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Love ParentMap’s awesome parenting content? Join our team of fun and driven ‘Mappers! ParentMap offers fully remote positions with competitive salaries. We have perfected the virtual workplace, offering flexible hours that work around your schedule. Our team has been remote since the very beginning — long before the COVID-19 pandemic.


Part-Time Audience Engagement Editor

ParentMap seeks to hire an experienced and versatile editor to help grow/maintain the brand’s loyal readership and support its evolving multi-channel audience development strategy. The right candidate must be a strong writer and individual contributor whose nuanced understanding of digital media platforms and engagement tactics can be translated into the prioritization and development of content that attracts, delights and retains Pacific Northwest parents. This role could possibly combine with another available part-time position for a candidate seeking full-time work.

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Position reports to: Managing Editor

Job Status: Part-time (25–30 hours per week)

Job Location: Work-from-home position

To apply: Email your résumé and cover letter to patty@parentmap.com. Please include “Audience Engagement Editor” in the subject line of your email.
 


Freelance Writers

We welcome pitches from freelance writers for ParentMap.com or a future issue of ParentMap magazine. Please review the following guidelines below before writing your query letter or pitch.

1. Take a close look at ParentMap magazine, ParentMap.com and the type of pieces we publish before drafting your query. This will give you a good idea of the different kinds of stories we publish, our voice and our audience. As a Puget Sound-based monthly print publication and a national-audience website publishing daily, we're interested in both locally-anchored Puget Sound stories and broader parenting pieces.

2. We cover family life from pregnancy through college and beyond, and we aim for a diverse chorus of voices. We welcome guest bloggers who have a distinct voice and unique perspective on some aspect of parenting or family life, and we love writers who can swoop in and quickly riff on current affairs and parenting zeitgeists alike.

3. We generally work with writers who have some experience, so please list the publications in which your work has been published and, as available, links to your previous work.

4. Payment for stories depends on length and placement of the article. ParentMap purchases first American rights, print and electronic, for articles and pays within 45 days following publication.

ParentMap is also specifically looking for pitches from writers of color. Learn more.

Please email queries and pitches to editor@parentmap.com.