OUTvoices is searching for an experienced Freelance Food and Drink Writer. Articles will consist of assigned stories and articles you pitch. We are looking for a long-term working relationship with our writers.
Who We Are
OUTvoices is easy — we show the LGBTQ+ community how to live a life that is more engaged. Whether we're talking about fashion, food, drink, beauty, or travel, we bring authenticity and understanding to it all. As our name implies, we are a voice for everyone in our community from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning) to the plus: the non-conforming, the fluid, the non-binary, all the way to our allies. OUTvoices offers articles, posts, how-to's, and guides on a wide range of topics, from how to apply foundation properly to how to cook a family meal.
What We Do
We pay on a per article basis and each article ranges between 600 – 1,500 words. Articles and topics will include roundups, how-to guides, news, features on people, brands, and products. You will be responsible for gathering relevant images and other media to accompany your submissions. An in-depth style guide and format will be provided to you that adheres to our article types and topics.
Who You Are
Each candidate will have considerable knowledge and experience in the style industries, with familiarity with the latest food and drink trends, recipes, and products. A Connection within this industry is a must. You possess the ability to turn around airtight copy quickly within deadline timelines all the while using excellent editorial judgment. All of your sources will include media from producers, official releases, and more.
This position is remote and there are no set hours. The expectation is that fresh stories are turned in promptly on or before the due date. The workflow will vary according to output goals but you manage the amount of work you can do on a monthly basis.
What You'll Do
- Remote Work
- Pitch and write original story ideas. We cannot accept syndicated work.
- Accept story assignments.
- Work within our CMS and project management platforms.
- Meet deadlines.
- Represent all members in the LGBTQ+ communities in our coverage
- Work with a small team.
- Other duties as may be assigned.