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Job Title: Freelance Writer

Job Summary: We are seeking a talented Freelance Writer to create engaging and informative content for our clients. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of SEO and be able to write in a variety of styles and tones to meet the needs of different audiences.


  • Research and write high-quality articles, blog posts, and other content for our clients
  • Ensure all content is optimized for SEO and meets our clients' specific requirements
  • Collaborate with our team to develop content strategies and ideas
  • Edit and proofread content to ensure accuracy and readability
  • Meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously


  • Proven experience as a Freelance Writer or similar role
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Strong understanding of SEO and how to optimize content for search engines
  • Ability to write in a variety of styles and tones to meet the needs of different audiences
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent time-management skills and ability to meet deadlines

Education: Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or a related field

Location: This is a remote position, so the candidate can be located anywhere in the world.

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Application Process: To apply, please submit your resume, writing samples, and a cover letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for this position.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Freelance Writer

What is the best way to find and hire a Freelance Writer near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Freelance Writer applicants. Employers posting their Freelance Writer job on Indeed get about 11 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Freelance Writer applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Freelance Writer are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 9 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 11 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Freelance Writer positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Freelance Writer role?
SMS has 83% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Freelance Writer job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Freelance Writers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 152% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Freelance Writer applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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