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Cycle Travel Writer

Contract BikeRoar (Yatala, Australia)

Job description:

Are you a passionate cyclist and traveler with excellent writing skills? Have you worked for cycling and/or travel magazines or websites? If the answer is YES to both, then we want you on our team!

Location: Work from home / Telecommute

Position Type: Contract/Freelance

Travel Required?: No

Job description:

Develop unique Travel and Cycling related content for our website and newsletters, including credible writing about cycling tours, travel tips & logistics, industry trends and current/upcoming international events.

Duties:

Recommend topics for adventure travel content (with a cycling focus in particular).
Writing and proof-reading articles and other web content.
Finding, developing and recommending new ideas for web and offline content.
Conduct research and interviews to collect material for articles and tour descriptions.
Assure all written content is SEO optimized and free from spelling and grammar errors.
Edit and revise existing content as necessary.

Required Skills/Qualifications:

Must be an experienced traveler and writer with a strong passion for cycling.
Extensive experience working for travel or cycling websites/magazines/blogs/newsletters (any URLs provided will be beneficial).
Effective, consistent, personable and reader-friendly writing style, with an ability to write engaging online content.
Strong English writing skills. US-English spelling & grammar must be impeccable.
Ability to meet deadlines and consistently communicate progress to team.
Concise, clear and confident communication skills.
Must demonstrate initiative, confidence and a reliable work ethic when working independently.
Familiarity with Internet marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and basic HTML is a plus.
Must have a suitable home office working environment with a fast and reliable Internet connection.

How to apply:

Please email your application letter, CV and examples of your work to: hr@bikeroar.com

Please note - only candidates that meet our criteria listed above will be short-listed and contacted.