• Canadian Freelance Writing Jobs

    Senior/Web Editor (Vancouver)

    Adbusters Media Foundation is seeking a passionate, informed Web Editor for our Vancouver office.

    We are a not-for-profit that publishes a bimonthly magazine. We also spearhead activist campaigns aimed at exploring alternatives to capitalism. Adbusters was the birthplace of the Occupy Wallstreet movement.

    The Web Editor will work closely with the Editor-in-Chief. The job consists primarily of the following tasks:

    • Creating and curating content for the web;
    • Researching contemporary political, economic, and environmental issues;
    • Developing campaigns and activist briefings.

    A successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

    • Strong writing and editing skills;
    • Familiarity with Adbusters’ publications (online and in print);
    • The ability to work effectively with a creative team of staff and contributors;
    • A history of political and/or environmental engagement;2-3 years of professional experience.

    Send your resume and cover letter to?kono@adbusters.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

    Salary: $15 – $25 per hour based on experience.

    Remote sports and gaming writer

    Pay rate : fixed per article (fully negotiable with freelancer- always above minimum wage)

    Email associated with receiving applications:?liam.irvine@kaxmedia.com

    All writers can be remote, worldwide.

    Job description:

    Location – Global

    Sports and Gaming/Casino Freelance Writers

    We are looking for experienced?Sports Betting, Poker, iGaming and Casino Freelance?Writers?to produce high quality copy about the things they know about in the gambling industry environment.

    If the betting industry, sports wagering and casino games are new to you then this is not a role you can fill but if you believe you have the suitable experience in these areas and are used to providing well researched and consumable content then there are currently several spaces available on our UK and European English focussed roster.

    Your Core Responsibilities:

    • Production of circa 10,000 to 100,000 words per month as commissioned by our English and European commissioning editors following briefs and guidelines provided.
    • Self-invoicing

    We Require:

    Demonstrable knowledge and previous experience in content creation for one or more of the following areas:

    • Online Sportsbook and Casino and Live Casino Reviews
    • Casino table games reviews and guides
    • Casino slots reviews and guides
    • Poker and Card Games reviews and guides
    • TV Specials Betting coverage
    • Political Betting coverage
    • Exchange Betting coverage
    • Sports betting and strategy content for key Sporting Events
    • & Specialists across the gaming industry in general.

    – Excellent grammar

    – Knowledge of writing for SEO a big advantage

    – Experience of writing content in the Sports Betting, iGaming and Casino environment

    – Samples of previous work and (or) successful completion of a test case commission.

    It is expected that freelancers will provide a suitable bio and (or) photograph to accompany all use of bespoke written content for our various digital platforms; although we do not guarantee to credit all work to an author dependent on the specific use of such content from time to time.

    All successful applicants will receive a freelance contract/agreement and be paid via structured monthly bank transfer – rates are negotiable dependent on experience and volume of work commissioned. Guaranteed monthly content volume is available for the right candidates.

    We welcome your applications in the strictest of confidence.

    Freelance writer and content creator wanted

    Are you a writer who loves bringing brand stories to life?
    Do you have a passion for social media marketing, and helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses and share their vision with the world?

    We’re looking for a freelance writer and content creator to join our team!

    Hit the link for all of the deets:?http://webofwords.ca/were-hiring/

    BC Short Contest Open Until June 1, 2019

    The Federation of BC Writers Second Annual BC Short contest is open to submissions from Canadian Writers. This year’s judge is JJ Lee, author of?The Measure of a Man: The Story of a Father, a Son, and a Suit,?published in 2011 and shortlisted for the 2011 Governor General’s Award.
    We’re looking for original, previously unpublished stories. Writers can enter 1200-2000 word short stories at Submittable until June 1, 2019:?https://fbcw.submittable.com/submit/139097/2019-bc-short-short-fiction-contest?fbclid=IwAR0z1Ax8vy5uJC0rhgZcwQ5NoCbe6o80sN1MPi6lLYK9yQJz_i3rELLAyYo

    Senior/Web Editor (Vancouver)

    Adbusters Media Foundation is looking for a politically savvy Senior/Web Editor for our Vancouver office. The Senior/Web Editor will work closely with the Editor-in-Chief to develop original content for Adbusters magazine and our websites, and will be expected to demonstrate strong research skills with the aim of getting to the core of contemporary political, economic and environmental issues. The successful candidate will be expected to research, curate and write original articles for publication in print and online, and will need to have a keen eye for storytelling and design. Political engagement with the pressing issues of our time is essential.

    Key Qualifications:

    • Strong creative writing and editing skills
    • Familiarity with Adbusters’ magazine, websites, books & campaigns
    • Experience working with a team and managing a multitude of writers and
    • Bonus: familiarity with software such as InDesign, Photoshop and WordPress

    Send your resume and cover letter to kono@adbusters.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.