Thursday, May 28th 2009 Freelance Writing Jobs

A few good opportunities today. Good luck to all!

Canada

Writer/Editor – Sick Kids Toronto
Company:  The Hospital for Sick Children
Link: http://www.workopolis.com/EN/job/10814350
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite
Key Requirements: As the successful candidate you have an undergraduate or graduate degree in Life Sciences or a health-related field. A graduate degree or second degree in Journalism or Communications (specializing in health, science and medicine) is considered an asset. You have demonstrated skill in plain language writing. You have four years experience in health or medical writing for print and other media. You are familiar with the special requirements of creating content for the web and a basic understanding of web production. You are creative, flexible, enthusiastic and have a willingness to strive for excellence.

Business Writer – Edmonton
Company: PCL
Link:  http://www.workopolis.com/EN/job/10812866
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite
Key Requirements: You have a university degree or college diploma in English, Professional Writing, Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, or other related area and have more than three years of professional experience in business writing and editing. You fully understand how to reference and use the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th Edition.

Communications Officer – Toronto
Ontario College of Teachers
Link: http://www.workopolis.com/EN/job/10815906
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite
Key Requirements: demonstrated exceptional writing skills
Compensation:  $61,089 – $84,214

Bilingual Speechwriter – Ottawa
Company:  Staffing agency for Government
Link:  http://www.jobbank.gc.ca/dispjb_eng.aspx?OrderNum=4445358&Source=JobPosting
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite
Key Requirements:  Bilingual, 5 years or more experience
*Note – Temporary full-time is the standard for most government jobs as an introduction to the department. If they like you, you will be kept on full-time, depending on the situation. The agency should be able to tell you if this is one of those jobs or not. Source – 3 parents working in government ;).

Legal Editor – 9 Month Contract – Markham
Company: LexisNexis
Link: http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/yrk/wri/1191281706.html
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite
Key Requirements: Bachelor of Laws degree

Entry-Level Editor – Toronto
Company:  Business Wire
Link: http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/wri/1191386146.html
Onsite/Telecommute: Onsite
Key Requirements:

  • Strong proofreading and copy-editing skills
  • Excellent communication and client-service skills, professional phone experience a plus
  • Self-motivated teamplayer with proven ability to troubleshoot and escalate issues
  • Strong knowledge of the Internet, MS Office, content management systems, and the ability to learn new software quickly

Copyeditor – Toronto
Company: In The News
Link: http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/wri/1191602498.html
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite
Key Requirements: •Post secondary degree or diploma in journalism/english/publishing or equivalent work experience
•Excellent writing and editing skills
•Superior communication and organizational skills
•A willingness to collaborate with a creative team, as well as work independently
•An ability to consistently meet tight deadlines.
•Familiarity with MS Office, and experience in a MAC environment
Compensation:  $25,000-$35,000/ year

Adult Material Copywriter Wanted – Montreal
Company:  Ex Situ Marketing
Link: http://montreal.en.craigslist.ca/wri/1191094863.html
Onsite/Telecommute: Onsite
Key Requirements:  Can take editing adult text & reviews
Compensation:  $13.00/hr plus benefits

Senior Speechwriter – Ottawa
Company:  Canada Border Services Agency
Link: http://ottawa.en.craigslist.ca/wri/1191179024.html
Onsite/Telecommute: Onsite
Key Requirements: – Bilingual French/English
– Enhanced Reliability security clearance
– Extensive experience in speechwriting

USA

Community Manager for Pet Startup
http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/wri/1189924958.html

Experienced and Accredited Resume Writer – $60 US per package
http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/wrg/1190601166.html

Diet Blog Seeks Writers
http://longisland.craigslist.org/wri/1190951248.html

Nursing Writer
http://baltimore.craigslist.org/wri/1191678195.html

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