It’s a Monday and it’s freezing here, but the sun is shining and I’ve got a great list of writing opportunities with a little something for everyone. There are lots of great work-from-home writing jobs, a few full-time writing jobs with a couple of Canadian media giants, and two calls for submissions for children and YA writers.
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Remote Writing Jobs (Work from Anywhere Writing Jobs)
FREELANCE JOURNALIST – Sliced by FED is looking for an experienced freelance writer to research and write on health and food security. You should be someone who can turn dry information into fascinating content. Having a background in science, humanities, or nursing is an advantage. To apply for this remote writing job you will need to include relevant samples with your cover letter and resume. Read more/apply
CONTENT CREATORS – Factinate, a general knowledge website, is looking for talented content creators who love looking for cool facts online. This content writing job requires strong research skills, technical writing, and basic image editing. Read more/apply
WEB CONTENT WRITERS – This is a remote writing job for a writer with experience covering health, wellness, and personal development. You should be able to take complex content down to simple terms and create actionable and practical content on things like weight loss, reducing stress, and all things related to living a healthy lifestyle. To be considered for one of these content writing jobs, you should have 2+ years of experience, experience with WordPress, HTML, Google docs, and MS Office, as well as SEO knowledge. Read more/apply
FREELANCE WRITERS – LitCharts, the creator of the world’s best study guides, is hiring freelance writers. These are work from home writing jobs that will require a minimum of 10 hours a week. You will need to provide writing samples, which should be academic papers showing your ability to analyze literature with clarity and insight. Read more/apply
ACADEMIC WRITERS – Assignment Club is hiring writers for work from home writing jobs. You must have a Bachelor’s degree or be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or post-graduate program. To be considered you must also have native or bilingual English proficiency and be able to meet strict deadlines. Read more/apply
MARKETING COPYWRITER – The Health Coach Institute is looking for an experienced marketing writer for a remote writing job. You should be a detail-oriented self-starter who can create exciting and engaging marketing materials. You should also have experience with Google Docs, Adobe Acrobat, spreadsheets and project management tools and a minimum of 3 years of professional writing experience creating marketing copy. Health and wellness experience is also preferred. Read more/apply
FREELANCE WRITERS – Vivial Media LLC is hiring remote freelance writers. This work from home writing job is ideal for experienced writers who are fluent in spoken and written English with experience writing snappy blog posts and product copy. You will work from home to create 300 word blog posts for clients across various industries. This is a high-volume position and requires an ability to meet tight deadlines. Read more/apply
HOME DÉCOR FREELANCE WRITERS – The Spruce is looking for freelance writers to contribute home décor content. These remote writing jobs are ideal for writers that are comfortable creating tutorials, listicles, and slideshows on everything from decorating on a budget to Feng Shui. You should have experience in lifestyle and home décor content. Read more/apply
FREELANCE FOOD WRITERS – The Spruce is looking to hire multiple writers with experience in food and beverage content. These are remote / work from home writing jobs creating recipes roundups, how-to articles, and listicles. You should have a solid understanding of SEO and headline writing. Food photography skills are a plus. Read more/apply
Canadian Writing Jobs (On-Site Writing Jobs in Canada)
TECHNICAL WRITER for Telus Health – This is a full-time writing job in Toronto for a writer with experience in pharmacy and writing documentation for software applications. Strong communications and business writing skills, knowledge of MS Office tools, and the ability to communicate complex ideas into simple terms are also required for this full-time writing job. Read more/apply
CONTENT WRITER – Telus Digital is hiring an experienced content writer to work for their Mobility Outcome team to create fresh, engaging copy for their customers. You need to have experience in digital sales, marketing and merchandising and SEO capabilities and an understanding of best practices. This is a full-time writing job in Toronto on a one-year contract. Read more/apply
FREELANCE WRITER – The Athletics Tribune, a media outlet for professionals and local sports, whose purpose is to raise awareness about what’s going on in Southern Ontario to bring in traffic and share information about organizations in the industry. They are looking for a freelance content writer in Hamilton. Pay is per article. Read more/apply
DIGITAL STAFF WRITER – Sportsnet is looking for an experienced writer to create content for Canadian sports fans across their various digital platforms. You should have a minimum of 5 years of editorial experience and knowledge of sports and strong understanding of social media platforms and digital trends. You should also have a flexible schedule and be able to work occasional nights/weekends and holidays. This is a full-time writing positon in Toronto. Read more/apply
RESEARCH WRITER – Bruyère Research Institute in Ottawa is looking for a full-time experienced research writer to work with the researcher and her team to wrote and submit approximately 20 publications in a year. You must have a master’s degree and 3-5 years of experience as a writer. Experience in primary healthcare is preferred. Bilingual in French and English is an asset. This full-time writing job pays $25.32 to $28.87 per hour. Read more/apply
Calls for Submissions
Fun for Kidz – This children’s magazine is for boys and girls from 6 to 13 with a target age around 10. They publish 6 issues a year and each is based on a theme. This year’s include Families, Bugs, Water, Other Cultures, and Night Creatures. Ideal length is 300-325 words for nonfiction and 600-650 words for fiction.
To read the full submission guidelines, go to: http://funforkidzmagazines.com/ffk_guidelines
Cicada Magazine – Cicada is a literary magazine for ages 14 and up. They are accepting fiction (SF/fantasy, realism, historical fiction), from flash fiction to novellas up to 9,000 words, and nonfiction (narrative and essays), up to 5,000 words. They are also looking for poetry of any length and comics. Pay for stories and articles is up to 25¢ per word, and poems up to $3.00 per line with a $25 minimum.
To read the full submission guidelines, go to:
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