Join our team of paid writers who live, work and play in Thurston County!

Who You Are

We are looking for freelance writers with a flare for storytelling.

Writers have the opportunity to write positive stories about our community in a range of topics. You will be given topics but also can pitch your own ideas.

Must be able to keep to deadlines, be professional when dealing with customers and be accurate with facts.

Who We Are

We are the fastest growing digital media company in Western Washington!

ThurstonTalk publishes positive stories about people, businesses and organizations doing good things in communities across Thurston County. Our stories are published online and distributed via social media. Our community social network reaches people that want to know about great things happening around us.

Apply your creativity, meet new people around the community, explore things that you are interested in, and contribute to a locally owned, growing business.

Job Requirements:

  • Interest in sharing positive stories about Thurston County
  • Ability to professionally interview local business owners and other community members
  • Flexibility to conduct interviews during regular business hours.
  • Skills to take quality photographs during interviews to submit with stories.
  • Fluent usage of technology – email, word processing, photo editing, internet, Zoom
  • SEO knowledge or the willingness/ability to learn quickly
  • AP style knowledge or the willingness/ability to learn quickly

Proven experience creating error-free articles on deadline a huge plus!

To apply:

  • Submit a resume and cover letter in Word format to submit@ThurstonTalk.com.
  • Include in subject line the words “content marketing writer”
  • Include a writing sample of 200 words (or less) about a local business (no interview needed)
  • Please address any questions to submit@ThurstonTalk.com.
  • Do not include additional work samples or references unless requested.
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