I use Media Bistro as a resource looking for writing and media jobs. It's very useful. I read a great advertisement today, and had to laugh. As I was reading the job requirements my eyebrows went higher - wow, that's challenging, I thought. Growing an audience for poetry.com through top ten lists, video and audio creation, trend--tracking, fresh angles, niche stories...
Then I read the remuneration. You are kidding. You want all that, for that?
No wonder artists are starving.
Do you love poetry? Can you identify and create vibrant, useful, relevant content, blogs, photo galleries, Top 10 lists, resource lists, tips and advice features, quizzes, articles, video, audio, and user-generated content from the social network, etc. that will drive and increase traffic and serve our poetry.com audience needs and interests?
Keep track of hot topics in poetry for the purposes of writing about them for the Poetry.com audience.
Generate story ideas and pitch them to an editor regularly.
Provide fresh angles on both high interest and niche stories in literature, Film, TV, music, pop-culture and/or other aspects of entertainment & relate them to poetry.
Conduct interviews with celebrities, artists, and public figures and produce interesting features or Q&As.
Writer should have developed own voice and be passionate about poetry.
Be dialed in to social media & promote your articles
The pay is $15 for 250 word articles $20 for 500 word articles $50 for 800-1000 piece, if it can be split into consecutively published Part 1 & Part 2 (only a few celebrity/author/entertainment pieces are appropriate for two-parters). We will assign in bulk 10-20 articles per assignment.