Writing Jobs, January 31, 2018

Good morning, writers! Another great list of writing opportunities today, so pourIMG_20180116_091134_454 yourself a cup of coffee and read on.

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If you’re here looking to hire a writer, get in touch with me or submit a free job ad here.

Remote Writing Jobs (Work from home writing jobs)

DIGITAL MARKETING CONTENT WRITER – Measure Marketing Results Inc. ‚Äď Canadian freelance writing jobs: Our company is hiring freelance writers to write well-crafted blog entries, approximately 350-400 words in length. Freelancers will be asked to compose between 1-10 blogs per month. Payment is $30 per blog, paid at the end of the month. Blog topics range from the manufacturing industry, healthcare, technology, real estate, and law. Ideal candidates must have: The ability to meet deadlines and follow directions; Excellent grammar and research skills; A mature and creative voice; Experience writing online SEO content… Read more/apply

WEB CONTENT WRITER – Hennessey Consulting – Remote writing jobs: If you have an excellent command of the English language, are a master researcher and evaluator of sources, know the principles of writing for the Web and how to apply them, and are interested in receiving weekly assignments and timely pay, then, you will want to respond to this ad! Our company writes content for attorneys nationwide who specialize in the following areas of law: personal injury (motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death, medical malpractice); bankruptcy; trusts and estates; mediation; workers’ compensation; Social Security and veterans disability claims; family (divorce, child custody, child support); criminal defense, and more‚Ķ Read more/apply

FREELANCE GAMING WRITER – The Gamer.com – Remote freelance writing jobs: The editorial team at TheGamer.com is looking for a writer to contribute dynamic list-based articles for our new site. At TheGamer, we require writers who are driven to succeed, have a way with words, and keep up with what’s trending in the world of gaming. We’re looking for original, informative, and eye-catching articles that will change the way people think about the gaming world‚Ķ Read more/apply

FOOD WRITER ‚Äď Box‚Äôd Fresh – Freelance writing jobs: To write weekly on all things food-related: From sourcing healthy, creative and inspiring recipes to writing the inside scoop on the hottest places to dine across the UK, our food blog content is designed to offer as much value as possible to our site visitors! We’re keen to work with a freelancer to help write content for us regularly which engages our audience and helps grow organic traffic to our site‚Ķ Read more/apply

Writer – ¬†NYC- based marketing & PR company – Remote writing jobs: Write Creative Descriptions & Landing Pages For a Bunch of Services. Telecommuting okay. Online marketing & PR company needs someone to write 2 or 3 sentence descriptions for a whole bunch of our services, plus landing pages for them. To do this, you should know something about online marketing and about PR. Pay is $20/hr and I expect that a description will take about 5 minutes, a landing page about an hour. Here is an example of how the descriptions work: Service: Reputation Protection. Creative Title: Have A Say In Your Online Reputation. Description: There’s always someone who doesn’t like you, but it’s how many people do like you that makes your reputation. Drown detractors in a chorus of friends‚Ķ Read more/apply

Canadian Writing Jobs (On-Site Writing Jobs in Canada)

WEB CONTENT COORDINATOR – Sunwing Vacations Inc. – Toronto, ON: OVERALL OBJECTIVE: We are looking for an individual to join our exciting Partner Development Department as a Web Content Coordinator.¬† The qualified candidate will ensure product information for Sunwing, Signature Vacations and other Sunwing Travel Group brands is accurate, persuasive, and always up-to-date. The role will report to the Director, Product Support and will be located in Toronto, ON. RESPONSIBILITIES: Create and maintain product pages by inputting product information into the content/product information management system; Coordinate with Product Specialists to ensure the latest hotel fact sheets and product information is retrieved; Coordinate with Product Specialists to retrieve answers and respond to product inquiries; Monitor/Audit WEB on a regular basis per destination… Read more/apply

FREELANCE TRENDING NEWS WRITER – StyleDemocracy – Mississauga, ON: Pays $25 – $50 an hour: StyleDemocracy is looking for a passionate Trending news Editor to start our Mississauga content team (https://www.styledemocracy.com). We are one of Canada’s largest off-price liquidation event companies and use content to engage our loyal follower and to attract new audiences. Candidates considered will be hired on per article freelancing contract. We are looking for someone who is connected to the Toronto and Canadian retail community. Our writer will be able to develop breaking stories as well as create content based trending news stories. Responsibilities and Duties: Attending retail events and developing contacts; Creating day to day retail themed content; Representing the StyleDemocracy brand offline and online; Brainstorming with writing team… Read more/apply

JUNIOR COPYWRITER Рecobee РToronto, ON: Our Junior Copywriter is someone who knows how to listen and understand our audience, then help create the right content and messaging in the right social channels to communicate with them. A conceptual thinker and storyteller, you’ll collaborate with the marketing team to create communications that represent our brand and speak directly to our customers. You’ll be an integral member of the in-house creative team within Marketing, and will craft everything from social media posts, to customer driven emails, blog content, display ads, and more… Read more/apply

EDITORIAL WRITER, TRENDING NEWS – Stockhouse – Vancouver, BC: Help grow Stockhouse‚Äôs readership and community by writing about what is trending ‚Äď today that means 100% of your focus will be on Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies, and as the trends change, so will the focus. Bring your knowledge of the investment community, financial markets, social media, online journalism and user-generated content management. Key Job Responsibilities: Write a minimum of two 1,200 + word ‚Äúdeep dive‚ÄĚ artcles weekly, on current trend focus including 101 and other educational style pieces; Research daily news resulting in a minimum of two current trend focus updates written and posted per day; Conduct interviews and podcasts with CEOs and industry leaders‚Ķ Read more/apply

CONTENT WRITER РLift РToronto, ON: As Lift’s Content Writer, you will be expected to develop deep cannabis product knowledge and translate this knowledge to a cannabis 101 online learning guide and other educational content. You will coordinate with Lift’s design and video teams to create a compelling and visually-stunning cannabis learning experience. Your content will be informed by keyword research and SEO opportunities uncovered by the marketing team. Your goal will be to grow Lift.co’s pageviews and to optimize content revenue. From time-to-time, you will direct freelancers and edit their work to fulfill your objectives… Read more/apply

DIGITAL CONTENT WRITER / STRATEGIST – Grade A Digital ‚Äď Nepean, ON: Do you love telling stories, engaging with the community and developing a brand voice? Grade A Digital is currently looking to add a Digital Content Writer/Strategist to our team. What you bring: Outstanding writing, editing, and proofreading skills; Personal ownership of each client‚Äôs brand, and the drive to ensure they‚Äôre succeeding online; Ability to work closely within a team, and ownership of your work; Must be a highly motivated self-starter, with entrepreneurial instincts who’s not afraid to speak up for the clients; A passion for content creation that goes beyond work hours; Experience using and marketing across social networks… Read more/apply

Calls for Submissions

Poetry Magazine РWhat kind of work is Poetry looking for? poetry magazine writingjobscanada.ca
We examine all work received and accept that which seems best. We consider original works written in the English language as well as translations of poetry into English. We regret that the volume of submissions received and the small size of our staff do not permit us to give individual criticism.

Does Poetry accept previously published material?
No. We cannot consider anything that has been previously published or accepted for publication, anywhere, in any form. Work that has appeared online is considered to have been previously published and should not be submitted.

Does Poetry pay money?
Yes. Payment is made on publication at the rate of $10 per line (with a minimum payment of $300), and $150 per page of prose, for first serial rights. All rights will revert to the author upon publication. Authors will also receive two contributor copies of the issue in which their work appears.

How do I submit my work to Poetry?
As of July 2013, we no longer accept paper submissions. We now have an online system for you to send us your work. It will securely send our editors your work and e-mail you a confirmation that it has been received. When you are ready to submit, please visit our submission system at poetry.submittable.com. Your account will be set up during your first submission. There is no need to create an account beforehand.

Once you have submitted your work, you can check the status of your submission by signing into your Submittable account.

What file types can I submit?
Under the “Poetry” category, submit files in one of the following formats only:

Word document (.doc) files

Rich Text Format (.rtf) files

Text (.txt) files

Portable Document Format (.pdf) files

Word Perfect (.ppf) files

We now also have a “Visual Poetry” category which accepts the following: JPEG, TIFF, PNG, PDF, and Word document files.

Please note that submissions are limited to four poems (1 file), and should not exceed ten pages. Poems should be submitted in a single file, with poems separated by titles or page breaks. Please include all writer contact info on the first page of the submitted file.

When can I submit to Poetry?
We accept submissions year round. We ask that you do not make multiple submissions: please wait for a response to your submission before sending new work.

How soon can I expect to hear about my submission?
Out of respect for poets, we are doing everything we can to minimize response time. We will do our best to respond within seven months from the day of receipt, but are sometimes slower in responding. Please be patient! It is our goal to make sure each submission gets a good read. Adhering to our single submission of four poems or fewer at a time will help insure a timely response to your work.

Please ensure that you set your e-mail spam filter to allow mail from both poetryfoundation.org and poetrymagazine.org; otherwise notification regarding your submission may be marked as junk mail.

To read full submission guidelines, go to: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/submit

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FRiGG: A Magazine of Fiction and Poetry is published online twice a year, in the frigg-spring-2017-spring/summer and fall/winter. FRiGG publishes literary fiction: flash-length short stories of up to 1,000 words, and longer short stories from 1,200 to 8,000 words. We publish poetry and prose poetry of any length. We also publish creative nonfiction from 1,200 to 8,000 words.

We accept simultaneous submissions. Please let us know if the submission has been accepted elsewhere.

We take approximately two weeks to three months to respond to submissions. Feel free to contact us at any time to ask about the status of your submission.

Fiction

We run flash fiction (up to 1,000 words) and longer short stories (1,200 to 8,000 words). Please submit all work in one file. We prefer to run flash fiction in groups of at least three, although sometimes we make exceptions.

We will consider work that has appeared in print if it does not appear on the print magazine’s website. If the work appears or is archived in another online magazine, we will not consider it for¬†FRiGG.

We welcome simultaneous submissions. If the submission is accepted elsewhere, please notify us. Our response time is about two weeks to three months. Ask us at any time about the status of your submission.

Poetry

Note: The upcoming issue of¬†FRiGG¬†(fall/winter 2017) is closed for poetry (we’ve accepted enough the poetry to fill the issue). Nevertheless, we read year round, so you’re welcome to submit poetry at any time, but keep in mind that any poetry we accept will not appear until the spring 2018¬†issue of¬†FRiGG.

We run poetry of any length. Please submit all work in one file. We prefer to run shorter poetry in groups of at least three, although sometimes we make exceptions if the poem is quite long.

We will consider work that has appeared in print if it does not appear on the print magazine’s website. If the work appears or is archived in another online magazine, we will not consider it for¬†FRiGG.

We welcome simultaneous submissions. If the submission is accepted elsewhere, please notify us. Our response time is about two weeks to three months. Ask us at any time about the status of your submission.

Creative Nonfiction

We will consider nonfiction submissions such as essays, memoirs, life experiences, profiles, and opinion pieces. Word count ranges from 1,200 to 8,000.

Please send one nonfiction piece at a time. If the work appears (or is archived) in another online magazine, we will not (with rare exceptions) consider it for FRiGG

We will consider work that has appeared in print if it does not appear on the print magazine’s website.

We welcome simultaneous submissions. If the submission is accepted elsewhere, please notify us. Our response time is about two weeks to three months. Ask us at any time about the status of your submission.

To read full submission guidelines, go to: https://friggmagazine.submittable.com/submit

 

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