Job – Feature Writer (Remote)

Simpler Media Group (SMG) is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic senior reporter to play a key role in the growth of our flagship publications. We are the publisher of CMSWire, a leader in the customer experience space, and Reworked, a native digital publication covering the r/evolution of work and the transformation of the workplace.

You will work closely with the EiC’s of both Reworked and CMSWire to create compelling content that provides deep value to its audience and grows the brands’ reach and industry influence. You will work with editorial leadership to pitch, write, edit and publish original content. This role is an important position at SMG and within the industries we cover.


  • Write and publish 3-4 original, independently sourced and researched articles on a weekly basis
  • Work together with editorial leadership to deliver on content strategy
  • Ensure application of journalism and SEO best practices
  • Provide guidance to editorial leadership on industry trends and practices
  • Pitch new article ideas to editorial leadership
  • Use house style and AP style best practices

The Perks

This is a full time job that can be fully remote and is location agnostic. Some light travel will be required, typically to our conferences and company meetings.

SMG offers a competitive salary and strong benefits package, including:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Health, dental, vision and disability insurance
  • Approximately 32 paid days off + ½ day Fridays every working week of the year for full-time employees

The company is sustaining consistent, healthy growth and as such offers numerous opportunities for skill development, lateral shifts and upward promotions. All employees operate in a remote-first model, though face-to-face time in office or shared spaces is available, depending on location.

The SMG team is fiercely proud of our positive, flexible, diverse, open-minded and agile culture. From recruitment to promotions, culture, mission and core values are placed front and center for all decision making.

Our organization is digitally native, distributed, diverse and virtual, and has been from its inception. We continue to embrace this approach to work and continue to hire the best fit talent regardless of where they are based.

We are an outcomes-focused organization. We set team goals and work to provide our people with the resources they need to achieve them. How they get there and during what hours of the day is not a management priority. Read more at:

Ideal Candidate Profile

Reporting to the Editorial Leadership of Reworked and CMSWire, the senior reporter will work to create, edit and publish highly engaging targeted content that upholds the highest journalism standards and best practices.

This person must be a passionate, skilled writer, versed in journalism best practices to ideate on content across a variety of topical areas and across a variety of content mediums.

This individual will play an integral role as we ramp up our editorial efforts.

They must be able to excel in an editorial position. The perfect candidates ideally would have experience working in media, journalism, marketing or executive communications, preferably in a related topic.

Please Note: This is a small team, entrepreneurial endeavor. Success will lead to significant near term team and budget expansion. However, on day one you will be working with a small team who collaborate on a myriad of projects and assignments on tight schedules.


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or English; and 10 years journalism/communications content publishing environment
  • 10 or more years of experience writing for a daily digital publication
  • 2-3 years of experience with content management systems
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills
  • Great attention to detail and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate, collaborate and work remotely
  • An understanding of how to use imagery, videos and embedded elements to add context to content


  • Knowledge of marketing, customer experience, digital workplace, technology, advertising and media industries
  • Experience working for a journalism-driven organization
  • Familiarity with analytics (Parsely, Google Analytics, Chartbeat, etc.)
  • Knowledge of AP style
  • Public Speaking Experience

Who We Are

SMG is a mature but agile and rapidly growing B2B media, research and events company with a portfolio of niche professional communities.

We create and operate vertical B2B tech communities with online publications like and, and the two focused conferences that serve to advance the careers of our members.

In addition to its editorial arms, SMG welcomes more than 10,000 live and virtual attendees to its thought leader events, which include the customer experience (CX) conference, Digital Experience Summit and the enterprise experience (DW) conference, Digital Workplace Experience. We also produce and run B2B content- and client- webinars and publish industry research papers.

Our staff are concentrated in San Francisco, Chicago, Boston and New York, but we are a flexible, remote-first organization and hire talented professionals globally.

Want to know more? Check out our team:


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,000.00 – $75,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Schedule: Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations: All work is currently 100% remote.

Education: Bachelor’s (Required)


  • Content management systems: 2 years (Required)
  • Content imagary, video, embedded elements: 1 year (Required)
  • marketing, cust exp, digital workplace, tech, ads, media: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Analytics- Parsely, Google Analytics, Chartbeat, etc.: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Knowledge of AP Style: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Journalism/Communications content publishing environment: 10 years (Required)
  • Writing for a daily digital publication: 10 years (Required)
  • Feature Writing: 4 years (Required)

License/Certification: Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: Remote

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