Happy Friday (or whatever day you read this)!! We’re in the final month of the year. It’s time to tighten up your client list and get your business plans in order for 2019. Hopefully, this list of creative and freelance writing jobs helps ya.
Quiz Writing Jobs
TheQuiz.com needs writers with good editing skills to create quizzes. You need to be able to generate topics daily.
Social Media Bloggers
Gobble Doggs is looking for social media bloggers to create content for the brand’s website and social media pages. You’ll also promote the company using social media, direct emails and other methods.
You need to be food and tech-savvy, including proficiency with content management software, social media platforms, MS Office, SEO keywords, and have a basic understanding of HTML.
Media Writing Jobs
Contract Investigative Reporter
Checks and Balances Project is seeking a fearless investigative reporter to cover topics related to holding government officials, lobbyists and corporate managers accountable.
You’ll lodge public records requests, source interviews, do Internet research and use various database tools to produce stories. You’ll write letters of inquiry, distribute information to the media and to bloggers and create short videos. You’ll also help manage the company’s social media channels.
Work may require up to 30 hours a week.
You need watchdog research, investigative reporting and social media experience.
News Writer (Medford, MA)
WBZ NewsRadio is looking for a writer to produce radio newscasts, web content and material for social media platforms. You’ll edits, proofs, and creates sales materials and presentations. The job also requires interviewing local officials and newsmakers.
You must have proficiency in writing news copy, fact-checking and research with 2 -3 years of writing or editing experience and you must understand social media platforms.
Business & Industry
Oil & Gas Writers
First Page Sage has open writing jobs for people with a background in the oil and gas drilling field, particularly reservoir engineering, geological and big data analytics, and 3D underground mapping software. In addition to writing well-researched articles, you’ll be required to do keyword research and participate in client meetings.
You need previous writing experience. Pay is per article with full-time writers earning $36,000 – $47,000 a year. Benefits include paid time off, retirement and health benefits.
Oil & Gas Editors
First Page Sage is looking for editors writers with a background in the oil and gas drilling field, particularly reservoir engineering, geological and big data analytics, and 3D underground mapping software.
You will be responsible for the flow of content from start to finish. You’ll also be responsible for organizing and maintaining editorial calendars, deliverables and special projects. And you’ll work with WordPress or other CMSs.
Benefits include paid time off, retirement and health benefits.
Real Estate Editors
HomeLight needs someone to edit in-depth articles about the home sale process and to take on additional editorial projects as needed.
You’ll help develop and manage the editorial calender and help develop and execute 30-40 data-driven feature-length blog posts per month. You’ll also source, vet, build out, and manage 15-20 freelance contract writers.
You must have proficiency in SEO, social media marketing, WordPress, basic HTML and 2-3 years of experience managing writers. Job offers benefits including paid time off and retirement.
Blogger and Social Media Manager
G Home Improvement needs someone to manage, update and drive traffic to their website. You’ll manage the company’s social media sites and help create advertisements too.
You need 3 – 5 years experience designing websites.
Freelance Cannabis Writer
Fierce Markets needs a freelance writer for FierceCannabis. You’ll focus on the legal and regulatory aspects of the industry and on M&As, sales and marketing, and distribution.
You’ll be required to write four news stories per week, ranging from about 250-300 words and long-form special reports, ranging from 500 – 750 words as needed. You’ll need to do phone interviews.
You should have at least 5 years of journalism experience and 2 years covering the cannabis business. Pay is $75 to $100 for articles and $500 – $750 for long-form reports.
Beauty & Lifestyle
Derm/ Plastic Surgery Writer
Goldman Marketing Group is looking for a writer to work with their dermatology and plastic surgery clients. You’ll write articles, blogs, email blasts and social media posts.
You need a background in these fields and online research skills.
Recovery Blogger/ Social Media Manager
ChoicesGifts.com is looking for someone who knows the lingo and perspectives of recovery to blog and manage their Facebook and Instagram accounts. You’ll also be responsible for a weekly flyer.
Travel Writer / Content Manager
TripExpert wants someone to commit a minimum of 10 hours per week to blogging and content management.
You’ll write 1 -3 blogs per week, recruit and manage freelance writers and liaise with other publications. You’ll also contribute luxury travel content to the brand’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts.
You need a degree or equivalent experience. You’ll need to use WordPress and a custom built CMS. Pay is $18/ hr.
BeautyCounter wants a science writer who can work with the creative, product marketing and legal team, in addition to supporting the “technical inquiry” process.
Boost Beauty is looking for an experienced writer to create blogs, articles, social updates, banners, case studies, guides, white papers, etc. You’ll also need to rebuild existing content.
You must have a beauty background and computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel) and Google Docs.
Associate Editor (NYC)
National Jeweler needs someone who can contribute 1 -2 stories a day for a daily newsletter and content for print and social media. You will need to conduct email and phone interviews, resize photos using Photoshop and layout the newsletter.
You need a bachelor’s degree, 2 -3 years experience as a reporter, and skills using a CMS and e-newsletter platform.
Tech Writing Jobs
Zift wants a freelance writer to create descriptions and reviews of apps that parents need to be aware of. You’ll need to apply SEO to your writing. Reviews are about 500 words long and are assigned in batches of 20 with a two-week turnaround time.
You need a degree and good research skills. Pay is $15 per app/ $3oo per batch.
Words By Birds has ghost writing jobs for those who can cover all things WordPress and web development, with a particular interest in people who write tutorials and code WooCommerce.
Pieces generally range 1,500 – 2,000 words, and you’ll need to write at least four per month. The company wants writers who will stay on-board for at least six months.
You need experience working with a self-hosted WordPress website and writing about WordPress.
Content Writing Jobs
FT Content Writer (Toronto)
Paul Teitelman SEO Consulting is hiring a full-time content writer for blog posts of varying size and scope on a wide range of topics. You'll work remotely and connect to a digital workspace.
You need a degree and 1 - 2 years of freelance writing experience.
Big Leap has content writing jobs that include creating blog posts, articles, white papers, eBooks, and other forms of web-based content for a wide range of clients. You'll have manage clients' editorial calenders, and you may have to coordinate with other freelancers.
You need SEO experience. You need to know AP Style and Chicago Manual of Style as well as have basic knowledge of HTML and CSS concepts. You need to be familiar with Reddit, Tumblr, and Buzzfeed and with Google apps.
Freelance Content Producers
DotDash wants people who can improve existing articles for the readers and to drive increased traffic to the site.
You must be comfortable working in a CMS and have basic knowledge of how to size and scale images. You must also commit at least 20 hours a week. Pay is $15/ hour.
WordAgents is looking for people to write up to 5,000 words a week on a range of topics. Orders include blog posts, website content, product or service reviews, product/category descriptions, and informational eBooks.
You must be US-based. You need to know the AP Stylebook and how to use the Internet for research. You also need a Paypal account.