Immediate Job Opportunity

Fashion Writer

Fashion Hippo
San Francisco, CA, United States

Listing Info Are you a writer / journalist who is obsessed with fashion, shopping, innovative products, simple solutions, making women look better, and finding great deals. Do you want to create content that is fun and read by thousands of women? Do you want to learn more insight into the fashion blogging? If so, Fashion Hippo is looking for fashion writers. Responsibilities Include Writing, researching, and creating "how to" articles, reporting on what is popular in the fashion sphere at the moment, finding deals, and creating products shopping guides. Illustrating your posts with product images. A previous writing experience is required (journalists experience is preferred). You should be comfortable using wordpress. Knowlege of Imaging software (photoshop, snag it) is a big plus. Writers will need to contribute on average 8 to 10 posts per month. You will be able to choose your own topics and expand into new direction (i.e. innovative products, new designers, trends) and select topics from our editorial plan for the month. Additional Skills Manage community outreach via social network, Twitter, e-blasts. Knowledge of Image Editing Software (Adobe Photoshop or Snag It) and Wordpress blogging software is preferred. Basic HTML knowledge is a plus. The ideal candidate is passionate about fashion, able to put together an eye-drawing outfit, in-the-know on the current trends, and celebrity fashion. You know what the "it things" are right now. You are able to research trends, and innovative brands, and frame the information in an entertaining to read format. Be responsible, hard working, self-motivated, creative, and organized. Be able to handle writing on a deadline. Prior blogging experience, or online writing or media experience is strongly preferred -even if it is just a personal blog. Why Write For Fashion Hippo? This position pays a small monthly salary, which varies based on your monthly contribution. You will get occasional samples to review and to keep, make connection in the industry, and gain new media experience. Writing for Fashion Hippo will give you a chance to learn the robes of fashion blogging world, sample fashion and beauty products, network within the industry, and improve your writing and content creation skills. About Us Fashion Hippo is an online media company that provides tips, deals, and styles for modern women. We help busy, stylish women to streamline their online shopping experience by providing audience tailored shopping advice and fashion insights. Our content is targeted at women 24-46 years old, who value quality apparel & accessories. Our readers love to score deals on upscale ready-to-wear designer brands. They believe in mixing and matching upscale products with trendy buys. They are savvy sale shoppers and rarely pay full price. We are looking for enthusiastic part time writers with excellent writing skills, fresh ideas, business acumen, and ability to create innovative and buzz-worthy content. Our goal is to continue produce top notch editorial and to create a strong fashion community for women. To Apply If you're interested in writing for Fashion Hippo, please send us an email with "Writer Job Application" in the subject line. Please Include Please provide a sample of your writing, including an editorial that you would write for Fashion Hippo and believe would be interesting for our readers. Please let us know your top 5 favorite brands. 3 Topics that you would be interested in writing a post or a weekly column about that are relevant to our target audience. Any relevant experience that would qualify you for this role. Thank you! We look forward to hearing from you.