Freelance Writer – The Hive

Company: The Hive
Category: Internship
Job: Writer
Remuneration: Pro bono
Location: Concordia University
Deadline to apply: ASAP
Duration: TBD

Description:
The Hive Café Co-op is seeking a food-oriented student intern to help refine existing recipes and write copy for a Hive Cookbook. Student must know how to convert large-scale recipes into smaller portion sizes. Student would work with Hive Café coordinators on the project.

To Apply:
If interested, please contact Linda Kay at linda.kay@concordia.ca

Freelance Writer – Journal Publications

Company: Journal Publications
Category: Freelance
Job: Freelance writer for feature and general news stories
Remuneration: TBD (please inquire)
Location: Montreal area
Deadline to apply: Open
Duration:  Flexible

Description: 

This is an ideal opportunity for a journalism student to obtain experience and a job reference for the future. Past graduates who have worked for our newspapers can attest to this. The work is outside of the office covering general news and writing profiles. The number of weekly assignments is flexible and come from our four communities.

This part-time position will put the new journalist on the front line with experienced veterans.

 

Requirements:

A middle to high level of bilingualism is essential. A keen interest in quality writing and reporting.


To Apply:

Send one, or two stories, with your contact information to: Publisher David Leonardo, Journal Publications, 6 Desaulniers Boul. Saint-Lambert, Qc J4P 1L3 or by email: journal.saintlambert@videotron.ca

For more information:
journal.saintlambert@videotron.ca

Miscellaneous:

Established in 1978, Journal Publications publishes four community newspapers in the: Town of Mount Royal, Nuns’ Island, Brossard, and Saint-Lambert.

Communications Intern/Sodexo Canada Ltd.

Company: Sodexo Canada Ltd.
Category: Corporate
Job: Communications Intern
Remuneration: N/A
Location: Tele-work with regular weekly meetings in Ottawa or Montreal
Deadline to apply:  ASAP
Duration: TBD

Description: The Communications Intern is a strong writer who is comfortable with social media and making video content. You will write regular updates and maintain content for our internal website. Web content management training will be provided. You will shoot and edit videos under the guidance of a seasoned professional. Videography training will be provided. You will write content for the weekly electronic newsletter, as well as a range of other content for internal and external audiences. You will work alongside the Director of Corporate Affairs. Your French language skills will be tapped occasionally to review and proofread text. You will play a key role in supporting a new national communications and engagement strategy.

Requirements:
• Full-time work, 40 hours per week.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
• Proficiency with social media (Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Linked In and Instagram)
• Videography – shooting and basic editing
• Must have strong communication skills and be able to work independently
• Bilingual
• Flexible start and end dates
• Tele-work with regular weekly meetings in Ottawa or Montreal
• Some travel within Canada


To Apply:
Please send your CV and a cover letter to:
anna-karina.tabunar@sodexo.com

For more information:
http://ca.sodexo.com/home.html

Miscellaneous:

Sodexo Canada Ltd. delivers a variety of food and building maintenance services to a range of clients in 89 countries. These services range from project management to energy planning, from technical building maintenance to concierge services, from housekeeping to fitness centre management, and from catering and foodservices to clinical technology management. Today, our 10,000 employees provide services at nearly 750 sites for more than 230 clients across Canada.

Sodexo Canada puts diversity and sustainability at the forefront of our company-wide strategy. Sodexo was named one of Canada’s Top 50 Greenest Employers. Sodexo received the Catalyst Award for promoting the development and advancement of women in the workplace. We are also a Gold Level Progressive Aboriginal Relations member.

Sodexo is proud to have created the Sodexo Foundation, an independent charitable organization that has donated more than 600,000 meals to at-risk youth since it was founded in 2001.

 

Writers for Mediafugees, a new website

Company: Mediafugees
Category: Website
Job: Unpaid writer
Rate: Volunteer
Location: Montreal, Que.
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: Ongoing

Description: 

This new web magazine intends to give a voice to refugees and people in exile.

The idea is to use text, radio, videos, drawings and so on to tell stories about exile. Based in Montreal and Marseille, we are also developing partnerships in England, Germany, Belgium, South Africa, and Indonesia. So it is really a transnational project.

In order to produce great content and beautiful stories, we ask volunteer journalists,
video-reporters, photographers, to help refugees to tell their stories. It could be a great opportunity for journalism students to gain experience and work on a project that has a positive social impact.
HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your application to:
Email: camille.teste@mediafugees.com

For more information:

http://mediafugees.com/

Writers for Picoum.com

Company: Picoum.com
Category: Website
Job: Unpaid writer
Rate: Volunteer
Location: Montreal, Que.
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: Ongoing

Description: 

Picoum.com, an e-commerce and lifestyle website by primetime TV and radio host Isabelle Racicot, is looking for new bright and fun writers who know how to enjoy life and entertain audiences, to share their passions and stories on our digital magazine.

Whether you have a passion for fashion, love to keep up with trends or are passionate about art and culture, we want you to be apart of our team of writers!

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your application to:
Email: contributors@picoum.com

We can’t wait to read your stories!

For more information:

https://www.picoum.com/en/

 

Freelance en Rédaction / Blogger Freelance – Bilingual

Company: C’est Beau
Category: Web
Job: Internship/Stagiaire
Rate/Hours: Unpaid Intern/stagiere… Heures à déterminer… non-rémunéré MAIS café illimité et expérience en or pour se bâtir un réseau!
Location: À confirmer (plateau mont-royal et/ou télétravail)
Deadline to apply: ASAP
Duration: N/A

Description: Le stagiaire/freelance contribuera activement à développer la visibilité et la notoriété de C’est Beau auprès des différentes clientèles cibles. Entre autres, le stagiaire participera à l’élaboration du calendrier éditorial, à la rédaction d’articles de blogue, à des entrevues de personnalités québécoises et à la gestion de la newsletter.
Il pourra également contribuer à l’organisation d’événements pour la période Automne
2017.

Collaborer à la stratégie de communication (incluant la veille concurrentielle et la recommandation de médias) ;
Être le principal responsable du Blogue: proposer du contenu original et rédiger des articles de blogue dans les deux langues (fr + eng)
Organiser et procéder à des entrevues de personnes clés en vue d’en faire des articles sur le Blogue.
Révision et entrée de contenu dans le CMS du Site web de C’est Beau
Élaborer des idées de promotion et/ou collaborations
Création de contenu rédactionnel et/ou visuel ;
Aider à l’organisation d’événements et aux relations de presse
Gérer l’infolettre de C’est Beau (Mailchimp) et proposer du contenu intéressant.
Toute autre tâche connexe.

Position Requirements:
Intérêt pour les communications & le journalisme
Fortes aptitudes pour la rédaction, en français et en anglais (bilinguisme)
Maîtrise du logiciel Word et de Google Drive
Bonne organisation et facilité à gérer plusieurs projets
Curiosité et autonomie
Maîtrise de Photoshop et Illustrator; un atout.
Expérience pertinente un atout

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume to:
Email: communication@cestbeau.co

For more information:

https://cestbeau.co/en/

Miscellaneous
C’est Beau, c’est le fruit du travail d’artisans et designers québécois. Une plateforme web — et bientôt, une boutique — proposant des créations d’ici, pour la maison et le quotidien. Santé!

 

 

Anglophone journalists/virtual reality focus

Company: VR World
Category: Web publishing
Job: Paid Anglophone journalists
Rate: TBD, may include paid travel opportunities to cover conferences such as CES, Computex, game developer conferences, etc.
Location: N/A
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: N/A

Description: VR World is looking to find a couple of strong Anglophone journalists for a news website that primarily focuses on virtual reality, but also covers augmented reality, mixed reality, artificial intelligence, VR-specific hardware/software, mobile and entertainment stories (VR in movies/gaming).

Position Requirements: We are looking for quick-learning and dedicated journalists who can not only produce fresh, engaging and well-worded content, but who are able to contribute regularly (up to multiple times per day).

At this point we are set to publish stories up to 350-400 words each at the rate that we’d both be happy with. Should our work together be successful, there is definitely room for growth as we’d look to transition selected writers to higher-rate feature writers positions.

– Journalism major is a major plus.
– Experience working in a news room and/or agency is a plus.
– Available for frequent contributions (Monday-Friday) and occasional weekends.
– Personal interest and/or experience in the subject matter is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send an email to artashes (at) vrworld.com and briefly introduce yourself. Attach your resume and at least 5 most recently published technology-related stories (You can link to them instead). If you don’t have a published technology story, submit a 250-word news piece sample related to VR industry along with your application.
Cover letters aren’t necessary.

For more information:
https://vrworld.com/

Miscellaneous
N/A

 

Freelance Writer

Company: Daily Motivation Online
Category: Web publishing
Job: Freelancer
Location: N/A
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: N/A

Description:
Need writer who can write perfect ON Page content for this website.

Position Requirements:
The freelancer must have experience writing in English and be comfortable with writing unique content.

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
A resume.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
dailymotivationonline@gmail.com

Miscellaneous
https://dailymotivation.online/

 

Writer

Company: Espresso communication
Category: Web publishing
Job: Writer
Location: N/A
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: N/A

Description:
Espresso communication is currently looking for freelancers to make up its team of journalists. Espresso communication is looking for writers specialized in news, entertainment, health & fitness, money or autos.

Position Requirements:
The freelancer must have experience writing in English and be comfortable with searching photos on image databases.

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
A resume and samples of their work.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Camille Gélinas-Fafard, Publishing Assistant, cgelinasfafard@espressocommunication.com

Miscellaneous
http://www.espressocommunication.com/

Freelance Editor

Company: LinkNow Media
Category:  Webdesign and Digital Marketing
Job:  Freelance Editor
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration:  Full Time

Description:
LinkNow Media is a company which develops dynamic websites and digital marketing solutions for over 8500 clients throughout the United States and Canada.

LinkNow Media is looking for freelance editors to review website content and make them worthy of publication. Pages to be edited will usually be around 500 words.

The responsilibilities include:
• Correct grammar and spelling
• Ensure that content is formatted for engagement and the main points can be easily scanned
• Remove repetitive themes/words
• Confirm that a page of content is at minimum 500 words. If not, add to page
• Verify work with online plagiarism checker
• All edits must be done with the ‘track changes’ function in Microsoft Word
• All work must be submitted by deadline
• Impeccable organizational skills
• Positive attitude and open to feedback
• Able to work under pressure and on a tight deadline
• Ability to think and write creatively

Position Requirements:
The candidate should have:
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism, creative writing, communications, or related discipline. Alternatively, 2 years of editing experience
• Adept proficiency of the English language
•  Aptitude with Microsoft Word
•  Exceptional time management skills
•  Impeccable attention to detail
•  Experience in digital marketing is an asset
•  Knowledge of SEO is an asset

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
A resume and a short cover letter.
Selected applicants will be given details concerning rates, an information package and a sample page to edit.

 

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to: hr@linknowmedia.com

Miscellaneous
https://linknow.com/