District Media, Inc. seeks an avid writer and personal finance enthusiast to join our content team on a part time basis. We are looking for someone to produce unique and compelling blog posts that focus on the topical concerns of everyday people’s experience with personal finance. The candidate’s primary job will be to blog with District Media, Inc. at www.cleverdude.com.
Desired qualifications are:
Knowledge of personal finance, debt, cars, credit cards, grocery deals and related topics.
Personal experience with web publishing, content management systems and blogging are preferred. Knowledge of Wordpress highly desired.
Active consumer of personal finance or frugal living related publications.
Experience with personal finance and demonstrated expertise in saving money and investing.
Strong writing and editorial skills.
Creative flair and willingness to experiment; flexibility amid changes in product direction.
Patience with others joined with the ability to get things done collectively in a startup environment.
Openess to feedback and/or constructive criticism.
Strong research skills.
Compensation is approximately $25 dollars per 300 – 500 word article at a rate of approximately 6-8 articles per month.
To maintain continuity with the current editorial perspective of the site, preference will be given to applicants who write from a frugal stand point. Applicants with English as their first language are preferred.
(1) A quick email of one or two paragraphs describing the reason for your interest
(2) Links to your recent investment writing and Web presence, if any
(3) Your resume as an attachment or a link to your LinkedIn profile
For immediate consideration contact James Hendrickson at firstname.lastname@example.org.