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  • Canadian Freelance Writing Jobs

    English Communicator (Any city in Canada)

    We, @English, supply non-English speakers in Japan opportunities to practice English conversation and we are recruiting English-speaking Communicators.

    Communicators call non-English speakers via Skype at an appointed time from their home and have a conversation on business materials or current affairs articles which @English provides. Conversations last for about 25-30 minutes, then the Communicators write detailed feedback advising clients how to express what they’d like to say in a more natural and sophisticated manner. Communicators need to have a strong command of English and the ability to write clearly and concisely.

    We’re proud that this job gives Communicators an opportunity to interact with many interesting people and think deeply about variety of issues including culture, social problems, the economy and other business issues.?

    For further details, hours, payment rates and to apply, please visit:

    http://e-atenglish.com/recruit_canada.html

    We look forward to receiving your application!

    HI Canada is looking for travel writers

    Hostelling International Canada is looking for travel pitches for backpacking-related travel stories and lists, as well as unique budget-travel-related guides around Canadian destinations for our online magazine. Please see our full writers’ guidelines at:?https://hihostels.ca/en/magazine/write-for-us?and visit the magazine at?https://hihostels.ca/magazine.

    Contract Writer Wanted for Response to the Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report Taskforce

    Posting Link: https://archives2026.com/?

    Position Title: Contract Writer

    Employer: Response to the Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report Taskforce?

    Location: Remote

    Closing Date: September 13, 2019

     

    The Response to the Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report Taskforce (TRC-TF) of the Steering Committee on Canada’s Archives is seeking a creative, thorough, and detail-oriented writer committed to providing quality work to support Taskforce research.

     

    The mandate of TRC-TF is to conduct a review of archival policies and best practices existent across the country and identify potential barriers to reconciliation efforts between the Canadian archival community and Indigenous record keepers and researchers. The Taskforce has drafted an actionable response to this research which will become the foundation for a reconciliation framework for Canadian archives; however, this work is in need of polishing. As such, in this short term, contractual position the incumbent writer will be provided with all necessary content with which to create the required comprehensive, engaging and accessible reports.?

     

    Writer Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Attend creative briefs and consult with Taskforce members to determine needs and objectives
    • Report directly to TRC-TF Co-Chairs
    • Create interesting, innovative, and educational written content
    • Work to outlined expectations and requirements established in project brief
    • Write in accordance with specified format, tone, and voice
    • Provide effective copy for advertising outlets
    • Self-edit work for spelling, grammatical, and punctuation errors prior to initial submission
    • Revise work based on feedback and line notes received from editorial team
    • Familiarize yourself with TRC-TF research and vital background information
    • Cite all material used for research and/or direct quotations according to the Chicago Manual of Style
    • Ensure all written work is authentic and original
    • Always meet established deadlines

     

    Writer Requirements and Qualifications

    • Relevant Bachelor’s degree and three years’ experience as a technical writer or copywriter, or equivalent education and experience
    • Knowledge of the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, and interest in ongoing reconciliation work?
    • Knowledge of archives an asset
    • Experience working with Indigenous communities an asset?
    • English/French bilingualism an asset
    • Strong grasp of proper sentence structure and grammar
    • Ability to write in a variety of tones
    • Creative and dedicated
    • Organized and detail-oriented
    • Self-starter who works well independently
    • Excellent communicator

     

    Contract Term?

      • Hourly contract fee dependent upon experience.?
      • This short-term contract is expected to run intermittently from the end of September 2019 to the end of January 2020.?
      • The incumbent will work remotely from their home location and will be expected to attend tele/video conferences with the TRC-TF co-chairs and members as required.?
      • Consultants are expected to provide their own technology?(computer and software) and mobile communication device.?

     

     

     

    Geek Comedy Writers

    Looking for Vancouver based non-union comedy writers that are into Sci Fi, Fantasy, and Superhero media of many types (including D&D, comics, and video games) who can help write a weekly version of the following:
    Along with your pay rate, please send:
    • Three quick fictional news stories in the style of the show with a link to an image that goes with each joke.
    • A brief rant a superhero would make about something in a movie, tv show, comic, or video game (from WITHIN the fictional world – like it’s real. Batman is Bruce Wayne, not Ben Affleck)

    Thanks ahead of time for any interest!

    Love,

    LOVELY

    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.