Freelance Features Writer

Job Title
Freelance Feature Writers

About the Job
The ArtPride New Jersey Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is currently seeking freelance feature writers to create compelling stories for, its digital publication.

Features Writers will be expected to research subjects, conduct interviews, and produce stories 800-1200 words in length. Writers are welcome to pitch ideas, but stories are assigned by and submitted to ArtPride's digital content manager, who serves as the assignment editor.

Job Responsibilities

Conduct research on the artist(s), industry leader(s), production, event, venue, etc. associated with assigned storiesCreate interesting questions for the subjects and story headlinesCommunicate with (and quote) the subjects directly Write compelling copy to capture the attention of readers, using the Associated Press Stylebook format Provide photos (including photo captions)Secure any rights needed for publication Provide social media handles and tags for subject(s) and venue(s) Fact-check, spell-check, and proofread all copy prior to submissionReview all edits and address all comments by the Foundation assignment editor in the time frame required Share published content on social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.).


Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (or relevant experience) Track record of producing arts and entertainment content for digital publicationJournalism background Knowledge of the performing and visual artsAbility to meet deadlinesCapacity to work independently

Preference will be given to those candidates who have the skill to write in the Associated Press style. An established following on social media is a plus. Travel throughout the region may be, although rarely, necessary to meet the needs of a story. 


Compensation & Benefits
Salary: $350 per/story (plus travel expenses, if necessary)
Benefits: None

Deadline to Apply
Resumes will be accepted until positions are filled.

No phone calls, please.

About ArtPride
ArtPride is the state’s largest arts service and advocacy organization, providing a unified voice for New Jersey’s arts community by promoting the arts, protecting public funding, and offering a wide range of programs and services for the field. For more information about ArtPride and its programs, visit is part of Discover Jersey Arts, a program dedicated to increasing the awareness of and participation in the arts.

ArtPride New Jersey Foundation
432 High Street, First Floor
Burlington, NJ 08016

Equal Opportunity Employer
ArtPride is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. Please read ArtPride’s commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and social justice at

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