This week is just flying by! Sit for a sec and relax with a cup of coffee as you peruse today’s writing job leads.
Today’s list is another varied one with online writing jobs open to writers located anywhere, along with some on-site writing and editing opportunities for writers across Canada. There are calls for submissions, too.
PS – If you’re planning on entering the CBC Nonfiction Prize, you’ve got till 11:59 EST tonight.
Remote Writing Jobs (Work-from-Home / Online Writing Jobs)
COMIC BOOK NEWS WRITERS – CBR.com is hiring journalists to contribute news articles for comic book, movies, TV, and gaming enthusiasts. You must have relevant experience, along with a basic understanding of HTML and a broad knowledge of comics, genre film and TV, videogames, and other “geek-friendly” categories to be considered for this remote writing job. Read more/apply
FREELANCE WRITER – Company is looking for a freelance writer to write website content and blogs. This is a steady, ongoing remote writing job for a writer that has SEO writing experience. You will be writing Top 10 type articles and more. Articles will range from 350 to 900 words. Read more/apply
FREELANCE BOOK REVIEWERS – Kirkus Media is hiring experienced book reviewers of English and Spanish titles. These are remote writing jobs for book reviewers able to write a 350 word review within two weeks of being assigned a book. Read more/apply
FREELANCE COPYWRITERS – Kirkus Media is hiring experienced copywriters to create promotional copy for a large publishing house, including book descriptions, author biographies, and back cover copy. You must have solid credits and copywriting experience with major trade publishers to be considered for one of these remote freelance copywriting positons. Read more/apply
FREELANCE BOOK EDITORS – Kirkus Media is hiring freelance book editors. You must have experience and solid credit as a book copyeditor for one or more major trade publishers, notable small press, or educational publisher to be considered for one of these freelance editing jobs. You must also have a proven ability to meet deadlines and extensive knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style and Merriam-Webster. Read more/apply
REMOTE RESUME WRITERS – Writers with experience in resume writing, hiring and recruiting, or sales are encouraged to apply for one of these remote resume writing jobs. Job will entail writing, rewriting, and editing resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles for customers. These are flexible freelance writing jobs that allow you to set your own schedule and work from home. Read more/apply
FREELANCE WRITERS – ProPRcopy is hiring experienced writers to writer articles, web copy, blogs, press releases, and more. You must have strong writing and editing skills and experience writing for a braod range of businesses and industries. They also require at least a bachelor’s degree and experience in public relations, marketing, communication, or journalism. These are remote freelance writing jobs. Read more/apply
Canadian Writing Jobs (On-Site Writing Jobs in Canada)
FREELANCE WRITER IN TORONTO – Foliovision is looking for a Toronto-based freelance writer to write restaurants reviews, neighbourhood guides, interviews, photo essays, and more. Writing must be unique and will not be published under your name. Read more/apply
JUNIOR STAFF WRITER – Providr is hiring a junior staff writer to work full-time in their Toronto office. You must have advanced writing skills and experience and be able to handle tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Read more/apply
JUNIOR CONTENT WRITER – IIMSWISS in Etobicoke, Ontario, is looking for a recent graduate with e\web content writing experience for a temporary writing job. You must have a degree in Communications, Marketing, or a related field. Bilingual (English/French) candidates are preferred. Read more/apply
COPYWRITER – JAM Direct Inc. is hiring a full-time copywriter to develop long and short copy for direct and digital assignments. You must have a minimum of 3 years of copywriting experience, a B.A. in English or Diploma in copywriting, and a portfolio with long and short copy to be considered for this writing job in Toronto. Read more/apply
COPYWRITER – Jagger in Vancouver, BC, is looking for a full-time copywriter to write brand-appropriate content for print and web. You must have a Bachelor’s Degree or diploma in Marketing or related field; or equivalent years of combined education & experience, and 2- 3 years of ad copy writing experience, preferably in a consumer products category. This is an in-house writing job in Vancouver, BC. Read more/apply
Calls for Submissions
BORDER CROSSINGS – This quarterly cultural magazine accepts short fiction (maximum 3,000 words), poetry, and photographic portfolios. They prefer query letters outlining the proposed piece first. While there is no deadline for submissions, keep in mind that they publish in February, May, August, and November.
You can read the full submission guidelines at: http://bordercrossingsmag.com/about/submissions
THE PURITAN – Open to submissions year-round, from anywhere in the world. They accept fiction (10,000 words), poetry, and interviews (over 2,000 words). They are open to pitches for essays and reviews. Payment is $100 per interview, essay, and review; $75 per work of fiction, and $20 per poem (or page, capped at $80 for poems four pages or more).
You can read the full submission guidelines at: http://puritan-magazine.com/submissions/
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