Content Writer / Editor

Company Overview

Niche is a website that helps you discover the schools and neighborhoods that are right for you. We have in-depth reviews, rankings, and statistics on every college, K-12 school, and neighborhood in the U.S. and millions of monthly website visitors. Located in Pittsburgh, PA in the heart of Shadyside, we're quickly becoming one of the largest websites in the U.S.
 

Job Summary

Niche is looking to build an editorial team to produce high quality blog, email, and web content for users making critical life decisions. With this position we are looking to bring on an experienced editor who can help us get started. 
 

Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Research & write helpful articles. First and foremost, we are looking for someone who can independently produce high quality content that will help our users answer important questions about choosing schools and neighborhoods. E.g. "How do I get pre-qualified for a mortgage?" or "What should I look for on a college tour?"
     
  2. Edit others' work.  We have one content writer on staff now, and need someone who can jump right in to editing her work, as well as making suggestions to other team members who produce copy for the site. 
     
  3. Build a team. This will be our first dedicated hire to the editorial team, but not our last. We're looking for someone to help grow the team and manage a group of full time and freelance writers with expertise in various industries.
     

Qualifications and Skills

Required 

  • 2+ years of experience as an editor for digital content
  • Strong understanding of SEO concepts and strategies
  • Proficient in AP Style
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Willing to work full time in office, this is not a remote position

Useful 

  • Domain expertise in real estate, k12 or higher education
  • Experience managing a team of writers
     

Benefits and Perks

This is a full time, salaried position with competitive compensation and benefits including 20 paid days off per year, paid parental leave, stock options, SIMPLE IRA, and a comprehensive health plan, including vision and dental, provided at no cost to the employee. Niche is committed to the local community and offers three paid volunteering days per year. We’ve also been ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Southwestern PA by the Pittsburgh Business Times. EOE.

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Working at Niche

Niche is a small team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We’re a unique blend of data scientists, engineers, parents, and “yinzers” who are looking for exceptional talent to grow our company. Read more about Niche and check out our team page.

We believe people’s lives are made better by having the right resources to inform their biggest life decisions. Your ideas and work will make an immediate impact on our company and millions of users.

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