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Static Media
Web Stories Freelance Writer

Static Media is looking for enthusiastic, hard-working freelance writers to join our team. Ideal candidates have experience writing content for print or the web with a focus on summarizing published content in short-form. We are looking for creative individuals who are self-sufficient and versatile. These positions are work-from-home with flexible, stable hours. Location does not matter; U.S. and international candidates are encouraged to apply.

About Web Stories

Web Stories are short-form, news and feature stories published for users to consume on mobile platforms.

Writer Responsibilities:

  • Claim written articles from a large selection of assignments
  • Summarize and design stories in custom Web-Story Builder on a quick turnaround, depending on the topic and timeliness of the story
  • Contribute to and follow the guidelines of our style guide, editorial strategy, and publishing standards to uphold quality of content

Compensation: $15 per hour

Commitment: minimum 15 hours per week, maximum 40 hours per week


Experience with building content in a Web-Stories format is a plus but not necessary to apply. Looking for candidates who are good writers, fast learners, and excellent team players.

How to apply:

To apply for this job, please submit the following materials:

  • Your resume
  • A cover letter
  • Complete the following short assignment and attach it to your application as a PDF or Word doc or simply include it in your cover letter:

Open the link to the article, Halle Berry Confirms Suspicions About Keanu Reeves' On-Set Behavior:

Write a summary of the article in 4 to 6 short-form paragraphs:

Paragraph 1: Intro to the article
Paragraphs 2 - 3+: Main theme of the article
Final paragraph: Conclusion

Each short-form paragraph is intended to be 1 to 2 sentences each and, regardless of how many sentences, must not exceed 180 characters total.

Applications missing any of these elements will not be considered.

We believe representation matters at Static Media and strongly encourage people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, those with disabilities, and individuals from other underrepresented groups to apply.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Pay: $15.00 per hour


  • Flexible schedule

Work Location: Remote

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Company overview

51 to 200 Employees
Company - Private
Media & Communication
Unknown / Non-Applicable

Static Media ratings

  • 46 %
    Recommend to a friend
  • 59 %
    Approve of CEO
  • Reggie Renner
    29 Ratings
  • Career Opportunities
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Static Media reviews by writer

  • "Editors care about work quality, competitive pay, make your own hours" (in 48 reviews)
  • "People were nice, smart, hard" (in 25 reviews)
  • "Flexible Hours and pleasant people...for the most part." (in 37 reviews)
  • "Good benefits." (in 14 reviews)
  • "good communication" (in 23 reviews)
  • "consuming research and writing process Low pay for how much time it takes Not much opportunity for originality" (in 48 reviews)
  • "Also, not very good people skills" (in 25 reviews)
  • "You can work full time hours as a freelancer, but you’re still a freelancer, so no benefits." (in 14 reviews)
  • "All communication is done over slack." (in 23 reviews)

Static Media benefits

3 Ratings

Employee benefit reviews

  • Oct 24, 2023
    Current Video Script Editor in Bemidji, MN, Minnesota

    The health insurance is affordable/pretty comprehensive, and the PTO/sick time is generous.

  • Nov 22, 2023
    Former Editor in New York, NY, New York State

    There are none, but the benefit is flexibility of work from home

  • Oct 8, 2023
    Current Employee in New York, NY, New York State

    For FT employees: health, dental, and vision insurance, 401K match, PTO, parental leave

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