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 email@example.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.