Get Paid to Read and Talk about Romance Fiction!

Do you love to read and talk about romance fiction? Are you active online talking about your favorite romance fiction? Would like to be paid to read and talk about romance? Then I might be looking for you!

I’m looking to hire someone to assist me in growing Swoonworthy HEA. Activities I’m looking for include:

  1. Reaching romance readers and enticing them to join the Swoothworthy HEA community.
  2. Encouraging romance authors to join as a place to connect to readers.
  3. Assisting in developing a social media plan, creating shareables, and scheduling social media (I use Social Bee).
  4. Actively participate on Swoonworthy HEA to facilitate discussions, moderate content, and encourage engagement between members.
  5. Assist me in developing and promoting monthly giveaways, including outreach to authors or vendors with reader-related goodies for monthly giveaways.
  6. Outreach to romance book podcasters, bloggers and other resources to help get the word out.
  7. Content development (i.e blog posts, live streams, etc) for the site
  8. Other ideas that you deem important in growing Swoonworthy HEA to become the go-to place for readers and writers of romance.

I hope to grow the community and add additional features such as:

  1. A monthly virtual magazine
  2. Virtual Swoon-Con (Yearly)
  3. Wine and Romance Virtual Gatherings (monthly)
  4. Development of Swoony-merchandise
  5. Virtual book-club

If you have an interest in romance fiction and some knowledge and experience in the above tasks I need help in, I’d love to hear from you.

Required Skills:

Ideal candidates are romance readers who’ve also provided virtual or PA support to authors. I’m most interested in someone who has a passion for reading and talking about romance fiction and shares that enthusiasm online. Basic skills needed include:

  • Reader of romance fiction that enjoys talking about books
  • Experience with social media managementย  (currently SHEA has FB page and Instagram)
  • Experience working as a virtual assistant or online
  • Experience using WordPress
  • Ability to research media resources such as podcasts for outreach
  • 18 years or older

Preferred but not required:

  • Experience creating shareables and graphics in Canva
  • Experience with Trello or Notion for project management
  • Experience using BuddyPress

I’m looking for steady activity on the site, but the work is flexible. Note that social media schedule tools don’t integrate with SHEA at this time.

If you’re interested in getting paid to talk about romance fiction, please apply below!

SHEA Assistant

SHEA Assistant application
  • Please list your social accounts, such as Twitter and FB, especially those in which you post about romance fiction.
  • What experience do you have in virtual support, community building, and/or social media.
  • Please share a few ideas you'd have for me in reaching readers and authors, and growing the Swoonworthy HEA community.
  • Please mark all of the skills you currently have. Hold the shift key down to select more than one.
  • Please let me know of any skills or experiences you have that can help in this position. For example, blogging (especially book or romance blogging), customer service, tech skills, email , etc.