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grant writer needed


Reply to: rising@vom.com [?]

Faith-based nonprofit training organization seeks creative grantwriter to help us grow and prosper. We need someone who can locate grant sources as well as put together proposals. Competitive compensation.
Let us know what you can do!

Please reply to rising@vom.com or fax to 707-996-7474.

Fiction Writer Needed (Sturbridge)


Seeking talented teen fiction writer to write (on a work-for-hire basis) a cutting-edge book for the youth market – a first installment of a teen franchise series called “Oldbury Hill” – based on an existing teen webisode series about a New England town which harbors a centuries old secret. Compensation structured according to delivery schedule. Must be able to work according to fast-paced deadlines.

Writer to work closely with award-winning screenwriter and New Media Production Company – must be a great collaborator.

Please submit writing sample and resume to info@ourtvspace.com. Serious submissions only, please.

Writers Needed for Caribbean Social Media Site (telecommute)


Writers needed for a Caribbean social media site. MeadowRock Media is seeking insightful and talented writers who can meet deadline. Writers must be able to write on a suggested topic or be able to come up with their own topics as we are open to your ideas. Articles must be on the Caribbean culture, people (famous or non), music, fashion, travel, history and politics. These articles can be specific to any Caribbean island or be general to all. Article must come from a point of view of native islander not a tourist perspective.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. must be an experienced writer with strong writing skills (impeccable grammar and spelling)
2. must have some interest in Caribbean culture
3. must be able to meet publishing deadlines
4. must be able to investigate the best and most relevant information on the topic, using magazines, newspapers, blogs, etc.
5. must have knowledge of the AP writing style
6. familiar with online publishing tools

Principals only
Please send your resume and writing samples to Meadowrockinc@gmail.com

Website Content Writer


Seeking a content writer to write for a new website under development. The site currently has some content but it needs to be modified and look more professional.

  • Compensation: TBD

SEO Article Writer for a couple articles (More if it works out) (Bay Area)


Looking for a writer who specializes in SEO content. We need multiple articles written about college, the application process, student loans and other topics around college education. The ideal person is someone who knows how to write for SEO and has experience doing so. Serious bonus points if you have previous experience writing about college education content.We’ll probably try a few articles at first, but need a lot of content so if this works out it could be a fair amount of work for you.

Please submit your experience/resume, rates, and porfolio if you have one. Be sure to include you contact info so we can get a hold of you.

******* PLEASE NO COMPANIES OR ARTICLE SERVICES *******
All companies like this will be ignored, only individual freelancers considered
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Freelance Writing Jobs

Essays (Online/ UT campus)Reply to: lil_bce@yahoo.com[?]


This is part time work. I am looking for someone to write essays for me! The topics are going to be sports related and one op-ed, so you must know what an op-ed is. Please reply if interested.

  • Location: Online/ UT campus
  • Compensation: pay varies, but around $20-35 hr

Writer (boston)


Need write a summary (about 4000 letters) of two long articles in order to submit to best press releases (please recommended) effectively. Compensation: $50

Seeking Writers for iPhone Magazine


Hello,

We are seeking freelance writers for our iPhone magazine which is available for download in itunes.

We are looking for original iPhone app and game reviews or previews.
If you have an iPhone and are interested in providing content for the
magazine, please email.

The compensation is $5/article

Skilled Copywriter

Posted: February 06, 2009

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Job Type: Freelance

Company Overview:

Global Nutrition and Personal Care company is looking to hire a freelance Copywriter to write for its internal Editorial Department.Ideal fit could have fulltime potential. Candidate should be skilled in writing marketing copy for product launches, advertising, collateral and more including some editorial pieces as well. Any Bilingual abilities are a huge bonus to your skillset.
Requirements:
– Strong conceptual skills for both long and short form. – Must have solid samples to show, – Ad agency experience is helpful. -Background in Health and Beauty is also a plus.

NYU Langone Medical Center

Website: http://www.apply.nyumc.org

Description: Writer At NYU Medical Center, one of the nation’s premier centers of excellence in health care, biomedical research and medical education, we give professionals the opportunity to excel in their careers. As an organization that actively reaches out to various donors and prospects to assure our continued excellence, we seek talented writers who can enhance our communications. That’s why we’re looking for a results-oriented Writer to become an integral part of our Development Department.

In this position you will help us build philanthropic relationships with major donors by writing carefully researched acknowledgement letters and providing writing and editing support for special events. This is an ideal entry-level opportunity for a recent college graduate who wants to gain experience in one of the world’s leading medical centers. Responsibilities include researching and drafting thank-you letters to donors; writing, editing and proofing materials for bios and journal ads; providing writing support for executives; and assisting with donor mailing lists.

We’re looking for a self-motivated, detail-oriented individual with the drive to make an impact on our medical center. To be successful in this role you must have excellent writing skills as well as strong interpersonal, organizational, time management and multitasking skills. To qualify you must have a bachelor’s degree (preferably in English, public relations, business communications, marketing and/or journalism) plus 1-2 years’ professional writing experience. Applicants with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. You must also be proficient with word processing and spreadsheet software, preferably in MS Word and Excel. Prior writing experience with non-profit organizations is a plus. Qualified candidates must provide several examples of previously published work. (Academic papers are not acceptable writing samples.)

We offer a competitive compensation package and a stimulating work environment. For further information and to apply, please forward your comprehensive cover letter (including salary requirements) and resume to Nelly Duchatellier at nelly.duchatellier@nyumc.org or fax to 212-404-3888 or apply online at http://www.apply.nyumc.org. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Freelance writers for web development company (San Francisco)


A website development company is seeking freelance copywriters to work on our client projects creating copy for business websites including articles, blog posts, marketing collateral, and ad copy. Please submit a sample of your writing along with your desired hourly rate.

Creative Writers Needed (Entertainment) (Dallas, TX)


We are seeking freelance writers to contribute to our entertainment website. If you love watching movies, acting, filmmaking, or just love to write then please submit a short writing sample (250 words minimum) on a topic of your choosing within the entertainment field.We will give site details and more info to qualified candidates.

Serious Inquiries Only. Compensation: Flat rate per article, neg.

Resume Writer Needed (Experienced only need apply)


Freelance resume writer needed for a small resume writing business. The writer will serve as a ghost writer and have no contact with the clients.

Please send three samples (those without samples will not be considered) to the email address above. In the subject line, please write “Experienced Resume Writer” . Correspondence without “Freelancer” in the subject line will not be considered.Experienced writing high tech sector resumes a STRONG plus!!!

  • Location: Experienced only need apply
  • Compensation: $75 – $105

Aspiring Writers Needed For Dramatic Web Series

Award-Winning Producers are developing a new dramatic series for delivery on the web. We are looking for writers to write 3-5 minute webisodes for our first 20 webisode season.The series takes place in Los Angeles and deals with the have-nots on the fringe of tinsel town.

We are looking for a handful of writers that have gritty, offbeat ideas that can almost border on bizarre.

Compensation: $150 / webisode and credit

Email bio or resume and SHORT writing sample to methodicproduction@gmail.com

Compensation: $150 /webisode and credit



Freelance Writing Jobs

Nootropiccentral.com is looking for a content writer to write various
articles about the effects and benefits of nootropics.

We would like to start with 1 article each on the following subjects:
-Provigil
-Adderall XR
-Aniracetam
-An article about whether or not it is ok to take drugs to attempt to increase intelligence

The articles should talk about the nootropic properties of each drug including the possible side effects. The articles should be at least 500 words each. They should also be opinion pieces.

For the above four articles you will be paid $40 (USD) via paypal. If the articles are of good quality we have many more articles to write and this job could turn into a full-time position.

Interested parties may inquire here:
http://newstance.com/contact

Fashion writers needed (Midtown)

I need writers who would like to contribute articles to an online magazine. Must have experience writing and have a knowledge of the fashion industry. Articles can range from fashion to beauty and wellness.

Also looking for bloggers that can find other unique fashionable bloggers to feature in the magazine, who can write a little piece about “Why we love this blogger.”

Must provide samples of work. If we use your article in our magazine we pay 5cents a word. That is 25 dollars for a 500 word article.

Great job for students or someone who wants a part time job from home.

Catering Company needs Web Content (Maryland)
We are a start-up catering company with a passionate vision for full service catering, but need an experienced writer — with a background in the food, hotel, and restaurant business — to turn our passion into marketing copy/editorial content for our website.

The details of this writing job:
• We need copy/content written for an 7-page website that will sell our potential clients on who we are and what we offer. Our site map includes: Home, Company Info, Menus, Services, Corporate Events, Special Events, and Drop Off.
• We need copy/content to be relevant and succinct; no more that 750 words total.
• We have a web design template, along with stock art so the design is already complete. However, design suggestions are welcome.
• We have a basic outline of our ideas on how we would like the marketing copy/content to read.
• We want all original copy/content. No concepts from competitor sites.
• We are under deadline to get this website live so we need someone who can complete this assignment in under 3-4 weeks.
• Payment: $1.00 per word.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1) Must be a foodie at heart and up to speed on the “food” movement
2) Knowledge of culinary principles
3) Familiarity with current consumer and industry trends
4) General knowledge of current events, pop culture, history, and politics
5) Combination of superb writing, editing, and proofreading skills
6) Firm grasp of language, grammar, and punctuation
7) Knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style, and ability to adapt to various styles
8) Write solid, intelligent, and brand-appropriate content
9) Experience with positioning value propositions to customers in compelling ways
10) Previous work experience as a writer in advertising, marketing, or publishing
11) Portfolio that demonstrates strong conceptual abilities and writing skills
12) Good project management and project trafficking skills
13) Monitor project status and alert Proprietor of any problems or delays
14) A self-starter able to understand and carry out instructions, and ask questions when needed

To be considered, please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and a PDF portfolio of your writing samples.
Disclaimer: We regret that we are not able to submit critiques or comments to those who submit portfolios. We will keep all submissions on file, but will contact you only if we wish to have you write.

* Location: Maryland
* Compensation: $750.00


TSB Magazine is looking for Authors

Category: Co-blogging

TSB Magazine is looking to hire several new writers to join the TSB Team. Before applying browse tsbmag.com to get an idea of the sort of authors we are looking for.

The area of interest we are currently looking to hire writers in include:

men’s fashion, men’s gadgets (aimed at college aged men) bodybuilding, and financial advice (aimed at young college aged men and written in a fun way)

We pay between $15 -$40 an article based on guidelines that will be sent over after submission of application. On average a 1000 word article would command $25.00

Our feature writers must be reliable, and able to get a post to us by Sunday evening every week.

What is required?

Between you and the editor you will decide a topic. You will then be responsible for researching and compiling the article, including the photos and links. The standard of copy should require no editing and the article should be ready to publish. It is best to submit articles in WordPress HTML format.

We are also looking to hire a full time daily blogger to post shorter- college aged humor type articles( we will send examples after recieving application). Our full time blogger would need to post a minimum of 7 posts a week.And would recieve a monthly pay of $150.00. Bonuses would also be rewarded for post recieving massive back links or page views. The funnier the better.
How to apply

Email me: bobbyrio@live.com

– examples of work
– areas of interest/expertise
– suggestions for articles
– expected pay rate
– availability

Also tell me why you would be perfect for the job.

Freelance Writing Jobs

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FREELANCE WRITERS

Here you don’t have to compete with others and run after your client for work or for pay! With us you neither have to worry about bidding nor auctioning off your content. We have taken every care to provide you with a comfortable working environment where you can work at your own pace and get paid on time!

This is the site for talented writers like you, where you can make money for your well-wrought work.

To become a writer and make your experience a pleasant one at freelance-writers.net, first read this! Also check the freelance-writers.net guidelines

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SmartBrief, Inc.

Position: Seeking Freelance Energy Writer – US or UK
Washington, District of Columbia
Job Status: Freelance
Website: http://www.smartbrief.com

Description:
SmartBrief is seeking a freelance writer to help create daily online business and energy news e-mail newsletters from approximately 6 to 8 a.m. EST Monday through Friday. This is a deadline-intensive writing position!

The ideal candidate has worked as a writer or editor on an energy beat with multiple daily deadlines. Our briefs summarize the top stories of the day for dozens of industry associations, and our editors work with our freelance writers to shape the content for those briefs and become an expert in the topics.

Applicants must have at least five years of experience writing business- or energy-oriented news and be a U.S. or U.K. citizen. This position is a telecommuting position.

Applicants will be asked to complete a timed writing test.

Job Duties: • Summarize online articles, studies and other information for use in e-mail publications. • Use online publishing tools to create e-mail newsletters and other content.

Required Skills & Experience: • Proven writing skills. (A timed test is given) • Ability to write quickly and accurately on deadline, starting at 6 a.m. EST, Monday through Friday. • Knowledge of Associated Press style. • Facility for using online publishing tools. • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.


Ski Experts — Freelance Writers (telecommute)

Does your heart skip a beat when the weather forecast is for 12 new inches of fresh powder in the mountains? Is mogul your middle name? Do you know the difference between telemarking and slalom?

LoveToKnow is a fabulous content provider, seeking a freelance writer to create web articles on topics pertaining to skiing, snow and other mountain sports on an ongoing basis. LoveToKnow is a fast growing content site with useful articles in channels devoted to a variety of popular topics.

Pay is per article (generally $20 for a 650+ word article) and work is part-time, but we ask writers to commit to creating 20 articles per month.

Interested? Learn more and apply online at: http://www.lovetoknow.com/write-for-us.htm

Make sure to highlight your relevant experience, and include “skiing” in the qualifications field. In addition, please include at least two short writing samples as part of your application.
* Location: telecommute
* Compensation: generally $20 for a 650+ word article

Writer for Educational Product copy (auburn hills)

Looking for freelance writers capable of writing product copy that gives an honest critique of a product from a teachers point of view.

Please submit resume and writing samples. You might include what you would write for a video series such as Planet Earth, or another educational product of your choice.

This is on a freelance basis and pay will be based on number of products you write copy for.

Freelance Writer
Association management company based in Springfield, Missouri seeks freelance writers for a variety of publications, including three scientific journals. Interest or expertise in the following areas is highly desired: forensic science, psychotherapy and mental health, national defense and homeland security, alternative medicine. Freelance writers will work as independent contractors. Attention to detail and accuracy are vital, as is meeting assigned deadlines. To apply, send resume and three writing samples.

* Compensation: Pay-by-the-word contracts

Article – Transcription Outsourcing

Outsourcing is not something new. In fact, this has been common practices among businesses for years, but with the increasing number of businesses sending work overseas, and our economy in a declining state, are we being robbed of our jobs?

When I say robbed, of course, I don’t mean in the physical sense, but it’s really sad when a transcriptionist who made $.08 cents per line more than 20 years ago is now being offered the same if not less to work today. Depending on what side of the fence you’re on will determine how you look at the situation. If you are a company trying to stay in business you have two choices – offer lower rates or go out of business – BUT, you can send your work outside of the country and for mere pennies a day, you can get your work completed and returned.

I’m all for trying to cut costs to stay afloat, but there are two major concerns with this. One, is my private information being sent across the seas for any and everyone to see, and two, why are those left jobless being offered editing work to correct the mistakes for a measly 2-3 cents per line? Is it really cost-effective when you have to pay someone to transcribe and then pay someone to edit and has quantity surpassed quality here in the U.S.?

On the other side of the fence, we can’t blame workers overseas for trying to make a living. If the shoe were on the other foot, I’m quite sure we all would be dancing a jig and thankful for the abundance of work coming our way. It’s not like they said, “Give me all your work right now, or else.”

I do have to say that there are quality workers overseas and the stereotype that people in foreign countries have no skills is in fact just the opposite. Just as with any geographical location, you have a mixture of those that can and those that try. My argument is with those companies who suddenly have no work and without notice, you no longer have a job. Why? Because they are secretly sending work overseas. This has been a big debate in the transcription world and many have expressed their disgust with the situation in private and public forums. What do you do in a situation like this? Do you keep quiet and pray that your job isn’t eliminated even if you are making half of what you use to? Do you demand hire pay rates and talk yourself out of a job? You do what most people are doing and leaving the field completely because they cannot possibly make a decent living unless they are glued to their computer praying for jobs to come up so they can grab them before anyone else does.

This is a serious problem and it appears there is no simple solution in sight.

Let’s keep the transcription here in the U.S. SERVICES AVAIL.

Freelance Writing Jobs

LINUX
Want to write for Linux.com? Here’s some information on what we like in an article, and how to approach us.

We pay $100 – $300 (via check, bank transfer, or PayPal) for articles. Most of the articles we publish are between 800 and 1,500 words, but we’re flexible in either direction. Articles must be original and not have appeared elsewhere in English. Look at what we’re already publishing to get an idea of the kind of stories we like, but don’t be afraid to submit an idea that’s unlike anything else we’ve ever run. We love originality. To improve your chances of having a piece accepted, follow the format and writing tips in the attached template document (right-click and save file).

We publish news, reviews, case studies, HOWTOs, feature articles, and fact-based commentary directly related to Linux, open source, or free software. We’re especially interested in reviews and case studies of corporate and enterprise-level products…….

WORLDSTART
What We’re Looking For: We are primarily looking for tips for our e-mail newsletter, Computer Tips & Techniques. This is published daily to 125,000 readers and focuses on tips and tricks the average computer user can utilize.

We are also seeking feature articles for our website covering any and all aspects of computing. In addition, we are looking for computer terms and definitions for the Terms section of our website.

All submissions should be written at a level anyone can understand. Our goal is to show the average user how to use his or her computer. Most tech manuals and books assume the user is already computer literate, but our publication / web site is designed to help everyone learn their computer, not just techies.

For example, let’s say you had a tip that involved opening the Mouse properties under the control panel. Most publications would simply tell the user to open the Mouse icon under the Control Panel.

We are looking for more detail than that. We tell our readers EXACTLY how it’s done – Hit the Start Button, Settings, Control Panel. Then double-click the Mouse icon.

That’s what we’re looking for.

Submissions should be well written, require a minimum of editing, include relevant screen shots (click here for assistance with this), and be presented in a light-hearted style. We like to entertain while we teach. If you submit a tip that reads like a high school biology textbook, it’s going to get rejected.

Types of Articles & Payment:

Note that we will confirm payment and rights before publishing any submitted piece. We generally pay net 7 on publication (we’ll cut you a check within a week of when your piece was published).

Computer Tips & Techniques

We are looking for general windows, internet, and e-mail tips. Tips that relate to one specific program or hardware device usually are not appropriate for this publication.

The newsletter has two primary sections – Computers 101 & Tip of the Day. The Computers 101 section is presented in a Q&A style and generally covers a topic beginners would be interested in.

The Tip of the Day section is geared towards everyone. It still needs to be written in a way that everyone can understand.

Your best bet is to check out a few of our back issues to get an idea of how long the tips are and how they are presented.

Note that all submissions need to include any relevant screenshots!

Payment varies widely depending on the quality of the submission, length, and usefulness of the tip or topic.

* The minimum page length is 1 page (approximately 400 words) with screenshots – $45.00, without screenshots – $35.00
* Two pages (approximately 800 words) with screenshots – $55.00, without screenshots – $45.00
* The max is three pages (approximately 1200-1500 words) with screenshots – $65.00, without screenshots – $55.00…

451 Press

Do you live in one of the following cities? If so, we are looking for bloggers that live in these cities and enjoy writing about the city they live in. If you would like to blog about your city please visit http://www.451press.com/apply to apply today.

Dallas, TX
Fort Worth, TX
Houston, TX
Honolulu, Hawaii
Las Vegas, NV
Mesa, AZ
New Orleans, LA
Oakland, CA
Oklahoma City, OK
Phoenix, AZ
San Jose, CA
Seattle, WA

We are also looking for writers for other topics as well. The current openings are the follow:

Musicians and Bands

Breaking Benjamin
Dashboard Confessional
The Fray
Gretchen Wilson
Gym Class Heroes
Hinder
Incubus
Joss Stone
My Chemical Romance
Ne-Yo
Nelly Furtado
Pink
Rascal Flatts
Rob Thomas
Silversun Pickups
Snow Patrol
Timbaland
Tori Amos
Wilco
Young Jeezy

TV Shows/Celebrities

Angelina Jolie
ABC Soaps
Hilary Duff
Family Guy
Sitcoms
Tom Green

Other

Fantasy Baseball
Controversial Parenting
Parenting the Adopted
Globally Green Living
Automotives
Reviewing Toys
SEC Talk
Foster Parents
Shoes
Rafting
Adobe Software
Bargain Syling
Style Fix

BLOGGERWAVE
YOU MUST HAVE A BLOG

Blogger Needed (Toronto)
I’m looking for someone who is currently an established (or somewhat) blogger to do an interview. I’m basically looking for some internet publicity. If this sounds like something that you can help me out with, I’d love to hear from you.

* Location: Toronto
* Compensation: $50

Bloggers wanted for magazine’s website

A national prenatal magazine’s website is seeking to add bloggers to our current roster. Bloggers should have personal experience with being pregnant, parenting a child under the age of 1 year or other topics related to pregnancy and newborn care.

We are specifically seeking:
– A mom-to-be who just found out she is pregnant to blog about her pregnancy experience.
– A new dad who’s dealing with the challenges or being a father
– A new mom who just brought baby home and is learning about life with baby
– Other original ideas: tell us what you want to write about!

Requirements:
– weekly postings to be submitted to site’s Editor for editing
– style should be friendly, fun and upbeat — even humorous
– $10 paid per published posting

Marketing Articles writer – Logo items and small business (MINN)

Can you write interesting short informatiove articles …?????

We need weekly 1- 2 articles for us of 450 -650 words.

We use these articles to inform potential clients about promotional products ( advertising specialties ) and link / promote our website.

Freelance basis only – paid bi-weekly . -no byline. Exclusive and all copyrights to our company.

Long term basis possible as long as you produce good original work

Past titles have been

What color is your promotional product
why use Desk items
End of Print advertising

Send an email of interest and sample of your writing please
( tenth -11th grade level at least reading )

A SAMPLE IS BELOW

“” When you give useful desktop items, such as pens and memo clips, to your potential customers, you’re ensuring that they’ll see your company name many times throughout their business week. Colorful imprinted products, such as sticky notes, brighten up the desktop “landscape” and create a cheerful, positive association with your business in the customer’s mind.

You can’t beat having a business gift in place that will remind decision-makers of your company’s name and services. When your paper clip dispenser or letter slitter is on a client’s desk, your company’s contact information will be at her fingertips at the very moment she’s ready to choose a supplier or service provider. “”

Other articles are on my blog http://bestlogoproducts.blogspot.com

THANKS!!!!

* Location: MINN
* Compensation: $ 15 – 25 per article depending on word count

Freelance Writing Jobs

Rotoworld is looking for writers to join the staff as paid contributors for the upcoming baseball season. Previous writing experience is an absolute must, as is significant knowledge of and passion for both baseball and fantasy baseball.

Qualified applicants would work under baseball editors Aaron Gleeman and Matthew Pouliot, providing coverage for Rotoworld’s player news page that requires the ability to report news with instant analysis and recap games in a clear, concise style.

If interested, please send a brief note about yourself and desire to work for Rotoworld along with links to examples of your writing experience and a resume to aarongleeman@gmail.com..

SmartBrief, Inc.

Seeking Freelance Energy Writer – US or UK
Telecommute
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
http://www.smartbrief.com

Description:
SmartBrief is seeking a freelance writer to help create daily online business and energy news e-mail newsletters from approximately 6 to 8 a.m. EST Monday through Friday. This is a deadline-intensive writing position!

The ideal candidate has worked as a writer or editor on an energy beat with multiple daily deadlines. Our briefs summarize the top stories of the day for dozens of industry associations, and our editors work with our freelance writers to shape the content for those briefs and become an expert in the topics.

Applicants must have at least five years of experience writing business- or energy-oriented news and be a U.S. or U.K. citizen. This position is a telecommuting position.

Applicants will be asked to complete a timed writing test.

Job Duties: • Summarize online articles, studies and other information for use in e-mail publications. • Use online publishing tools to create e-mail newsletters and other content.

Required Skills & Experience: • Proven writing skills. (A timed test is given) • Ability to write quickly and accurately on deadline, starting at 6 a.m. EST, Monday through Friday. • Knowledge of Associated Press style. • Facility for using online publishing tools. • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.

About SmartBrief:

Founded in 1999, SmartBrief is the leader in customized e-mail news services and reaches top-flight executives in a variety of markets, including energy, advertising, retail, hospitality, telecom, health care and consumer packaged goods.

We’re expanding rapidly and looking for exceptional, motivated individuals to join our team. At SmartBrief, employees enjoy an entrepreneurial work environment with accelerated advancement opportunities.

SmartBrief is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Please e-mail resumes to jobs@smartbrief.com. Place the following in the subject line: Energy Freelancer – JJ

Company: Examiner.com
Position: Freelance Writer Blogger
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Job Status: Freelance
Salary: Commission/Contract

Description:
Better than a Blogger! More fun than being a Freelance Writer! Become a writer for Examiner.com in Des Moines

Are you someone who is passionate and excited about Des Moines? Can you see yourself providing the Des Moines community with useful information about a subject you love? If so, then the team at Examiner.com would like to speak with you. This is your chance to become the voice of your community and show off your expertise as a writer for Examiner.com.

Examiner.com is rapidly becoming the online destination for local information, helpful resources and events in 60 major markets across the country. Examiner.com offers unique content that is contributed by passionate people like you, known as Examiners. Writers at heart, they use words and pictures to inspire and inform, to open dialogues, and to help people tackle everyday challenges.

Informed, reliable, helpful, entertaining, and authentic, Examiners are everyday people from a variety of backgrounds and professions. They are college students, civil servants, and retirees, PhDs, musicians, magazine editors and stay-at-home parents. Examiners are your helpful neighbors and local leaders. They are credible resources — the “go to” experts — for local information, helpful resources and events. Most Examiners have full-time or part-time jobs, or are full-or-part time students.

This is not a full-time job. Examiners are independent contractors. This allows them to choose what to write about and when. They write from home, school, or wherever they want. They publish a minimum of four articles per week. Examiner.com does not expect lengthy articles. Frequent, brief posts bring people back and lead to increased page views – an important key to success!

Examiners are paid a very competitive rate based on standard Internet variables including page views, unique visitors, session length and advertising performance. And with the exclusive Examiner tools we provide, you’ll have daily access to see your accrued earnings, so you’ll always know where you stand and how your efforts are affecting your earnings. We’re not offering a full-time “quit your day-job” kind of opportunity, but you can definitely earn a little extra cash from Examiner.com.

Examiner.com provides the training and tools you need to publish and promote your articles. The more familiar you are with Web-based publishing (things like HTML, and uploading photos and video), the faster it should go.

As an Examiner you will have a great opportunity to inform others about a subject you love and to promote yourself and, we hope, further your career.

The talented people we’re looking for have local expertise in one of the following subjects: 1. Arts and Entertainment 2.Bars and Clubs 3.Business and Finance 4.Careers and Workplace 5. Neighborhoods and Communities 6. Education and Schools 7. Family and Parenting 8.Fitness and Weight Loss 9.Food and Drink 10.Games and Hobbies 11.Health 12.Home and Living 13. News 14.Pets 15.Politics 16. Style and Fashion 17.Recreation 18.Relationships 19. Religion and Spirituality 20.Restaurants 21.Shopping 22.Sports 23.Gadgets and Tech 24.Transportation 25.Travel

If the idea of becoming an Examiner excites you, please go to http://www.examiner.com/about_examiner/?cid=fdp-journjobs-desmoines — and learn more about becoming an Examiner.

About.com
Position: About.com Seeks Sports Journalists
Location: New York, Telecommute
Salary: Commission/Contract

Website: http://www.about.com

Description:
Are you an experienced sports writer? Do you want to help others learn more about an activity they love? About.com, a subsidiary of the New York Times Company, is currently expanding its sports channel and is seeking writers to cover a number of topics, including mountain biking, sailing, scuba diving, volleyball, waterskiing / wakeboarding, and world soccer, to provide a friendly, yet informative, voice that provides easy to follow articles, tutorials, and reviews for users either interested in learning a new sport or who want to expand their understanding of a sport they’re already involved in.

To become a Guide (our name for our writers), you’ll need to be a journalist with published writing experience in the sports area. As a Sports Guide, you would create original content that covers topics like how to get started in the sport, tutorials on techniques, how to find a good coach/instructor, and equipment reviews. You’ll also be responsible for a blog that showcases your unique writing style, a discussion forum where you act as community leader, and a bio page that highlights your professional and personal expertise.

All About.com Guides are considered freelancers who set their own schedules, giving them the flexibility to log on from anywhere in the world to work at their own pace. There are no timesheets to fill out, so working for About.com gives you the flexibility to write when you want, allowing you to work around a full-time day job. Compensation is based on page views; the more traffic you get, the more money you’ll make. All Guides in their first two years make a minimum of $725 a month, and the average Guide makes $1,000 a month.

Want to know more? Visit http://beaguide.about.com to learn more about About.com, see a full list of available topics, and to submit an application.

Blogger/Editor needed immediately for Black-interest website
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: Negotiable

Description:
Web-savvy writer/blogger/editor needed for a well-known 24-hour website aimed at young Black Americans.

The job consists of reporting, writing, publishing, assigning and editing a minimum of 20 posts per day about news, celebrity, entertainment, scandal, gossip and other tidbits of interest, as well as constant aggregation of material from around the Web.

Requirements:

You must be an absolute web junkie, and be familiar with all websites that cover Black news, entertainment, celebrity and gossip.

You must have an abiding fascination with and deep knowledge of Black culture — both the high and the lowbrow.

You must be a diligent reporter; an impeccable writer; and a good copy editor.

You must have the ability to identify and then plan strategic, continuing coverage of key stories.

You must possess web skills: You must know how to maintain a blog CMS (we use WordPress); you must know how resize photos, edit some audio and video. You must be familiar with the terms and metrics of Google Analytics. You must know effective ways to personally market your work over the web.

You must be accountable for your work in three dimensions: first, as a writer and editor, your work must be sound, accurate and timely; second, as a blogger, your work must attract visitors; and third, as a marketer, you must distribute your work diligently.

You must be both enthusiastic and disciplined; a self-starter, but able to learn, adjust, collaborate and take direction.

You should be a trained writer or journalist, with a balance of school and work experience.

Please email: a) resume, b) two (2) web samples, c) two (2) writing samples and any recommendations to nycwebsitejob@gmail.com