Ghostwriter / Copywriter required for ongoing work

Ghostwriter / Copywriter required for ongoing work

Closed - This job posting has been filled and work has been completed.

Job Description

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Job Description
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We are looking for a ghostwriter / copywriter to write content for reports, sales letters, newsletters, blog posts and occasional advert copy on assigned topics related to short-term travel in Paris and real estate investment in Paris.

This job is for initial work followed by regular ongoing work.

The initial work would be two 20-page reports, about 10 blog posts / newsletters (up to one page each) and a couple of sales letters.

The ongoing work would be 2 blog posts / newsletters per month, a 10-page report every 6 months, a 20-page report every 12 months, a sales letter every 6 months and a few short adverts at irregular intervals.

Assignments would typically consist of topics and a list of bullet-point ideas and concepts to expand upon and develop.


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Contractor requirements
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MUST-HAVE qualities:
- Discipline and integrity to deliver on agreed deadlines
- Native English speaker
- Excellent English writing skills (+ demonstrable experience)
- Excellent sales copywriting ability (+ demonstrable experience)
- Ability to write in a professional yet engaging, edgy, pithy, non-stuffy, non-formal, non-corporate, non-boring style
- Availability for both the initial workload and the ongoing workload

Bonus nice-to-have non-essential qualities:
- Familiarity with Paris
- Love of Paris and French culture
- Familiarity with real estate investment concepts and terminology
- Bilingual English-French


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How to apply
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1) Please do not apply if you are lacking a single one of the MUST-HAVE qualities. If you have all of them, then we look forward to hearing from you!
2) Explain what, if any, of the bonus qualities you have. Rate your familiarity with each aspect (don't worry, they are non-essential).
3) Along with a brief cover letter, please submit samples of your writing style, in view of demonstrating your ability in the must-have qualities.
4) Quote your work terms and rates.


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About the company(ies)
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You would be writing for 2 closely-related entities:

1) A La carte Paris: http://www.alacarteparis.com/
- 10 years experience offering designer homes for short-stays in Paris

2) A La Carte Invest: http://alacarte-invest.com/site/en/
- 7 years experience offering designer Paris home ownership, for personal use and/or high-yield rental


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Samples of our writing style
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We want to retain the flavor, style and effectivness of our existing writing.

Here are some examples:

Blogs:
http://blog.alacarte-paris-apartments.com/
http://alacarteinvest.wordpress.com/

Report:
http://www.alacarteparis.com/files/10_mistakes_Paris_visitors_must_avoid.pdf

Sales letters:
http://www.alacarte-paris-apartments.com/10th-birthday-prizes.html
http://www.alacarte-paris-apartments.com/10mistakes_freereport.html

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Skills: newsletters, english