The Writer’s Job Newsletter #53
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This has been a super busy week!!
We launched the latest feature to our subscription package — our list of over 200 hiring publications! Including pay-rates, how to submit, how to pitch and where to pitch! It’s the complete package for a freelance writer.
Writing is difficult and I’m sure you all know that when you’re on Twitter or Facebook, there’s absolutely no shortage of people hunting down writing jobs. With so many low paying opportunities, it’s really on us to work together to make sure that regardless where a writer is based, they get a fair wage. FWIW: I think that fair wage is between $0.10 and $0.20. Anything less, you’re selling yourself short! Anything more — you’re onto a winner!
If you’re a new writer and struggling to find paid work — get in touch and we’ll do our best to help!
Note: As always — if you think we’re doing a good job then we’d appreciate any support! We’re trying to forge a new path and find a better way for writers to get paid, so if you want to help us on our journey, then get in touch! Also please support the newsletter!
Our subscription gives access to a historical jobs list of over 700 opportunities, over 200 publications and their pitching guidelines + fees, also a future competitions page!
Calls to Pitch
I try to ensure all the positions are well-paid, and if not, they’re helpful in some other way. Our readership varies from new writers to established writers, so some jobs are better for others. Either way, if you have any questions, get in touch with me or the employer, see how you can help, and grow your network! I try to only show remote jobs, but sometimes allow odd interesting jobs to pass through.(£100+) Ellen from Metro is open to pitches for Better Living
(£130+) Huck Magazine is taking pitches on Emerging global subcultures, intersection of sport and activism, photo projects and words of affirmation
(£100+) Sourced Magazine is looking for pitches
(£150+) Insider’s Digital Culture Desk have published a pitching guide on what they’re after and how to apply!
(£1200+) New Scientists are looking to broaden their pool of neuroscience, brain, mind, mental health writers.
($300+) HealthyRich are seeking pitches from writers with disability or chronic illness.
(150–200 euros) @SyriaUntold are looking for features and personal essays about Syrian communities
($100-$200) @NarcityCanada are looking for writers to share their experience
($500+) @PopSci is looking for a freelancer with TV and Home Theater related reviews experience to write some product roundups
($75+) @montclairlocal is hiring freelancers for sports/features and news writers.
($100-$200) @nocilantromag is looking for 2 freelance writers for the first issue of their digital magazine
($150-$650) The Luupe is looking for content writers to contribute and pitch stories to their online magazine on women + non-binary
($150+) Launcher, by The Washington Post is looking for Freelance Writers!
(£150+) Insider Magazine is looking for more stories, this time on Markets and Economics!
($50+) AnimeHerald is looking for freelance writers for pitches
($120 per day) (Bustle UK opportunity) Looking for freelance writers (beauty, ents, pop, culture, fashion) for 2–3 shifts a week at $120 a day
($1 per word) The Appeal is looking for freelance writers to contribute to their weekly newsletter
(Paid) @yessibelloperez is looking for freelance journalists with experience in energy, engineering, finance, sustainability, luxury, travel and culture
(Paid) TechRadarGaming have Julian Benson as their Editor in Chief, and he’s looking for pitches!
(Paid) @ChezSpecter is looking for an assistant to work 1 day a week on her book, Alonement! Mostly social media work
(Paid) @CustomerCampCo are looking for a freelance writers with an interest in buyer psychology and marketing
Remote Writing Jobs
(Remote) Ecosia are looking for a full-time copywriter. As part of the content team, you will write short and long content on Ecosia, tree planting projects, ethical technology, climate change, and the environment.
(Remote) Binance is looking for an experienced Content Writer who can produce thought-provoking written content to educate, inspire and excite new and existing audiences in Europe. Your material will shape how the world views Binance!
(Remote) Manta Sleep is looking for an experienced Content Writer to handle content writing for the brand, Manta Sleep (mantasleep.com).
(Remote) Fannie Mae is looking for a Technical Writer to join the team.
($3000 per month) (Remote) Speakeasy Marketing is looking for an enthusiastic, passionate, detail-oriented, teachable, and teachable Copywriter with a strong work ethic for long-term copywriting, based on a monthly retainer.
($130,000 per year) (Remote) Hubstaff is looking for an experienced Content team lead with a strong track record of building and implementing the content strategy for a saas company.
($61,083 per year) (UK Remote) Makers are looking for a Content and Campaigns Manager. The ideal candidate will be great at juggling multiple projects to meet fast deadlines. Since we typically run a lot of physical events, you need to be based in the UK even though this will largely be a remote role for the time being.
($100,000 per year) (Remote) CircleLink Health are looking for a Sales Development Representative. As a Sales Development Representative you’ll own the top funnel of the sales process to help us meet and exceed our sales goals.
(Remote) Coalition Technologies is looking for a Freelance Copywriter. The ideal copywriter has excellent English writing skills and is excited to write high-quality, SEO-driven content that aligns with detailed, client-specific guidelines.
(Canada Remote) Indigo is looking for a full-time UX Writer. Indigo is always looking for bright, energetic and customer-focused people who can help bring the exciting mission to life at one of the more than 150 Indigo, Indigospirit, Chapters and Coles stores across Canada.
We’re writers ourselves and know how difficult it can be to find well paid, honest work and at times, you do feel like you’re banging your head against a brick-wall. We’ve tried our best to help, so please let us know how we can help!Hope you have a great week and we’ll speak to you soon!