Are you keen to stay focused and write for a living? This week The Write Styles is presenting 9 work-from-home freelance writing jobs, including Communications Director, gardening, sport and so much more! If you are interested in Chicken Soup writing, be sure to scroll down, as we’re reaching their deadline date! Good Luck!
Presenting 9 work-from-home freelance writing jobs.
1. Epic Gardening
Content Writer Needed
Before you apply, check out http://www.epicgardening.com and poke around.
Look at posts like http://www.epicgardening.com/powdery-mildew-treatment-and-prevention/ to get a sense of the type of content we are looking for.
We need writers who have no problem taking provided resource links and article structure, synthesizing, and creating the best piece of writing on the internet about that specific topic.
Tone-wise, we’re straight to the point, but playful. We don’t use fluff and filler in our content – it’s jam-packed with practical advice and tips that actually help people accomplish something in real life.
You don’t need to be a WordPress wizard, Photoshop pro, or any of that – that’s taken care of. You need to be able to write extremely clear but entertaining articles about the topics we cover.
WHAT YOU GET IN RETURN
- Healthy pay for every article (~2 articles / week right now)
- A possibility to advance your role (we are looking for an editor-in-chief in the next couple of months) Read More. Contribute. Application Form.
Kaplan GMAT is hiring talented, collaborative item writers to write and edit passages and questions in its GMAT test prep programs. In our quest to prepare our students for the GMAT, a large volume of high-quality items is essential. GMAT item writers will work with the GMAT product team — and a team of other item writers — to write new questions and to take part in regular item-performance reviews of current questions.
- Bachelor’s degree required; Advanced degree preferred; MBA ideal
- Very strong attention to detail
- Dependable and clear communicator
- Strong descriptive writing skills
- Ability to meet deadlines and communicate progress regularly
- Knowledge and comfort with modern web collaboration tools (e.g., Google Docs, Google Hangouts, GChat)
- Ability to respond to training and feedback from peers and managers
- Education/instructional background preferred
- GMAT experience, ideally through proven high GMAT score, preferred. Read More.
Work from home Communications Director Needed
NetHope is seeking an accomplished, enterprising and energetic Communications Director to lead the overall communications strategy for the organization. This role will be responsible for ongoing development of the communications and public relations strategy, coordination of organizational messaging in email, print, social media and the web, and day-to-day communications production. This position requires someone who can develop strategy and plans, and who is also adept at implementation of those plans. The ability to take knowledge and transform it into exciting and useful messages, and disseminate it to the right audiences through the best distribution channels is critical.
This is a full-time position reporting to the COO. NetHope is a virtual organization. The successful candidate should live in the Seattle, WA vicinity and have a home office from which to work.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED
A passion for NetHope’s mission and for working collaboratively, and nimbly in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
Experience with online tools and platforms, including cloud services, social media channels etc.
A penchant for creative problem solving, attention to detail, ability to adapt, spirit of teamwork, and exceptional work ethic.
Create and manage relationships and/or partnerships to gain support.
Demonstrated mastery of project management and good record keeping skills
Ability to work independently in a virtual organization. Good judgment, time management, organizational skills and resourcefulness required.
Work from home Freelance Writer needed.
At Readz we’re building the agile marketing platform of the future. We’ve built a next-generation CMS helping brands create digital experiences that engage their audiences and boost ROI – without relying on IT.
For brands looking to showcase the lifestyle and characteristics of their products, Readz offers a full solution: we offer a platform to build shoppable, mobile-friendly content.
We are currently looking for a talented, witty writer to produce unique short-form content for our social media, emails, etc. You must have a great deal of empathy to take on the user personas and come up with appealing, entertaining ideas while keeping the copy relevant. We need a motivated, creative person who works well with a team.
This is a freelance position, and you can work from home.
Looking for: Freelance Creative Writer
Location: Work from home
Compensation: Per assignment
We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to medical insurance and retirement plans. We are funded through experienced high-caliber private investors. Plus we have a fun team, company lunches, group outings, and lots of crazy stuff going on.
Rockettes.com, the online home to the world-class precision dance company the Radio City Rockettes, seeks contract lifestyle and dance writers. The Rockettes® exemplify extraordinary talent, athleticism, teamwork and self-confidence and while our content has an obvious connection to dance, we want our audience to see how dance is further connected to health, fitness and fashion.
We’re looking for smart, creative writers (contract) who can handle 2-3 assignments per week.
Qualifications for DANCE writers:
- MUST have published experience covering dance content
- Comfortable with tight deadlines
- Experience interviewing story subjects
- Comfortable with pitching ideas daily that are on-brand. Read More. Enquiries and Applications: [email protected]
6. Weekly Choice
We are looking for a few Great Sports Writers. We are expanding our great sports coverage and need a few more great sports writers. Looking for 4 more part time writers in Gaylord, Petoskey, Cheboygan Kalkaska areas. Sports Reporter to cover local sports. Independent Contractor position requires experienced writer and photographer.
- Looking for: Sports Writers
- Location: Gaylord, Kalkaska, Cheboygan, Petoskey
- Compensation: $35/story (extra for photos)
- Must have Digital SLR camera, computer and love sports.
- E-mail info and samples to Dave Baragrey at [email protected] Read More.
Helping brands create and amplify digital content to reach the right people through the right channels.
We are a B2B inbound marketing agency that employs an international virtual team to work on content marketing projects for Fortune 500 clients. We strongly believe in a new way of working, so we offer roles that are ‘out of office‘.
We are looking for a talented technical freelance copywriter with history of writing engaging case studies. Strong candidates will have expert-level knowledge of Microsoft Azure and open source technologies. We have projects ready for the right candidate, so please contact us if this sounds like you!
Freelance, Contract, Work Anywhere
The Freelance Technical Copywriter position is responsible for:
- writing professional two-page case studies relating to Microsoft Azure and open source technologies (OSS)
- supporting the team by offering consultation for content related to Azure and open source technologies. Read More.
8. Your Monday Coffee
We are looking for an Events, Style, Fashion News, and/or Lifestyle Writer.
Write 5-7 timely (300 to 500 words) stories per week
Write 1 feature story at least once a week
Market your stories via social media and other channels
MUST know SEO
Have strong visual sensibilities and an understanding of what makes a strong image and brand
Have experience marketing editorial via social channels, and an understanding of what makes content clickable
Submit your resume and three to six writing clips. Read More.
Questions / applications: [email protected]
9. Chicken Soup (Deadline 30 June!)
There isn’t a single one of us who doesn’t owe something to a teacher. They are the unheralded heroes of society. Tell us your stories about the great teachers who changed your life. And if you’re a teacher, tell us about the kids who changed yours, who motivated you to keep on teaching, who showed you that it was all worth it.
We’d love to share your best advice with other teachers as well—what works, what doesn’t, how you stay enthusiastic about your jobs. What advice do you have for your colleagues? Tell us the funny stories too—we know you have lots of those. The deadline for story and poem submissions is June 30, 2016. Read More or Submission Form.
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