Freelance Writers - Content Studio, Sault Ste. Marie

This is a remote role Contract

We are currently seeking talented and motivated freelance writers to work with Village Media’s Content Studio in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, to write engaging and community-focused branded content. The right candidate will be results-driven, deadline-oriented, have an aptitude for client service and a flair for creative storytelling on a diverse range of topics.

 

Our brand journalists:

  • Know how to capture relevant details, quotes and descriptions and communicate the in an engaging way

  • Enjoy and are comfortable interviewing subject matter experts to get the information upon which to build a story

  • Can follow a particular writing style/format

  • Have a deep knowledge of writing conventions and are committed to accuracy

  • Know how to fact check and qualify claims with supporting information/links

  • Can incorporate brand messaging into a story seamlessly

  • Have exceptional writing skills and an understanding of SEO

  • Familiarity with the community of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario is a must

You should have:

  • A degree or diploma in writing or a related field

  • Superior language, writing and editing skills

  • The ability to follow a structured approach and meet deadlines

  • A willingness to collaborate on story ideas

  • Strong organizational and editing skills

  • An understanding of the content marketing space

Have experience writing on a specific topic or within a certain vertical (finance, automotive, cannabis, home improvement, etc.)? We'd love to hear about it! Village Media partners with a diverse range of clients that could benefit from your expertise. 

 

About Village Media

 

Village Media is an ever-expanding network of local news and community websites. We focus on providing local stories written by local journalists in the communities we serve. In addition to local news, our sites offer weather, events, obituaries and a wide range of community information. We are proud members of the cities where we operate. We support local events and charitable causes and recognize our neighbours’ achievements.  We are more than just news: Village Media is all about community.

 

Village Media is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion among our staff, volunteers, programs, and partners. We encourage applicants of diverse abilities, backgrounds, and life experiences to apply. If you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact hr@villagemedia.ca.


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