Tecca is a consumer electronics content and commerce startup based in Santa Monica, CA. Weâ€™re building a new online destination in the personal technology space and are looking for smart and creative folks to be a part of our freelance writing team. Do you love gadgets and call writing your craft? Read on for details on how to apply.
You should have lots of interest and expertise as well as, ideally, some experience producing content in the realms of personal technology and consumer electronics. You should enjoy working in a fast-paced publishing environment and have the self-discipline to operate in a distributed virtual environment. You must have a fun, friendly, and positive attitude, and should love helping others solve technology problems and learn more about the industry.
We are building out our team of freelance contributors. We need people who can speak to all levels of technology consumers, from the experienced to the technophobic. You will be part of a large team crafting fun, easy to understand guides to and original feature columns about topics in consumer electronics. Youâ€™ll be covering both the buying process and usage after purchase. Youâ€™ll need to excel at working in a virtual environment and covering a broad range of topics. We expect you to both tackle assigned tasks and bring your own original ideas to the table.
How to apply
Send an email to apply AT tecca DOT com with the following information:
- Your background â€” let us know what youâ€™ve been working on, what you feel your skills are, what your experience in the realm of personal technology/consumer electronics is, and what interests you about this position.
- Your contact information â€” full name, email address, phone number, instant messenger handle, where youâ€™re located, the best methods and times to reach you, and your general amount of availability for freelance work.
- Example work: 3 or more bylined writing samples linked somewhere online. No attachments, please!
- Column pitch(es): You are also encouraged to pitch us on an original feature column idea (or several). For each column youâ€™d like to pitch, please give us the overall theme and title for your column and between 5 and 10 example topics you would feel confident covering that fit within the overall theme.
We look forward to reading your application!