Freelance Writer - Calm Kids (Contract)

@ Calm

Writing

Contract

Anywhere

Job Description

About Calm We have a simple mission at Calm: To make the world a happier and healthier place. The heart of Calm is digital but the brand is expanding offline into a variety of products and services that bring more peace, clarity and perspective into people’s busy lives. We are building Calm into the Nike of the Mind. We believe Calm can become one of the most valuable and meaningful brands in the world. Over 75 Million people have downloaded the app and we are growing by 100,000 new downloads a day. The company is profitable and headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Calm was co-founded by Alex Tew (Million Dollar Homepage) and Michael Acton Smith (Mind Candy, Moshi Monsters, Firebox).

Mission

At Calm our mission is to make the world happier and healthier! We’re growing our library of epic kids content and are looking for talented freelance writers to join the team! As a freelance writer you’ll pitch and brainstorm new fiction kids Sleep Story ideas, get to work with exciting originals and beloved characters, and write scripts that’ll come to life and be heard all around the world!

Outcomes

  • Pitch new kids Sleep Story ideas
  • Brainstorm new story ideas with Calm team built on originals and existing beloved characters
  • Write and deliver kids Sleep Story scripts in collaboration with Calm team

Competencies

  • Experienced fiction writer
  • Independent/autonomous
  • Experience writing for kids characters/worlds
  • Experience with both drama and comedy
  • Experience developing and writing in a character voice
  • Experience working with beloved kids IP preferred
  • Strong communication/feedback skills
  • Calm under pressure
  • Impressive work ethic
  • Efficient and flexible Calm is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, both in our hiring practices and in our experiences as a Calm employee. We strive to create a mindful and respectful environment where everyone can bring their authentic self to work, and experience a culture that is free of harassment, racism, and discrimination. Calm is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Calm is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. Please inform Calm’s Recruiting team if you need any assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.
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About Calm

At Calm our mission is to make the world happier and healthier! We’re growing our library of epic kids content and are looking for talented freelance writers to join the team! As a freelance writer you’ll pitch and brainstorm new fiction kids Sleep Story ideas, get to work with exciting originals and beloved characters, and write scripts that’ll come to life and be heard all around the world!


Values

Calm is the leading mental wellness brand with the #1 app for sleep, meditation, and relaxation, designed to help you manage stress, sleep better, and live a happier, healthier life. With hundreds of hours of original audio content available in seven languages, Calm supports users in more than 190 countries. Apple’s 2017 iPhone App of the Year and one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2020, Calm boasts over 100 million downloads to date.


Hiring process

Hiring Manager: Andrea Gleysteen