Freelance Writing Jobs for January 25, 2010

It’s Sunday morning as I start this post. I have some time to spare this week and I’m using it to get ahead. To me, there’s no better feeling than knowing I had a productive day. Actually…there is something better – knowing that I’m ahead for the week and I can take it a bit easier and put in extra time on a few projects. To be honest, finding leads is the most tedious part of the day. It takes two to three hours to get it done every morning.  That’s why I try and get as much done the night before, so my whole morning isn’t spend doing the job search. It’s not that I don’t enjoy it, but I do like to get it out of the way so I can work on other fun stuff.

Premium Job:

Dear FWG readers,

I need talented writers for putting together entertaining informational articles across a wide variety of subjects – from portable air conditioners to swimming pools, and everything in between. The ideal applicants will be able to conduct research and write about often potentially bland subjects in and interesting, engaging manner.

Please also do not apply for this position unless you are able to produce at least five to ten quality articles per week (with a minimum of 500 words each).

If you think this sounds like you, please send me an email at [email protected] with a short paragraph about yourself and your background, as well as any experience you have in the freelance writing field (if applicable).

Thanks,

Jonathan

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Content Writing Jobs

  1. Web Content Writer for Valley Direct Media
  2. Freelance Online Writer
  3. Web Content Writer - $20 – $28/hour – Houston
  4. Content Writers for Legal Industry Topics – $25 – $40
  5. Health Writers and Bloggers
  6. Web Content Writer
  7. Web Writer/Social Media Wizard – Bethesda

Blogger Jobs

  1. Business Blogger Needed for BNet
  2. K-12 Teacher/Blogger for Teachpreneur.com – Atlanta
  3. Wedding and Fashion Blogger -Chicago
  4. Website & Social Media Blogger
  5. Freelance Financial Writer/Blogger
  6. Bloggers for Hispanic Site - $30/post

Proofreading/Editing Jobs

  1. Medical Copyeditor
  2. Freelance Manuscript Editor - Nashville
  3. Caption Editors Needed
  4. Freelance Proofreader - Brighton MA
  5. Talented Editors for Seminars in Boston
  6. Editors Needed - $200 -$600/Manuscript
  7. Evening Online Editor – $30/hour
  8. Weekend Online Editor – $30/hour
  9. Healthcare/Pharma Proofreader – Irvine
  10. Writer to Edit Letters – $65

Copywriting Jobs

  1. Freelance Copywriter – Boston
  2. Copywriter – Philadelphia
  3. Experienced Copywriter for Online Retailer – Los Angeles
  4. Freelance Copywriter - Omaha
  5. Freelance Copywriter for Classmates.com Seattle
  6. Freelance Pharmaceutical Copywriter – Newtown PA
  7. Experienced Copywriter -Hutchinson KS
  8. Editors & Copywriters Wanted

Journalism Jobs

  1. City Pets Reporter – New York City
  2. Freelance Reporter/Copyeditor – San Francisco

Social Media

  1. Social Media Content Coordinator – NYC
  2. Freelance Writers/ Social Media Specialists

Technical Writing Jobs

  1. Contract Technical Writer – SF Bay
  2. Technical Writer/Editor – Atlanta
  3. Technical Writer - Golden CO – Telecommute OK

Business Plan/Proposal/Grant Writing Jobs

  1. Grant Writer – Denver – Full time but telecommute is Ok.
  2. Business Journalists with Strong Resources Background - Sonoma
  3. Business Plan Writer -Chicago

Travel Writing Jobs

  1. Travel Writers Wanted – $10 – $50

Sports Writing Jobs

  1. Golf Writer -Kansas City
  2. Sports Writer Wanted - Atlanta

Resume Writing Jobs

  1. Professional Resume Writer Needed – $75

General/Misc. Freelance Writing Jobs

  1. Freelance Test Question Writers
  2. Researcher/Writer/Editor – Rehoboth Beach – Very vague ad
  3. Freelance Press Release Writers
  4. Freelance Writer at Think Communications/Philadelphia – $50 – $75/hour
  5. Writers/Bloggers – $15/hour Seattle
  6. Ambitions Talented Writer Needed – Rochester MI
  7. Securities Law and Finance Writer
  8. Script Writer Needed - Twin Cities – $150
  9. Review Writer for Head Pain Games
  10. Writer with Background in Classical Music – .05/word
  11. Gorilla Tango Theater is Looking for Scripts - Chicago
  12. Write About Denver
  13. Sitcom Writer Watned
  14. Writers with Bartending Experience – $35 – $100
  15. Freelance Writers and Editors
  16. Financial/EFT Writer Wanted
  17. Freelance Writer – Instructional Designer – Fountain Valley
  18. Freelance Script Writer – Philadelphia

International Freelance Writing Jobs

  1. Editor/Proofreader Needed – Sydney
  2. Resume Writer Needed – Toronto

Magazine Submissions, Guidelines and Markets

  1. Write for Hippie Magazine - They promise $5 – $50 – Make sure you’re being paid on the higher end of the spectrum.
  2. Contributing Writers/Reporters – NYC

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Comments

  1. Thanks for the leads, Deb! I just submitted an application for the Valley Media content writer position and got an email back with more details, and I wanted to let everyone know that they are only offering $4.00/hour for 400-word, “low-research” articles.

    I have no desire to start the “Great Rate Debate” all over again, and I’m sure some people can churn articles out fast enough to make it worthwhile, but if you’re not one of them, I don’t want you to waste the 5 minutes it takes to submit an application.

  2. If I don’t say it often enough, Deb – thank you. Two to three hours of your day, every day, to produce a list that makes MY life more convenient is a gift you give me every day and I did not realize that. It’s a gift you give every one of your readers. Thank you.

    • That’s nice of you to say, Jeanne. I hope you know that wasn’t a complaint. I really do enjoy searching for leads and posting them here It just takes some time.

  3. Oh my gosh, I think I saw that first, you-must-be-able-to-write-about-everything ad as well. Unbelievable.

  4. Hi Deb,

    It’s been a week since I’ve been able to stop by and visit for leads. I am too busy to look for work because I have work — thanks to you!

    It must be interesting to see the writing gig trends. Do you think the trends switch slowly or quickly?

    I’d like to think quickly…

  5. Hi Deb — I’ve been visiting this site for a while and today I applied to one of the jobs for the first time, the city pet reporter position. (I am based in New York.) Thanks you the leads. I will let you know if I hear back from that publication…

  6. hi,
    i am also becoming addicted to this wonderful site and its moderator. Though i havent got any calls for the positions i apply still i visit the site to know the list of vacancies. In this post i applied for valley media hope to get a postive respond. anyone got any respond? please give me some feedback about this position.

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