Freelance Writers/Editors

 

RARRmagazine is looking for talented freelance writers and editors to
contribute to our upcoming publication which is due to launch November
2016. The magazine will cover everything from Canadian artistry,
lifestyle, culture, style and events. If you’re a creative thinker and
possess RARR qualities; Raw, Real, Ageless, & Recherché, then this
position will allow you to grow your portfolio and professional
recognition in your writing career. There will be a considerable
amount of writing in this position as you will be expected to write
about events as they happen and be the voice of the magazine.

Right now the Chief Editor is looking for contributors all over Canada
but mostly stories about Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto and Kingston. If
you want to write a piece on the current happenings in your city,
pitch it to us, and we’ll go from there. We want contributors that are
exciting, witty and unapologetic. You must also be able to write in a
conversational tone.

Qualifications

Ability to write and publish one-two original articles per week.

Must be working towards a degree in journalism, public relations, or
similar area.

Strong organizational and communication skills.

Familiarity with SEO and WordPress.

Ability to research and verify facts and information with a keen
attention to detail.

Strong vocabulary and knowledge of English grammar.

Have a knack for technology and news.

Excellent writing, proofreading and editing skill level is a must!

Capable of researching and fact checking.

The magazine’s website is not live yet, therefore we are looking for
enthusiastic writers who believe that all business ventures start from
the bottom and find their way to the top. This is a chance to be part
of something great! If you’re a risk taker and have a passion for
writing, email us your resume and portfolio asap. We ask that you wait
for a response from the editor (no more than a week) to pitch. If you
feel your story MUST be read by everyone across the nation, please
write a brief summary of your article and include “RARR Material” in
the subject line. This position does not require you to work in an
office. You can set your own hours and be able to meet tight deadlines
while working from the comfort of your own home.

Compensation

$25.00/short article (300-450 words)

$35.00/feature story (500-700 words)

$50.00/cover story (750-900 words)

Contributors will also be given a byline and a bio on magazine’s
website. If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate
to contact us. This opportunity will push you to be your best each and
everyday. Send your resume & CV to mn@rarr.ca. Be sure to include in
the subject line “Freelance Writer”. With your application please
include a brief bio which lists your RARR qualities >>
Raw.Ageless.Real.Recherché.

If you’re not interested in writing for us but feel you can contribute
some other way, alert us immediately of your super-cool skills and
qualifications. We also welcome positive vibes, good thoughts and
smiles. Hope to chat with you soon, happy writing!

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