Freelance Writer

WordSouth is a creative services firm. We work with electric utilities and telecommunications companies that serve rural and small-town America. Their mission becomes our mission as our hard work and big ideas generate results and earn their trust in us as a true communications partner. WordSouth is seeking talented contract freelance writers to write articles about a variety of topics that will align with our clients’ storytelling and marketing goals.

Job Type: Contract

Contract Duration: Per-assignment basis

Work Location: Remote

Ideal candidates have the following qualifications:

  • Proven work experience as a journalist, reporter, copywriter, or similar position
  • Ability to write about a wide variety of topics
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to follow strict deadlines and fact-check information
  • Highly proficient at basic computer skills (word processor, web search, etc.)
  • Portfolio of previous work
  • Strong research skills


  • Write quality articles acceptable for publication
  • Interview key persons to gather information for story
  • Research and organize key facts
  • Respond to communication in a timely manner (email, phone calls, etc.)
  • Adhere to all deadlines and detailed instructions for each assignment

Compensation: Negotiated per project

To apply, please send resume and link to portfolio to

Job Details

March 10, 2020
Until Filled