Bustle.com (est. 2013), a flourishing women’s lifestyle website, routinely hires freelance writers and remote writers to contribute timely content in several editorial verticals, including entertainment, politics, parenting, literature, fashion & beauty, and so on.
Applicants can find current freelance employment with Bustle at the company’s Career page.
Bustle has ongoing needs for writers to fulfill these remote/freelance positions:
Lifestyle Writers: Bustle has a Lifestyle section that treats readers to popular life-improvement topics such as sex/dating, cooking, health, relationship-building, time-management, etc.
Nostalgia Writer: Bustle is looking for a part-time Freelance Writer to contribute evergreen content, listicles, and first-person essays on “nostalgia” topics for the website’s Lifestyle category. This job calls for substantial knowledge and enjoyment for ’90s culture, which may involve covering feminism, health, entertainment, and relationships. Writer will work two weekdays weekly during business hours.
Other freelance positions offered by Bustle throughout the year may include:
Entertainment Writers: these writers work 3-4 full days each week developing content related to pop culture, movie releases, TV shows, celebrity gossip, etc.
Books Feature Writers: P/T freelance writers who contribute to the site’s Books section covering traditional, classic, and modern literature in the form of listicles, essays, commentary, and thoughtful editorials.
Fashion/Beauty Writers: these writers contribute content on fashion news, emerging beauty trends, designer clothes, skincare, hair and makeup tips, etc. Writers are required to work two full days, including weekends.
News/Politics Writers: Bustle’s News section recruits freelance writers to provide original, investigative reporting on daily political coverage, news, and analysis. Topics range from feminist issues and the U.S. economy, to women’s health and sex education laws.
Bustle recruits writers who typically have:
- a degree in journalism/communications or similar.
- 2 or more years of experience in reporting, writing, and/or blogging.
- a flexible schedule to work weekdays and sometimes weekends, depending on the position. This includes early morning and/or evening work schedule.
- strong pitching skills to pitch in-demand topics to the editors.
Payment: writers are paid to write for Bustle. Pay rate is discussed individually with hired writers.