Data Science Writer

San Francisco, California, United States Contract Allows remote

This is an opportunity to get paid $100 USD per post on a large, well-resourced blog with tens of thousands of readers. You can work remotely. 

Do you love data? Are you a good writer and researcher? If your answers to all these questions is yes, we have an opportunity for you.

The Company

Springboard is a fast-growing startup, built by a team that is passionate about fixing education and bridging the skills gap. We’ve have helped thousands of students learn skills like data science and UX design, using a unique approach that involves 1-on-1 mentorship from top industry experts. 

The Opportunity

We’ve been creating world-class content to help young professionals better understand “new economy” careers. Examples include our guide to UX careers and our guide to data science careers. We want to ensure that every UX and data science enthusiast out there knows about us. You’ll be part of a team that constantly learns cutting-edge practices and distills them to people around the world.  

You will be principally responsible for

1- Research. Writing helpful content starts with building a deep understanding of the topics you cover. A a Data Science writer, you will learn a lot about data science as a career, and distill insights from your findings, concisely and with precision.

2- Writing great content. You will create valuable resources for our data science readers. You’ll co-author books, guides, blog posts, and other forms of content we create, and your voice will inspire tens of thousands of people to learn.

You are

1- A diligent researcher who is genuinely curious about data science

2- A quick learner who can go from research to sharing knowledge rapidly

3- Somebody who enjoys writing, proofreading, and building great content, and has a track record / writing samples

4- Proactive and entrepreneurial, with little need for supervision

5- Resilient and resourceful, and not afraid of failure

6- Ideally, familiar with how digital marketing and content work

7- Ideally, you’d have a digital following of your own already

If you’re interested, send a sample piece you’d like to submit to the Springboard blog to roger@springboard.com as well as a brief description for why you’d be interested, and a link to your Linkedin.