We're looking for passionate, amazing people to join our team. We're currently hiring for the following positions:
As the managing editor of Howchoo, you will assume ownership of the entire content pipeline, from content planning and ideation, through content creation, and to content distribution. You will be responsible for managing Howchoo’s full-time writing staff and a group of freelance writers. As Howchoo grows, you will be responsible for helping build a team of motivated staff writers. The main focus of the role will be helping Howchoo scale its content and content strategy. Another focus of the position will be managing content for our syndicate partners.
Duties and Responsibilities
Use SEO and market research to help Howchoo build out content in existing topic areas as well as new topic areas.
Create awesome, SEO-rich content regularly for publication.
Help complete and enforce Howchoo’s brand and style guidelines.
Act as a liaison between Howchoo owners and the team of writers.
Develop a strategy to keep freelance writers motivated and happy.
Foster an environment of inclusiveness for our writers.
Edit content from the writing staff and move the content through the pipeline.
Provide constructive feedback to the writers that help them grow and improve their guides and articles.
Use analytics (Google Analytics) to evaluate the success of content build-outs and make recommendations to help improve it.
Utilize SEO strategies to improve content visibility.
Own Howchoo’s internal linking strategy and create a backlinking strategy.
Stay abreast of SEO trends.
Experience managing a team of writers, including hiring new writers.
Experience tracking content and monitoring content performance.
Interest in tech and tech-related topics.
Experience writing digital content (attach a link to content portfolio).
Eagerness to learn more about SEO.
Experience with Jira or another project management system.
Experience using Google Analytics.
Experience using SEMRush or another SEO tool.
Experience helping a website scale content.
Likes DIY projects and is willing to write guides about them.
Having a hobby of any kind.
Do you have a hobby you just can't shut up about? Do you love to hack and want to share it with the world? Howchoo is looking for freelance writers to contribute to our growing community!
Experience writing in a clear and concise manner
Highly organized and able to clearly break down complicated tasks into logical steps
Passion for and knowledge of technology
Preferred (nice to have, but not required)
Relevant degree in writing
Knowledge of SEO best practices
Experience with photography and photo selection
Experience with Jira