The successful remote writer has highly developed writing and communication skills, SEO copywriting knowledge, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
We primarily produce content in Tech, Business, Finance, and Marketing. Most of our articles are software/product reviews, comparisons, buying guides (e.g., Best Web Hosting Providers 2022). We also do quite a few how-to and explainer features, among other types. A list of example articles is available here.
Advantages of Working with Eleven
- Get your byline on some of the world’s biggest online brands—TechRadar, Tom’s Guide, BestMoney, Top10.com, Cardano are just some of the publications we write for, with readerships in the millions per month.
- Create content for cutting-edge start-ups and SMBs.
- Write on a wide variety of topics in your field.
- Work closely with professional editors who will help you level up your craft and learn industry best practices.
- Access to a streamlined working platform with automated invoices and payments.
- Ability to self-assign articles.
- Expectations provided in advance, usually with a template or comprehensive brief, minimising revisions and turn-around time.
- Ongoing Slack support to resolve queries regarding topics, article specifics, briefs and guidelines, etc.
- Possibilities to progress within the company over time.
“Working for Eleven has allowed me to do what I love – writing – in a motivating yet down-to-earth environment. The team is smart and friendly, and I love having a constant stream of interesting articles. I’ve also begun to improve my prose since working with Eleven, as the feedback is detailed and highly professional.” _– Toby Douglas-Bate, Eleven writer.
Responsibilities and Duties
- Produce high-quality, well-researched articles in compliance with client briefs and expectations
- Revise articles in response to editor and/or client feedback
- Consistently meet deadlines and minimum weekly output for articles and revisions
- Watch relevant Slack channels for notifications and updates
- Raise issues encountered in completing work in appropriate Slack channels.
Required Skills, Experience, And Qualifications
- Native-level English
- Subject-matter expertise as demonstrated by a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or 3+ years’ industry or relevant writing experience
- Outstanding writing skills and a desire to continuously improve your craft
- Excellent research skills and ability to identify appropriate and credible sources
- High attention to detail and accuracy of work
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- SEO writing knowledge and/or experience
- Familiarity with a range of online article formats and styles, such as blogs posts, software/product reviews, feature articles, technical guides, and how-to articles
- Ability to closely follow & apply style guidelines and client briefs
- Versatility in adapting tone and style in line with target audience
- Willingness to respond positively to constructive feedback from editors or clients
- Strong work ethic and a professional attitude
- Resourcefulness and proactivity in seeking solutions
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Comfortable using collaboration software (i.e., Google Workspace; Slack)
Desired Skills, Experience, and Qualifications
- Master’s degree or equivalent experience or higher
- Background in Technology, Finance, Business or Marketing (though we occasionally seek writers in other industries)
- We pay a minimum rate of £0.07 ($0.095) per word, with higher rates available depending upon experience, qualifications, subject matter, and commitment.
- Based on the work we commission, the minimum rate typically works out to an average of £25 ($34) per hour.
- Payments are made on a monthly basis.
- We currently produce around 300,000 words per month. We ask writers to commit to a minimum output of 3-4,000 words per week. There is no upper limit, depending on availability.
- On average, articles are 1,500 words in length.
Please visit our FAQ to learn more about the writer role at Eleven.