Experienced Web Content Writer

DiscoverNEPA is seeking a highly-motivated writing professional with three to five years of experience to join our Creative Team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Produce well-researched content for online publication
  • Follow an editorial calendar to ensure timely completion of assignments
  • Collaborate and propose ideas for themes, projects, stories, and contests
  • Work closely with the Creative Team in developing long-term and day-to-day content strategy to drive traffic to the website and social media channels
  • Monitor and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) to inform decisions
  • Use search engine optimization (SEO) strategies in writing to maximize search results
  • Write and format e-newsletters
  • Cover and report on special events
  • Perform website maintenance tasks as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • Proven record of excellent writing demonstrated in a professional portfolio
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small but dedicated team and make decisions collaboratively
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Possess a talent for storytelling and promoting a wide range of amenities and events in Northeastern Pennsylvania
  • Must be a self-starter with a commitment to excellence
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency and purpose
  • Possess a high level of creativity, attention to detail, and strong time management skills

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field with proven writing skills
  • A minimum of three years professional writing experience, web content writing preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and receptive to feedback
  • Strong understanding of SEO best practices
  • Experience using WordPress or Drupal

 

Professional writing examples must be included at the time of application.

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