180Vita Ltd is looking to fill a position of a Journalistic writer for our leading poker web sites.
General qualifications needed:
• Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English language
• Very good knowledge of computers, including MS Office package and Google Docs, knowing your way around search engines and social media (Facebook / Twitter)
• Creativity and ability to find new and interesting topics
• Willingness to learn
• Flexibility and ability to work under pressure or over time when necessary
• Receptiveness to constructive criticism
• Good knowledge of poker and poker related topics
Having some previous experience, working for an online media site on a similar position, is not a prerequisite but is an advantage.
From our writers we are expecting to write several articles a week pertaining to relevant topics. Type of articles that you will be doing can be found on one of our web sites [url removed, login to view] We will provide the necessary assistance and training in terms of where to find the relevant information, but it will be a part of your job too to monitor these pages and suggest good stories to publish.
We are also interested in writers who stay on top of poker media, with a good sense of humor, an opinion and who have a good eye for embedding media in content i.e. Tweets, FB Posts and so forth.
Applying for the position
You can apply by sending in your CV and your custom made cover letter. Applications without cover letter will not be taken into consideration.
Apart from this, you will also need to send in a few sample articles. You are free to choose a topic as long as it relates to poker and current news from poker world. One thing to have in mind is that your articles will be checked for originality. Although we will often write about things other sites are writing as well, it is the imperative for our articles to have a flavor of originality and a few informations more than others.
As a freelancer, you will be working from home and send us your articles via Google Docs. There are no mandatory working hours, but if you take some topic to do, it has to be done in next 24 hours or sooner if it is urgent article. Serious and responsible approach is expected. You will be paid by your word count between $0.03-$0.05 with bonuses at the end of a month.
If you believe you have what it takes and willing to be a part of an already strong and developing media company and build your career, this is a great opportunity. Selected candidates will be contacted and asked for more sample articles. These articles are required to show your writing and research skills. They will be used for evaluation purposes only and your work will not be published or abused by the company.