We're Hiring: House Tour Contributors

Apartment Therapy Editorial Job Opening

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Love the Apartment Therapy Tours? Want to join our team and share stylish spaces from your area? Apartment Therapy is putting out a special call for Tour Contributors! If you've got strong photography skills, an excellent eye for design and are inspired by wonderfully designed homes and the people who live in them, read on.

This is a paid, freelance position (minimum 2 tour posts per month to start, more openings possible).

We're looking for people to create tour posts of homes of all sizes and styles. (International applicants welcome, too!)

Applications and questions can be sent via email (Tour Contributor Search in the subject line) to: Janel Laban

REQUIREMENTS

• excellent photography skills and a good eye for stellar images

• accurate, confident writing ability

• a strong sense of style and interest in interiors

• a reliable computer and high speed internet connection

• a good quality digital camera/lenses/tripod

• Photoshop or Photoshop Elements

DEADLINE

Sunday, June 22 (earlier is always appreciated!)

TO APPLY

Please send the following info to Janel Laban with "Tour Contributor Search" as the subject, along with a sample house tour post:

• Your name and contact information

• How you first found Apartment Therapy and how long you have been reading us

• What you do full time

• Where you plan on finding tours in your area and a few pitches of tours that you think you'd be able to share if hired

• A complete sample house tour post (more info below, and see a sample house tour post right here)

Your sample house tour post should be complete and representative of the style and quality you would deliver on tour posts on an ongoing basis. It should consist of:

• A minimum of 20 of your original photos sized to 540 pixels wide (height is flexible) - we look for a well rounded mix of beautiful images; both vertical and horizontally oriented photos, long shots that establish the layout of the rooms/home as well as closeups of specific areas of interest and vignettes. Photos should be named numerically in the order that you would want them viewed in our slideshow (example: photo1.jpg, photo2.jpg, etc)

• Tour recipients basic info: name, location, size of home, length of time they have lived there

• A short intro, approx. 3 paragraphs max

• An Apartment Therapy Questionnaire completed by the tour recipient

• A resource list

• A sample house tour can be viewed right here to see all the components of a complete post.

We want to be WOWED with your unique voice and awesome pictures! Please submit a house tour written specifically for Apartment Therapy and not for another blog. Look to the Apartment Therapy house tour archives for multiple examples of the general style and format of posts for submission.

DEADLINE

Sunday, June 22 (earlier is always appreciated!)

Applications and questions can be sent via email (Tour Contributor Search in the subject line) to: Janel Laban

(Image credits: Apartment Therapy Editorial Team)

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