Staff Writer at Epic Gardening

  • Content Copy Writing
  • Fulltime
  • Anywhere (100% Remote) Only
Job Description

Staff Writer

Remote United States

We believe in the power of growing your own food and reconnecting with nature. Thats why were on a simple, but ambitious mission: to teach the world to grow. Were reviving the lost tradition of food and ornamental gardening, empowering people of all ages and skill levels to succeed in this deeply satisfying pastime. Join us and be part of building the world’s most gardener-obsessed company.


Are you passionate about gardening and great at writing? Do you have a background in plant biology, horticulture, agriculture, organizing gardening, or hobby gardening?

If so, we’d love to hear from you. Our site educates our audience about all things gardening. This includes different types of plant species, plant comparisons, gardening guides, and gardening product reviews.

We are looking to hire an experienced staff garden writer, preferably with a bachelors degree in plant biology or horticulture, but also first hand experience in hobby farming/gardening.

**Expectations for writing are a minimum of 500 words per hour once you are up to speed, so you may be asked to take a typing test to ensure you can meet our production criteria.

When writing for our site, you’ll get your own author bio with a picture, and link to your own social sites or website.


  • Research: Conducting thorough research on assigned topics to gather accurate information and supporting data.
  • Writing: Creating engaged and information content such as blog posts, aritciles, reports, and other written materials.
  • Editing and Proofreading: Reviewing and revising drafts to ensure clarity, coherence, accuracy, and adherence to style guidelines.
  • Meeting Deadlines: Managing time effectively to meet deadlines for assigned projects and tasks.
  • Pitching Ideas: Generating creative and original ideas for articles or stories and pitching them to the team.
  • Adapting to Feedback: Accepting and implementing feedback from editors or supervisors to improve writing skills and editorial standards.


This is a great fit if you are

  • Passionate for gardening with background knowledge
  • Experienced or hold a degree in agriculture, horticulture, or plant biology
  • Organized and timely to respond
  • Comfortable with light editing work as needed to assist with content pipeline
  • Able to format and upload to WordPress with proper headings (H1/H2/H3/H4)
  • Experienced in Slack, as all our communications are handled on that platform

This wont be the right role if you

  • Don’t have experience with gardening
  • Prefer working in a typical 9-5 corporate environment
  • Are not comfortable with the dynamic, fast-paced nature of a growing startup where rolling up your sleeves is often required


  • Base Compensation: This role is an internal level of associate/IC2 with base compensation at $50,000 depending on location, experience, and industry demands.
  • This role is eligible for an annual discretionaryteam performance bonusat 5%.
  • This role is eligible for anequityaward. Own part of the company!
  • Flexibility: We trust our team to get their jobs done. We trust that YOU know the best way to achieve that. High quality delivery of results means you can choose how and where you work. Its not just about putting in the hours and checking a box. Flexible work includes flexibility around work location and working hours, including how you work & start and stop times.
  • Benefits: see full details of our benefits at Highlights include employer-paid health insurance premiums for employees at 80%, dependents at 50%, dental, vision, voluntary benefits, 7 paid holidays, 7 sick days, unlimited time off (salaried), accrual based time off (hourly), 12 weeks paid parental or adoption leave, 401(k) with 4% match through Vanguard, $500 yearly professional development stipend, leadership development program, employee product discounts, and more. 

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