By Karen On August 15, 2023

We’re Hiring: Content Strategist (Part-time, Freelance)

We’re looking for our next content strategist to join the High-Proof Creative team in Portland, Oregon. As our next freelance content strategist, you have a unique mix of content development and social media skills. Bonus points if you have worked with liquor or drink brands in the past.

To apply please send your resume to by September 15, 2023.

In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining the social media presence, blog, and possibly newsletter of our clients. You are comfortable interacting with clients and can represent the High-Proof Creative brand. 

What will you work on? 

  • Create, schedule and plan content for High-Proof Creative and distillery and craft beverage clients.
  • Contribute to the strategic planning for social media, High-Proof creative, and email newsletters.
  • Recommend and implement a strategy to increase social media Likes/followers and increase overall engagement. 
  • Work with other content strategist and creative director on developing content strategy and storylines that reinforces key brand messaging points. 
  • Write thoughtful B2C blogs that are sufficient and in line with brand voice and tone.
  • Communicate with clients to complete tasks. 
  • Boost Facebook and Instagram posts.
  • Manage and engage with social media influencers.
  • Contribute/attend client Zoom calls as needed.
  • Create Instagram Reels for High-Proof Creative & clients as needed. 

What do you bring to High-Proof Creative?

  • Excellent writing skills and passionate storyteller 
  • Detail-oriented & Self-starter
  • A genuine passion for social media and digital marketing 
  • 2-4 years minimum relative experience in managing social media and content for a brand
  • Excellent collaborative teamworking and communication skills 
  • Availablity for meetings and communication with clients and team during the 9-5 PM PST hours
  • Bonus points if you have freelanced in the past
  • Job Type: Ongoing, freelance, remote (Portland-area folks preferred) 

To apply please send your resume to by September 15, 2023.

About High-Proof Creative

High-Proof Creative is an award-winning, full-service, niche marketing agency for the craft beverage industry. We provide services for companies nationwide in a variety of areas including branding & packaging, website development, design, marketing strategy, social media, content, SEO, and more.

CLIENTS: Bacardi, Hood River Distillers, American Distilling Institute, Headwind Vodka, The Bitter Housewife, Eboni Major, Marianne Eaves, John Lee Hooker Legacy Spirits, Eastside Distilling, and more.


Karen Locke is Founder of High-Proof Creative. She has written about booze for magazines like GQ magazine, Bon Appétit, Thrillist, Sip Northwest, Chilled, and more. Additionally, Karen has many years of creative, and marketing agency work in Portland. She believes the darker the bar, the better.

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