Vancouver-Area Freelance Writers Wanted

Add your byline to an up and coming Vancouver tourism magazine! Lester Communications Inc. is currently seeking qualified, experienced freelance writers based in Vancouver, British Columbia to add to our editorial team.

If you enjoy exploring Vancouver and speaking to local businesses and event organizers, add yourself to Lester’s roster of professional writers to be contacted when article opportunities are available.

Qualified applicants will:

  • Have two to three years of experience working as a freelance writer for trade publications, newspapers or consumer publications
  • Be familiar with local Vancouver sights, places and events
  • Have a firm grasp of Canadian Press and Associated Press styles of writing
  • Possess strong self-editing skills
  • Be diligent about meeting deadlines
  • Have solid research experience and capabilities
  • Be resourceful in finding appropriate sources for stories, with assistance and guidance from the assigning editor
  • Be willing to take on and work through challenges while maintaining a positive attitude

For writers interested in writing for additional trade publications, Lester publishes multiple titles across North America. Please indicate on your application if you are open to writing opportunities outside the Vancouver tourism industry.

Freelance writers are paid on a per-word basis and are not considered employees of Lester Communications Inc. Upon acceptance to our freelance roster, writers will be sent detailed writing assignments as they come available.

Interested applicants can email their resume to Jill Harris at jharris@lesterpublications.com. Please be advised that a request for samples of recent work may follow.

 

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