Writer

POSTED ON 10/5/2022 CLOSED ON 11/17/2022
Launch Potato Hired Organization Address Seattle, WA Full Time

Job Posting for Writer at Launch Potato

Your Role

You’ll be responsible for producing high-quality content that helps our readers make smart decisions that better their lives. You may cover topics including online privacy, internet providers, antivirus software, identity theft protection software, VPNs, and more. You will also contribute to pitching ideas and updating existing content.

The ideal candidate has a genuine passion for educating readers on tech and digital security topics. You can easily adapt to various content types including short- and long-form stories, product and service reviews, research studies and reports, SEO-driven content, and trending topics without missing a beat. You balance SEO best practices with writing engaging, consumer-focused content, and you understand the difference in approach between SEO versus syndication content.

Success Looks Like

  • Helping readers understand digital security and technology, including complex concepts, so they can make smart decisions about their online privacy and security software
  • Producing precise and engaging stories while maintaining high-quality standards with minimal input from editors
  • Writing approximately 5 stories per week (an average of a couple thousand words per day), depending on story type, length, and complexity
  • Pitching 12-15 stories a month that align with our business strategy and audience’s interest
  • Identifying technology and cybersecurity trends and timely industry insights, helping us understand where to focus our attention
  • Responding to media requests and serving as an ambassador of All About Cookies as needed
  • Growing and fostering the All About Cookies brand as a top destination for digital security and technology information and recommendations
  • Working with the editorial team to ensure existing content stays fresh and accurate
  • Understanding SEO best practices
  • Bringing your own area of digital security and technology expertise to the table
  • Implementing a data-driven approach and honing your ability to interpret and incorporate data to strengthen a story

What You Need to Succeed 

  • 2 years of professional writing experience
  • Expert knowledge and passion for all things tech and digital security
  • Versatility to tackle a mix of story types
  • Willingness to jump in and help where needed
  • Excellent time management and ability to meet deadlines with multiple projects
  • Strong communication skills

Extra points for:

  • Understanding of SEO best practices
  • Deep knowledge of cybersecurity, digital security products, and internet topics
  • A data-driven approach and ability to interpret and incorporate data to strengthen a story
  • Familiarity with AP style as well as tools similar to Google Docs, Asana, and Slack

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