Freelance Writer

State Colorado
Country United States

Position Title: Freelance Cannabis Writer

Compensation: Start at $.06/word, chance for increase based on writing ability.

Summary: PotGuide is searching for a freelance writer with expert marijuana knowledge and writing skills. The Freelance Cannabis Writer will coordinate with the Content Coordinator to create content and ensure all writing is consistently aligned with the company’s vision and style.

Content categories include: Travel, News, 420 Culture, Health/Science, Growing and Education. The Freelance Writer must be proficient in writing and editorial skills, as well as researching complex ideas related to the cannabis topics above. A prior knowledge of cannabis and a working relationship with the plant are needed to fully encapsulate the responsibilities of this position.

This is a pay-per-word freelance position with an opportunity to learn, grow and make a name for yourself within the cannabis industry.


Write content catered to the needs of the business, as directed by the Content Coordinator
Research a variety of cannabis topics to ensure credibility in all forms of work
Stay up to date on the latest cannabis news, products and cultural trends
Understand the target audience to create content catered to PotGuide’s demographic
Brainstorm new content ideas to pitch to the Content Coordinator
Work in an autonomous fashion, relying on personal cannabis and writing knowledge
Maintain consistency and credibility in tone, style and word choice
Ability to use targeted keywords to maximize search engine optimization (SEO)


Bachelor’s Degree
English, Writing or Journalism preferred
Proven professional writing skills
Extensive cannabis knowledge and passion for the plant
Knowledgeable in SEO best practices
Access to your own computer and Google Drive

If you feel you meet the requirements and are interested in this position, please send a resume, cover letter and sample(s) of previous published works. Please be prepared to provide an additional 500 word essay proving your skill set if contacted by the employer.

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