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News Writer & Editor

Social Sweethearts


1 week ago

Job type: Contract

Remote (Germany)

Hiring from: Germany

Category: Writing


We are a digital media and games company. On a daily basis, we reach millions of users with our content, projects and games, such as apost.com the Nametests Instant Game on Facebook. We are a creative team pursuing our mission to “make people smile”; we are committed to entertaining people and aim to inspire their world.

We use the latest technology in order to be highly adaptive. Combined with our agile spirit and great teamwork, this allows us to achieve:

  • More than 500 million people who played our games
  • More than 120 million fans on Facebook
  • Content and mini-games translated into more than 40 different languages

The Social Sweethearts are looking for passionate and dynamic colleagues who would like to join us in continuing to create a more colorful world.

Become a part of the team as a Remote News Writer & Editor (m/f/d) on a remote basis, and take the following responsibilities:

  • Edit and write English high-quality content and articles, in positive language
  • Research and identify stories in the field of human interest, lifestyle, celebrity news and other positive and emotional trends and topics
  • Report on stories and events, ask for permissions and conduct interviews where needed
  • Verify the factual validity of your stories, events, and content in general
  • Become part of a global editorial team, covering different time zones and a multitude of backgrounds, and join the full editorial process to ensure 24/7 content production as a team

 

Requirements

  • Strong experience in Journalism, e.g. university degree in Journalism or similar
  • Strong experience in writing and editing online content, such as online magazines, news agencies, blogs, or similar
  • Strong experience in the field of Social Media content, especially Facebook
  • Ability to deliver high quality content under tight deadline pressure
  • Ideally, basic image editing skills, utilizing e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign or similar
  • Ideally, first experience with modern CMS like Wordpress or similar
  • Ideally, first experience with modern project management tools such as Trello or Asana
  • Previous experience in the field of trending news is a big plus
  • English native, with flawless punctuation, spelling and grammar is a must

 

Benefits

  • Friendly, collegiate atmosphere with colleagues who complement one another with their skills
  • Down-to-earth founders and management, who understand their role as servant leaders
  • With an English office language, we are an international and diverse team with people from all over the world
  • Active input on products that are used and downloaded globally by tens of millions of users
  • Emphasis on a healthy work-life balance, flexible working hours
  • Focus on knowledge sharing and cross-team-collaboration, with opportunities to share experience with one another

Before you apply, please check if any restrictions apply in terms of time zone or country.

This job has a geo-restriction in place: Germany.

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