Wanted: Staff Writer — Bazaar

Guns.com is currently looking for a part-time staff writer to join our team.

Guns.com is a gun industry news website and since we launched in 2010 we’ve become a respected and trusted source for gun news. We reach more than 1.5 million readers a month and have been cited by more than a dozen reputable, national outlets.

Candidates for this position must have a nose for news, command of AP style, the ability to write confidently and be self-motived. Knowledge of firearms and gun terminology is a plus.

Responsibilities include writing and publishing original and aggregated content, mainly news briefs (150 to 300 words with photos and videos) throughout the day — Monday through Saturday. The ideal candidate can demonstrate:

  • Strong research abilities
  • An authoritative and engaging writing voice with original copy ideas
  • They can work in a fast-paced, quick news environment
  • They are set up to live and are familiar with an online freelance lifestyle
  • At least a four-year degree, preferably with a concentration in English, Journalism or a related field
  • Candidates must prove to be self reliant and flexible in an online publishing atmosphere, as well as being thorough and consistent in their writing and coverage
  • Candidate should be familiar with online publishing tools (WordPress, Photoshop, etc.)

This position is telecommute. We offer competitive compensation paid weekly. For consideration, reply to this posting with a cover letter to resumes@guns.com. Include your resume and at least three samples of your written work or links to samples online. We do not consider applicants who do not provide the requested materials.