Monday, October 26 2008

Intrepid readers, today we begin in a bold new direction – south of the border.  I can’t really vet these oppurtunities in advance unless I get answers back myself.  If you get an answer back saying that they can’t hire you because you are Canadian, contact me and I will remove the link.  I’ll be separating out the two countries for those who want to stick with Canadian postings.

Canada

Online Editor – Toronto – AOL Canada

Company:  AOL
Link:  http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/wri/892287980.html
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite for November-December only
Key Requirements:  HTML, Photoshop, bachelor’s degree journalism, 6 months – 3 years online publishing
Compensation:  Commensurate with experience

Article Writer

Company:  Online Magazine
Link:  http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/wri/892204958.html
Onsite/Telecommute:  Telecommute
Key Requirements:  Experience is an asset but not a must.
Compensation:  Send rates.
Note:  Let me know if the pay offered on this one is too low.  A couple of warning signs here – they’re looking for “young people” and they say experience isn’t necessary.  I didn’t apply but if someone else does and you feel they are offering bad pay let me know and I will remove the posting.

Agency Writing Position – Etobicoke

Company:  Agency
Link:  http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/mss/wri/892131889.html
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite
Key Requirements:  Big list.  Also give preference to those who have worked as full-time rather than contract writers.  Don’t let that stop you from applying though.
Compensation:  $42K to $52K plus performance bonus

Online Kids Website Freelance Copywriter

Company:  Not Stated
Link:  http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/wri/892023099.html
Onsite/Telecommute:  Telecommute, seems to prefer Vancouver but give it a shot anywhere
Key Requirements:  Can write for kids, preferably with some experience doing so.
Compensation:  Per word based on word count of article submitted.

Scientific Writer – Kitchener

Company:  Not stated, life sciences
Link:  http://kitchener.en.craigslist.ca/wri/892701352.html
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite
Key Requirements:  Grant proposals, MS degree in life sciences
Compensation:  $2500 to $3000 a week (!)

Eldercare Blogger

Company:  EldercareABC.com
Link:  http://jobs.problogger.net/view/1780
Online/Telecommute:  Telecommute
Key Requirements:  Be experienced in elder care as well as killer writing skills
Compensation:  Flat fee per month

USA

Please note:  all of these jobs are telecommute.  If you get any notes back saying that they can’t hire you because you are Canadian, let me know and I will remove the posting.

Beauty Blogger With Design Skills

Company:  Not Stated
Link:  http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/wrg/893853514.html
Onsite/Telecommute:  Telecommute
Key Requirements:  Eye for good photography, design skills, writing skills
Compensation:  Not stated

Adult Writer

Company:  theeroticreview.com
Link:  http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/wrg/893138224.html
Onsite/Telecommute:  Telecommute
Key Requirements:  Ability to handle adult material.
Compensation:  Send your rates.

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