Food and Health Copywriter

  • Feb 11, 2019
Part time Media-Journalism, Writing, & Editing

Job Description

Freelance Food & Health Copywriter


  • New York, NY
  • Part Time
  • Creative
  • Mid Level

SmartBug Media, a leading digital and content marketing agency, is seeking a freelance technical writer with experience in food, nutrition, and health, specifically with:

  • Farming
  • Craft beef
  • Recipe creation
  • Lifestyle
  • Food trends
  • Health and fitness

We are looking for someone who consistently delivers high-quality work in the form of blog posts, e-books, and more. The selected candidate will work closely with our clients to produce eight 800-word blog posts per month, and one piece of premium content (e-books, white papers, etc.) per quarter.

This will be a part-time, ongoing freelance opportunity. The workload may fluctuate based on the client’s needs. All work can be done remotely.

Candidates must reside and be authorized to work in the United States.


  • Create high-quality, differentiated and compelling copy in the form of blogs, e-books, and case studies for one of our largest clients
  • Attend or synthesize interviews with clients and subject matter experts
  • Write in Chicago or AP styles as needed
  • Work with the project team collaboratively through our online project management system
  • Understand the client’s target audiences and personas in order to craft your messaging accordingly
  • Deliver quality work on target and on time
  • Present your ideas and receive feedback in a healthy and professional manner
  • Other related responsibilities as assigned


  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship
  • Bachelor‘s degree (or equivalent professional experience) in writing or marketingcommunications
  • Experience in executing or writing about:
    • Farming
    • Craft beef
    • Recipe creation
    • Lifestyle
    • Food trends
    • Health and fitness
  • Excellent writing and storytelling skills
  • A meticulous approach to grammar, spelling, blog structure, and providing the highest-quality, cleanest, most concise copy possible
  • The ability to research topics and include links, references, and citations
  • An uncompromising approach to hitting deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • $100-$125 per 800-word blog post
  • $750-$900 per 2,500-word e-book

Interview Process:

  • Application submission
  • Spec article submission and review
  • Video call with Vice President of Creative

About SmartBug Media

SmartBug Media is a globally recognized intelligent inbound marketing agency that assists businesses in growing revenue through content marketing, sales enablement, web development, marketing automation, and PR. For over 10 years, SmartBug has helped businesses increase qualified leads, close customers, and enhance the reach and loyalty of their brands.

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