join our team
Leading London parenting digital magazine The London Mother is looking for talented freelance writers to join the team.
We are almost a year old and are growing fast.
As the go-to place for parents and carers looking for the best in things to do, see and eat in London when you have children, we are looking for fresh voices to produce content on a freelance basis.
Are you a parent with (primary and/or secondary) school age children?
Can you write insightful and original articles that are worthy of sharing on social media?
Are you comfortable writing articles around food and drink, work and money, travel, wellbeing and shopping while maintaining our London-centric tone of voice?
What we'll need from you
Not only will you have excellent writing skills and attention to detail, but you'll also possess a good understanding of what makes digital content successful, a working knowledge of SEO and using digital analytics to optimise content for our audience.
It is essential that you have experience in writing for the web, proven time-management skills, including the ability to juggle simultaneous tasks, prioritise your own workload and are able to deliver on time and to brief. We provide the inside track on the city, so a knowledge of London will come in handy. You will be comfortable properly researching and fact-checking the things you write about.
Having your own blogger/influencer social media profile is a bonus!
This is your opportunity to showcase your writing and social media marketing skills on a leading parenting website.
Who You Are:
Fluent in English
Knowledge and love of London and all it has to offer families
- A good writing style that is accurate and adaptable, with an impeccable use of grammar
- The ability to work independently
- The ability to work quickly and to agreed targets and deadlines
- Comfortable with digital work on a CMS
- Able to contribute a minimum of one to two pieces per month
- Comfortable pitching your ideas and receiving feedback
- Have a genuine interest and passion for writing
Please note - this is a freelance, payment-per-article, work remotely position. No third-party applications will be accepted.
Please get in touch via the form below with your name in the subject field. Please also include a covering letter with two article ideas and your social media handles as well as a link to examples of your written/published work.