SEO Writer in The Muse


  Remote | Junior | Full time | Digital Marketing

Gross salary $1200 - 1400 USD/month

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At The Muse, we believe that great ideas can come from anywhere. We support a collaborative environment and value open participation from individuals with different ideas, experiences, and perspectives. We believe having a diverse team makes The Muse a more interesting and innovative place to work, and we strive to make The Muse a welcoming and inclusive place for all.

Job functions

The Muse is looking for an established SEO Writer to report and write engaging and thoughtful SEO articles on and This writer has a proven track record of publishing content in English that secures and maintains top positions in Google search results for high-volume, U.S.-based keywords. Your writing experience also comes with original reporting chops and you can distinguish credible sources from media-hungry, say-anything figures and ground your work in expert-backed insights. A passion for the career space is ideal.

What you’ll do:

  • Report and write monthly editorial assignments based on a mix of updating top-performing pieces as well as targeting new SEO keywords
  • Work closely with the SEO Editor and VP, Content and Brand to optimize SEO articles for Google’s E-E-A-T criteria as well as The Muse’s style guidelines
  • Work closely with the social media and video teams to repackage articles for key off-site platforms including LinkedIn, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube
  • Brainstorm and write non-SEO articles that are instead social/email plays or news-based as needed

Qualifications and requirements

Who you are:

  • Established reporter/writer with bylines on reputable service journalism outlets (self-published articles on Medium and similar platforms do not meet this standard)
  • Strong reporter with a knack for identifying and securing credible sources; can craft thoughtful questions and turn interviews into fresh career advice that the reader wouldn’t have come up with on their own
  • Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to file multiple stories a day that are free of typos, grammatical errors, and/or inaccuracies
  • Proactive and competitive personality, someone who naturally seeks out new SEO opportunities and wants The Muse and Fairygodboss to maintain their status as go-to career resources for professionals
  • Strong time-management and a proven ability to meet deadlines


Fully remote You can work from anywhere in the world.

Remote work policy

Fully remote

Candidates can reside anywhere in the world.

About The Muse

The Muse helps hundreds of the world’s most admired companies attract, hire and grow exceptional talent with its candidate-first talent attraction platform and expertise in diverse and hard-to-attract candidates. — The Muse's full profile