Freelance Writer

Job description

Schumacher, a part of F. Schumacher & Co., is America’s leading name for manufacturing and distributing fabric, wallcovering, trim and furnishings.


We are excited to increase our online presence with more engaging digital content, and are looking for talented and ambitious writers to join our growing roster of journalists. These assignments are mostly unpaid—and are a wonderful opportunity to grow credibility in the online lifestyle content sector and design industry. You will file to our Director of Digital Marketing, a former editor at The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, who will edit all pieces with great kindness and respect.


We believe in the power of great design to make the world a more beautiful place. So even if you have little experience as an author but can get behind our mission, we’d love to meet you!



  • Pitch stories and receive assignments from the Director of Digital Marketing
  • File all thoughtfully written copy on time
  • Be open and gracious during the editing process
  • Understand that this is an opportunity to establish a relationship that will lead to ongoing though perhaps irregular freelance opportunities



  • A good, clear voice
  • A strong interest in and knowledge of the design industry and/or various lifestyle topics
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently



  • Resume and work samples are required



F. Schumacher & Co is a 129-year‐old interior design company that creates and distributes fabric, wallcovering and furniture to skilled businesses around the world. Our family‐owned company is synonymous with style, taste and innovation. Our collections are comprehensive, with an extraordinary range united by respect for classicism, an eye for the cutting edge, and an unparalleled level of quality.


But don’t be fooled! While we celebrate our storied heritage, we operate like a 129-year‐old startup. Our talented team is innovative and dynamic, and our culture is progressive and fun. In order continue our success; we are always looking for talented people that fit.


  • Culture:  In our company, you’re judged by your ideas and results, not by your experience or title.  So, we encourage you to be thoughtful, casual, and to speak your mind.
  • Development:  We strive every day to develop you and your colleagues for what we believe is a challenging and supportive business environment.
  • Teamwork:  We believe that success and efficiency can only be a product of collaboration.  At FSCO, working together is the rule, not the exception.
  • Innovation:  We have achieved success and longevity through innovation.  And we encourage experimentation and rule breaking.  Mistakes?  Those are things we embrace, talk about and learn from.
  • Life balance: Focused, productive time is more important than long hours.  We believe in having enough time to be happy both in the office and out of it.