PinkNews.co.uk is looking for a writer to work on US time, covering US and world news.

You do not to be based in the US although it would be advantageous, as the hours will be outside of normal UK working times.

The successful applicant will work full-time, researching, writing and uploading news stories on a variety of subjects.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate previous news writing experience and an excellent grasp of grammar and UK spelling.

They must also be confident proofreading their own work, selecting images and using content management systems.

The role is offered on a freelance contract at first, with a competitive salary.

To apply, please send your CV and news story in the PinkNews.co.uk style to jobs@pinknews.co.uk.

We’re also looking for contributors to share their views on all the issues we cover – such as politics, entertainment, law and lifestyle.

This unpaid opportunity is for people who want to get their work and opinions noticed on the UK’s biggest LGBT news website.

We’re looking for writers who have a clear, concise style and are keen to provoke debate and discussion.

Please send pitches to news@pinknews.co.uk with ‘OPINION’ in the subject line.