Freelance Food Writer

The Hungry Post is hiring!

Mar
15
2023

We’re looking for a Freelance Food Writer! 

If you’re looking for a creative, ever-evolving work environment and love restaurants and bars, then pleasure to meet you.

The Hungry Post is a restaurant recommendation platform that engages with local communities through inventive food & beverage experiences and relatable content. We’re a startup that was born in Miami and is currently growing into other markets. We help people decide where to eat next.

We’re looking for original thinkers that want to re-invent how we eat out through digital content. We work smart in a collaborative environment and constantly think about new ways to reach others. But most importantly we have fun along the way.

JOB DESCRIPTION


We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Freelance Food Writer to join our team at The Hungry Post. As a food writer, you will play a crucial role in creating captivating and mouthwatering content for our digital platform, focusing on the vibrant food scene and dining experiences in South Florida.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Conduct thorough research on local restaurants and new restaurants to gather accurate and up-to-date information.
  • Craft enticing descriptions and captivating narratives that highlight the flavors, textures, and cultural influences of dishes and dining experiences.
  • Create engaging, relatable and informative articles, round-ups, recommendations and features that showcase the food we love and recommend to our readers.
  • Collaborate with the content team to brainstorm ideas, pitch, and ensure that the writing aligns with The Hungry Post’s style and tone.
  • Attend food-related events, tastings, and interviews with chefs, restaurateurs, and restaurants to gather firsthand information and insights.
  • Optimize articles for SEO by incorporating relevant keywords and ensuring content is structured for maximum online visibility.
  • Proofread and edit your own work for clarity, coherence, grammar, and spelling accuracy.
  • Adhere to deadlines and manage multiple writing assignments concurrently, demonstrating strong time management skills.

REQUIREMENTS


  • Proven experience as a food writer, preferably with published work in reputable publications or digital platforms.
  • In-depth knowledge and passion for Miami’s growing food scene, culinary culture, and new restaurants.
  • Exceptional writing skills with a unique voice, impeccable grammar, and the ability to captivate readers.
  • Ability to incorporate pop-culture references in writing.
  • Proficiency in conducting thorough research and extracting key information from various sources.
  • Familiarity with SEO principles and the ability to optimize content for search engines.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain consistency in style, tone, and formatting.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, for effective collaboration with the editorial team.
  • A portfolio showcasing your food writing skills, including articles, blog posts, or published works.
  • Basic photography skills and an eye for visually appealing food imagery (preferred).
  • Flexibility to attend food events and dine out as needed.

Note: At The Hungry Post, we focus on providing recommendations for the food we genuinely enjoy and love. Please ensure that your writing aligns with this approach, emphasizing positive experiences and highlighting the dishes and dining establishments we love. 

The freelance position is for restaurant guides that will be published on our website.
All applicants must come up with an article idea that they think would resonate with the hungry post audience.
Looking for the following:
– catchy title and subtitle that is SEO friendly
– catchy introduction to the article that is SEO friendly
– One (1) paragraph for a restaurant that you would include in this guide.
Please feel free to use our website content for inspiration.
Looking for creativity, usage of The Hungry Post voice, and Spanglish is a plus. For the restaurant paragraph, I am looking relevant information that will help guide our audience to dining out in Miami and any insider tips. Please submit applications to info@hungrypost.com.
THE HUNGRY POST
Freelance Food Writer