Steady freelance work that pays on time! Food and beverage site Daily Meal is looking for enthusiastic, hard-working freelance writers to join our team. Ideal candidates have at least three years of experience writing content for print or the web with a focus on food and beverage content similar to Daily Meal. We are looking for creative individuals who are self-sufficient and versatile. These positions are work-from-home with flexible, stable hours. Location does not matter; U.S. and international candidates are encouraged to apply.
About Daily Meal
Whether you’re dining in or dining out, Daily Meal is your ultimate go-to source for recipes, entertaining ideas, and all the hottest food news. We’re serving up easy weeknight dinner recipes, party menus, and kitchen tips from experts you trust, along with all the details you need to stock your pantry with products you’ll love. And when you need a night away from the kitchen, we’ve got the scoop on the restaurant scene. Daily Meal has everything you need to make the most of every meal.
News Writer Responsibilities:
- Claim news and evergreen article topics from a selection of assignments
- Pitch relevant and timely news stories related to the site’s areas of coverage
- Research and write 300- to 900-word articles in a custom CMS
- Write content on a quick turnaround as applicable
- Follow our style guide, editorial strategy, and publishing standards to uphold quality of content
What We Offer:
- Compensation: $21 per hour
- Reliable payment: we pay on time, twice a month
- Flexible scheduling: you choose the days and hours you work
- Fully remote: you can work from anywhere in the world
- Excellent exposure: Static Media’s sites receive more than 170 million monthly visitors and our content is syndicated via SmartNews, Apple News+, MSN, and Yahoo
- Minimum three years editorial experience writing and/or editing
- Experience with building content in a CMS
How To Apply:
To apply for this job, please submit the following materials:
- Your resume
- A letter of intent
- Three professional writing samples similar to the content we share on Daily Meal (attach these in a PDF or provide links in your cover letter — if providing links in your cover letter, please list full URLs separately rather than linking over the body text of your cover letter)
Applications missing any of these elements will not be considered.
All content on Static Media’s sites is written entirely by humans. While we understand AI-written content is becoming prevalent, any articles submitted using AI during the hiring process will not be considered.
We believe representation matters at Static Media and strongly encourage people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, those with disabilities, and individuals from other underrepresented groups to apply.