Freelance Software Engineering Copywriters / Tech Journalists

Location: (Multiple states)

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Experienced

We’re looking to work with remote freelance writers and journalists who specialize in writing for software engineering and technology industries to support our growing portfolio of tech clients. 

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

  • Write about a variety of technical topics for the software development industry
  • Interview subject-matter experts or executives via Zoom
  • Ghostwrite tech-focused articles for company blogs/publications
  • Craft sales narratives and slide decks for product-focused sales presentations
  • Present ideas to clients, gather feedback, iterate
  • Join weekly client syncs, presentations, client feedback sessions, team brainstorms

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience writing for developers, senior engineers, IT decision-makers, or software start-ups with the clips or links to prove it
  • Experience interviewing subject-matter experts or tech leaders
  • Interest in software development and technological innovations (e.g., DevOps, SaaS, cloud)
  • Willingness and the confidence to interface directly with clients
  • Exceptional writing, editing, research, and communication skills
  • Humility to listen, grow, and learn 

COMPENSATION
Rate per word: $.80–$1.50, variable on project work requirements

LOCATION
Remote - open to international candidates. Note that some work requires specific US time zone availability.

ABOUT US

Column Five is a B2B-focused creative agency that helps ambitious brands find and tell their best stories to drive real results. We’re also rewriting the story of work for ourselves. Accept the invite to Column Five and you’ll find surprising creative challenges that stretch your skills, the freedom and flexibility you need to do your best work, and the chance to grow with talented people who make you feel loved, respected, and welcomed. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves, we can make work a place of belonging and a source of fulfillment and joy—together. Find out more about our core values.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply with a cover letter and resume via our site portal. The cover letter must include links to 3 published samples that reflect your professional work in the software engineering industry. We will not consider candidates who do not provide relevant samples.

No phone calls or recruiters, please. Column Five is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome and encourage all applicants.

 

 

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