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kawarthaNOW.com has the following job opportunities available:


Freelance Writer

Posted on March 21, 2019

kawarthaNOW.com is seeking an experienced freelance writer.

In this part-time contract position, you will write editorial stories for our website as assigned by the Managing Editor or Publisher. Assignments may include breaking news, community news, business, arts, music, theatre, lifestyle, recreation, family, fashion, food, and more.

The number of hours of work varies from week to week depending on branded editorial requirements. Additional assignments for branded editorial may also be available.

Qualifications

  • Journalism experience is preferred.
  • Excellent writing and copy-editing skills with attention to detail.
  • Skills and experience conducting interviews.
  • Excellent photography skills; videography skills are an asset.
  • Ability to work independently and to meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with word processing and photo/video editing software and cloud-based file sharing services.
  • Your own work location and equipment, including computer/laptop, camera, audio recording equipment for interviews, and smartphone.
  • Your own vehicle or access to a vehicle (local travel may be required).
  • Experience writing branded editorial is an asset.

We offer competitive hourly rates and a flexible work schedule.

Please submit your resume along with at least three examples of your writing and examples of your photography to publisher@kawarthanow.com.

In your covering letter, please describe how your skills would fit with the style and quality of content published on kawarthaNOW.com. Please also indicate your availability, including hours per week and your ability to work evenings and weekends.

If you are interested, please apply by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2019.

Please note we will only contact qualified applications for interviews. We may consider less qualified applicants for future job opportunities.

 

Branded Editorial Writer

Posted on March 21, 2019

Do you have a unique talent for telling stories on a range of topics? Can you bring a business or organization’s message to life in a creative way that’s compelling for readers?

kawarthaNOW.com is currently seeking a branded editorial writer. This part-time contract position involves creating brand-specific content for our website, which can include stories related to tourism, family, recreation, travel, home trends, real estate, fashion, food, and more.

The number of hours of work varies from week to week depending on branded editorial requirements. Additional assignments for non-branded editorial may also be available.

Qualifications

  • Experience writing branded content for print and/or online publications.
  • Experience writing marketing copy will also be considered.
  • Excellent writing and copy-editing skills with attention to detail.
  • Skills and experience conducting interviews
  • Excellent photography skills; videography skills are an asset.
  • Ability to work independently and to meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with word processing and photo/video editing software and cloud-based file sharing services.
  • Your own work location and equipment, including computer/laptop, camera, audio recording equipment for interviews, and smartphone.
  • Your own vehicle or access to a vehicle (local travel may be required).
  • Journalism experience is an asset.

We offer competitive hourly rates and a flexible work schedule.

Please submit your resume along with at least three examples of your branded content writing and examples of your photography to publisher@kawarthanow.com. In your covering letter, please describe how your skills would fit with the style and quality of content published on kawarthaNOW.com.

Please also indicate your availability, including hours per week and your ability to work evenings and weekends.

If you are interested, please apply by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2019.

Please note we will only contact qualified applications for interviews. We may consider less qualified applicants for future job opportunities.