We are searching for the ideal candidate who has a degree in journalism, communications or related field, is tech savvy, has experience in media and is able to provide accurate, comprehensive, highly detailed content in the form of eBooks. You must possess the ability to turn technical copy into easy to understand and interesting to read content with attention-grabbing SEO-friendly headlines, explanations, graphics, screenshots and links.
Komando.com is the homepage for The Kim Komando Show, the nation's largest talk-radio show about everything digital. It broadcasts every weekend on more than 450 radio stations in the U.S. and internationally on the American Forces Radio Network. Kim's weekly column appears nationally in USA Today, Fox News Digital and in more than 100 daily newspapers. We send more than 12 million newsletters each week. We also produce books, consumer buying guides, podcasts and videos.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Freelance eBook Writer’s responsibility is to produce high quality written content for Kim Komando’s Club members who follow Kim’s advice and rely on expert content. The eBooks will be ghost-written and provide in-depth understanding of various topics.
The ideal candidate should have a keen knowledge or background in tech and be able to express that knowledge in a conversational writing style. This position is not for beginners. Must submit samples of prior eBooks written to be considered.
Research and pitch eBook tech topics relevant to the Komando brand and valuable to komando.com readers
Write eBooks for topics provided related to technology
Ghost-write detailed content between 5,000 and 10,000 words per eBook
Ability to identify visual/graphic support to complete the eBook
Build the outline of the eBook with chapters and beef up each chapter with details and supporting research including links from Komando.com where applicable
This Position Requires:
Background in content writing and strategy
Compelling story-telling ability
Engaging headline writing
Working understanding of SEO techniques
Skills and Specifications:
Demonstrated professional-level skills in consumer writing and reporting, translating complex information into easy to understand
Writing well-researched and accurate content is a must
Interest in, knowledge of and an on-going curiosity and passion for consumer electronics and trends in the digital space
Experience covering the digital/electronics industry
Ability to work collaboratively in fast-paced, team-oriented diverse environment
Ability to accept direction and constructive criticism
Ability to produce content quickly, calmly, accurately and proficiently under multiple deadlines
Experience writing for website, radio and newsletters
Education and Qualification:
Bachelor's Degree in journalism, communications or related curriculum preferred
Minimum 3+ years of professional writing experience in publishing environment
Excellent grammar and impeccable spelling required
Familiar with AP and Mervin Block writing styles
In addition to your resume, please submit links to current writing samples including eBooks that you have written previously. If you are experienced in the above mentioned skills and want to start a great career with WestStar, Apply Online Today!
This is a freelance position and compensation will be agreed upon at the time assignments are made.
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