PragerU, a high-growth nonprofit with conservative values is looking for a full-time, in-house Writer. Our ideal candidate will have deep knowledge and interest in conservative topics, can write in an engaging manner while respecting brevity, and has experience in creating public-facing content targeted to the 18-34 demographic. You should be familiar with our library of five-minute videos, and be able to write in our voice and/or develop your own style to fit within our brand guidelines. The primary responsibility for this role is writing; having some directing skills would be helpful as well.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with presenters to draft, edit and finalize 5-minute scripts
Research topics to ensure appropriate amount of narrative is balanced with research
Work with freelance proofing/QA team, prepare final guides and transcripts for distribution
7-10+ years of experience
Strong research skills
Expert understanding of English grammar
Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
Excellent time-management and organizational skills
Highly motivated with ability to work in a deadline-driven environment
Understanding of trends, timely stories and viral content
Ability to maintain a consistent writing style
How to Apply:
To apply, please first review our website at www.prageru.com. Then submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample/transcript to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, please include a section explaining how your values align with ours, and why you would want to work at PragerU specifically. Your writing sample/transcript should be no less than 750 and no more than 800 words. Watch our videos (www.prageru.com) and emulate the writing style.
Pick one of three topics:
If applicable, include sources. We have no intention of using test samples in future releases, but know that there is often overlap between topics. Thus, by submitting a sample you also release PragerU from any claims of future intellectual property ownership if you feel we release a video later in time with similar themes/concepts. We do not typically accept unsolicited materials.
What We Do
We make exceptional video content that advances Judeo-Christian values. We distribute that content through a sophisticated marketing strategy. By reaching millions of people every day, we educate, influence and change minds. To learn more about PragerU, visit http://prageru.com.
Our Vision: A world committed to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Our Mission: To promote what is true, what is excellent, and what is noble through digital media.
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