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✍️ TWJN 94 | The end-of-year rush is coming... already! 🤯

The Writer's Job Newsletter
The Writer's Job NewsletterPublished on November 20, 2022

Happy Sunday to 4,845 motivated writers 👋🏼 

How’s everyone doing? It’s another big week of jobs… 27 calls to pitch!! 

I think this is the most I’ve seen for a while. It looks like a lot of publications are gearing up for their end-of-year posts (already!)

Seeing these types of posts makes me wonder where the year has gone 😭😭

Enough teasing - let’s get to it! ⬇️ ⬇️


So, what do we have this week?

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2️⃣ 27 calls to pitch 📢

3️⃣ 16 writing jobs all remote!

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2️⃣ Calls to Pitch

I try to ensure these are well-paid. If not, they’re usually helpful in some other way. We range from new writers to those more established, so keep a like to share range of opportunities too


($5,000) IWMF | Applications for the Kim Wall Memorial Fund are open. Awarded to women or non binary journalists reporting the concurrents of rebellion. Deadline Dec 15


($500 - $1,000) Oregon Humanities | They’re open for the Spring 2023 issue, essays, journal, book excerpts. Only for Oregon writers. Guidelines here Deadline Dec 21

(£552 - £828) Rough Guides | Travel writers! Annie is working on a new travel guide to LGBTQ+ destinations. Immediate call might be filled, but she’s asked for other future locations 

($500+) Trip Savvy | Laura is assigning an EV-related travel story. Brand agnostic but can be service or feature based! Deadline Nov 28

($300 - $450) Vox Media | Meredith is looking for pitches! Esp. since hearing about the Vice layoffs

($300 - $450) Passnfrt | Grace is looking for business pitches for their creator economy newsletter!

($250+) Elite Daily | Jonathan is taking end-of-year pitches, the best and unexpected culture trends of 2022… yearly wrap up coming already!! Deadline Nov 28  

($250) Yahoo Life | Erin is looking to expand her pool of freelancers in Parenting, first-person essays, especially from diverse perspectives Rolling call

($200 - $600) The Objective | One of my fav recurring publications - They’re always looking for pitches. Guidelines here

($200+) Native American Journalists | Devon is looking for stories about how states reckon with treatment of Native Americans. Guidelines here. Rolling call. 

($175 - $360) C Magazine | Are taking pithes for their Gossip Issue, Spring 23. Guidelines here Deadline 1 Dec 

($150) | Gamers! Ian is looking for space related games, No Man’s Sky, Elite Dangerous, Eve Online… and anything space related More info here

($150, estimate) Fansided | Ian is always looking for sporty stories that excite you! Features, voices, why we play features. Estimate from prev post here

($100 - $150) Auto Straddle | Queer Jewish Writers! Vanessa is looking for Hanukkah content. Service, personal essays, and more.

($100) Palestine Studies | Laura is looking for stories about the Palestinian experience in Latin America.. DM her!

($125 - $450) Alt Press | Ilana is always taking music, style, culture pitches (esp. since the recent layoffs!) Rolling call

(£125 - $175) Autostaddle | Ro is looking for lesbian/bi/queer women or trans writers over 50 to writer personal essays or how-to guides on sex, dating and ageing. Guidelines in thread Rolling call 

(£150 - £200, estimate) i-D Magazine | Douglas is looking for end of year reflections, spicy takes, listicles, and more! Pay estimate from prev posts. Guidelines here

($45 - $75) The Escapist | Marty is looking for pieces on games, movies, TV study and more!

($1.50 - $2) Cosmopolitan | Elizabeth is looking for feature pitches for their 2022 print issue! Examples here

($1 per word, estimate) New Scientist | Chris is always looking for stories  about how tech impacts our lives. Estimate from prev post here Guidelines here

($1 CAD per word, estimate) Chateline | Foodie writers! Chantal is looking for recipes and reports about food in Canada. Pay estimate here 

($0.40 - $0.75 per word) Asana | Nick is looking for pitches about their new executive leadership publication Guidelines here

(£0.40 per word) Tatler Magazine | Harriet is Tatler’s new commissioning editor and is looking for your *glamorous* pitches for their Features section

($0.33 - $0.50 per word) BuzzFeed News | Mark is looking for tech related stories, unexpected, smart, and ambitious! No deadline, rolling call

($0.20 per word) No Depression | Hilary is looking for pitches for their Spring 23 issue, covering ROOTS MUSIC, folk, signer/writers, blues etc.. Deadline 30 Nov


3️⃣ Writing jobs

($91,000 - $115,000, Hybrid US) Scientific American | Senior Opinion Editor to manage content manage and commission pieces for opinion coverage. Deadline Nov 27

($50,000 CAD, Remote) Popagenda | PR and Marketing Coordinator to manage their comms and social media. Open to anywhere but Canada-based preferred

($15,000 - $20,000, Remote) Enki | Technical content writer for those interested in data science and online education who want to teach data science

($960 - $1,500 per month, Remote) Stefan | Freelance content writer for going to university abroad. Ongoing work via an agency! 

($250+ AUD per piece) Missing Perspectives | They’ve just received funding to expand original news reporting and looking for freelance reporters!

($120 - $250 per piece, Remote) Podreacher | Freelance tech writer B2B repurposed content. Write up podcast show notes and summaries 

($100 per month, Remote) No Escape | Monthly columnist for tech, digital culture, and games. Deadline Nov 30 

($49 per hour, Remote) Formerly Known As | Freelance copywriter to put out content in their voice, long and short form, for social campaigns 

($21 per word, Remote, Part time) Tasting Table | Freelance food and dining news writer to join their news team! Foodie experience preferred

($0.10 per word, Remote, Part time) Donorbox | Blog writer to help manage their platform and donor management content

(Paid, Remote) Yubi | Freelance content writer in Product Marketing to help build out their content machine!

(Paid, Remote) Get Copy Check | Freelance copywriter to join their agency work (website content, sales pages, presentations, and more!)

(Paid, Remote) Barrel | Freelance copywriter and content strategist to join this digital marketing agency. Remote first!

(Paid, Remote) Tomorrow Advertising | Freelance copywriter to implement their creative strategy, especially across digital and social channels

(Paid, Remote US) PHMG | Freelance copywriter to put out original marketing demo scripts to help sell business and land clients

(Paid, Remote CA) Casa Media | Content writer intern for a Montreal based startup working part-time. Perfect for students!


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