Freelance Writing Job Leads for the Week of October 23, 2017

Today, there are a couple of unusual writign jobs included on the list; giving you a chance to appear in / work for The New York Times. I submitted to one. Click through for details. 

Weekly Freelance Writing Job Leads

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1. Travel Writer: The New York Times wants to hire a journalist to travel the world. Every year, The Times recommends 52 Places to Go, one place to dream about exploring each week. We are seeking a correspondent who, over the course of 2018, will go to every destination on our list and tell us the story of each place and the story of life on the road.

Rate/Compensation: Not listed.

2. List Writer (Health): Looking for hungry & efficient writers for “Best List” post creation. Ideally, applicants should have passion or interest in Injuries, Health, Sports, Physical Therapy or Nursing…or, needs to be a good enough writer to make it appear to readers that you have expert level knowledge. Topics and KW research will be provided, but a familiarity with SEO is ideal.

Rate: Not listed.

3. Freelance Finance Writer: Experience writing English-language blog content (around 1,000 words) for financial services / banking companies. Familiar with financial services products, i.e. credit cards, loans, etc.

Rate: Submit rate.Freelance Writing Job Leads for the Week of Oct 23, 2017

4. SEO Content Writer (Education): Solution Inn, is an educational portal for students and tutors. We are seeking a part time professional content writer for our website.

Must have current knowledge of SEO and Keyword Optimization.

Rate: $20,000/year.

5. Freelance Script Writer: We have an ambitious mission at Filmless: provide the fastest, easiest, and most affordable way for companies to get professional videos.

We’re looking for flexible, creative, and ambitious copywriters to write, edit and review video scripts. You must be able to generate great ideas and write scripts/treatments for a wide variety of client’s products and services.

Rate: Not listed.

6. Freelance Blog Writer: Cardwell Beach, the world’s best new marketing company, is looking for a freelance blog writer to join our team. Technical writing expertise required.

Initially this will be a freelance position though would ideally grow into full time as the business continues to grow and take over (as we have done with other hires).

Rate: Not listed.

7. Marketing Copywriter / Content Creator: CPI Security is one of the most successful residential and business security companies in the Southeast and employs over 600 people in multiple locations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: developing content to promote home security and smart home products and services. Write for various lengths and mediums – including digital display, search engine ads, social media, blog posts, email campaigns, website pages, video scripts and print materials, and establishing and growing relationships with corporate partners, industry bloggers, thought leaders, content outlets.

Rate: Not listed.

Note: Even though this appears to be a full-time, on-site position, it is EXACTLY the kind of gig I’d pitch for freelance work — especially if you have experience in this niche. Why? Because there’s a constant need for ongoing content across many channels. So when their in-house staff is busy, they’re likely to outsource (they probably already do).

Learn more about why freelance writers should apply to full-time jobs.

Note: See advice on the job just above about applying for FT jobs as a freelancer; same applies here. In fact, you should make it a habit — IMO — to apply for a few gigs like this per week. Just landing one could keep you busier than you ever dreamed.

8. Marketing Content Writer: The purpose of the marketing function is to work closely with the Corporate Communications Manager to write content for social media, website, blogs, brochures, newsletters, video scripts, emails, and other marketing and sales tools that support the marketing strategy to acquire new customers and dealers and meet business goals.

Rate: $56,888 – $66,360.

9. Freelance Content Writer: e are a very small start-up company engaged in e-commerce space. We sell branded fragrance, make-up, skincare products online at www.overpampered.com. We are looking for extremely talented content writers who can delivery quality contents for our website.

Rate: $15.00 to $50.00 /hour.

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10. Travel Blogger: TheVacationTimes.com is looking for a passionate blogger to create regional travel posts. The position requires a commitment of at least 3 articles per week. We will supply the topic locations weekly.

Rate: $15 – $45/post.

11. Home Improvement DIY Writers Needed : Doityourself.com, the leading independent home improvement and repair website, is looking for motivated and experienced freelance writers to contribute articles on a wide variety of topics. When possible, writers can provide quality photos to complement their articles for increased pay.

Rate: $25 to $35 per article.

12. Article Writer (Education): At Study.com, our quest is to write articles that help our users make smart, informed education and career decisions.

We’re looking for passionate freelance writers to write original content that will contribute to our library of education and career articles.

Our ideal writer is great at conducting online research, committed to providing high quality, accurate information and cares about the state of today’s education and job market.

Rate: Not listed (but pays twice a month).

13. Freelance Book Report Writers: A next-generation digital publishing company seeks versatile and experienced writers for long-term freelance work. On a weekly basis, Instaread commissions writers to read nonfiction books from such varied genres as arts, business, technology, finance, health, politics, religion, sports, self-help, etc.  All assigned texts are supplied electronically.

Rate: $700 per report (Writers are paid to produce a report on each book’s key concepts and insights, using our 4000-word template.)

14. Freelance Medical Writers (Need 2): Innovative, leading edge health care strategy and management consulting firm is looking for two freelance Medical Writer to support its bio-pharmaceutical clients on a project basis.

Rate: Not listed.

15. Virtual Assistant Needed: I am the owner of two photography companies and things are constantly falling through the cracks when people rely on me to communicate with them because I do better working ON my businesses than IN my businesses. I need someone to help me with emails and client communication.

Rate: Not listed. Note: Learn how to become a certified, expert VA.

16. Ghost Blogger (Natural Health): I am looking for a writer to ghostwriter for and to maintain the content for a natural health blog in WordPress. Immediate need is to write a consistent 4 articles per month ranging between 600 and 1500 words.

Rate: Not listed.

17. Writer/Ghostwriter/Blogger: We need high quality and fun-to-read content for Vaporizers and Aromatherapy devices. Our online store is expanding and we are preferably looking for someone we can work with for a long term.Why HostGator is the best web hositing company for freelance writers (IMO)

Rate: Not listed.

18. Healthcare Marketing Writer: I am looking for a writer who can help me write about topics around healthcare and marketing. Our target audience is healthcare practitioners and their admin teams. I’m looking for an experienced writer who has an approachable tone and style, that can use research and cite their sources and communicate effectively.

Rate: Not listed.

19. Web Copywriter: I need an exceptional writer to create some compelling copy for my freelance website. 500-1000 words total on my services, about, contact, etc.

Rate: Not listed.

20. Marketing Manager / Writer: Looking for an experienced marketing account manager who’s interested in long-term assignments and can commit 10 hours / week. This person will be responsible for: writing social posts & newsletter blurbs, as well as editing articles; scheduling content, publishing newsletters (Mailchimp), moderating comments, and promoting posts via paid media (Facebook ads, Twitter ads); engaging with key influencers, journalists, and leads; etc.

Rate: Not listed.

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I found this list on Pinterest, which is a good place to find roundups if freelance writing gigs by the way.

Non-Paying Writing Gig with The New York Times

Got a 13-word love story? The NYT’s “Modern Love wants to hear it. I submitted my love story (a long-ago one I plucked from my brain that gave my heart a warm fuzzy). They ask for your full name and you can upload a photot too. And if you get seleced, you can say, “I‘ve been featured in teh New York Times.” How cool would that be.

If I’m selected, this would be my second time appearing in The Times for a love story; my wedding announcment was the first.

Good luck applying, and have an awesome week!

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

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    1. I’d live to see this site updated to current Dec 2017 jobs available …natural health writing is my thing. Any kind of “from scratch” cooking is my element and I’d love to teach others–:)

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