CinemaBlend seeks an enthusiastic movie fanatic for a freelance news writing position who is available to write on Saturday and Sunday. Ideal candidates will be self-motivated wordsmiths with up-to-date knowledge of the entertainment industry and an appetite for all things movies. This is an entry-level position with room to grow.
We’re looking for someone who’s up for writing on a variety of movie-related topics, has a good sense of humor, pays attention to details, and writes with a fun, conversational tone. Also, as stated, Saturday and Sunday shifts are required (though applicants are free to write on additional days, as well).
Other things to know about the position…
+This is a freelance telecommute position for movie news writer who’s open to writing about a variety of topics within the movie industry.
+Freelancers begin at the starting rate, which is a per-article rate.
+This is a news-writing position.
+Journalism degree not required.
+Some writing experience is required. We will want to see published articles from an online outlet, preferably related to movies.
+We expect a quick turnaround on all article assignments, so we’re looking for someone who’s good with details, knows the industry and can submit a clean copy.
+Actual hours of availability are flexible, however, Saturday and Sunday hours are required.
+U.S. applicants only, please. And you must be over 18 years old to apply.
We’re looking for a minimum of 35 submissions from you a month.
Please submit your resume, along with links to relevant writing samples and answers to the following questions:
+What are the last 3 movies you saw in the theater?
+Name one 2019 movie that surprised you at the box office (and why)?
+Are you a fan of any novel series, graphic novels and/or comic books? Please list your favorites.
+What’s one movie from the 1980s that SHOULD be rebooted, and one that needs to be left alone?
+Of the 2019 movies that have been released, what’s one that deserves an Oscar nomination for Best Picture?
+On a scale of 1 to 10, 1 being “Never Heard Of It” and 10 being “Expert,” how familiar are you with the following franchises?
The Transformers Series
The Fast & Furious Franchise
The Marvel Cinematic Universe
The Conjuring Universe
The James Bond Series
The Harry Potter/Fantastic Beasts Series
Please include a link to your writing samples in the URL/website field. Applications without links to relevant writing samples and answers to the above questions will not be considered. Please include them with the application form or in your cover letter.
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