October 22, 2003

This Week's Markets & Jobs: October 22nd

New Markets

Plants Sites & Parks
CURRENT NEEDS: "Experienced business writers who are adept at corporate and industry profiles and writers who are well versed in global markets." Payment for original articles varies based on story length and complexity. Payment for feature stories (1200 - 1800 words) averages $500 - $800; departments (1000 words or less) run $100 - $400; company profiles (1500 words) average $600.

Shotgun Sports Magazine
CURRENT NEEDS: "Anything with a ‘shotgun’ subject. Tests, think pieces, roundups, historical, interviews, etc. No articles promoting a specific club or sponsored hunting trip, etc." Pays $50 - $200 for 1000 - 5000 words.

Spirituality & Health
CURRENT NEEDS: "We currently need queries from writers who are familiar with the magazine and who have read our guidelines." Pays $300 for short items.

The Toastmasters
CURRENT NEEDS: "We need articles related to the fields of communication (public speaking) and leadership, on topics members can use in their self-improvement efforts." Pays flat fee of $100 - $250 for articles of 600 - 2000 words unformatted, double-spaced.

Turkey Call
CURRENT NEEDS: "Stories dealing with turkey hunting tactics, woodsmanship and land management for wildlife." Pays $300 - $400 for features and $250 - $300 for departments.

USA Gymnastics
CURRENT NEEDS: Gymnastics-related articles or information. Pays flat fee based on negotiation.


New Jobs

Freelance Copyeditors
Progressive Information Technologies
(Thanks to Jim Brumm for sending this link in!)

Freelance Proofreader
For 800-page document on shipping/vessel construction
Codex Editing Services

Freelance Writer / Photographer
In Seoul, Korea
Appelberg Publishing Agency

Freelance Writers
Should have a degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field. See 6th job listing., Inc.

Freelance Writer
In Bangalore, India
blind ad

Freelance Writers
Very low pay ($10 per article). See guidelines under contest ad.

Freelance Writer / Reporter
For Electronics Distribution / Manufacturing / Test.

Freelance Technical Writer
Enterprise Software End User Documentation
Corrigo, Inc.

Medical Editor
"Some telecommuting will be available."
Spinal Neurosurgery Department of Stanford University

Freelance Writers (2)
Write sections of a career guide on becoming an Image Consultant.

Cowboy / Western Wear Fashion Columnist
See job posted Oct. 17, 2003
Country Line Magazine

Cowboy Columnist
See job posted Oct. 17, 2003
Country Line Magazine


Freelance Health Writers / Editors
Belvoir Publications

8 Freelancers
Must be Orange County (CA) residents. Retail writer who loves to shop; Spanish-speaking reporter; Reporter/writer with experience and interest in business and real estate news, profiles, and home and garden background; Photographer with news background and the artistry to take magazine cover photos; Outdoors writer who actively explores; Reporter/writer with experience in health writing and fitness writing; Southwest Riverside County (Temecula-area resident prefered) journalist who can write on family issues.
Churm Publishing, Inc. - Newport Beach-based company that publishes eight magazines

Freelance Writers / Editors
Extensive experience in corporate communications, journalism, speechwriting, multimedia, and technical writing and proofreading.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)



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