Lifestyle editorial writer, freelance – US English content at HomeToGo (m/f) // HomeToGo

February 22, 2017
HomeToGo (www.hometogo.com) is the world’s leading search engine for vacation rentals. We have grown to more than 90 employees and now offer over 7 million properties in 200+ countries across the world. Recently, HomeToGo was ranked as one of 10 European Growth Businesses to watch in 2017 by Forbes Magazine as well as 7th best employer in Berlin on Kununu. Currently, we’re looking for a talented freelance writer to regularly produce content in US English covering a variety of travel-related topics — food, culture, art, fashion, film, TV, music, home & design, technology, wellness & sports. Copy can range from listicles and profiles to news articles and interviews. Remote work is possible for this position, however we strongly encourage working in our office with our lovely colleagues if you’re based in Berlin.

Your tasks:

  • Write, or edit existing materials to produce a high volume of shareable stories in varied formats and topics set by HomeToGo.
  • Utilize knowledge on current travel and lifestyle trends in the US, especially those on social media, to develop new ideas and content.
  • Maintain and further develop the brand’s verbal tone and style in the production of all written content.

Your profile:

  • Top-notch research skills and flair for snappy headlines and subheads are essential.
  • At least 3 years of experience writing for online publications, media outlet, or within content marketing.
  • A portfolio (3 to 6 examples) demonstrating your editorial voices and eye for nifty content, preferably with a focus on topics relevant to travel, lifestyle, and culture. Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.
  • Ability and availability to timely deliver a high volume of quality content, and (if working remotely) maintain constant communications with HomeToGo.
  • Good knowledge of specific locations, events, and pop culture within the US.
  • Good knowledge of HTML, CSS, and WordPress.

What we offer:

  • An international work environment with colleagues coming from around the world.
  • Great office location in Berlin Prenzlauer Berg, with top-of-the-line tech equipment, Kicker, and Table Tennis.
  • We keep you fit and healthy with fresh fruits, delicious coffee, and free yoga classes.
  • Beer Friday, Lunch Roulette, and regular team events.
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