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Miami on the Cheap seeks editorial assistant

computer-glassesAre you a deal maven with a flair for writing and an eye for detail? Miami on the Cheap is looking for an editorial assistant to write posts about deals and free events, plus do other administrative website management tasks. This is a freelance, entry-level, work-at-home contract position.

To start, we’re looking for five hours a week but that is likely to grow as the site grows. Hours are flexible, but some daytime hours are required. Familiarity with WordPress or a similar content management system is essential, and knowledge of social media and marketing are a plus. Knowledge of South Florida is also important.

The ideal candidate is self-directed and able to learn new skills with minimal supervision. If you’re interested, send an email outlining your qualifications to Teresa at


About Teresa

Teresa Mears is a publisher, writer and editor who was raised to be frugal. She became a website entrepreneur after 30 years as an editor at newspapers ranging in size from the Portland (Tenn.) Leader to The Los Angeles Times and The Miami Herald, where she worked most recently. She moved to Florida in 1980 because it was the only place she could get a job during that recession and has lived in South Florida since 1985, in Miami, Hollywood, Tamarac, Wilton Manors and Fort Pierce. She is co-owner and CEO of the parent network, Living on the Cheap.

Living on the CheapMiami on the Cheap is a member of Living on the Cheap, a network of websites published by frugalistas, journalists and consumer advocates. Find practical advice on saving money on groceries, travel and shopping, plus tips from our experts on how to live the good life for less at Living on the Cheap.

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