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Freelance Content Manager


I AM Media is a women’s media startup that currently consists of an affirmation card physical product that can be found in several brick and mortar Kansas City stores, including Hallmark. Digitally, the business’s online presence, I AM & CO is an editorial website for women that receives 120,000 unique views per month. The full roadmap for I AM Media will round out with a suite of experiential email newsletters targeted toward women.

This bootstrap startup is 1.5 years old, has a strong foundation, and ready to develop into the next level. What the digital side of the business (website and newsletters) needs to reach the next level is an experienced editor with a knack for organization, creative problem solving, project management, and strong communication.

Required Location:

Candidates must be based within 20 miles of Kansas City, MO.

What You’ll Be Doing:

- Remote working, must be based in Kansas City, MO
  • Collaborating to exponentially grow a website that already has a strong foundation
  • Sourcing and overseeing editorial interns and freelancers
  • Ensuring editorial quality
  • Providing necessary feedback to interns and freelancers
  • Developing current writer guidelines & protocols
  • Collaborating with me to answer the question: "How can we develop an editorial workflow strategy that supports the greatest amount of output, at the highest quality, and with the least amount of on-going effort."

    What You Can Expect:

    - Clear Expectations
  • Pre-established growth strategies goals that are fully reverse-engineered
  • A foundation of pre-established guidelines and workflow strategy
  • An eagerness to learn more about the industry and defer back to your editorial expertise

    Preferred Experience:

    - Strong content editing skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience as a team lead, project management, overseeing a team, or management experience
  • SEO knowledge
  • Keyword research experience
  • SEO-style writing experience
  • Experience with Google Drive
  • Experience with Squarespace as a CMS system

    The Tools You’ll Be Working With:

    - Squarespace
  • Google Drive
  • Google Meet
  • Slack

    Ideal Timeline:

    1-2 Months -
Learning and planning
  • *We’ll take this time meeting in-person so that you can learn about the business, my vision, the structure, and devising workflow strategy, systems, documents, and guidelines that achieve our publishing goals with ease.

    Month 3 -
Sourcing editorial interns and freelance writers to fill out our main content categories

Month 4 -
Oversee publishing 4x content with extreme organization

Month 5 - Month 9
Oversee sourcing interns and freelancers, refining guidelines, and improving efficiency

Month 10 -
Revisiting structure, guidelines, and workflow to accommodate doubling our content output

Month 11 -
Oversee publishing 8x content with extreme organization

Compensation:

The freelance role pays $30/hr

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $25.00 to $30.00 /hour

Experience:
  • Leadership: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Editor: 5 years (Required)
Education:
  • Bachelor's (Required)
Location:
  • Kansas City, MO (Required)
Work Location:
  • Fully Remote
Benefits:
  • None
Hours per week:
  • 10-19
This Company Describes Its Culture as:
  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
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