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Author (Remote) - Submit Your Short Story!

Saturday Evening Post Magazine

Saturday Evening Post Magazine

The Saturday Evening Post magazine continues to look for and publish great short stories by both emerging and established authors.

In addition to publishing one short story in every print issue of the Post, we welcome submissions to our online fiction platform New Fiction Friday. Each week, we feature fresh fiction from authors all over the country, bringing you exciting adventures and engrossing stories from writers just like you, available exclusively online.

For New Fiction Friday stories, we pay $25 for first exclusive online publication rights for six months; payment for stories selected for print will be negotiated separately.

Questions/Submissions: editors@saturdayeveningpost.com

Proofreader (Remote - within the United States)

Bridge International Academies

Bridge International Academies

The Instructional Design department seeks full-time proofreaders to join our globally distributed team. In this role, you will proofread instructional materials created by our globally distributed team, under the supervision of an Instructional Design team leader. This work supports our high-priority operations around the world, and so besides excellent proofreading skills, it requires flexibility, calm, and the ability to produce excellent work in a fast-paced environment.

Book Editor

Sesame Workshop – New York (NY)

Sesame Workshop – New York (NY)

Sesame Workshop is looking for a children’s Editor to join the publishing team in support of an active licensing program for the most trusted preschool brand in the market. This position will work closely with the Editorial Director to help maintain and expand the publishing portfolio, as well as interact closely with Sesame’s Creative and Research departments and the rest of the domestic licensing department to maximize opportunities.

The ideal candidate is deeply engaged with children’s media and familiar with the current landscape, along with an understanding of the editorial process, willing to jump into projects as they speed along, and is a creative and flexible thinker.  This position is located at our NYC Headquarters.

Content Marketer (Remote)

Hubstaff

Hubstaff

The content marketer will primarily write and edit Hubstaff content, upholding grammar and voice standards and ensuring each task is meeting its primary goal. This role requires an eye for detail and consistency, often taking written content and bringing up to the highest possible quality. A deep understanding of audience, the topic itself, and content marketing is required. Being able to manage your own projects and take ownership of your work is important.

Book Editor - Freelancer

Bang® Energy

Bang® Energy

Bang® Energy is looking for a remote freelance editor with an expertise in exercise, nutrition, and supplementation. This position is responsible for copy-editing and finalizing content for the book publication of Jack Owoc, CEO, CSO, of Bang® Energy. The editor will review assigned material weekly by chapter, based on an agreed upon timeline, to provide feedback to Jack for his review. Must be able to participate in the production process in an efficient manner to meet established deadlines. An adherence to detail and quality is a must.

Part-time Writing Tutor

American University – Washington (DC)

American University – Washington (DC)

Writing Tutors serve as consultants at the Writing Center. They are primarily responsible for providing individual support for students’ writing, including course assignments and personal and professional writing tasks. A tutoring session consists of assessing a students’ needs for assignments, establishing and managing achievable goals for the session, and setting a plan that strategically address needs after the session ends.

Additional responsibilities include bi-weekly workshops, training sessions, in-class visits, and special events during the semester. They may also lead workshops for groups of students, lead peer review sessions, and promote the Writing Center through in-class visits.

Staff Writer - Coronavirus Investigations

American Oversight – Washington (DC)

American Oversight – Washington (DC)

American Oversight is looking for a talented, versatile Staff Writer to join our team and help us shine a light on the government response to the coronavirus pandemic.

We’ve launched a wide-ranging investigation into the federal, state, and local responses to the coronavirus pandemic, and we’ve filed more than 600 public records requests and seven lawsuits seeking answers.

American Oversight’s earlier work has exposed hundreds of pages of Ukraine documents that were withheld from Congress, prompted the discovery of Ivanka Trump’s extensive use of a private email system, and uncovered widespread conflicts of interest across the cabinet.

Part digital journalism, part anti-corruption advocacy, and part organizational communications, the Staff Writer will draw upon the records we uncover, as well as the expertise of our team, to help readers follow and understand the investigations into the coronavirus response, the latest developments, and the outstanding questions.

American Oversight is normally based in downtown Washington, DC, in an office that is easily accessible by multiple metro and bus lines. Given the current pandemic, American Oversight’s team is working remotely for the foreseeable future. This position is open to candidates across the United States and could continue as a telework role even after the main office reopens.

Content Update Editor

Investopedia (Dotdash)

Investopedia (Dotdash)

Investopedia is looking for a remote editor to join our growing team. As an editor, you will revise and augment existing articles to improve the user experience and drive additional traffic. This is a remote position, but applicants must live within the United States and be able to commit at least 20 hours per week (with a maximum weekly commitment of 40 hours). The successful candidate must provide clips that demonstrate their expertise with relevant subject matter. The rate is $30 per hour.

Copy Editor (Remote)

Guidewire – Toronto (CA)

Guidewire – Toronto (CA)
Are you the type of person who enjoys debating the value of the Oxford comma at dinner parties?  Do you love helping others find the missing words and missed meaning in their materials?
 
We need an experienced Copy Editor in our Education Services team who is passionate about elevating the quality, readability, and consistency of our training content. You bring a proven ability to efficiently edit technical copy. You excel at asking questions that the writer may not have considered. You understand that changing the words can change the meaning in unexpected ways, so you are diligent about understanding the intent of the copy that you are editing. You also know how to balance editing demands with time constraints.
In this role, you will review a myriad of deliverables – everything from training presentations to lab exercises to exam questions to datasheets and other client-facing communications.
You will help establish standards to improve consistency, repeatability, and translation efficiency. You will collaborate with team members in Education Services, Professional Services, and supporting subject matter experts (SMEs) from other departments to make improvements without sacrificing context. Our training content and communications must be clear, compelling, and persona-focused.

Magazine Editor - Hiring Immediately

Washington Life Magazine – Washington (D.C.)

Washington Life Magazine – Washington (D.C.)

Are you passionate about magazines? Want to write stories on philanthropists, innovators, power players and lifestyle taste-makers? Are you interested in working with a regional glossy magazine with global reach and creating content with a small but mighty team?

Our magazine is looking for a motivated, organized, substantive and fast writer, who can edit and produce social media content. If you enjoy relationship building and being social, and are eager to enjoy the perks of being invited to everything and then getting to write about it, come join our team. This is no ordinary role. Get ready to do it all – creatively write and edit obsessively, produce a wide spectrum of content for print and web, and develop engaging social media content and social media strategy.

If you like a flexible, casual atmosphere and aren’t afraid to dive in, we offer an experience that’s full of opportunity.

Books Editor

The Mary Sue – New York (NYC)

The Mary Sue – New York (NYC)

It’s true! The Mary Sue is searching for a part-time books editor!

What does the job entail? We’re looking for a someone with a passion for and deep knowledge of books, the publishing industry, and authors and other major players, who will, among other things.

Applications are open to ANYONE, and applicants who are LGBTQIA, people of color, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We’re always looking to diversify our voice. We’re also preferably looking for someone who can work with us in our office in New York City (when that becomes possible again), but we’re open to remote applicants.

Managing Editor (Remote)

Yelp – San Francisco (CA)

Yelp – San Francisco (CA)

Yelp is looking for a Managing Editor for our burgeoning Content Marketing team. The ideal candidate thinks like a marketer and acts like a journalist. He/she/they also believes that the best B2B and B2C marketing is really all about H2H (human to human). Does this sound like you? Read on…

This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing marketing organization, contribute to Yelp’s growth, and help local businesses succeed. This is a remote position and does not require a physical presence in Yelp’s San Francisco headquarters. We will consider candidates located anywhere in the United States.

Editor (Remote) - $34,000 to $92,000 per year

Florence Health – United States

Florence Health – United States

Florence Health, a digital platform that serves nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, seeks a detail-oriented Editor to oversee daily content operations. This Editor will be responsible for producing content exclusively for a professional healthcare audience, and should be comfortable working in written, video, and podcast formats. The Editor will also oversee newsletters and social media. The ideal candidate will be a health, medical, and/or healthcare journalist or content strategist with experience working in a fast-paced, startup environment. The Editor will collaborate with other stakeholders with the mission to create a place for healthcare professionals to find up-to-date and actionable content, conversations, and tools to help them succeed in and lead the changing world of health.

Sustainability Editor

Politico

Politico

POLITICO’s newsroom is in search of an experienced editor with a deep interest in global and domestic sustainability issues, including climate and water policy, waste and pollution issues, the intersection of financial policy making and environmental concerns, and the tug-of-war between government agencies, environmentalists and corporations on sustainability issues.

The editor will work across the broad POLITICO newsroom, with reporters and editors across the country, to produce a robust pipeline of content on environmental and sustainability issues. We are looking for an innovative, dynamic journalist who will have a creative approach toward the content and information shared with readers. The role will entail finding unique ways to curate and enhance content coming from POLITICO’s various platforms and elevate copy for both a sophisticated set of subscribers and more general audience.

Editor (History)

Palgrave Macmillan Publishing company – New York (Jersey City)

Palgrave Macmillan Publishing company – New York (Jersey City)

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and engaged Editor to join our History team, to manage and develop our longstanding and distinguished list.

This role will be based in our New York or Jersey City office, and will report into the Publisher for History (who is based in our London office).

The ideal candidate will be commercially and socially aware, and will have a good understanding of and passion for academic history publishing, as well as being target-minded, energetic, and driven.

The Editor will be responsible for acquiring and publishing a programme of monographs, edited collections, reference works, textbooks, and Open Access titles for the scholarly market, to maintain Palgrave’s reputation as a market leader in the humanities.

Copywriter

Launch Potato – Delray Beach (FL)

Launch Potato – Delray Beach (FL)

As a Copywriter at FinanceBuzz, you’ll be writing snappy, goal-driven copy that will be seen by over 2 million readers daily across various platforms. As part of our mission to democratize financial independence, you’ll play an integral role by educating our audience and helping them make smart financial decisions. Plus, as our very first copywriter, you’ll be creating a strong foundation for our future growth and helping us to define the FinanceBuzz voice

Technical Content Editor

Datadog – New York

Datadog – New York

Are you looking to combine your editing and writing skills with your love of learning new technologies? Are you as comfortable on the command line as you are top editing, copy editing, and providing detailed editorial feedback to experienced technical content writers? Are you obsessed with following the latest trends in cloud monitoring technologies? If so, we’d love to talk to you.

Senior Writer

American Oversight – Washington (DC)

American Oversight – Washington (DC)

American Oversight is looking for a talented, versatile Senior Writer to join our team and help us shine a light on government misconduct. We’re a non-partisan, non-profit watchdog that uses targeted public records requests and litigation to expose evidence of corruption, abuse of power, or conflicts of interest.

American Oversight is normally based in downtown Washington, DC, in an office that is easily accessible by multiple metro and bus lines. Given the current pandemic, American Oversight’s team is working remotely for the foreseeable future. This position is open to candidates across the United States and could continue as a telework role even after the office reopens.

Assistant Managing Editor

LexisNexis, New York, Washington (DC) or Los Angeles (CA)

LexisNexis, New York, Washington (DC) or Los Angeles (CA)

Law360, a LexisNexis company, is an online newswire for business lawyers that covers major litigation, transactions, and regulatory issues. Founded in 2004 and acquired by LexisNexis in 2012, Law360 is a cutting-edge organization and one of the fastest-growing subscription news services in the U.S. Our subscribers include the largest law firms in the U.S. and around the world, in-house counsel at major corporations, and key decision-makers in the government sector.

Law360 is looking for an Assistant Managing Editor to oversee a team of reporters. AMEs assign news stories and features, oversee and organize daily newsletters, and train and coach new reporters. Applicants must have exceptional news judgment and management skills and have experience covering legal news.

Contributing Writer

The Hustle

The Hustle

We’re looking to build our base of contributing writers for our daily email and our new paid subscription Trends service. As a Hustle contributor, you’ll be responsible for producing smart, witty takes on the day’s business news, and analyzing emerging business trends for our weekly Trends email.

Freelance Content Writer

Wikimotive – Peterborough (NH)

Wikimotive – Peterborough (NH)

We are seeking a reliable and experienced content writer, to produce various types of content for Wikimotive and its clients on a contract basis.

Our content writing needs span a diverse range of project types and sizes, with most of Wikimotive’s clientele being auto dealerships. Most assignments are around 1200-1500 words.

A freelance content writer for Wikimotive can expect a steady supply of projects, typically ranging from 10 to 50+ articles per month. Before each month we will ask you for your availability and fill as much of it as possible. We are seeking a freelance writer who likes working consistently with one company, and who has fairly stable availability from month to month.