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Freelance Technical Writer WordPress

Location: Remote

Hours: Freelancers

Salary: Competitive rates

Apply by: 31st July 2024

As a freelance technical writer at Melapress, you’ll create technical how-to guides, knowledge base articles, and other technical content for our blog/website. We cover a broad range of topics on our blog, spanning WordPress and cybersecurity, offering plenty of variety and opportunities to learn and grow as a writer.

We are currently looking for multiple freelance technical writers to join our team. You’ll work alongside other freelance writers to help increase the pace of our content publication and enhance the quality of our existing content. 

Are you highly skilled and passionate about writing with a keen interest in all things WordPress and/or cybersecurity? If so, read on!

Who are we?

Melapress is a remote software startup that develops various WordPress security and administration plugins. Our plugins are installed on more than 400,000 websites, helping website administrators and managers improve their website’s security and management.

Who are we looking for?

We’re looking for freelance content writers with a keen eye for detail and substantial knowledge of WordPress and/or cybersecurity. Ideally, candidates will have a portfolio of published work in the WordPress and/or cybersecurity space. Portfolio pieces on other related technical topics are also welcome. 

If you have significant experience working with WordPress/cybersecurity but only have non-related writing experience, we offer a (paid) test project to demonstrate your skills.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Writing helpful, long-form technical blog posts, how-to guides, and knowledge base tutorials about our plugins, WordPress, and cybersecurity.
  • Updating, editing, or rewriting existing blog posts on our site that are outdated or require new sections.
  • Following basic steps to SEO-optimize the content on our website (provided).
  • Learning about our plugins, their features, and how they can be used.
  • Keeping yourself updated with current news about WordPress and its updates.

Requirements:

  • A portfolio showcasing technical content written in the WordPress/cybersecurity space OR technical content written in other industries.
  • Significant experience with WordPress/cybersecurity and experience writing unrelated content also qualifies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Passion for reading, researching, and technical writing, with a keen interest in technology and WordPress.
  • Ability to take technical concepts and translate them into engaging and helpful content.
  • Self-starter who takes the initiative to solve problems and learn new skills.
  • Comfortable working with minimal supervision.
  • Keen eye for detail and ability to check your own work.
  • Pride in the quality and craftsmanship of your work.
  • Passionate about making a mark on the web.
  • Comfortable accepting critical feedback without taking it personally.

What we offer:

  • A writer profile in your name
  • Interesting, technical topics to write about, allowing you to showcase your knowledge, expertise and skills
  • An editor to check your work, provide feedback, and help you grow as a writer.
  • 100% remote work
  • Flexibility in planning – work how/when/where/how much you want (in communication)
  • Fair compensation (please send your rate with your email)

How to apply

Send an email to bram@melapress.com containing the following:

  • A few sentences about who you are and why you’re the right person for this position.
  • Information about your past experience (portfolio examples preferred, but other methods of proving knowledge/experience are welcome too).
  • Your estimated rate per 100/1000w based on the content on our blog