurturing growth of independent small businesses. As #1 in the Home services category, our tremendous scale is the launchpad to boundless inventions in technology and product!

The Content & Editorial team at HomeAdvisor is loo king for experienced Freelance Writers to join our growing network of contributors. We're building best-in-class digital conte nt to help our users learn how to improve and take care of their homes.

This is a freelance position and we are only accepting US-based hires at this time.

As a freelance writer for HomeAdvisor, you will work with the Content & Editorial team to create and update engaging, informative articles on home topics including home repair and renovations, plumbing, electrical, interior/exterior home painting, landscaping and more.

Freelance writers will receive content briefs that contain details about each assignment, including priority keywords, suggested headlines and meta data, subheadings, as well as general voice and tone guidelines and other best practices. Writers will be responsible for implementing changes based on feedback from Content Editors.

Content properties you will write for including, but not limited to:

Responsibilities will include:
  • Writ ing 10-20 articles per month, submitting articles throughout the month to meet deadlines .
  • I ncorporat ing edits, up to two rounds , in order to meet publishing expectations and deadlines.
  • Coordinat ing with Content Project Manager and Content Editors for assignments and feedback .
  • Writing content that upholds HomeAdvisor's brand voice/tone, grammatical and factual accuracy, readability, and expertise , authority and trust.
  • Writing content that satisfies user intent by being insightful, useful, relevant, engaging and ultimately more helpful than any other content online .
  • Performing i n-depth research and cross-referencing of all online resources to ensure content is factually correct and original.
  • Ensuring all written content free of grammatical errors prior to publication.
  • Recording time or projects accurately, submitting itemized invoices in a timely manner and following up on payment, as needed, directly with our Accounts Payable department.

  • Demonstrable track record of writing content for the web and a passion for creating content.
  • SEO knowledge and experience required.
  • 2+ years of experience with creating and/or editing content for the web.
  • Experience with Grammarly, Google Docs or other editing tools preferred.
  • Familiarity with project management tools such as a plus .
  • A degree in English, Communications, Creative Writing, Journalism or a related degree preferred, but equivalent experience will be seriously considered.
  • Experience writing for home, lifestyle , real estate and/ or construction markets pre ferred .

Compensation & Benefits:
  • The salary band for this position ranges from $0.10 - $0.20 per word, commensurate with experience and performance.
  • This is a freelance position and is not eligible for company benefits

HomeAdvisor is the self-contained operating business of ANGI Homeservices (NASDAQ: ANGI), a federation of spirited technology companies that build for a better economy. In 2017, Angie's List and HomeAdvisor combined to create the world's largest Homeservices marketplace. We love the software that we invent, the millions of service professionals whom we empower and the hundreds of millions of homeowners whose lives we beautify. As a purposeful technology company, we foster a culture of collaboration, and nurture growth through innovation. We are proud to be recognized as a Top Workplace in Denver for 6 years and counting!

Job ID: HomeAdvisor-5071392002