Before posting to job sites, we wanted to spread the word starting at Fashion Hippo about this opportunity.
Are you a stylish urbanista (e.i. have flare for urban style) who is obsessed with fashion? Love to write?
Do you believe in quality over quantity? Do you love to find optimal deals? Do you want to have your writing read by thousands of women? Do you want to learn more insight into the fashion blogging? Does finding deals gives you an optimal thrill? Do you want to write about what you love?
If so, Fashion Hippo is looking for fashion and beauty writers/contributors for 2010. (Note: You do not need to be a college student to apply. Our audience is women 24 to 46, and understanding of our readers mindset is helpful: busy, likes quality/longevity over quantity, appreciates designer brands.)
Writing, researching, and creating products shopping guides. Photo editing. Writers will need to contribute 1-5 blog posts per week. You can choose your own topics and expand into new direction (i.e. indie brands). Hours are flexible. Start date January 2010. We require 6 months minimum commitment.
Also, post daily blurbs about news, designer sample sales, daily deals, brands, and products. Manage community outreach via social network, Twitter, e-blasts. Facilitate products giveaways. Knowledge of Image Editing Software (Adobe Photoshop or Snag It) and WordPress blogging software is preferred. Basic HTML knowledge is a plus.
The ideal candidate would be passionate about fashion, able to put together an eye-drawing outfit, and in-the-know on the current trends, and celebrity fashion. Be responsible, hard working, self-motivated, creative, and organized. Be able to handle writing on a deadline. Prior blogging experience, or online writing or media experience is strongly preferred -even if it is just a personal blog.
Why Write For Fashion Hippo?
Writing for Fashion Hippo will give you a chance to learn the robes of fashion blogging world, sample fashion and beauty products, network within the industry, and improve your writing and content creation skills.
Fashion Hippo is an online media company that provides tips, deals, and styles for modern women. We help busy, stylish women to streamline their online shopping experience by providing audience tailored shopping advice and fashion insights. Our content is targeted at women 24-46 years old, who value quality apparel & accessories. Our readers love to score deals on upscale ready-to-wear designer brands. They believe in mixing and matching upscale products with trendy buys. They are savvy sale shoppers and rarely pay full price.
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with fresh ideas, business acumen, and ability to create innovative and buzz-worthy content. Our goal is to continue produce top notch editorial and to create a strong fashion community for women.
If you’re interested in writing for Fashion Hippo, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with Internship in the subject line.
1. Samples of your writing. Please include your blog URL if you have one.
2. Please provide examples of your visual product or outfit creations, if you have them (Polyvore.com samples or similar would be great).
3. Please let us know your top 5 favorite brands.
4. 3 Topics that you would be interested in writing a post or a weekly column about that are relevant to our target audience.
5. Any relevant experience that would qualify you for this role.
Thank you! We look forward to hearing from you.