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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Freelance Writers for Canadian websites (Canada)

We are a company with web sites that are in need of content writers to research & write original content daily. Among the categories of sites we will soon be operating for a Canadian audience: travel, financial/money, sports, gaming, fashion/style, movies, music.

Please only apply if you feel comfortable covering any of these categories for a Canadian audience.

As a writer, you will be responsible for creating and uploading all written and photo content for the site(s) daily.

Articles are typically 350-word feature posts:
This involves finding good sources to get a full idea of the story, writing an original title and story, hyper-linking some of the sources you have used. Put an original spin/idea into post. Be creative, develop your voice. Then post in WordPress. Upload an image (found within Google Images Creative Commons) and filling out an SEO plugin. We pay $15 per feature.

Creativity encouraged. On time schedule will be required and posting before 11:30amET (8:30amPT) each day. All posts should be objective--never include your own experiences in the post.

Job Responsibilities:
• Select, prioritize, edit and post content of all types in a fast-paced, deadline environment, mindful of traditional blog editorial and stylistic standards and in keeping with SEO best-practices
• Think and react quickly to breaking news so the home page is always up to date and coordinated with a strong mix of relevant and timely aggregated content
• Posts must relate and consist of things that are important to readers

Skills / Qualifications:
• Personal bloggers/writers strongly encouraged to apply! (If you have never used Wordpress, please do not apply)
• Some SEO skills (tags/keywords, hyperlinking, naming of images)
• Strong organizational and prioritization skills
• Ability to self-start and multi-task while setting priorities
• Strong computer skills
• Some knowledge of HTML and Photoshop preferred but not required

If you have no experience writing for the categories listed on top of this post, please do not apply.
We may also request that writers join oDesk so we can pay you without fees coming out from your paycheck.

Send your resume; examples of blogs/sites you have written for; and your availability

  • Location: Canada
  • Compensation: $15 per 350-word article
  • Telecommuting is ok.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

Posting ID: 3864046575
Posted: 2013-06-11, 1:39PM EDT


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