[Closed] Job Opportunity: Reach Millions of Passionate Language Learners by Creating and Revamping Blog Content

Title: Staff Writer
Compensation: Competitive hourly rate
Location: Anywhere, remote
Employment Type: Part time or full time

Are you in love with learning or teaching languages?

Do you want your writing to make an impact on a huge audience?

Would you like to be part of a team of top-notch language bloggers?

Our blog posts reach millions of readers, and our goal is to create the best language learning blogs anywhere.

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Interested in making a big, positive impact while working flexibly from home? Join our remote team, get 1% better each day, and help us help the world communicate.

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This job might be for you if you:

  • enjoy the stability of an hourly rate
  • like being able to set your hours and work from home
  • don’t like drumming up new business or chasing down clients
  • like having a dependable, reliable stream of work
  • are tired of working on one-off projects that don’t build up to anything meaningful
  • like working in a collaborative environment
  • want to make the world a better place
  • are comfortable with a fast-changing environment
  • love experimentation and exercising your creativity

You should NOT take this job if you:

  • are just looking for another client to add to your list of clients
  • dislike hourly rates and prefer flat/per-word rates
  • like following instructions and being told what to do
  • don’t like needing to come up with ideas
  • are not comfortable in a fast-changing environment
  • don’t have a real interest or experience in languages

ABOUT US

FluentU is an online education company that helps people learn languages with real-world videos, including movie trailers, music videos, news and inspiring talks. We have a website, iOS app (usually in the top 20-50 grossing iOS education apps) and Android app. Founded in 2011, we’re a profitable, stable company with long-term focus, and we’re proudly self-funded.

We get 5 million visitors per month on our blogs and have 100,000+ people on our email list.

We’re a 100% distributed/remote team. Here’s a little bit more about how we work:

  • Your workday is flexible—you decide where and when you work (as long as you get everything done on time!)
  • Most of our communication is text-based
  • We believe in continuous improvement and are constantly looking for better ways to get things done: Opinions and input are always welcome and encouraged
  • We offer constructive feedback and opportunities for growth to every team member

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a staff writer, you will work collaboratively with blog editors, fellow staff writers and other members of the FluentU blog marketing team to complete a variety of writing tasks across our network of language blogs, including:

  • Writing new blog posts
  • Revamping historical blog content to improve its accuracy, freshness and off-page/on-page performance
  • Writing content variations for A/B tests
  • Creating strategic copy for infographics, CTAs and other blog marketing materials

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1 year+ of experience with at least one of the following languages:
    • Mandarin Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Russian, English
    • intermediate language level or better is ideal
    • experience living abroad is a plus
  • eager to guide our readers through all aspects of language learning—from grammar walkthroughs to study tips, favorite language apps—and to share your personal experiences
  • capable of writing crisp and clear copy at the level of a native English speaker
  • capable of adapting your writing style based on audience/objective, and master our “friendly expert” tone/voice
  • tech-savvy (familiarity with WordPress and Asana is a bonus)
  • a self-starter who can get your work done without someone checking in on you all the time

HOW TO APPLY

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