Spring is bursting out and Seattle's Child is hiring!
Spring is fast approaching and Seattle's Child is having a growth spurt! We are seeking the best and the brightest to join us in a number of areas of the business.
If interested in any of the positions below, please send an email that serves as a cover letter explaining why you are suited for the job and attach a resume. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Things to Do Website Editor
The Job: Responsible for all content in the Things to Do section at seattleschild.com. Includes updating, assigning and writing content as well as posting on website and selecting content for newsletters.
Qualifications: Must be knowledgeable and insatiably curious about fun things to do with kids ages 14 and under in the greater Seattle area, as well as a stickler for detail and accuracy and a fast, experienced writer with a friendly tone. In addition, our most desirable canidate will have experience assigning and editing content as well as is ability to use a CMS to upload website content and SM to promote content. Willingness to do regular research with young reviewers (most likely your own kids) is essential.
Hours/Pay: Pay will be competitive and based on candidate's job experience. Position is half-time and work hours are self-determined. You'll work out of a virtual office.
Website Staff Writer
The Job: Seattle's Child is seeking an experienced journalist to be our website staff writer available on short notice to write both short and longer pieces for all sections of the website except Things to Do with the Kids. The job consists of both seeking out interesting topics and handling assignments as well as posting content on the site in a timely fashion. Must be available for occasional next-day or same day turn-around as well as updating and editing of current content. Excellent opportunity for journalist seeking flexible hours with interest in local topics related to families.
Qualifications: Journalism background, preferably experience on a daily newspaper. Must be comfortable covering a wide range of local topics relevant to families.
Hours/Pay: Hours vary, work from home. Pay is competitive, small base plus per word. Expected work-load will range from 10 - 20 hours per week.
The Job: This is a great opportunity for someone seeking part-time work, including some weekends, who loves talking to parents and is excited about working with a fun and talented team to increase community familiarity with Seattle's Child as well as grow enewsletter subscriptions. It may be combined with the Sales Assistant position above if we find the right candidate qualified for both jobs who wishes to work more hours.