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16 Apr 2024

Full-Time Staff Writer

Pillar4 Media – Posted by animatedjobs Anywhere

Job Description

Pillar4 Media is seeking a Staff Writer to join our fast-growing team and work on one of our most successful digital brands, Sleepopolis, a market-leading resource for sleep health, product reviews, and news.

The Staff Writer will be responsible for writing well-sourced and reader-friendly stories for our News category. You’ll work closely with our Head of Content, Brand on story ideas and assignments, with the goal of publishing informative, approachable articles about sleep that appeal to a broad audience. You may also be responsible for occasional product reviews, and there will be opportunities to appear in social media videos to support News content.

Pillar4’s mission is to help people live their best days, starting with their best night’s sleep. Our vision is to build the #1 content and commerce engine connecting consumers directly to the best brands in all four pillars of health and wellness: sleep, fitness, nutrition, and mental health.

What You’ll Be Doing

Reporting to the Head of Content, Brand, the Staff Writer will:

  • Write between 4 – 6 news stories per week for Sleepopolis.com.
  • Brainstorm and ideate new story ideas and potential angles with your assigning editor on a daily basis.
  • Build on existing relationships with expert sources in the sleep health space, reach out to potential new sources, and integrate expert commentary into all stories.
  • Turn in a clean copy with attention to detail, keywords, links, and grammar.
  • Collaborate with social, newsletter, and video teams on editorial projects and packages.
  • Post and format all reviews in our CMS platform, WordPress.

What You Bring

  • 1-2 years of professional writing experience, whether in an assistant or freelance capacity
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills. You maintain a high standard of excellence in your work and are able to balance multiple deadlines.
  • Experience with interviews, proper sourcing, and CMS story production.
  • Passion for lifestyle journalism (health, wellness, fitness, sleep, nutrition, etc.)
  • While we’re looking for specific experiences and skill sets, nothing is more important than a strong can-do attitude, and a passion for learning and creating.

While we’re looking for specific experiences and skill sets, nothing is more important than a strong can-do attitude, resilience in the face of change and uncertainty, and a passion for learning and creating.

What We Look For

  • Openness to feedback and collaboration: You’ll be working closely with folks across different teams, so you’ll need to be open to the process and accept feedback and critique.
  • Strong communication skills: You’ll have the ability to build relationships with external stakeholders, report up to internal stakeholders, and foster strong alignment with your team.
  • Alignment with Pillar4’s culture: We live by our values and expect our team to buy in.
  • Act with focus
  • Get after it
  • Grow without limits
  • Build the team
  • Obsess Over Customers
  • Commit to Service
  • Entrepreneurial spirit: Our team members act like entrepreneurs in that we are incredibly driven, agile, goal-oriented, and are always up for a challenge.

Why You Should Join Us

  • Results: Pillar4 has built the #1 digital media company in the sleep health and hygiene space and is profitably expanding into fitness, nutrition, and mental health verticals.
  • Stability: We are privately owned, have a holding period of ‘forever,’ and have significant cash to invest.
  • Exposure: You will have a front-row seat in growing a business. Your teammates have built and sold companies, managed hundreds of employees, and run campaigns with Fortune 500 brands.
  • Market landscape: The $4 trillion health and wellness market is a highly relatable industry that is transforming. There’s no better time than now to be building a business in this space.
  • Career growth: There is no cap on growth, promotions, or the opportunity to own and put your stamp on important projects. Prove your value and you will be rewarded accordingly.
  • Learning: We are a mighty team with subject matter experts in creative, branding, content strategy, SEO, paid media, and more. The opportunity to grow new skills and learn from smart people is endless.
  • Impact-focused: Opportunities to take part in our quarterly initiatives with organizations like Beds for Kids and The Green Chair Project and help respond to the critical needs of our local communities.
  • Fun: The team has a high bar for excellence but also a real interest in each other and making work fun.

The Package

Base salary and performance-based bonus commensurate with experience. At Pillar4, you’ll have access to competitive benefits, including health insurance, 401k, a monthly wellness stipend for house cleaning, gym membership, grocery delivery or massages, and cell phone reimbursement.

Who We Are

Launched in 2017, Pillar4 Media operates a portfolio of market-leading digital brands that help consumers make better purchasing decisions. Our vision is to help people live healthier lives with access to trusted resources, in-depth product reviews, and supportive communities. Our mission is to be the #1 content and commerce engine connecting consumers to the best brands in all four pillars of health and wellness: sleep, fitness, nutrition and mental health.

We also partner with the leading direct-to-consumer brands in our markets to grow their businesses online. Our current portfolio includes the following:

  • Mattress Advisor, launched in 2017
  • Mattress Nerd, acquired in 2018
  • Sleepopolis, acquired in 2020
  • Mattress Clarity, acquired in 2020
  • The Fit House, launched in 2021
  • Garage Gym Reviews, acquired in 2021
  • Sleepyti.me, acquired in 2022
  • Sleep Advisor, acquired in 2022
  • BarBend, acquired in 2023
  • Breaking Muscle, acquired in 2023
  • Partnerships with leading direct-to-consumer brands and media companies to grow their businesses.

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