55 Freelance Writing Job Leads for May 29, 2017

Here are some job leads for you to go through this Memorial Day (U.S. holiday). There are a treasure trove of various freelance writing opportunities – everything from ebook writing, to simple web article and blog post writing, to writing a full-fledged book for a publisher.

Note: If/when you apply for any of these gigs, please mention that you saw it on Inkwell Editorial and the site it was pulled from, eg, “I saw this Craigslist ad for a freelance writer on InkwellEditorial.com.” One more thing before we get to today’s listings … this post contains affiliate links. Here’s the site’s affiliate disclosure policy for full details.

This Week’s Freelance Writing Job Leads

1. Legal Marketing Copywriter Needed: The Martindale-Nolo Legal Marketing Network (MNLMN) helps lawyers grow their law firms. We do this by promoting their information on Lawyers.com, Martindale.com and Nolo.com. We’re looking for a copywriter with experience writing succinct, persuasive, conversion-focused (SEO) copy. We will be commissioning articles we can post to our company blog which will help position the MNLMN as an ally and expert in Marketing for small to medium sized law firms. The blog articles will then be shared on social media (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) and therefore conversion-focused titles should be used.

Rate: $60 per article.

2. Natural Health Mag Seeks Contributions: Natural health and healing are major topics for both of our websites. We seek “Foundational Articles;” articles that promote remedies, cures, diet tips, or anything else that could affect one’s health, must align with our magazine.

Rate: 10¢ per word with a cap of $150 plus a bonus structure for performance, ie: $50 for 5,000+ Social Shares; $100 – 10,000+ Social Shares; and $200 – 50,000+ Social Shares.

Freelance Writing Job Leads that Work! Unsolicited Testimonials

Rec’d Mon 5/22, 1:58 PM: I just wanted to let you know, I got the gig that had been sent in your email and got paid today! So exciting to have had a real client within a short time. Thank you!

Rec’d Tues 5/23 at 11:57 am: I saw your job leads, thank you for sharing! I saw a couple that are right up my alley.

3. Car Site Seeks Contributions: Did you learn something new today about cars? Are you a seasoned automotive head who loves to talk about anything related to the automotive industry? You are welcome to share your knowledge. Types of articles sought are “How to”; Car reviews; and Car product reviews.

Rate: 500 Word article $20; 800-1000 Word article $45; 1500-2000 word article $100.

4. Novel Writers (Science Fiction and Fantasy manuscripts): We’re accepting only completed novel length works Our minimum word counts are 90,000 for Epic Fantasy and 70,000 for all Science Fiction and all other sub-genres of Fantasy. We’re accepting only works that have not been previously published. If your novel doesn’t fit one of our categories, but has elements of magical realism, science fiction, or the supernatural, please feel free to query (Please limit queries to one page). Response Time: Manuscripts may take up to 60 days for a response. If you haven’t heard back in 60 days, please feel free to ask for an update. Really, we’re very approachable.

Rate: Royalty advances of $1,000 to $3,500 (paid quarterly).

5. Business Article Writer: I’m looking for someone who can pitch and propose high quality long term content on branding, naming, startups blogging and entrepreneurship. The content needs to be the type that will get links organically.

Rate: I’d rather pay $400 for 1 article that’s real long form quality than twenty $20 articles that just get lost in the shuffle.

6. B2B Writer Wanted For Ongoing Work: My name is Casey Meehan, and I’m the founder of EpicPresence.com. I’m looking for a writer to help our team (of about 10 people) create long form blog posts (1000 – 2500 words) that can engage readers (and influencers!) and drive traffic to our clients’ websites.

Rate: The starting pay is in the ballpark of $17-$22 per hour, which translates to $80 – $120 per article, or $.08 – $.12 per word.

7. Seeking writers with good knowledge of commercial kitchen equipment: We’re looking for a professional writer with deep knowledge and understanding of the food service equipment industry to develop comprehensive buying guides for every major category on ekuep.com. Note: This is a long-term assignment, and once all the major guides are done, we would move to other types of content useful to restaurant owners.

Rate: Willing to pay a competitive US rate to reflect the knowledge and skills of the right candidate.

7. Freelance Education Content Marketing Writer: YouVisit, one of the fastest growing immersive technology companies in NYC, is looking for reliable freelance writers knowledgeable in higher education to contribute blog posts and take on writing assignments. The ideal candidate has a firm grasp of the higher education recruiting space and understands the inner-workings of the industry from a marketer’s perspective, and can Write clear, compelling short-form and long-form copy, incorporating knowledge of SEO best practices.

Rate: Not listed.

8.Technical Email Writer (Word Wizard): We’re searching for a writer with strong technical fluency and a sincere, enthusiastic tone to write emails to technical folks (software engineers, product managers, product designers, etc.). Our customers are tech companies with a diverse set of products and technologies, so you’ll learn a ton about different technologies and parts of the software stack.

Rate: $18-25 per hour.

10. Content Writers Wanted: Whether you’re a college student, a college graduate looking for work, a stay-at-home parent, or just looking for a flexible part-time job, you can bring in extra income as an article and blog writer for a wide variety of industries. If you are a talented writer over the age of 18 with a strong grasp of grammar, punctuation, and have easily readable sentence structure, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Rate: Not listed.

11. Copy Editor: Reviews requests for proposal (RFP) responses, proactive proposals, marketing booklets, website material, brochures, and marketing and sales materials with attention to correcting errors in typing, spelling, spacing, alignment, hyphenation, style, grammar, punctuation, usage, sentence structure, clarity, accuracy, consistency, and page layout using style guide and AP Stylebook. The position will be working 10-20 hours a week and requires a candidate with experience in copying, editing and proofreading RFPs; healthcare background would be preferred.

Rate: Not listed.

12. Freelance Writers (Medical Exp Preferred): PatientPop is an all-in-one marketing solution for patient acquisition, retention marketing, reputation management, and business insights. We’re looking for freelance writers to contribute quality, original, informative marketing content for provider websites and blogs on a variety of healthcare topics. Our SEO content aims to inform the consumer about a provider’s services and approach to care. We produce content across a variety of specialties, such as: gynecology, primary care, dentistry, podiatry and chiropractic.

Rate: Not listed.

13. Writer/Editor for Economics Text: Experienced writer/editor for online high school Economics course. Digital work flow environment. Knowledge of high school economics standards helpful. Project work for NYC based content developer. Please send writing sample with resume.

Rate: Not listed.

14. Seeking Freelance Sports Content Writers: SeatGeek (www.seatgeek.com) is looking for sports writers to provide top-notch content for its TBA blog (seatgeek.com/tba). We want to make TBA a resource for sports fans of all types, from the NBA Finals to Wrestlemania. As such, we’re looking for a wide variety of articles, from sports commentary to breaking news. We want the TBA writers to have flexibility in the topics they cover, so while we will offer assignments each week, the SeatGeek team is also open to story pitches. Note: Articles will be at least 500 words, focused on sports, and ranging from breaking news to op-eds and everything in between. Must have an understanding of SEO.

Rate: $25 per article submitted.

15. SAT/ACT Experts (Tutors/High Scorers) to Write Test/Lessons, Esp. Math: PrepScholar (https://www.prepscholar.com) is the leading online test prep program for the SAT/ACT. We are looking for full-time SAT/ACT test prep experts who will write extremely high-quality test questions, explanations, and lessons. You’ll craft realistic questions and effective explanations that train students to apply the most effective strategies. This is a FT telecommuting position.

Rate: Competitive with Market, Commensurate with Experience.

16. Seeking Nerdy Writers With Interests in Anime, Comics, & Video Games: Ranker.com is looking for talented writers who are ready to research and write 5 to 10 nerd-oriented articles a week for our site. This is a great opportunity to write for a leading entertainment site, in the top 50 of all Internet websites in the United States. Here are some examples of the type of nerdy pop-culture writing we love that we’ve published recently: 35 Epic Pokemon Fusions That Are Too Weird For Words; 15 Batman Villains and Their Starting Pokemon; and The Very Best Futurama Fan Art.

Rate: $25-$60 per article, depending on the length and effort required to complete the assignment. Assignments will take no longer than 1-2 hours to complete.

17. Web Content Writer: We are looking for a Content Writer/Editor to efficiently deliver high quality website content that serves as compelling advertising copy while also leveraging proper SEO principles, as well as edit content from fellow writers. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated person, great attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and a team player.

Rate: Commensurate with experience. We offer health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and 401K.

Note: Even though this is a FT, on-site position, I still advise applying. Why? Learn more about why freelance writers should apply to full-time jobs.

18. Knitting Mag Seeks Article Tutorials: Knitty magazine (est. 2002), an online quarterly publication for grassroots knitters, has added new themes for 2017. The updated submission guidelines help writers (and knitters) submit article tutorials as well as knitting projects. Deadline for submission: 6/19/2017.

Rate: $120-$200.

19. Freelance Healthcare Content Writer and Editor: We are a growing health insurance agency specializing in senior Medicare insurance. To support these efforts, we are searching for the right individual with excellent writing skills with background in healthcare and/or health education (preferred). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting in completing of WordPress website by writing creative blog posts and website pages once per month; working with team members to make sure all content on the site is approved with supervisor before launching; and supporting the development of ongoing website changes, if needed.

Rate: DOE. Note: Job leads continued below.

20. Freelance Proofreaders Needed: S&P&P Global Market Intelligence, a McGraw-Hill Financial business, is an innovative and rapidly-growing provider of integrated financial information and technology solutions. On a rush basis, the proofer will be responsible for correcting any errors remaining from the editing cycle primarily terminology, numbers, and personnel. The proofer may also be required to do internet research to validate this information. Prior experience doing transcription or captioning work is particularly applicable.

Rate: $20/hour. Note: If quality and turnaround are better than targets set, the proofer can earn more than $20/hr. If quality and turnaround are lower than targets, the proofer will earn less than $20/hr.

21. Freelance Editor: Expertise is a Seattle-based company that is changing the way people connect with local professionals. We are building a product that finds and features some of the best professionals throughout the United States, from lawyers to veterinarians to tutors. We are looking for a remote freelance editor to join our team. You’ll be lightly editing short business descriptions for companies across the US. This involves reading through each assignment (list of 10+ business descriptions) and correcting grammar and formatting as well as editing lightly for tone and brand voice.

Rate: Compensation averages Rate: $15-$20/hour, depending on how quickly you work.

22. Copywriter, Editor & Proofreader: Duties: Paraphrasing from material provided, quality writing and editing skills, business writing (related to the medical or dental field), creative and out-of-the-box thinking. No need for familiarity with Healthcare terminology needed. Need to work 5-10 hours a week or more.

Rate: Mention expected compensation while applying.

23. High Quality Content Writers Needed ASAP (High Profile Clients): We require reliable, top quality content writers to create articles for high profile clients. The quality of writing should be outstanding.

Rate: $25 for each 350-400 word article.

Note: These are the kinds of SEO writing assignments I cut my teeth on when I first started in the industry in 2007. It’s also the kind of assignment Laura alludes to in her portion of our combined freelance writing course, Killing it On Upwork Course that gets you those high ratings early, which you can parlay into higher-paying assignments later. And, these are the kinds of SEO writing assignments you can cut your teeth on as a newbie to quickly learn the industry. Rates tend to be lower, but there tends to be lots of work too.

24. Ebook Writer Needed For Traveling Niche: I am looking to create an ebook on traveling. Please apply if you have prior experience in creating ebooks or related work.

Rate: Not listed.

25. Digital Content Writer: The company requires a digital content producer to join the company to support campaigns and an inside sales team. The company offers design firms a Software-as-a-Service subscription to manage environmental graphic and way-finding projects. The software is marketed online both domestically and abroad, with a big focus on the US market.

Rate: Not listed, but company has paid out at an average rate of $36.08/hr.

30 BONUS Job Leads!

30 Sites That Pay $50-$400 for Short Content courtesy of The Millionaire Dude blog.

Good luck applying, and please keep our troops in mind this Memorial Day. Without them making the ultimate sacrifice, there would be no “free” in freelance, or in any other aspect of our daily lives.

Yuwanda (Don’t forget to subscribe to get future job listings delivered right to your Inbox!)

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