Freelance Copywriter - Atlas Obscura

Freelance Copywriter

Atlas Obscura is hiring a Freelance Copywriter to help with its marketing initiatives. Our Marketing Team supports all departments of our growing business. At Atlas Obscura, we tell compelling stories, host incredible events, and lead unique, once-in-a-lifetime trips around the world. We need a writer-editor who can capture the spirit of Atlas Obscura and masterfully entice new and existing audiences to participate in our community.

  • Craft and edit compelling listings that convey how incredible our trips and events are;
  • Write and edit copy for our Trips and Events email newsletters;
  • Produce and edit copy for new products and their marketing launches;
  • Proofread external decks and presentations.
Desired qualifications:
  • 3+ years marketing copywriting experience in travel, live events, or digital media;
  • Bachelor’s degree in creative writing, journalism, English, or related field;
  • Skilled at writing clean copy and cleaning up someone else’s dirty copy;
  • Extreme attention to detail;
  • A passion for Atlas Obscura’s mission of finding the world’s most wondrous places.

We value diversity and are committed to an inclusive work environment and a fair and consistent interview process.

To be considered, please email a résumé, cover letter, and three work samples (links or PDFs) to with the words “Freelance Copywriter” at the beginning of the subject line.