Technology New Writer

  • Full Time
  • _Anywhere
  • Full Time
  • _Anywhere

Website TechNadu

Job description
Position: Technology News Writer
Job Type: Full-time
Work Location: Remote (Work from home)

TechNadu (www.technadu.com) is an Indian and international team of tech enthusiasts and passionate writers, building a digital bridge between today’s technology and consumers. We cater to an ever-growing number of visitors who rely on us for up-to-date information regarding consumer tech.

We are looking for Technology news writer (fulltime role) to onboard our editorial team.

Job Overview:

You will be responsible for covering the latest news from the Web, technology related. The goal is to find currently trending articles, usually not older than a few hours, and turn those into captivating and well-researched news articles. Since we are talking about time-sensitive topics, they must be published as soon as possible.

During the given work hours, you need to be able to produce 5 – 7 articles a day that ranges from 400-600 words. However, the word count might be higher for certain topics – and you should know that we always prioritize quality over quantity. In case your skills and expertise allow you to produce more articles on a daily basis, we would be more than happy to accommodate that.

Your role would be not just to write news articles but to produce them. This means that you must be knowledgeable when it comes to WordPress and image editing. In other words, we are looking for someone capable of writing and preparing the articles for publishing.

Finally, we need someone flexible and willing to cover a wide range of topics, as well as a wide range of different article types in the future.

Responsibilities:

•Research industry-related topics (combining online sources, interviews and studies)
•Brainstorm with the editorial team for new ideas and strategies for effective content
• Identify customers’ needs and gaps in our content and recommend new topics
•Editing and polishing existing content to improve readability.
•TechNadu’s editorial team will assign topics to you, on a daily basis (Mon – Sat) – until you get to grips with the type topics that resonate with TechNadu and are able to research and select trending/newsworthy topics on your own.
•The articles are usually assigned one at a time. In certain cases, multiple topics can be assigned at the same time e.g. should an event require news article coverage.
•Proactivity is encouraged – come across a trending topic during the day? We welcome you obtaining approval to cover the subject, from our team.
•Your responsibility to transform the ‘link’ into a uniquely written and captivating news article for TechNadu, in line with a predefined format.
•Creating compelling headlines and body copy that will capture the attention of the target audience.
•You will prepare the article for publishing using WordPress.
•Submit completed articles to our team, for publishing with minimal proofreading.
•The number of articles per day will vary from 5 upwards, dependent on whether there are industry events to be covered, or not.

Requirements:

•Bachelors /Masters in English/ Journalism/communication.
•1-2 yrs experience in writing technology-related articles;
Well versed with American English.
•Experience doing research using multiple sources
•You need to be a tech enthusiast, following the latest trends related to hardware, software, and new technologies.
• You must prepare the article for publishing on •WordPress and this includes adding title, headings, content, links, images, Yoast title, meta description, url, etc.
•Must have knowledge in SEO
•Must know to properly do the internal and external linking in an article.
•Must know to write a proper, and reader-friendly titles.
•Must know to find a suitable featured image for the topic.
•Must have skills to explain the tech stories in shorter paragraph (in 400 – 600 words) which is very easy to understand without missing the key aspect of the story.
•Must pay attention to editors feedback and follow the editors directions to fix the article ASAP and resubmit it .
• Ability to work in fast paced environment with keen eye on details.
•Ability to meet deadlines

Does this fast-paced and stimulating opportunity have your name written all over it? If yes, then we’d love to hear from you!

Application Requirements:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • 2-3 articles you’ve written that you demonstrate your knowledge of tech and your writing abilities

Contact: [email protected]

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