SEO Website Copywriter

SFC is seeking a skilled SEO website copywriter to collaborate with our staff in editing and rewriting our 25-page website.


Founded in 1993, with roots dating back to 1975 as Austin Community Gardens, Sustainable Food Center (SFC) has served as a statewide leader in food systems change to nourish the health and wellbeing of communities who face barriers to accessing nutritious food. Our mission is to transform the food system to nourish our health, land and livelihood.

Why work at SFC?

At SFC, we are passionate about our work and share a commitment to expanding access to locally grown food raised with integrity and care, for all members of our community. Join us if you are driven to build and create lasting change that supports people and the planet.

We’re on a journey

SFC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity on our staff and in our community. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the communities we serve and where everyone feels comfortable bringing their full, authentic selves to work. To that end, we have organized multiple all-staff trainings, created internal working groups that celebrate our diverse community, and integrated equity principles into every aspect of our work.

We uphold the following Core Values:

Integrity: We take pride in what we do and hold ourselves accountable to one another and the communities we serve by being transparent, following through on commitments, and communicating outcomes to all stakeholders.

Courage: We lead the way in transforming our food system by taking risks and implementing innovative approaches to achieve our vision. We embody a growth mindset and view setbacks as opportunities to learn and deepen our collaboration with others.

Equity: We are working every day to ensure the right of all people to access, grow, and consume nutritious and culturally relevant food. We acknowledge that our food system has been built on systems of oppression and prioritize serving marginalized communities and promoting inclusion through our work.

Community: We center the voices, priorities, and wellbeing of the communities we serve in our work. We elevate community member input by providing open channels for feedback and collaboration.

Job Description:

This is a contracted position at 12 hours per week for $40 an hour from May 20 to June 21.

SFC is seeking a skilled SEO website copywriter to collaborate with our staff in editing and rewriting our 25-page website. The successful candidate will work closely with our team to enhance the website's content, ensuring it is engaging, informative, and optimized for search engines. This individual will play a pivotal role in enhancing SFC’s online presence, optimizing content for SEO, and effectively communicating SFC’s work and impact to our target audience.

As the SEO Website Copywriter, you will collaborate closely with the Marketing and Communications Manager and Program Directors to accurately and effectively tell SFC’s story. You will be responsible for crafting compelling and informative content that resonates with our audience, drives engagement, and ultimately contributes to the success of our website launch.

Job Duties:

  • Collaborate with SFC staff to understand the organization's mission, programs, and goals.
  • Rewrite existing website content to improve readability, SEO performance, and overall effectiveness.
  • Develop new content as needed to fill gaps and enhance the website's overall impact.
  • Conduct keyword research to identify relevant terms and phrases for SEO optimization.
  • Work with SFC staff to integrate SEO best practices into the website's structure and content.
  • Review and edit content to ensure accuracy, consistency, and adherence to brand guidelines.
  • Provide recommendations for improving the website's user experience and SEO performance.

About you:

  • Bilingual and biliterate (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Proven experience as a website copywriter, with a strong portfolio of SEO-optimized content.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with a keen eye for detail and a passion for storytelling.
  • Proficiency in SEO best practices and tools, such as keyword research and content optimization.
  • Familiarity with sustainable food systems, agriculture, and/or nonprofit organizations is preferred.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team and communicate effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

To Apply:

Please submit your résumé, cover letter, portfolio, and two references to Use subject title: SEO Website Copywriter. In your portfolio, include a writing sample and examples of SEO-optimized website content.

Applications accepted until filled. Position available starting May 20, 2024. No phone calls accepted or returned.