It’s cold and wet outside, and warm in cozy in my writing office. Being a freelance writer makes me especially happy on days like this when most of the working world is wishing they could just stay in. Perfect writing weather and a hot cup of coffee. What more could a freelancer want?
Well, I suppose work to keep you busy and make it possible for you to enjoy these cozy writing days is what you want, so let’s get onto today’s list of writing jobs. There are lots of online writing jobs and calls for submissions open to writers anywhere in the world, and of course, Canadian writing jobs for others living in this beautiful country that is beginning to turn various shades of maroon and gold as the temperatures drop.
Good luck and happy writing, all!
Remote Writing Jobs (Online / Work-from-Home Writing Jobs)
SPORTS WRITERS – NHL (experienced) – The Hockey Writers is hiring experienced sports writers with extensive knowledge of pro hockey to writer well thought out opinion/analysis articles on a specific NHL club. Ideally you should be able to write from 4 to 10 posts per month and have experience in SEO, social media writing, etc. At least one year of online sports writing experience is required, as well as 2 years’ experience in scouting, reporting on, or playing pro hockey. Read more/apply
CONTENT WRITER (Green Fashion) – Life by You is hiring a content writer to write about sustainable clothing. Topics will be geared around green fashion for people who are looking for brands that support their values, including accessories, cosmetics, shoes, etc. This is a 100% remote writing job. Read more/apply
FREELANCE WRITERS AND EDITORS – The IAPWE (International Association of Professional Writers & Editors) is hiring writers and editors to write and edit articles and blog posts on a variety of topics. Pay is $10 per 100 words for writers and $3 per 100 words for editors. My guess is that this might be better suited to those looking for freelance writing jobs for beginners. Read more/apply
FREELANCE WRITER – All Star Directories is hiring a freelance writer with experience writing for the web, including SEO. You must be able to write long-form content, follow instructions and work on tight deadlines. Someone with experience or passion for/in the education space is preferred, along with an understanding of the lead generation business model and AP Style experience. Read more/apply
FREELANCE WRITER – Kipper Clothiers, an LBGTQ-focused custom suiting company, is hiring a freelance writer with a passion for making menswear, luxury clothing, and wedding preparation inclusive to everyone. This freelance writing job involves writing 5-12 posts per month. Pay is $30-$40 per post, based on experience. You must be an experienced content writer who is knowledgeable and sensitive to the LGBTQ community. Squarespace, SEO keywords, blog analytics & email campaigns experience is preferred, but not required. Read more/apply
WRITERS & BLOGGERS – Income Store is hiring writers and bloggers with a working knowledge of WordPress and SEO best practices. These are online writing jobs for experienced writers with American English fluency. Must be able to handle constructive criticism and have knowledge of copyright usage. Read more/apply
FREELANCE WRITERS – VanWriters Ltd is hiring writing experts with exceptional writing skills and experience in different writing formats, such as business writing, essays, and more. Familiarity with APA, MLA, Chicago, and other style guides is required to be considered for one of these work-from-home online writing jobs. Read more/apply
CONTENT WRITER FOR STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT COURSE – Shmoop is hiring a writer with experience in business, particular strategic management, to write engaging curriculum content for an online course for college students. This is a remote writing job. You must have strong writing, editing, and business skills and recent BA, Masters, or PhD student with strong academic performance in undergraduate/graduate degree (or equivalent). You must also be able to write in a fun and engaging voice that’s in keeping with the brand. Read more/apply
SCIENCE WRITERS – Shmoop is hiring Project-Based Curriculum Science Writers to write engaging lessons, including lectures and example problems. These are online writing jobs with the flexibility to work from anywhere. You must have a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with a GPA of 3.7+ and the ability to express scientific concepts in and engaging way. Read more/apply
FREELANCE QUIZ WRITER – Valnet is looking for an experienced freelance writer to write for TheQuiz.com. This is a work from home freelance writing job for an experienced writer who can write fun quizzes on popular lifestyle and pop culture topics. Excellent writing and editing skills and the ability to write viral content are needed. Read more/apply
Canadian Writing Jobs (Onsite Jobs for Writers in Canada ONLY)
CONTENT WRITER– Global Solutions is hiring a full-time, onsite creative and content writer to work in Richmond, BC. You will be responsible for generating content for multiple company websites, writing blogs, product descriptions, and information pages. Experience in writing in multiple styles and voices, SEO and digital content writing is also required for this full-time, Canadian writing job. Read more/apply
FOOD AND RECIPE EDITOR – Valnet Inc is hiring a dynamic food and recipe editor for one of their newest launches. The topics will geared towards foodies and the position is best suited to someone who is up on the latest viral trends. This is a full-time job based in Montreal that entails developing and managing a team of freelance writers, generating and distributing article ideas, and finalizing images and layout. You must have a strong writing background and journalism experience to be considered for this Canadian editing job. Read more/apply
CONTENT CREATOR / WRITER – Datatel Inc in Toronto is hiring an experienced content creator and writer with IT sector experience to create content for lead generation and partner and client communications. To be considered for this Canadian writing job, you must have 3+ years of content creation experience in the tech startup, B2B, or SaaS space, in technology, including creation of long-form content for organic traffic growth. Pay is $18 to $21 per hour. Read more/apply
CONTENT COPYWRITER – ICBC in North Vancouver is hiring a content copywriter to be part of their diverse team. This is an onsite Canadian writing job that consists of working a 7.5 hour shift from Monday to Friday. You must have proven experience writing in a customer-centric environment. You must be able to write and edit across different channels, be familiar with online management strategies, and be comfortable explaining less-understood concepts and strategies regarding content. Read more/apply
Calls for Submissions
SELENE QUARTERLY MAGAZINE – SQM publishes quality fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and art that dwells in the shadows. They’re looking for stories and poetry that are thrilling, reflective, and imaginative. The reading period for their February issue is from December 1st to 15th. They pay for microfiction, flash fiction, short stories, serial stories, and spotlight short stories, as well as nonfiction essays, narratives, articles, and reviews. See their website for payment details.
You can read the full submission guidelines at: https://selenequarterly.com/index.php/submissions/
PSEUDOPOD – PseudoPo is a genre magazine in audio form that’s looking for horror: dark, weird fiction and publish highly literary stories reminiscent of Poe or Lovecraft as well as vulgar shock-value pulp fiction. They welcome submissions from writers of all backgrounds. Payment is 6 cents per word for original fiction, $100 flat rate for short story reprints, and $20 flat rate for flash fiction reprints (stories below 1500 words).
You can read the full submission guidelines at http://pseudopod.org/submissions/
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