Freelance Online Content Writer

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ElderBranch
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ElderBranch seeks a creative part-time content writer to research and write articles on various issues impacting seniors. The content writing role would include various aspects of the editorial process from prospecting for new article ideas, to conducting interviews with various health and policy experts, to writing articles incorporating those interviews and other primary research.

Beyond content creation, the role requires aspects of web marketing such as optimizing the written content for online effectiveness in search rankings and traffic and interfacing with public relations and other outlets to maximize content value.

The ideal candidate for this position should have an ability to synthesize academic research and translate that content into copy that is clear and concise for the average reader. Additionally, the candidate should be comfortable interviewing experts such as academic researchers, healthcare practitioners and policy makers across various levels of government.

Job Qualifications-Bachelor’s degree (completed or in process) from a leading undergraduate school-Preferred majors include journalism, communications, public relations, marketing, English or a related field-Relevant professional writing and editing experience-Excellent written and oral communication skills-Highly organized and detail-oriented-Ability to think creatively and strategically-Additional Information-Flexible / work from home-Competitive compensation-10-20 hours per week-Open-ended duration

ElderBranch OverviewElderBranch is an online information portal that helps people find and evaluate long-term care providers such as nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Additionally, the platform provides rich blog content including articles, studies and resources related to senior care issues. ElderBranch is headquartered in New York, NY and can be found online at www.elderbranch.com.

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Please send resume, cover letter and 600-800 word writing sample to resume@elderbranch.com