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Freelance Writing Jobs for the Week of 4/7/2014

Note: Some of these jobs, although freelance, may be location specific. In those cases, the location is listed.

Observations as I went through this week’s job listings … quite a few “open call-like” freelance writing positions (eg, see the first listing). Also, many more listings specifically for SEO writers. So brush up on those SEO writing skills, dust off that professional profile — and get to applying!

Open Call – Freelance Writers: We write for a wide range of sites and blogs and so are seeking writers with a variety of backgrounds, skills and interests. If you would like a chance to express yourself creatively while getting paid, please let us know more about your background. We have opportunities to write anything from the occasional blog post up to blocks of dozens of articles at a time. Pay: Not listed. Get full details on this freelance writing job.

Food Blogger: Complex’s food and pop culture site, First We Feast is hiring bloggers to start at the end of April. This is an opportunity to be part of a young, rapidly-growing website while also gaining access to the established online and print expertise of Complex Media. Candidates should be confident writers who are comfortable working quickly and efficiently on tight deadlines. Your responsibilities will include writing 3 blog posts per day, 4-5 days a week, including social media-oriented galleries and news posts. Pay: $1000/month. Get full details on this food blogging job.

Freelance Writer: freelance writer needed to write a story on syria — negative and effect of war; the society, killings, etc. 100 pages. Pay: Not listed. Get full details on this writing job.

Freelance Editorial Web Producer: CookingChannelTV.com, the website for the popular television network and a Scripps Networks Interactive brand, seeks onsite and offsite freelancers to join its digital team. The ideal candidate is a tech-savvy, web-surfing, food-loving individual with 3 to 5 years’ experience at an online or print lifestyle (preferably food) publication. Must have experience writing, editing and working with content management systems (HTML knowledge is not required but is always a plus). Pay: Not listed. Get full details on this web production job.

Freelance SEO Content Writer: 14th and Boom is seeking a Freelance SEO Content Writer to join our branding, digital marketing, media and creative agency team. Our talented group comes from diverse backgrounds to help launch and grow our client’s brands. The ideal candidate will flourish in an entrepreneurial and non-layered environment.  We have a fun group of clients in eCommerce, fashion, finance, fitness, restaurants and retail. Pay: Not listed. Get full details on this SEO writing job.

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Freelance Editor: McMURRY/TMG is seeking a seasoned editor with a strong consumer print background, a great sense of style and superb packaging skills, experience covering financial and lifestyle topics, and strong client-management skills to manage a quarterly magazine in a freelance capacity. This editor will work closely with McMURRY/TMG editorial and production staff and with the editorial staff on the client side. Pay: Not listed. Get full details on this freelance editing job.

eCommerce Blogger: We are looking for the right person to join our dynamic team as a key content writer to write articles for our eCommerce blog. Specifically, we want articles that are informative, short, insightful and easy to read. Pay: $25 per 500-600 word post. Get full details on this blogging job.

SEO Content Writers: We are looking for freelance writers with a background in the residential solar energy and general home improvement sectors to create SEO content for our newly established US websites (homeadvancement.com and solarcontact.com). Average article length is 500 words. Pay: $35/article ($0.07 cents per word). Get full details on this SEO article writing job.

Financial Blogger: Chimaera Labs, a content marketing agency in Boston, MA is looking to hire freelance financial bloggers. Ideal bloggers will have at least one year of relevant publishing experience, superb AP style skills and a knack for finding-the-story. Pay: $50 per 500 words (one-week turnaround on all assignments (from first draft to final draft)). Get full details on this blogging job.

Business Blogger: We are looking for experienced freelance blogger(s) familiar with subscription-based business models, SAAS metrics, business economics, lean startups. Making complex things simple, we are striving for thought leadership in the area of business case development and evaluation for startups, entrepreneurs, investors, universities. Pay: Per post based on experience/quality. Get full details on this blogging job.

Guest Blogger: I am looking for a writer who has experience writing about topics like the Law of Attraction, manifestation and sub-conscious mind-related matters. The person I am looking for should have their own blog on a related topic (please supply a link) or be able to provide a couple of samples. Pay: $20-$40 dollars per post (in exchange for promotion on social media). Get full details on this blogging job.

Educational Content Writers: We are looking for creative, motivated content writers to join our content development team. In this role, you will work closely with product analysts and content editors to write elegantly crafted language arts items for grades two through twelve, with an emphasis on middle and high school content. This is a part-time contract position with the opportunity to work remotely. Pay: Not listed. Get full details on this education writing job.

SEO Content Writers: Blue Fountain Media is looking for a Content Specialist to join our NYC team. The ideal candidate should be passionate about creating unique and inspiring copy and other engaging content, and should have a proficient understanding of how SEO research informs client content creation. The opportunity exists to work remotely as a freelance writer for candidates outside of the NYC area. Pay: Not listed. Get full details on this SEO content writing job.

Freelance Entertainmen/Music Writers: Seeking energetic freelance writers in all major markets with a passion for electronic music for international nightlife website DJOYbeat.com. A familiarity with DJs and electronic dance music genres is a must. Writers need to be able to pitch their own stories, follow and flesh out leads from the editorial staff and keep up-to-date on happenings within their local scene with a minimum of one post per week related to their city. Pay: Not listed. Get full details on this freelance writing job.

Freelance Trivia Writers: We are an established company developing a new mobile trivia product and looking for writers to help us craft our content. We need intelligent & dilligent writers to craft intriguing trivia questions/answers. Pay: $15/hour. Get full details on this freelance writing job.

UPCOMING POSTS

Following is what’s coming up here and on SeoWritingJobs.com, this blog’s companion blog, this week.

Tomorrow: Finding Freelance Writing Gigs: Are You REALLY Doing All You Can Do?

Thursday on SeoWritingJobs.com: Which Part of an SEO Article Should You Spend the Most Time On?

Friday: The weekly Quick Tip for Freelance Writing Success (we post one every Friday; this is the most recent one).

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