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HomeLight // marketplace connecting home sellers & real estate agents
Media, Full Time    San Francisco, CA    Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2021
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HomeLight seeks an additional contract editorial assistant who can help us ramp up our content production for each of our Resource Centers geared at homebuyers & sellers. This role is a remote contracted position with a minimum requirement of 20-25 hours per week at $20 per hour. Candidates ideally will have large stretches of weekday availability to coordinate & host interviews for our network of freelance writers. 

Who We Are

HomeLight is a venture-backed technology startup revolutionizing the $1 trillion real estate industry. Our mission is simple we empower people to achieve better outcomes during one of lifes most important events: buying or selling their home.

HomeLights technology analyzes millions of home transactions to determine which agent or cash buyer is right for you. We also offer innovative financing & closing solutions, creating an end-to-end real estate experience that's simple, certain, & satisfying. 

We pride ourselves on our company culture but dont just take it from us. Weve been recognized as a best place to work by Forbes, Inc. Magazine, & the San Francisco Business Times. Our team breaks barriers every day while staying committed to HomeLight's goals & core values, which is a crucial element to our shared success.

Who You Are

Your desk is as organized as Marie Kondos sock drawer. You revel in the satisfaction of to-do lists, color coding, & the perfect spreadsheet. Every day you reach inbox zero, & youve never met the scheduling challenge you couldnt overcome. 

Youre not afraid to hop on the phone & step in as a stellar representative of a company whose business is all about giving clients the amazing service & experience they deserve. Youve got great attention to detail & know your grammar enough to spot a misplaced comma or a misspelled word. Youre hungry to learn more about the content world & be a part of the behind-the-scenes action of an editorial team.

What Youll Do Here

The editorial assistant will: 

  • Transfer 30-40 longform blog posts per month into our content management system (WordPress). This includes cleaning up back-end HTML, image sourcing & placement, inserting H2s & other formatting, & filling out post fields & categorizations 
  • Proofread blog posts for typos & errors
  • Schedule & host 20-30 half-hour long interviews between contract writers & HomeLights network of real estate agents per month, ensuring a wonderful client experience every time
  • Review & coach a stable of dozens of freelance writers on their interview questions & phone etiquette
  • Respond to freelance writer questions on behalf of editors as appropriate
  • Schedule meetings & calls for a team of editors
  • Schedule social media posts in Buffer
  • Assist in compiling information for templated blog posts 
  • Take on ad-hoc research projects & side jobs to support editors

Preference given to those who have former editorial assistant or administrative assistant experience. Content writing or journalism background will be considered a plus.

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