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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.

 

Automotive Writers Wanted



Hi there! We’re looking for a top-notch writer and experienced Canadian who has some knowledge/interest/hands-on experience with all things automotive – from oil changes to brake repair and more.

 

We are looking for someone with a who can research and create or re-write compelling, factual and well-structured reviews & guides that will help consumers navigate the myriad of choices out there.

 

In your application please include:

 

– Your rate per article or per 1000 words

– List any past experience you have regarding auto repair.

– Links to automotive articles you’ve written that have been published on websites and blogs, or several sample articles you’ve written

– Your awesome personality

 

Here are two examples of with the quality and style of writing we are looking for:

 

http://www.bestcarsfeed.com/best-used-trucks-under-10000/

http://axleadvisor.com/oil-change-cost/

 

And here is an example article brief that I’ll send you:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DQ2AO4-ntBG3NF6fJUr0PrOVhNrL4tsJIf9qXZxam28/edit?usp=sharing

 

Please send at least two articles you feel are closest to the writing style we like. If you don’t have any but are certain you can write in that style, send a paragraph using the tone we are looking for.

 

Please apply with “Automotive writer” at the beginning of your proposal.

 

Thanks for reading this and I’m looking forward to your proposal!

 

Email Applications to: alex@trusightmedia.com

 

Hiring local experts for nearly 50 cities worldwide (Remote)

Job: Hiring local experts for nearly 50 cities worldwide (Remote)

Description:
EVG is creating inspirational and trustworthy travel copy for destinations around the world.

The product is a recently released travel app for one of the world’s biggest tech companies. It is a downloadable phone and tablet app that can be used offline. It is meant to be used by travelers who are on their way to a city or already there. They’ll be using it for local tips, travel advice and recommendations on what to see and where to eat.

We’re looking for smart people who live in, regularly visit or write about the destination they’ve been hired to cover. Experts have extensive knowledge about the city, from its bus and train networks to the best shopping streets, and are eager to share it.
Here’s the list of cities we’re hiring for: Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Agra, Pune, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Sapporo, Kathmandu, Colombo, San José, Costa Rica, Havana, San Juan, Cairo, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Casablanca, Doha, Antalya, São Paulo, Brasília, Bogotá, Calgary,

Fort Lauderdale, Tampa / St. Petersburg (Florida), Detroit, Baltimore, Salt Lake City, Houston, Sedona, Tucson, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, Kansas City, St. Louis, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Louisville, Charlotte, Raleigh, Asheville, Richmond (Virginia), Anchorage, Sacramento, Palm Springs

Please see the project overview: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1XhvVfbaGvhpkwz2FmEPj7Gj1uFc239iUCD_CDICUl8Y/edit#slide=id.g91d9666ce_0_79 for more details, and send in the application on the last page if you think you’re a good fit.
Rate: $350 USD

Mini-Bio Writers Wanted

Looking for someone who can write interesting mini-bios on successful growing companies and their CEO.

Want total of 25 chapters.
Each to be 2500 words, and include a single brief phone
interview with the company.

Writer Wanted – Nova Scotia/Maritimes

We specialize in higher education in Nova Scotia/Atlantic Provinces.

We are currently looking for a writer to write up articles on an as-needed basis on higher education and immigration in the Atlantic Region, and in Nova Scotia in particular.

Job type: freelance

Location: work-at-home, ideally from Nova Scotia or at least the Atlantic region

Required Experience

Content writing

Please send resume and work samples to sl@inishta.com.