Photography Blogger
A rapidly-growing Manhattan based media company is seeking a regular blog contributor to produce editorially directed content of interest to photographers. Our audience ranges from serious amateurs to semi-professional, so while this position does not require a highly technical writer it does necessitate a deep knowledge and passion for photography.

The role will consist of regular writing assignments as directed by the blog editor, with opportunity over time for topical input from the blogger. The blogger will be responsible for creating an extremely well written, clear, topically directed and SEO-optimized blog post and (when necessary) a single revision of the post at the direction of the blog editor. Once final approval from the editor is received, the blogger will be responsible for publishing the post in the WordPress CRM.

All posts must contribute to furthering the blog’s editorial mission: “Helping photographers find success on their own terms - artistically, technically and financially ”. The blog features a strong selection of do-it-yourself (or “DIY”) focused content.

Requirements:
  • Excellent writing ability
  • Intimate knowledge of photography equipment, techniques and industry
  • Previous experience writing blog content, ideally using WordPress
  • An understanding of SEO optimized blog content and how to write “web-friendly” content
  • Strong internet research skills to support content creation
  • Ability to create 300-600 word posts up to three times a day, Monday through Friday, reliably delivering on deadline

An ideal candidate will possess an ability and desire to promote the blog through strong connections in photography community on the web and a personal social media presence.

This job is compensated on a flat fee, per post basis. The starting rate is $5-$10 per post, based on track record in photography industry, writing ability, web-savvy, personal notoriety and ability to drive traffic to blog content.

As reliability, talent and traffic are proven, a traffic-based revenue incentives may be offered. Our top blog contributors are expected to make thousands of dollars a month in exchange for a commitment to regular posts and traffic driving.

Interested parties should send a cover letter summarizing your blog writing experience, resume, links to any current web-presence, social media stats and a photography related blog post writing sample to Sophia Betz – sbetz [at] magnetmediafilms.com
Posted: 2010-01-25
Location: Global
Environment: Home-Based
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