[url removed, login to view] is looking for a brilliant, experienced and committed copywriter to join our dynamic team and who is:
- very passionate about and experience in researching and creating kickass, interesting, engaging and helpful content
- who can write about careers, fashion and work-life balance/wellness for time-poor businesswomen and female entrepreneurs
- extremely organised and reliable (aka can juggle a lot of moving pieces with ease!)
- who "gets" social media (in particular Instagram & Facebook)
- who has the ability to write in the Iris Lillian tone of voice
- who preferably has a blog of their own (not required though)
- who is looking to be part of a team and who is happy to commit to a longer term contract (12 months plus) down the track.
The role is for two articles per week of 500-800 words and proof-reading up to 2 articles per week. There is a possibility for written articles to expand to 3-4 articles per week and potentially some copywriting for social media channels.
While it is not a requirement that you are based near us (Hong Kong), it would be a bonus so we can occasionally meet up face to face (Skype of course works too).
Your motto is "I live to write!”
You are a content ninja, who can compose a witty and on-brand articles with your eyes shut.
You are fast, accurate and fantastic at using the resources available to you to find the latest, information, on workwear, current trends relating to women in the workplace, fashion and wellness relevant to Iris Lillian readers.
You are the kind of person who is always on the look-out for the next interesting thing to help busy women make the most of their spare time.
You are the kind of person who only needs to be shown something once (tops twice if it is complicated), or told something once and I can trust that it will just be done.
You are friendly, and personable, and a great sense of humour would be a bonus.
You are a real team player, but also able to work independently and self-sufficiently when needed.
Someone with a real can-do attitude.
You have A-grade skills and previous experience in content writing, grammar, spelling, Wordpress.
You understand how to optimise copy for Search Engine Optimisation purposes on Wordpress.
You have a really fun, accessible written tone and a killer eye for content that pops and is relevant for the Iris Lillian market.
Fast & accurate with top shelf attention to detail.
You possess a healthy amount of initiative and common sense!
You must have access to reliable Internet from home.
Timing & Availability & Compensation:
US$15-25 per article depending on experience.
There is the possibility of more articles being required for the right candidate.
This is a paid role.
To start immediately.
How to apply:
Please email with details of the following:
Subject: I am your Content Queen
Then send a brief email that includes the following:
STEP 1 - Please shoot a short video introduction of yourself, upload it to Youtube & send me the link including:
A - A quick intro to you and relevant career experience.
B - One funny and little known fact about yourself.
STEP 2 - Please provide details of two recent professional references.
STEP 3 - Please send through your webpage, links to three recent articles you have written, and Instagram profile link.
Step 4: completed questions below
I can’t wait to hear from you!
Iris Lillian Application Questions
Your name *
Your email *
Phone number + Skype username *
How long have you been writing for? *
Why do you love to write? *
Have you ever worked in the corporate world or in a business? In what capacity? *
Do you or have you ever run your own business? *
What three subjects are you most interested in out of the following: *
Career – Fashion – Budgeting – Health – Work-life balance – Politics – Entrepreneurship – Women in Business – Female Empowerment - Travel – Food – Entertainment
What are your three favourite newspapers/magazines/online platforms which you read most often?
Do you have any social media copy writing experience?
Are you a blogger yourself?
Have blogged in the past?
If you do have / have had a blog, please tell us about it below
Please provide an example of when you worked well under pressure. What was the situation and how did you respond? *
Please provide an example of where you communicated well during a sticky situation. What happened and how did you respond? *
How do you manage your own time, prioritise, be resourceful and hold yourself accountable? *
Please provide an example of where you went above and beyond to put a smile on someone's face. What was the situation and how did you wow them? *
What do you LOVE to do? *
What is your favourite Beyonce song? *
What is your favourite Iris Lillian article and why? *
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you? *
When are you able to begin? *