We're Hiring Contributing Writers!

by guestofaguest · April 23, 2014

    Guest of a Guest is looking to take on writers for its L.A. team. If you like to write and have something to say about what's happening in this town, this may be the gig for you. Keep reading for more details on the position and how to apply!

    We're looking for freelance writers for Guest of a Guest Los Angeles to generate unique, engaging and eye-grabbing content. This person should have fresh ideas, prior experience writing in the online media space, an ability to churn out posts quickly and posses a firm understanding of GofG's editorial aesthetic and beat. The right candidate will both pitch trends and interview ideas and be assigned content from our editorial calendar. Sample topics include nightlife openings such as Warwick, Black, etc, round-ups of trends in fashion, cuisine and cocktail culture, such as ‘best Coachella tribal swimwear’, ‘8 best beachside restaurants’, interviews with tastemakers and personalities such as John Terzian, Grey Malin, etc.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    Developing and writing unique content

    Building traffic and incoming links via well-written viral pieces

    Creating an identifiable persona and tone that contributes to the evolution of GofG

    The ideal candidate should (have/be):

    Prior experience writing for online media

    Comfortable working in a fast-paced content generation environment

    Competent and proficient with computers including word processing (MSWord / Google Docs), social media tools, online publishing software, Wordpress, basic html, etc.

    Love to write and generate unique content

    Familiarity with GofG's beat in L.A.

    Detail-oriented + Deadline oriented

    Quick Study

    Perfect grammar/spelling

    Location: Los Angeles Type: Compensation per post

    How To Apply

    Send an email to Romina.Rosenow@guestofaguest.com with "GofG L.A. Writer" in the subject line and include the following:

    A brief cover letter expressing why you think you are a good fit for GofG L.A. (in the body of email, no attachments)


    A list of the websites you frequent and what draws you to them

    2-3 writing samples (published clips preferred). If you don't have any but are a great writer, send 2 article pitches 1 paragraph each for GofG L.A., written in the tone of the website