Writing Jobs, January 12, 2018

I spent most of my day meeting a deadline, but better late than never, right? rainy day writing jobs canada

Today’s list has got online writing jobs for those who write from home and a call for submissions for writers of literary fiction. Of course, I’ve not forgotten my fellow Canadians and have a few on-site writing jobs across Canada, too.

Be sure to check my Facebook page or Twitter every now and again since that’s where I post interesting (i.e. high paying or fun) writing leads I come across in between lists here.

Have a great weekend!

Remote Writing Jobs (Writing Jobs from Home)

SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT WRITERS – Jewellery retailer – Remote writing jobs: We are looking to hire content writers for our social media and marketing related platforms. Our ideal content curator would have some exposure to and is passionate about fashion and accessories, and use that experience and creativity to help create and curate social media marketing content for our online jewelry/accessories boutique. If you are ambitious and work well independently, thrive off of creating content to help executing marketing and branding ideas, then this gig is for you. This person would be responsible for: Curating content based on available assets and creating custom content based on branding and strategies to promote our products and marketing plans; Creating engaging copy for social media posts across various platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) in the voice of our brand; Sourcing, researching, and composing SEO blog content on specific topics related to the product and industry; Drafting, designing and writing content for marketing campaigns for email blasts to subscribers using Mailchimp… Read more/apply

EVERGREEN LIFESTYLE WRITER – Bustle – Remote writing jobs: Are you the one your friends go to for dating and relationship advice? Are you constantly checking your horoscope, or sharing your latest self-care routine on Instagram? Do you keep up on the latest women’s health trends, and love learning new hacks and tips for your daily routine? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you are Bustle Lifestyle material. Currently, Bustle is seeking creative remote part-time writers to contribute to our Lifestyle vertical with unique service, evergreen content three days per week during regular office hours. Coverage will include sex and relationships, health, mental health, and astrology. Applicants should have at least 2+ years of writing experience (internships/blogging count), with a proven ability to consistently brainstorm innovative pitches with unique angles… Read more/apply

SEO CONTENT WRITER (HOSPITALITY AND TRAVEL EXPERIENCE) – Milestone Inc. – Remote writing jobs: Milestone is a global provider of internet marketing solutions for the hospitality, tourism, hotel, resort and retail markets – from website design to creative content and conversion optimization strategies. We are looking for a contact writer who can work diverse web and social projects, and who has a strong connection to what it means to create search-driven and user-centric content. Milestone, an industry leader in internet marketing and website design, is seeking an experienced content writer with agency experience and who is well versed in SEO, SEM, CMS, and the latest trends in content marketing. The right candidate understands how to create original content that inspires the customer journey and leads to conversion… Read more/apply

CRYPTOCURRENCY WRITER – TheBigCoin – Remote writing jobs: TheBigCoin.io is a fast-growing online company helping businesses accept Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency payments and offering a solution for consumers to spend Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Dash, and Monero anywhere online & anonymously. Currently, we are looking for writers to write articles for our blog. Could this be you? If you think you can produce high-quality cryptocurrency related content that is informative, interesting, and creative, have experience writing about cryptocurrency and finance, give it a try and apply for this position… Read more/apply

FREELANCE SPORTS WRITER – TheSportster.com – Freelancing writing jobs Canada: The editorial team at Valnet Inc. is looking for writers to contribute list-based articles for one of our sites, TheSportster.com. At the TheSportster, we need writers who are driven to succeed, have a way with words, and keep up with what’s trending. We’re looking for original, informative and eye-catching articles on topics people are craving to read about. Our Pay-Per-View program lets YOU cash in on articles that go viral! Do you have an encyclopedic knowledge of something our readers love? Wrestling Mark? Football Fanatic? Hockey Addict? We want you! Are you a social media superstar? Your affinity for pop culture trends ensures that you know exactly what’s hot and what’s not. Do you adore the English language? You know how to construct a great paragraph with a punch. Your work takes no editing and is publish ready… Read more/apply

FREELANCE WRITERS – 29Secrets.com – Canadian freelance writing jobs: We’re always looking for freelance writers who have a keen interest in beauty, fashion, wellness and/or relationships… Read more/applyThe 29Secrets.com team consists of women who have been there, done that and others who have the voice of someone figuring it out for the first time. 29Secrets.com is a site for the smart, urban, stylish, women who is in the know. Updated daily, 29Secrets.com is the place to visit for smart, entertaining, practical and juicy content… Read more/apply

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

FREELANCE COPYWRITER – DDB Canada – Vancouver, BC: DDB Canada is looking for a freelance Copywriter.  You must have a desire to create a portfolio of award-winning work and have experience across all media -TV, outdoor, print, and innovating in the digital space.  Your portfolio showcases versatility in all forms of copy, with a proven ability to envision and execute creative solutions. You have a way with words, language fluency and a vivid imagination. Working closely with other creatives, you’ll provide ideas on a wide variety of accounts. The ideal candidate must be a highly conceptual thinker, with an understanding of strategic marketing objectives, highly versatile writing skills and the ability to turn complex briefs into clear, highly effective and insightful communications material.  With a positive, forward-thinking attitude, you’ll be a natural fit for the evolving DDB culture. DDB Canada offers great clients, fun office environment, an exceptional team of professionals to work with, and yes, even Hot Dog Days… Read more/apply

CONTENT WRITER – Space technologies – Charlottetown, PE: This full time role will Research, write and edit marketing communications including but not limited to print and online articles, newsletters, videos, webinars, infographics, white papers, case studies, blog posts, website content and more. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES REQUIRED: Collaborating with the Marketing team to develop compelling, and often unexpected content plans; Interviewing subject matter experts on a variety of topics and translating that information into captivating and concrete storytelling; Thinking strategically and participating in creative conceptualization in a wide range of media; Establishing strong relationships across online and offline media, internal departments and an understanding of client needs the consumer experience, marketing strategy, and operational capabilities… Read more/apply

WRITER – Wunder Int’l Culture and Education College Inc. – Burnaby, BC: Salary: $28.50 – $32.00/Hourly. Main duties: Study and determine main features of education services and write marketing materials for advertisement to target Korean only speakers and readers; Write books megazine, and journals about educational philosophies of Wunder Education Centre; Conduct research in education field and write books to provide information for educators in the centre; Write marketing and promoting materials. Qualification: Must be able to read and write in both English and Korean; Portfolio in writings is required; 3 to 5 years of experience is required… Read more/apply

Calls for Submissions

One Story – One Story is an award-winning, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit literary publisherone story magazine committed to supporting the art form of the short story and the authors who write them—through One Story, One Teen Story, education, community, and mentorship.

What kinds of stories is One Story looking for?

One Story is seeking literary fiction. Because of our format, we can only accept stories between 3,000 and 8,000 words. They can be any style and on any subject as long as they are good. We are looking for stories that leave readers feeling satisfied and are strong enough to stand alone.

Does One Story pay?

Yes. One Story pays $500 and 25 contributors copies for First Serial North American rights. All rights will revert to the author following publication.

Does One Story accept previously published material?

No. One Story is looking for previously unpublished material. However, if a story has been published in print outside of North America, it will be considered. Stories previously published online—on blogs, personal websites, online literary magazines, or forums—will not be accepted.

Does One Story accept simultaneous submissions?

Yes, but please notify us immediately if your submission is accepted for publication elsewhere.

What file types can I submit?

We accept PDF, RTF, and TXT files that are less than 500KB. Please include the story title and all writer contact info on the first page of the submitted file.

Will you send me comments on my story?

No. One Story receives close to 100 submissions each week. Please understand that we do not have time to comment on individual stories.

Can I change the story I submitted with an updated draft?


Do you consider translations?

Yes. Please include the name of the original author and language, as well as the name of the translator on the first page of your submission.

How do I submit to One Story?

We have an automated system for you to send us your work. It will securely send our editors your story and email you a confirmation that it has been received. To use the automated system, you need to have a One Story account.

If you have subscribed to One Story or One Teen Story, joined our mailing list, given One Story or One Teen Story as a gift, or submitted a story to either magazine, you already have an account. If not, the first time you submit a story your account will be automatically created.

Using this account you will be able to check the status of your submission at any time by going to our login page.

When you are ready to submit please visit our Submission Manager.

When can I submit to One Story?

We accept submissions from January 15th to May 31st and from September 1st to November 14th.

How soon can I expect to hear about my submission?

We do our very best to respond to submissions within 3 months after they are received. If you don’t hear back from us within that time, please be patient! It is our goal to make sure that each submission gets a good read.

Can I check the status of my submission?

You can check the status of your submissions at any time by logging into your account. “Received” means that we have your story and are considering it.

To read the full submission guidelines, go to: https://www.one-story.com/index.php?page=submit&pubcode=os


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