by Joe Wallace
In recent weeks there’s been a bit of discussion on a variety of freelance writing blogs about writing jobs, scraping, controversy, and what pays and what doesn’t. I thought I would give a bit of behind-the-scenes insight into how we find freelance jobs and what makes our process “unique”.
Truth be told, there’s nothing unique about it. I simply hunt for freelance jobs the way I would if I were actively searching for work. When I find a freelance job on another freelance writing site, I link to that site rather than post the contact information directly. Ditto for when I find a freelance gig lurking on one of the talent agencies. I also find my jobs directly–USAJobs.com, for example, is the government job portal for people looking at Civil Service and related positions–and yes there ARE writing jobs listed there occasionally. Continue reading Transparency: How Does FZ Find Its Freelance Writing Jobs?
Writing jobs are all over the map in this edition, but there’s something sure to bring a smile to at least some gig-seeking freelancers.
In spite of this job ad being shameless sign-up bait for ProductionHub.com, it does sound pretty tasty for the right applicant. Brandstar Entertainment needs a writer who can work on a high-level television program to be aired on the Lifetime network. Got television writing experience? This is for you, especially if you already live near Pompano Beach, FL.
Krop.com advertises a gig for a writer for VSA Partners–they seek someone who can do client communication writing–but this job is not about writing ad copy.
A Humble, Texas company seeks a telecommute copywriter. E-commerce, online or print catalog experience preferred. To apply, send samples, links to published work and a link to your online resume to email@example.com. Continue reading Freelance Jobs for Wednesday September 16 2009