Freelance Copywriter - New York - Space Listings

New York, United States expand job description ↓

Description

Recognised by Wired Magazine as one of Europe’s hottest tech start-ups, Appear Here is the leading marketplace to rent short-term space. Hailed a "digital game changer for the high street" by The Guardian, Appear Here is the simplest way to list and rent flexible retail space online. Our mission is to build a global network of spaces, so people can rent space in cities across the world and take their ideas to destinations near and far.

Since launching in 2013, Appear Here has listed thousands of spaces across the UK, Paris and New York, and has over 80,000+ brands and retailers using the site. A diverse mix of big names and upcoming brands have all found space for their ideas with Appear Here including Microsoft, Diageo, Google, and the BBC to Nike and Kanye West.

THE ROLE

We’re growing fast, adding new spaces every day, and are looking for freelance writers in the US to write high quality copy for our space listings, in a fast turn-around time. Each and every listing needs to be built with the same enthusiasm and attention to detail as the last. This is a great opportunity for a quick-witted wordsmith to get involved, producing high quality copy for every space.

As a passionate writer, you will make sure that our brand voice remains fresh and innovative, that exceptional copy is delivered to tight deadlines and you have a firm understanding of what we're about and what our brands are looking for.

Requirements

  • Good knowledge of New York.
  • Maintaining a high standard of written American English in space listings, with 100% spelling and grammar accuracy.
  • Ensuring that content is thoughtful, informative, consistent throughout the site and delivered to tight deadlines (usually within 24 hours).
  • Understanding of SEO would be helpful.
  • Experience is not essential, we're always happy to work with new talent. But we'll need to see an example of your past work, or example of how you'd write for our site, in your application.

Benefits

Become part of our global community.

Become an expert on London and beyond.

Flat fee per space, paid monthly, or by project.


To apply for this role: please ensure you include an example of a piece of work that you think represents our tone of voice. We are looking for someone who can bring a fresh and exciting approach.


What we're looking for:

Some of the content brands we admire include Monocle, Cereal magazine and Time Out.

You can see some of our favourite examples of space copy here for guidance:

https://www.appearhere.co.uk/spaces/great-jones-st...

https://www.appearhere.co.uk/spaces/new-york-city/...

https://www.appearhere.co.uk/spaces/soho-s-little-purple-village-boutique

https://www.appearhere.co.uk/spaces/church-street-traditional-black-store

https://www.appearhere.co.uk/spaces/chapel-market-islington-raw-brick-space

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