Florida Outdoor Writers Wanted!

Austin, TX | Editorial and Content

Job Description

Florida Outdoor Writers Needed!

We are looking for smart, passionate and hungry outdoor writers to contribute great content to our Florida audience, all while making it fun, entertaining and informative. If you've ever thought you'd make money through your experience in the outdoors, here's your chance!

About Us:

Wide Open Spaces is the premier online destination for all things hunting, fishing, shooting and outdoors, providing content, commerce and community to an audience of sportsmen and women who share a passion for the great outdoors.

Responsibilities:

As a Florida outdoor contributor, you will provide weekly submissions of articles based around the great state of Florida and all it has to offer in regards to hunting, fishing and the outdoors. Some topics will be directly assigned, others are open to pitches, but as long as you share your expertise and knowledge of the Florida outdoor community, you'll be positioning yourself as a recognized and authoritative writer on our well-established site, and getting paid to do so.

Requirements:

  • Experience in and knowledge of the Florida outdoor community
  • A writer's background and ability (i.e. Journalism, English or Communications degree, published work, independent blog, etc.)
  • A desire to boost personal brand recognition through social media and other forums
  • A strong understanding of what makes online content successful, and the ability to execute it again and again

We're Really Looking For Those With...

  • Vast time spent in the Florida swamps or woods, on the water or at the range, participating in the outdoor sports that we focus on
  • Web writing, SEO, AP Style, WordPress, Google Analytics and news gathering expertise 
  • Something unique and special that will help build an even wider audience of like-minded outdoorsmen and women

You'll Get:

  • Competitive pay, both in the form of a flat rate as well as bonuses based on article performance and reach
  • Your content shared across multiple channels, including social media outlets, email newsletters and more
  • A featured writer position as the dedicated Florida outdoor contributor, with the chance to build your authority in an extremely valuable market

Apply with your resume, links to relevant published content, and a short message that explains why you would make the best Florida outdoor writer. Serious inquiries only, we're looking to grow and grow fast, and we need writers with the same intentions. 

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