Freelance Writer for SmartBrief

The Job —  Freelance Writer for SmartBriefpencil-pusher-1235996-m

Location —  Work at home, advertised in Washington D.C.

Job Responsibilities —  From the SmartBrief job description:

Can you condense a complex article in two sentences?

Can you meet multiple daily deadlines?

SmartBrief is seeking freelance writers to help create daily e-mail newsletters across multiple industries, including media, health care, education, energy and food & beverage.

– Search the Web to locate news articles and other information sources of interest to senior executives.

– Select and summarize online articles, studies and other information for use in e-mail publications.

– Use online publishing tools to create e-mail newsletters and other content.


– Proven writing skills. (A timed test is given)

-Ability to write quickly and accurately on deadline.

-Sophisticated understanding of how to find news and information on the Web.

– Knowledge of Associated Press style.

-Facility for using online publishing tools.

– Strong interpersonal and communications skills.

-Proven record of sharing responsibilities and managing multiple projects/deadlines simultaneously.

Schedule —  Overnights, or earlier than 5AM.  Will be 2-4 hours per day.

Employee or Contract — Contract.

Compensation — Negotiable.

Benefits — None advertised on the job listing.

More Information — Review and apply by visiting the SmartBrief job page.