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Want to be a part of the awesomeness that is the DIY Bride universe? You’re in luck, buttercup, ‘cos we have some part-time openings for smart, fun, and reliable people. Could that be you? Let’s find out!

WHAT’S OPEN


♥ Contributing Bloggers

Are you a talented, engaging writer who loves weddings and/or crafts? We’re looking for regular and semi-regular contributors to the DIY Bride blog in the following areas:

• Wedding Planning For The DIY Couple. Our audience is smart, creative, budget-conscious, and fun. We’re looking for someone who has experience with wedding planning and can help our DIYers navigate their way through the process from through engagement through the reception. Candidates must be DIY-friendly, offer creative “real world” solutions, and know how to work within a wide range of budgets, styles, and situations.

• Fashion and Beauty. If fashion is your passion and evangelizing DIY hair/makeup/beauty is your calling, have we got a gig for you! For our F+B position, we’re looking for a style-savvy writer who can whip up great tutorials for wedding day beauty as well as answer our readers’ questions. Product reviews, designer interviews/spotlights, inspiration boards, and bargain hunting are all part of this position so we’re seeking candidates who can take good photos, write clear directions, and make pretty inspiration boards on their own.

• Food + Catering. Are you a closeted (or not-so-closeted) chef or DIY foodie? We’re on the hunt for candidates who can help our DIYers plan, prepare, and execute self-catered food and drink at their weddings, showers, rehearsal dinners bachelor/ette parties. If you’re a master mixologist, a daredevil pot-luck coordinator, or obsessed with DIY cakes and confections, let’s talk. Product reviews, designer interviews/spotlights, inspiration boards, and bargain hunting are all part of this position so we’re seeking candidates who can take good photos, write clear directions, and make pretty inspiration boards on their own.

• Honeymoons and Destination Weddings. Are you a wedding pro or blogger living abroad? A travel professional? A local wedding guru? We’re looking for contributors who can help our readers find that perfect spot for a honeymoon or destination wedding. Ability to share travel bargains, knowledge of travel and marriage requirements in your location (or the locations you’re writing about), insider details (best boutique hotels under $xyz, for example) are essential.

• Crafts. If your finger is on the pulse of the craft world and you have a knack for finding or creating crafts that are perfect for DIY weddings, we’ll bow down and kiss your feet we want to talk to you! We’re looking for fun, creative candidates who can report on craft trends (as they relate to weddings), interview crafters/designers, do product reviews, and create DIY project tutorials for our readers. All areas of wedding crafting: invites/stationery, flowers, decor, etc. are desired.

 

Qualifications:

- Excellent grammar and spelling

- Clear-but-engaging writing style

- DIY-friendly

- Comfortable working with (and possession of their own copy of) Photoshop or other imaging software

- Reliable, friendly, good with follow-up and follow-through, organized and self-motivated.

 

$$$: Writing positions are revenue share + perks. Stipends are given to contributors who tutorials.


♥ Editors

If you’re more technically inclined than crafty, perhaps our editing positions will suit you best.  We’re recruiting a few techies to help out in the following ways:

• Build Galleries. We’re looking for a few good people to curate our images into drool-worthy inspiration galleries of wedding crafts, flowers, and wedding fashion trends.  If you’ve got a good idea for amazing photos and love building inspiration boards, please reach out. Experience working with WordPress is desired.

• Curate Content.  This task takes a high attention to detail, the ability to edit in WordPress, and basic SEO knowledge.  We have a long list (100+) posts that need scrubbed and shined to perfection.  If you have editing experience, or want to gain editing experience, we’re happy to hear from you.  You’ll be exposed to the back end of the website and learn how this whole thing works.

 

Qualifications:

- Excellent grammar and spelling

- Experience with WordPress

- Comfortable following style guides for blogs

- Reliable, friendly, good with follow-up and follow-through, organized and self-motivated.

 

$$$: Editing jobs are volunteer/unpaid, temporary positions

 

How To Apply

Email Khris {khris – at – diybride – dot – com } with:

  1. Your real name
  2. The position you’re interested in
  3. A little about yourself
  4. Why you’d be a perfect fit for the position

 

 

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