Senior Health & Wellness Writer

  • Ongoing
  • Anywhere

Website Shivar Web

Hello! I own and run a digital and content agency that is based in Atlanta, USA.

We have a new publishing brand in health / wellness / nutrition industry focused on seniors.

Think content about how to live a quality, active life while working through aging issues that everyone faces. There will be *no* medically-related content.

You MUST have some experience working directly with senior citizens either in a nursing home, assisted living, home healthcare aide, or gerontology setting plus a curious and empathetic mind. The ideal writer will have worked as a home care aide or assisted living facility and love explaining how people can tactically improve their lives or lives of loved ones.

Most of the work will involve: Writing how-to guides, topic explainers, product round-ups, and beginner guides.

Budget: $60 for each 1000 word post ($0.06/word). Initial contract is for 4 posts per month for 6 months. Contract renewable at up to 8+ posts per month.

Specifics about the Position:

We’re looking for an initial 6 month contract with 1+ years of renewals available.
All work will be done directly in a WordPress editor & Google Sheet.
Work remotely with very loose deadlines.
Email-based communication only; no calls. We are very adept at remote work w/ screencasts, Loom videos, and well-defined processes.
Flexible: we respect your schedule and your work capacity.
Payment via PayPal w/ no fees at end of the month with small bonuses available.
What’s Required?

You must have direct experience in a gerontology related workplace such as nursing home, health aide, etc.
Stable internet access, Google Sheets, and some familiarity with WordPress.
Proper grammar and spelling is mandatory. Must be able to incorporate cultural references & idioms for US-based audience.
Can use your own research to create valuable, informative content that flows well. Be familiar with Google Scholar and quickly finding highly authoritative sources.
Willingness to follow a specific writing workflow.
An understanding of how to speak to your audience properly.
Must be able to work without firm deadlines and a ‘hands-off’ management style.
Native or highly fluent English speakers only due to the need for local cultural references & regional US idioms.
Please include a description of your relevant work / education experience and links to any relevant published content.

Please keep applications concise and relevant.

I plan on reviewing applications 7 days after posting and will reply / approve / reject all applications. No need for follow-up.

Thank you!

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Dave Hickman

Originally from the UK, Dave is a 28-year-old Digital Marketing Specialist who relocated to Sydney five years ago. He assists with the technical side of Writer's Edit, and loves all things SEO and digital marketing. He's a life-long Aston Villa supporter and enjoys watching 'boy movies' such as Transformers and The Expendables.

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