Writing Jobs, January 10, 2018

It’s hump day and I can tell you that there ain’t a lot of humping going on around here! *gasp* writing jobs wednesday imageIt’s been a busy morning of running around looking for ink cartridges.

#WriterProblems

With a mini crisis averted, I’ve finally got today’s writing jobs list ready.

This site has been gaining new visitors at a rapid rate, so just to get everyone up to speed: The list contains leads for remote writing jobs, on-site jobs for writers in Canada, and calls for submissions, all of which are divided by headers in exactly that order. The remote writing jobs are work-from-home jobs that are open to writers anywhere unless otherwise stated.  If you see something you’re interested in, click on the link to read the full description and apply—telling me you want the job won’t help you. (I get A LOT of messages like this Every. Single. Day.)

If you have any questions, want to submit a free job ad or share a call for submissions, or just want to say hello, you can use the form on the contact page or email me at: adrienne [at] writingjobscanada [dot] ca.

Have a great day!

Remote Writing Jobs (Work from Home Writing Jobs)

ENTERTAINMENT WRITER – POPSUGAR Voices – Remote writing jobs: POPSUGAR Voices is hiring! We’re currently looking for remote, part-time writers who can produce content with a quick turnaround for our Entertainment vertical. If you’re obsessed with writing about trending topics; have a flexible schedule; and can turn around clean, witty, clickable copy on a tight deadline, drop us a line! We’re particularly interested in writers who have experiences in these areas: Netflix shows; Theory posts; Access to movie screeners… Read more/apply

TV/FILM WRITERS – Elite Daily – Remote writing jobs: Are you a film buff that can name every Best Picture Oscar-winner in the past decade? Would you rather binge-watch a full season of “Parks And Recreation” than go to a party? Do you have theories on the latest murder mystery to drop on Netflix? Then Elite Daily’s TV/film writer position is perfect for you. Elite Daily is seeking remote part-time TV and film writers to contribute 3-4 full days per week. Writers should have extensive knowledge of the latest in film news and must be comfortable analyzing TV shows ranging from ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Riverdale.’ Writers must have a fun and witty voice and the ability to write quickly and cleanly. There are also opportunities for thought provoking essays and analysis as well as reporting (not a requirement)… Read more/apply

FITNESS WRITERS – POPSUGAR Voices – Remote writing jobs: POPSUGAR Voices is hiring! We’re currently looking for remote, part-time writers who can produce healthy living content with a quick turnaround for our Fitness vertical. If you’re obsessed with writing about trending topics and all things wellness; have a flexible schedule with evening availability; and can turn around clean, witty, clickable copy on a tight deadline, drop us a line! We’re particularly interested in writers who have experiences in these areas: Personal fitness experiences (weight loss, weight gain, body positivity); Reviews of popular diets, workouts, or weight loss programs; CBD/cannabis content and recipes; Doctors or health experts (therapists, GPs, gynecologists, etc.); Original workouts/challenges; Healthy living tips for anxiety, depression; Personal experiments… Read more/apply

HERBAL WRITERS – The Herbal Academy – Telecommute writing jobs: The Herbal Academy is dedicated to developing in-depth, affordable online education of the highest quality to help people around the world learn about the beauty and power of plants. Among our offerings is The Herbarium, an online subscription-based membership site packed with articles, videos, podcasts, and an extensive and continually expanding monograph collection. As our readership grows, we seek to expand our current writing team to produce illuminating content for The Herbarium. Our hardworking team is highly collaborative, educated, intelligent, and united in a joyful mission to inspire new generations of herbalists. We invite experienced, clinical herbalists with stellar writing abilities to apply to contribute content to The Herbarium. Along with a genuine love of plants, applicants are required to have a formal education in herbalism and professional writing experience. Clinical training and experience is highly preferred… Read more/apply

SOCIAL MEDIA WRITER – CARS – Valnet – Freelance writing from home: Valnet is on the lookout for an eager Social Media Writer to work from home. Currently, we are looking for a car-enthusiast, who likes to stay up-to-date on the latest trends in the automotive industry. Are you up for a challenge? If so, then apply today! Contract Details: Freelance position, work from home; Further details of the contract will be discussed. Responsibilities: Increase the reach and engagement on our Facebook page that is car-related; Find engaging and relevant content to post daily on our page… Read more/apply

EXPERIENCED BLOGGER – Measured SEM –  Work from home writing jobs: We’re looking for a writer with a background writing on topics like: Elder care; Family living; Pets; Health; Home maintenance. We are an SEO / PPC consulting shop that also owns / operates several publishing sites. We create content frequently for our own sites as well as client sites. We’d like to start with a single (paid) project and then may have more opportunities in future if there’s a fit. We have specific formatting requirements for posts, and primarily need help with longer-form list style posts (typically featuring ~50 items – tools, blogs, tips, etc. – with a brief description and some information like features and pricing, examples of great posts, etc. for each) and shorter form (typically ~750 word) posts that give a glossary-style overview of a topic (describing what the topic is, common challenges, benefits, answering a few frequently asked questions, etc.) or walk through a 5-10 step process for completing a task / improving a system… Read more/apply

FREELANCE SOCIAL CONTENT WRITER  – Berkeley Events Inc – Canadian freelance writing jobs: We are currently seeking a creative, career minded individual to join Berkeley Events Inc. as a Freelance Social Content Writer. This position, reporting into the Marketing Manager , involves the creation of unique, vibrant content on the Berkeley websites and forums. Knowledge and passion in Event & Hospitality industry are a must. We are looking for someone who is interested in being social with other enthusiasts in an online setting, can write fluently, and is able to multi-task with ease. Essential Job Functions: Research the subject matter of the event, such as clients brand reputation and leadership within their community and post relevant content on the blog on how our venues and services supported that client… Read more/apply

Canadian Writing Jobs (On-site Jobs for Writers in Canada)

CONTENT WRITER – ERA Environmental Management Solutions – Dollard-Des-Ormeaux, QC: ERA is seeking a full-time writer who is excited by the opportunity to educate industry professionals through researched blog articles, website pages, and training guides. You will work closely with ERA’s team of environmental scientists and the marketing department to create educational and persuasive content for lead generation from a manufacturing executive audience. Your writing will be optimized for online search and will follow web-content best practices… Read more/apply

FINANCIAL SERVICES WRITER – Franklin Templeton Investments – Toronto, ON: The incumbent will collaborate with multiple internal stakeholders to develop marketing communication content, mainly for email, and supporting content that connects the company’s products, solutions, services and events to target audiences in a timely, relevant, and impactful manner. Responsibilities include: Write, adapt and edit content that aligns with the company’s strategic business goals and capitalizes on long-term and short-term opportunities. Partner with multiple internal stakeholders (including marketing colleagues, product management and portfolio management) to develop, adapt and edit marketing content to provide impactful ‘calls to action’ for each communication. Connect the company’s business objectives and the needs, desires and drivers of the target audiences. Establish and adhere to project plans and work-back schedules… Read more/apply

JUNIOR CONTRACT WRITER – Medavie Blue Cross – Moncton, NB: Working from standard processes and templates, the Junior Contract Writer is responsible for the production of standard group contracts and employees booklets, whether for new business or revisions / amendments at the request of the client, or following legislative changes.  Our office works primarily for the Atlantic provinces and Ontario. Working as  part of a team, liaising with various internal stakeholders (Sales, Service, Underwriting, Administration, Install, Mapping, Quality Assurance, Training), he/she will analyse and interpret intent from incoming work requests in order to prepare and generate the documents requested by the clients. Key responsibilities: Work in a team environment with support from Trainers and Contract Specialists; Analyse and interpret source documents for generation of standard new groups and amendments in order to prepare contract and booklets following documented processes… Read more/apply

REPORTER – Prince Albert Shopper – Prince Albert, SK: The Prince Albert Shopper, a community weekly newspaper, is looking for talented reporter/photographers for its independent, locally owned publication. We offer a diverse portfolio opportunity for any writers looking to gain experience.  With an expanding and vibrant economy, lively arts scene and a community filled with interesting feature opportunities, its a great time to share your potential writing skills. Qualifications: Ability to produce multiple (2 – 6) stories per week; Sound news judgement written in a positive and upbeat manner; Strong digital photography skills; An independent worker capable of developing contacts and story leads; We know that you may have a main job obligation, but this could be a great additional fit in your community. Chosen candidate will be expected to work a flexible schedule.  Must have a valid drivers license and reliable vehicle… Read more/apply

Calls for Submissions

The New Yorker The best writing anywhere, everywhere. new yorker

Fiction submissions: Please send your submissions (as PDF attachments) to fiction@newyorker.com, or by mail to Fiction Editor, The New Yorker, 1 World Trade Center, New York, NY 10007. We read all submissions within ninety days, and will contact you if we’re interested in publishing your material. We regret that, owing to the volume of submissions we receive, we are unable to call or e-mail unless a story is accepted for publication. If you have not heard from us within ninety days, please assume that we will not be able to publish your manuscript. Submissions sent by regular mail will not be returned, so please do not send original copies of your work.

Poetry submissions: Poetry is reviewed on a rolling basis. We accept submissions via Submittable only. Send up to six poems per submission, but please do not submit more than twice in twelve months. We do not consider work that has appeared elsewhere (this includes all Web sites and personal blogs). We are interested in translations of poems that have never been published in English. Simultaneous submissions are welcome, but please notify us promptly, using your Submittable account, if a poem has been accepted elsewhere. We may take up to six months to respond. Beginning January 1, 2017, we will no longer review paper submissions; poems postmarked after that date will not be read.

Shouts & Murmurs submissions: Please send your submission (as a PDF attachment) to TNY_Shouts@advancemags.com. We read all submissions and try to respond within ninety days. We ask that you not send us more than one submission at a time, and that you wait to hear back about each pending submission before sending another. Keep in mind that Shouts & Murmurs are humorous fiction; first-person essays will not be considered.

To read full submission details and other information, go to: https://www.newyorker.com/about/contact

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The Sun Magazine

The next time you have work that’s ready to submit, why not send it to us?the sun magazine

The Sun is a reader-supported ad-free magazine. We’ve been described in many ways: celebratory, fierce, unflinching, thoughtful, truthful, dark, darkly funny, tender. Contributors tell us that after their work reaches more than 70,000 engaged Sun readers, they often hear from old friends and new admirers.

To save your time and ours, we suggest you take a look at The Sun before submitting. We’ve provided some samples below.

“I’m looking for a writer who doesn’t know where her sentence is leading her; a writer who starts with her obsessions and whose heart is bursting with love; a writer sly enough to give the slip to her secret police, the ones with the power to condemn in the blink of an eye. It’s all right that she doesn’t know what she’s thinking until she writes it, as if the words already exist somewhere and draw her to them. She may not know how she got there, but she knows when she’s arrived.” — Sy Safransky Editor and Publisher of The Sun

Writing

Writing from The Sun has won the Pushcart Prize and been selected for the Best American Essays and Best American Short Stories anthologies.

We publish nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. We tend to favor personal writing, but we’re also looking for provocative pieces on political and cultural issues.

We encourage submissions from writers of color.

Surprise us; we often don’t know what we’ll like until we read it.

We rarely run anything longer than seven thousand words; there’s no minimum length.

We discourage simultaneous submissions.

Writing is a solitary act, but when what you’ve written goes out to our loyal subscribers, it can feel a little less so.

What We Pay

Nonfiction: $300 to $2,000

Fiction: $300 to $2,000

Poetry: $100 to $250

To read the full submission guidelines, go to: https://www.thesunmagazine.org/submit

 

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