Job Opportunity for Writers: 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.

This post was last updated on June 25, 2020.  Please note that we’re also hiring for other positions (https://www.fluentu.com/blog/jobs-at-fluentu/). 

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

Click here to fill out the application

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