Legal Education or Experience Not Required


Findlaw is looking for a dreckblog writer:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Track legal news and developments on a daily basis, using multiple information sources
– Write blog posts reporting on legal news and related legal information of interest to a consumer audience, under the direction of an editor
– Work with FindLaw Social Media Team to optimize blog posts using best practices in tagging, keyword usage, headline creation, content optimization and basic SEO
– Track blog post performance using multiple measures (e.g., traffic, syndication, conversion) and use performance measures to constantly refine posting style and improve post performance

REQUIREMENTS:
– Bachelor’s Degree required
– Legal education or experience a plus, but not required
– Excellent writing and reporting skills, with ability to write in a conversational tone and demonstrated ability to successfully write for the web
– Basic understanding of HTML and SEO
– Professional blogging or online media experience is highly desired
– Internet savvy with experience using social media tools such as blogs, message boards, social networks, microblogging, social bookmarking and/or social sharing

IDEAL CANDIDATE:
– Has an interest in writing about legal topics for a consumer audience and following legal news and developments
– Understands and has mastered high-volume blog writing and can turn out a developed 250 word post in under 40 minutes
– Works well in a team environment, embraces change and is highly adaptable

High-volume blog writing?

250 words in under 40 minutes?

Interested in following legal news and developments?

Legal education and experience?

Professional blogging experience?

Internet savvy?

Are you thinking what I’m thinking?

(H/T San Jose criminal-defense lawyer Izaak Schwaiger.)


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