Do you have a passion for the Champaign-Urbana area? Are you willing to try new things? Do you enjoy exploring your surroundings? Do you like to help others? Do you enjoy meeting new people? Do you like to write? Do you like to make a difference? Do you want to have a flexible, fulfilling part-time job?
If you answered yes to even *SOME* of these questions, you might be a good fit to work for chambanamoms.com. We’re GROWING our team so we can better serve the Champaign-Urbana community and our wide coverage area, which includes Champaign, Piatt, Ford, Douglas and Vermilion Counties.
Right now we have openings for writers as well as one calendar editor. Please read job descriptions and if desired, fill out the form below to start the application process. Calendar editor position is open until filled; we take information about writers continuously.
Job description for the calendar editor position:
- Understands the rules of engagement for the chambanamoms.com events calendar.
- Seeks out family-friendly events in the Champaign-Urbana community and beyond.
- Makes sure calendar events include relevant details and accurate information.
- Works with the calendar manager to identify gaps in the calendar coverage.
- Works with the content manager to identify trends and articles based on events.
- Other duties as assigned which may include event staffing, writing/contributing to articles, helping team members on special projects.
Must have good communication skills, in person and in writing
Must have prior editing and writing experience
Must be detail oriented and organized
Must be able to work on deadline
Must be a team player who can work well with others, while also being able to work independently and make own decisions
willingness to learn new skills
a desire to improve
familiarity with WordPress
active on social media
social and personable
Has access to own computer, smartphone, and reliable Internet.
Must be able to meet face to face once per week, *during* business hours.
Hours and Compensation
This position is very flexible, around 10-15 hours per week, with opportunity to grow beyond that depending on skills. Pay is hourly; rate depends on experience. Responsibility and compensation may grow depending on performance.
We are seeking to add to our roster of PAID writers for chambanamoms.com. We are looking for writers who will a) adhere to deadlines AND b) will accept story assignments. Prior experience writing for publication is not required, but it comes in handy. Mainly, we are interested in people who want to share stories with their friends and neighbors. Compensation is per article and rates varies. Opportunities for advancement are available. Please fill out the form below and provide at least one professional writing sample for consideration.
Still have questions? Email us – firstname.lastname@example.org.