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JOURNALISTS WANTED

We are looking for talent to make up our team of freelance content providers. We are searching for journalists specialized in entertainment, money, health & fitness or automotive. The candidates must have experience and be comfortable with searching photos on image banks (such as Shutterstock and Getty Images). Great language skills (English) are also required.

Applicants must submit a resume and samples of their writing.

For more information or to apply, please send an email to Camille: freelance@espressocommunication.com

Outpost Magazine Looking for Adventure Travel Writers

We at Outpost magazine are looking to employ a columnist or two to write for us and want to find dynamic and unique voices who can do that. We would appreciate your help if you could spread the word around for us.
About us:
 
Outpost has been and continues to be Canada’s best adventure-travel publishing. Outpost has been around for over two decades and have won prestigious awards in Canada and are well-known for our long-form travel adventure pieces. You can check us out at https://outpostmagazine.com/
 
About the Job:
 
We are looking for columnists who can write dynamic travel stories with conviction. You can live anywhere in the world, or travel to any spot on the planet. But to become Outpost’s new online columnist, you have to be able to write about it in a way that’ll knock our readers’ socks off. So we’re looking for pitches on the kind of column you’d write if given the chance—tips, profiles, commentary, destination stories, whatever. Surprise us. Tell us what you love.

For more tips on that, applicants can visit us on our page at  https://outpostmagazine.com/column-contest-open-call-for-new-travel-writers/

Details:

To clarify the terms: this is a paid freelance position for outpostmagazine.com. You’ll be writing columns—anywhere from 800 to 1,000 words, though more is fine if you can justify it—every two weeks for at least four months on pre-established deadlines.

After that, we can assess how things are going and maybe together decide whether we want to continue.

We’ll pay CAD$50 per article via PayPal. You’ll get a bio and headshot at outpostmagazine.com, so people can fall in love with that winning smile.

How and where to apply:

We begin by May 2, 2017. Just send an email to columns@outpostmagazine.com with your concept pitch, a resume or bio, a brief introductory letter (keep it to one page) and your Twitter/Instagram handle, and do it before May 31, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

 

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