Join Our Team! {Open Call for New Contributors!}

The MKE Moms Blog Blog Team is growing and we are currently looking for fresh, local voices who are passionate about our city and interested in sharing their stories! We have committed to creating a community where ALL moms feel welcomed at the table and we find it’s a whole lot easier to do that when you can relate to who is already there. 

Is YOUR voice one this team is missing?

If you want to be a part of this dynamic community of writers, share your perspective on motherhood (the good, the bad and the very real!), and what you love about living in the greater Milwaukee area, then apply now to a part of the team of MkeMB contributors!

Who we are looking for….

The Milwaukee area is a vibrant community with so many amazing parenting styles and cultural, ethnic and racial backgrounds represented and we would love to continue to build a team that echoes the diversity of our community. With that in mind, the writers we are looking for are……

  • Moms in the greater Milwaukee area who have a passion for motherhood, our city and enjoy writing
  • Women with a sense of humor and zest for life who don’t tend to take themselves too seriously
  • A diverse group of women who represent the demographics of our community 
  • Moms of children of all ages, from infants to college-age and beyond.

What you give….

  • Two original posts per month that fit within the brand and mission of MKE Moms Blog
  • An active presence on social media. Facebook is required.
  • A minimum of a six-month commitment, beginning April 1, 2017
  • Availability for as many MKE Moms Blog events as possible
  • Availability for occasional in-person contributor meetings {complete with food, beverages, and laughter}
  • A passion for moms, kids, and the greater MKE area
  • A reliable, positive, and fun personality!

What you get….

  • Your photo and bio on the MKE Moms Blog Contributor Team Page {with links to your personal blog and/or social media handles if you choose to share them}
  • A rotating Tile Ad in our sidebar advertising your blog
  • A professional headshot and team photo shoot with MKE Moms Blog
  • Access to the MKE Moms Blog Contributors Facebook group and other internal communications and resources 
  • Potential opportunities to test out products and/or services before reviewing them for MKE Moms Blog
  • Early access and potentially discounted tickets to high-demand MkeMB events
  • New friendships and an amazing opportunity to do something great for moms in our community!

What you should do….

Complete the form below in its entirety, including…

  • Basic contact information
  • The area of town you live in
  • A little bit about your family
  • Are you a business owner or do you have a personal blog?
  • Any social media handles you may have
  • A writing sample about what makes your perspective on motherhood unique
  • A brief explanation as to why you would like to be part of the MKE Moms Blog Team

Deadline to apply is 10 pm on Wednesday, February 28th. 

*There will be no exceptions to the application deadline.

**Pro Tip: Use a computer to fill out the application form, rather than your phone. Double-check to make sure that ALL fields have been completed before submitting. If a required field is not completed, the form will not go through. 

Spring 2018 Contributor Application

  • You do not need to have an existing blog to apply, but if you do, we'd like to see it!
  • If you do not have published work, don't worry! Let us know what type of topics you see yourself writing on instead.
  • **An active Facebook profile is a requirement**
  • At MkeMB, we are determined to make ALL moms feel welcome at the table and free to share their voice regarding their motherhood experience and often, it's much easier to sit down at the table when you see someone who looks like you. For this reason, we are committed to seeking out a diverse group of writers in a number of areas, including racial identity.
  • This means more to us than anything!
  • Use this as a chance to showcase your writing style!
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