Join the OKC Mom Contributor Team

The OKC Mom team is growing! We are looking to add diverse, local voices who are passionate about Oklahoma City (and the surrounding areas) and are interested in sharing their stories, compiling resources, providing visual content, and/or creating social media content. Are you the next contributor for OKC Mom?

This is a volunteer contributor position, but possible part-time paid opportunities (for members of the team) will be available in the future. There are also some fun perks to make being a part of the OKC Mom team worthwhile.

The deadline to submit an application is Friday, June 21.

WE WOULD LIKE TO FILL THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:
+ contributing social media content creators
+ contributing photographers
+ contributing writersJoin the OKC Mom Contributor Team
 
Not an experienced writer? Not a problem! We’d love to help you perfect your writing craft. What’s way more important than how you write is that you have something to say.
 

Are you a mom whose family customs, traditions, background, etc. are not yet well-represented in other local media?

Do you love the Oklahoma City area and know all the ins and outs of this place to help create amazing community resources for our audience?

Are you interested in interviewing local women and sharing their stories?

Are you a wiz on social media and love making TikToks and Reels?

Are you a photographer looking to grow your business?

Are you a mom who loves writing, is building her portfolio, or just needs a creative outlet? Do you have a perspective on life and parenting that’s worth sharing? (Spoiler alert . . . you do!)

Do you have tips, tricks, DIY projects, recipes, or other practical things to share?

If any of these are true for you, we just might need your voice as a contributor for OKC Mom!

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Oklahoma City is such a beautiful mix of people of different cultural, racial, ethnic, linguistic, and religious backgrounds. We desire to build a team that reflects the diversity of this vibrant city.

We are interested in receiving applications from women from all walks of life, seasons, and stages, but here are a few target roles we hope to fill with this contributor call:

  • Diverse perspectives in color, ethnicity, language, age ranges, family types, etc.
  • Moms who love creating video content on social media (Reels, TikToks, Vlogs, etc.).
  • Moms of babies or expecting moms.
  • Moms of teens and pre-teens.
  • Grandmothers.
  • Researchers — moms who love to compile a list of resources and info.
  • Single moms.

We’re looking for moms in the Oklahoma City area who love our community and want to see it thrive, are passionate about motherhood, and enjoy writing and/or creating unique and fun social media content.

WHAT CONTRIBUTORS GIVE

+ Approximately one article or piece of social media content per month
+ A 12-month commitment
+ An active presence on social media
+ Availability for occasional contributor meetings
+ A passion for moms, kids, and the Oklahoma City area
+ Social media posts on their own platforms in exchange for free experiences, products, or services from some of our partners

WHAT CONTRIBUTORS GET

+ Your photo and bio on the OKC Mom website with links to your personal blog, business, and/or social media handles if you choose to share them.
+ Voice and influence with a growing readership
+ A professional headshot and team photo shoot with OKC Mom
+ Potential opportunity to test products, attend business openings, and/or visit local businesses for review purposes
+Continuing education and professional development in the areas of writing, SEO, social media, and event management (as available)
+ Coffee shop meetings, hugs, and new friends!

WHAT TO DO

+ Complete the form below. You’ll hear back from us within a week after the submission deadline.
+ The last day to apply is Friday, June 21st.
+ Applications without a content sample will not be considered.

REMINDER: THIS APPLICATION IS THE ONLY THING WE HAVE ON WHICH TO EVALUATE YOUR FIT ON THE OKC MOM TEAM. PLEASE BE AS THOROUGH AS POSSIBLE.

QUESTIONS?

Send an email with any questions to [email protected]

  • Please use one that you check frequently!
  • Please do not provide a specific address.
  • 3-5 sentences, max.
  • 1 - What's social media? 5 - I post when I feel like it 10 - Considered an oversharer and everything in between!
  • Leave blank if you're not on Facebook.
  • Leave blank if you're not on Instagram.
  • Leave blank if you're not on TikTok.
  • In under 1000 words, write a sample blog post about the following. Or you can create a Reel or TikTok video about the same topic. Make sure you write an AMAZING caption. Wow us! Tell us about your favorite Oklahoma area ”thing" - it can be an activity, a place, a part of town, an event, something for date night, something to do with out-of-town friends, something with the kiddos... the possibilities are endless! If you're *brand new* to town, you can create content about something you do at home, a family tradition, a system that works for you, or anything else that you think might interest OKC Mom readers. 4 WAYS TO SUBMIT YOUR CONTENT 1) Provide a link to a PUBLIC Google document in the space below. (Double, triple check that your Google doc link is public preview and not private.) OR 2) Copy and paste your article in the space below. OR 3) Provide a link to a social media video from a PUBLIC account. (If your account isn't public, we won't be able to see it.) OR 4) Provide a link to a photography portfolio if you're interested in contributing photography. **Note: We highly recommend you create a new video or article for this application as opposed to one you have created in the past unless the old content fits the assignment above perfectly. **Please note, applications without content samples will not be considered.

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