Join our team: Open Call for Contributors!

Are you a local mom with something to share? Are you itching to write about funny stories and helpful tips for moms? Are you passionate about motherhood and about building a strong and supportive community of moms?

Then read on! It’s that time of year again when the RGV Moms Blog (that’s us!) holds an open call for new contributors for the blog. It’s a volunteer position that lets you write your heart out in exchange for a little publicity and a lot of social perks.Join the Rio Grande Valley Moms Blog Contributor Team!

We’re looking for new voices to join our team so if you have something to contribute we invite you to apply! Note: you do not have to be an established blogger to apply! Most importantly: Write what you love, and love what you write!

All local moms (across the valley) are invited to apply! Use the form below to submit your bio & writing samples by August 6, 2017!

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This is a volunteer position, but there are plenty of fun perks to make it worth your valuable time. Here are the details:

What You GIVE

  1. One original post per month on topics of your choice that fit within the brand and mission of RGVMB
  2. An active presence on social media
  3. Availability for quarterly in-person or online contributor meetings and at least one blog event
  4. Your passion for moms, kids, and the Rio Grande Valley
  5. Reliable, team-oriented, flexible & fun attitude
  6. A 6-month commitment beginning September 1, 2017

What You GET

  1. Your photo and bio on the Rio Grande Valley Mom’s Blog Meet Our Contributors page (with links to your personal blog and/or social media handles if you choose to share them)
  2. Access to the {secret} RGVMB Contributors Facebook group, and access to RGVMB internal communications
  3. Opportunity to test products/services for review (to be posted on RGVMB).
  4. Experience in the areas of writing, blogging, SEO, social media, and event management
  5. Access to pre-sale tickets to upcoming RGVMB events
  6. Coffee shop meetings, hugs, new friends, and play dates
  7. New friendships and an opportunity to do something great in our community.

What To DO

  1. Complete the form below in its entirety including…
    • Basic contact information
    • Any social media handles you may have {Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.}
    • A few sentences about what makes your perspective unique or interesting to local moms
    • A brief explanation as to why you’d like to be included on the RGVMB regular contributors list
  2. Make it all happen by Sunday, August 5, 2017.
  3. As you consider what content to submit as a sample with your application, please think on these important guidelines…

    • Your sample submissions should be original to you, meaning you are the author. Please keep copyright infringement laws in mind.
    • Kinda obvious, but we have to say it… Content should be free from the following: profanity, sexual language, political endorsement of a party or candidate, political commentary, op-ed commentary on controversial social and/or political issues, and derogatory or inflammatory language.

What are you waiting for? Let’s blog together! 

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    300-600 words (skip if you've linked to your blog)

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