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Freelance Writing Jobs Tuesday, April 14, 2009

I hope everyone enjoyed their weekends or long weekends!  Back to the grind, here’s a new crop of leads for you…

Canada

Advertising Copywriter – Hamilton
Company:  Mabel’s Labels
Link:  http://www.workopolis.com/EN/job/10737018
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite
Key Requirements:  Also functions as liaison between marketing department and designer, so an eye for design is required.
Compensation:  $15.00-$17.00/hour

I Would Move to Edmonton for This Job – Writer for Bioware
Company:  Bioware, the creator of the best RPG video games on earth.  Baldur’s Gate, Neverwinter Nights, the list goes on.
Link:  https://jobs.ea.com/jobs/jobposting.aspx?postid=a0z50000000HqaCAAS
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite
Key Requirements:  Write them a 500 word sample and post it on your personal website as directed.  They also prefer your submission in the form of a website, probably to prove your tech skills.

Writer – Calgary
Company:  Calgary Association of Self-Help
Link:  http://charityvillage.com/applicant/jobs.asp?fn=view&g_varID=132975
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite
Key Requirements:  2-3 years experience, some experience in instructional design for the arts

Freelance Editor and Book Designer Wanted – Vancouver
Company:  Individual
Link:  http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/wri/1119503582.html
Onsite/Telecommute:  Telecommute w/ meetings
Key Requirements: Experience in editing.  Not clear if the buyer is looking for an editor/book designer or two different people, but can’t hurt to apply.

Web Writer – Ottawa
Company:  Not Stated
Link:  http://ottawa.en.craigslist.ca/wri/1103923410.html
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite
Key Requirements:  – The candidate must be perfectly bilingual.
– Bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications or writing.
– Three to five years experience writing, producing and managing content for an online medium with a thorough understanding of writing and editing expressly for the Web.
– Demonstrated proofreading/editing skills.
– Experience writing for publication and a familiarity with web standards.
– Understanding of use of the Web for creating integrated and strategic communications for external constituents.
– Project management experience.
– Previous experience working with a content management system to create and manage Web content.
– Familiarity with standard Web tools and programming languages (html/xhtml, CSS, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Dreamweaver).
– Experience in creating, editing and optimizing graphics and images for use on the Web.
– Experience with best practices of information architecture, structuring and organizing content, and usability is preferred.
– A strong understanding of search engine optimization and keyword placement.
Compensation:  Better be good!

USA

Writer for Futures, Commodities and Options
http://miami.craigslist.org/mdc/wrg/1117359341.html

Website Content
http://lasvegas.craigslist.org/wri/1118200789.html

Senior Care Writers
http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/wri/1118516002.html

Financial Bloggers
http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/wrg/1119634453.html

Wednesday, January 14th 2009

Canada

Writer and Copy Editor for Gas Industry – Calgary
Company:  Agency hunting for Petroleum company
Link:  http://www.workopolis.com/EN/job/10198607
Key Requirements:  10 years copywriting experience, understanding of petroleum industry
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite
Compensation:  TBD

Associate Creative Director – Toronto
Company:  Creativeniche.ca (not sure if this is an agency or the place hiring)
Link:http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/wri/991241890.html
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite
Key Requirements:  Comprehensive web writing portfolio, can be a more junior writer.  Familiarity with SEM.
Compensation:  TBD

Associate Editor – 12 Month Contract – Toronto
Company:  Redwood Custom Communications (note – note a duplicate of previous listing)
Link:  http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/wri/991441206.html
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite
Key Requirements:  3 years experience either online or off, InDesign

US

Iphone App Reviewer
Company:  Appcraver.com
Link:http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/wri/990626262.html
Key Requirements:  Have an Iphone and a love for the apps.
Compensation:  $15-20 per review plus cost of the app.

Tuesday, December 6th 2009

Good day chock full of leads in Calgary, Ottawa, Vancouver and even leads for you guys who are intimately familiar with the south of France.  Good luck me hearties!

Canada

Freelance Editors and Writers Wanted – Vancouver
Company:  Marketing Consultant
Link:  http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/wri/981694001.html
Onsite/Telecommute:  Not stated, but I’m guessing telecommute
Key Requirements:  Have a portfolio and a writing resume
Compensation:  State your rates, they have also posted what they are willing to pay.

Technical Writer – Ottawa
Company:  ADGA
Link:  http://jobview.monster.ca/GetJob.aspx?JobID=78402097
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite
Key Requirements:  Programming in C++ and Object Oriented Programming, creation of technical software manuals
Compensation:  TBD

Website Writer
Company:  Flight Centre
Link:  Go here for Flight Centre Job
Onsite/Telecommute:  Not Stated – I applied for it even though it wasn’t clear if it was in-office or not
Key Requirements:  Very basic, Microsoft Office, can take direction well
Compensation:  $10 per city description of 150-200 words or more.  They estimate each description at half an hour to complete.

Packers Plus Seeks Research Writer – Calgary
Company:  Packers Plus
Link:  Packers Plus Technical Writing Job
Onsite/Telecommute:  Onsite
Key Requirements:  Have a scientific or engineering background with writing and oil and gas industry experience.
Compensation:  TBD

USA

Freelance Copy Editors
Company:  Seattle Publishing Company
Link:  http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/wri/981406559.html
Key Requirements:  Know Chicago Manual of Style, preferably one year of copyediting experience full time
Compensation:  $25 an hour and up, depending on experience

Bloggers on Provence and the French Riviera
Company:  New York Habitat
Link:  http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/wri/981184612.html
Key Requirements:  Be very familiar with these areas of France from firsthand experience, usual blogging skills and such
Compensation:  $40.00 per article