Spanish Content Writer with SEO Experience
Dear Virtual Latinos,
We’re looking to hire 1-2 VAs in the next 7 days through this job that the Virtual Latinos Agency is publishing on behalf of a new client of ours.
Client & Short Job Description:
This client owns a company that manufactures industrial pumps. The company is looking to build a team of Spanish content writers who have a technical background and ideally experience in industries using a pump. Some examples of the industries include mining, oil, chemical, wastewater, dredging, etc. Ideally, the VA would understand the industries and be able to write in Spanish about the pump applications – but it’s NOT required. Some applications of pumps would be slurry pumping, wastewater pumping, dredging, grit pumps, sludge pumps, drill cuttings pumps, mud pumps, sump pumps, etc.
The company has been in business for decades, is doing well, and wants to grow and expand into Latin America. The goal is to build a team of great content writers to build the company’s content marketing strategy, and improve the company’s website organic SEO rankings.
Important Note: The client is also looking to hire more VA for additional roles (In addition to this one) who have experience in 1. PPC Campaigns (Google/Facebook/Bing) in Spanish, 2. Voice over and Video editing in Spanish, 3. Outbound Marketing & Research. If we successfully find a great VA for this role, we’ll be hiring another 2-5 VAs for this client.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: You must apply by Tuesday, Jan 7th at 11 PM PT. Our team will set up interviews for the selected candidates for Jan 8-9, 2019.
Tasks required for the job
1. Writing Experience in Spanish
– The client will provide the VA with an outline of content they’d like you to write for the blog, and the VA will do the rest.
– This includes researching information online, reading various documents/posts/research, and then creating new and unique content in Spanish based on the research
– VA must have Excellent writing skills in Spanish and ideally must have some prior work experience writing professionally on a blog, articles or research papers.
– The VA must have an ability to learn new information, digest it, understand it, and then produce new content with what he/she learns
– The company hiring manufactures a commercial pump, which is why they’re looking for a VA with some type of technical background that can easily familiarize themselves with some technical terms, methods, etc.
2. SEO Experience
– At least some on-page SEO experience required, off-page SEO experience is ideal but not required
– The VA should understand the basics of how SEO works in general, and the difference between on-page and off-page SEO.
– This work will focus on creating original, research-based content in Spanish for creating a content marketing strategy to increase the client’s organic on-page SEO rankings online.
– VA should be familiar with how to use WordPress to edit the site for SEO (Meta tags, meta titles, meta descriptions), as well as know how to create, edit, format and publish a new blog post on a website
– IF you don’t know how to do that, learn quickly so you can apply, it’s NOT very hard to learn how to use WordPress.
3. Translating from English to Spanish (Ideal)
– After a VA does online research, reads articles and papers, he/she should be able to re-write the content learned in his/her own words to create unique content, not translating word for word.
– This job will NOT require you to translate anything professionally from English to Spanish, the goal is to create ONLY new, unique content from scratch to build the client’s company content marketing and SEO rankings in Latin America.
Required qualifications (Mandatory)
-A VA who’s fully bilingual in English and Spanish, and has full capabilities of reading and researching content, articles and posts in English to learn about the industry/client/company.
– The Client is looking to hire 1-2 VAs who would be able to start at 10 hours/week, but have the potential for being hired at least 20 hours/week, and potentially 40 hours/week
– Have excellent writing skills in Spanish, with very minor errors. The client does NOT speak Spanish so there is no one to review/edit your work. You must be the professional writer and editor of your work in Spanish.
– Be willing and able to work independently, do research on his own, and knows how to dig deeper for information and learn fast.
Ideal qualifications (Not required)
– Someone with a technical background (Civil, chemical, mechanical, etc), ideal, but not required
– Writing experience for SEO ideal as well, to know how to help the client’s website rank higher in Spanish.
-Schedule: Pacific time, flexible hours, but within 9am to 6pm PT.
-Pay offered: $6 – $10 USD/hr (Will depend on your experience, and final pay offered is determined by VL)
-Hours required: 10 hours/week to start, then potentially 20-40 hours per week (Full-time)
Interested in applying for the job? READ THIS CAREFULLY:
Please apply through this Virtual Latinos platform, and include:
1) 1-2 short paragraphs introducing yourself, where you’re from, what you studied, and general work experience, and explaining why you believe you meet the requirements of attitude and skills?
2) Provide us with specific details of your past experience and skills related to each of the 3 tasks categories mentioned above. The format of this section should look like this:
Main Job Tasks Experience:
1. First task category name from above goes here
– I have worked with contacting leads/people for X amt of years, at X company. Here’s an example of how I worked, my process, and the results of it:
– Additionally, I’ve also done Y type of works, with Y company.
– Additional details
– Additional examples
2. Second task category name from above goes here
– I do/don’t have any experience with follow-up up with leads, for X amount of years while working with X company
– The types of tasks I’ve done while using X system for managing leads and potential clients include: Give examples
– Additional details
– Additional examples
3. Third task category…..
IMPORTANT NOTE: 40-50% of applicants do NOT read the instructions and send very poor proposals. If your proposal is one of those it WILL BE IGNORED.