We are looking for an editor with enthusiasm for real estate and passion for educating buyers on how to navigate it. If you love seeing your work become a catalyst for action, love to explore new opportunities, and constantly want to improve your craft, then read on….
You’re an experienced writer. You are skilled at generating new, exciting, and inventive story ideas on a regular basis. You produce well-researched, thoughtful, and clean copy. You are proud of your work.
You have experience leading a editorial team You thrive in an environment where you can collaborate and work toward a common goal. You’re a leader who has experience the success and challenge of leading a team. You know what to do to coach and lead teammates to a common goal. Your success depends on the success of your team. The motivation and responsibility of leading is something you take pride in.
You have a passion for Homeownership. At KCM, we believe that buying or selling a home is one of the biggest decisions someone can make in their life. You share in our goal of helping to make this process easier by creating insightful and serviceable content through the partnership of our internal resources and real estate professionals
You value the discipline of organization. You love improving processes and finding the most efficient way to do things.
You’re resourceful. You don’t stop trying when you reach a hurdle. Instead, you seek out answers, experts, and alternative solutions to keep moving toward your goal.
You constantly strive to make things better than they currently are. At KCM, we’re always pushing the envelope on how we can raise the bar and educate more Real Estate professionals, in turn educating families across the nation. You don’t believe in the status quo. In your opinion, competing against yourself is the ultimate test of your abilities.
You love solving challenges for people. You love helping people gain clarity through your writing. In addition, you see opportunity where others may see challenges.
You learn from your mistakes. At KCM, we realize no one is perfect. We all make mistakes, but the most important thing is to learn from those mistakes. You’re not one to focus on what went wrong but rather you focus on what you can do better the next time around.
How You Might Spend Your Days at KCM
KCM is a small business, so you’ll likely get your hands dirty in a bit of everything.
With that said, here are some things you’ll take the lead on:
- Writing 2 blogs posts per week
- Leading the editorial team and process
- Contributing & brainstorming on 4 video topics/storylines every month
- Contributing to our Monthly Market Report
- Researching the US Real Estate Market
- Engaging and participating in our Content Strategy
- Attending and leading editorial meetings
- Owning and assisting on other projects/tasks as necessary
The Must Haves
- 3-5 years of editorial experience
- Real Estate writing experience and/or knowledge of the industry.
- A passion for the editorial/writing process
- A passion for personal growth
What We Do at KCM
For the past ten years, KCM has been partnering with real estate agents to help families as they go through the home buying and selling process. We do this by helping agents better understand what’s happening in the overall real estate market so they can communicate the impact it has on their clients.
We believe every family should feel confident when buying and selling a home.
We believe in education. It’s the responsibility of a real estate professional to educate and serve their clients so that they can make confident and powerful decisions they feel good about.
We believe the best way to help families is to understand what’s happening in the market, why it’s happening, how it impacts consumers, and how to effectively communicate this information.
Who We Are at KCM
KCM is a pretty awesome place to work. In fact, we’re actually certified as a Great Place to Work! We are also honored to be on Forbes Magazine top 100 best small and medium workplaces in the country list for four years running!
Working with the KCM Crew feels like you’re getting paid to hang out with friends. We definitely work hard and will challenge the best from you, but we’re more like family and friends than “office co-workers.” If you’re looking for a fun, exciting, challenging work environment, then KCM may be the place for you. You will be challenged, you will be pushed to grow, and we hope you will push us forward as well.
The Whole Package
Location: Richmond, VA
Compensation: Salary based on experience
Health insurance with employee premiums 100% covered
Simple IRA program with 3% company match
Unlimited vacation policy (plus we insist you take at least 2 weeks off each year – this isn’t a vague policy where unlimited vacation means no vacation).
How to Apply
We have a non-standard application process. To jumpstart the process, we ask a few questions we normally would ask at the start of an interview. This helps speed up the process and lets us get to know you a bit better right out of the gate. Make sure to answer each question.
Then just wait for us to reply. It can take some time to read through all the applications, but we do read all of them and we reply to everyone, even if it doesn’t seem like a great fit.
We’re excited and look forward to hearing from you soon!