Job Title: Freelance Commerce Health and Wellness Writer
Job Type: Freelance
Digital Trends is on the hunt for a freelance Health & Wellness writer to join the Commerce Team’s vertical site, The Angle. The ideal candidate would spread the word on all the latest fitness, outdoor, workout and health trends to shop. This would also include topics such as nail care, vitamins, and self care. They would curate guides on must-have products for men and women, and make strong purchasing recommendations. We’re looking for someone who lives and breathes healthy mind and body tips.
The right candidate already has experience writing about health and wellness (at least a handful of how-to-style or best-of articles under their belt), time to contribute a minimum of five articles per week, and the desire to learn and adapt to the way Digital Trends does things. This is a part-time freelance role; however, we would like it to become a consistent, long-term working relationship if we're satisfied with your work.
What You'll Do:
Create evergreen content such as reviews, gift guides, and roundups
Produce evergreen content informing our readers where to shop sales and deals
Update existing evergreen content to ensure that it's kept up to date and current at all times
Report on new releases from popular brands that our audience responds to
Cover big sale events such as Prime Day and Black Friday
Be on the lookout for exciting new coverage opportunities to pitch
What We Require:
Broad knowledge of and interest in health and wellness
College degree in journalism or related field preferred.
1-2 years of editorial experience required.
Knowledge of AP style.
Excellent writing and editing skills; ability to write in a style that is interesting to the core audience.
Excellent organizational and administrative skills and attention to detail.
Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively and meet deadlines.
Experience working with web content management systems (WordPress preferred).
An eye for creating and optimizing commerce-focused stories.
Submit the following info:
Your background, your areas of interest/experience in health and wellness, and your availability.
Resume with relevant entertainment/streaming writing or journalism experience.
Writing samples: Send three published clips of your writing (must be related to health and wellness).
Other relevant links: Add a link to your LinkedIn profile or online portfolio.