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Freelance Content Writer

Posted Oct 26

Continu
Headquarters: San Francisco
www.continu.co

We’re looking for a Freelance Content Writer to join our team. As a freelance Content Writer at Continu, you’ll contribute to our blog, marketing websites and social channels on a regular basis.


About Us
At Continu, we build beautiful Learning Software for modern companies. Our product is used by some of the world's best brands, to engage and develop their employees.

About You
As a freelance Content Writer for Continu, you should have the following skills and experience:

  • You’re a great storyteller and can write catchy subject lines and copy to engage a user's attention
  • You know the basic principles of SEO including on-page keyword optimization, inter-linking to other articles and other SEO best practices.
  • You are great at sourcing imagery that doesn’t look like a stock website
  • You explain topics in a way that can be understood by both a 15 year old and a 55 year old
  • You have a business-oriented mindset. You know what customers want and you’ll empower them with the best knowledge on a select topic
  • Have experience with content marketing
  • Accountable - If a deadline has been set on an article, we expect you to deliver by then. If you can’t deliver on time, we expect you to let us know before-hand v/s informing us on the date of the deadline that the article has been delayed
  • Self-motivated - you’ll come to us with more content ideas and how to improve the blog and marketing copy

Bonus Points
  • Has prior experience working in or with a SaaS company
  • Have experience using tools like Canva to create blog graphics
  • You’re well-connected with other writers and executives

What You’ll Do
  • Contribute both long and medium form articles to our blog
  • Interview customers and thought leaders for our in-depth interview series
  • Write SEO optimized content aligned to specific keywords 
  • Optimize your work for search
  • Write content with a high readability score, suitable for all ages
  • Build internal links to related content to assist with SEO
  • Source images and diagrams for your articles where applicable

Tools We Use
You should have a strong working proficiency with all of these tools:

  • Wordpress
  • Yoast SEO Wordpress plugin
  • Google Docs
  • Trello
  • Slack

How to Apply
Please supply us with the following items:

  • A short cover letter explaining why you want to work with us
  • Up to date copy of your Resume
  • A link to your online portfolio or samples of your best work

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Apply for this position

Please supply us with the following items to work@continu.co - A short cover letter explaining why you want to work with us. | Up to date copy of your Resume. | A link to your online portfolio or samples of your best work