Freelance Auto Content Writer

Marketing

Freelance
Job Location: Remote

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Description

System1 is a large Internet company with many content sites, including leading how-to site HowStuffWorks.com and auto site Autoversed.com. We are currently looking for freelance writers to produce high-quality, engaging, and highly shareable content.

This is a freelance writing role, with the potential for it to be an ongoing project. The ideal candidate has proven experience creating unique, accurate, informative, and engaging written content as well as an understanding of what images work well in digital content. They also possess great attention to detail and can reliably meet strict deadlines. Additionally, they have expertise in auto writing, and they are excited to flex their car trivia muscles. To participate in this ongoing project, the candidate will need to use our proprietary CMS and create an account on a separate platform for payment processing.

The Role You Will Have

  • Research and write original, accurate, impactful, and entertaining content
  • Craft highly shareable and attention-grabbing copy
  • Write content on a wide variety of topics for diverse audiences on multiple sites
  • Meet regular submission deadlines

What You Will Bring

  • BA/BS degree in journalism/news media, creative writing, or a related field
  • Familiarity with viral Web content and the components of copy and images that make content viral
  • 2-4 years experience as a professional writer, content developer, or technical writer with proven communication skills
  • 2-4 years experience writing auto content, or 5 years working in the auto industry
  • Experience writing professional online content
  • Incredible attention to detail and intolerance for errors
  • Familiarity with AP style
  • Ability to manage your own workload effectively, whether it's quick turnarounds or longer-term projects
  • Proficient in Google Sheets
  • Experience working with a CMS

To Apply

  • Please send your resume and 2 professional writing samples to freelance@system1.com with the subject line "Social Publishing Auto Content Writer Application"
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