Tiger Beat needs freelancers who love writing about pop culture for teens. Not sure if this market is right for you? Here are the questions that were posted:
- Can you rattle off the monikers of all four members of 5SOS?
- Do you know the ship name of bandmate beaus Rydel Lynch and Ratliff?
- Have you heard about Nash Grier’s brand-new app?
- If you have an inner 13-year-old fan girl wanting to claw her way out in a grammatically perfect way, then this might be the job for you.
This magazine needs someone who:
- Can spot celebrity trends and gossip and spin them into tales perfect for this demographic.
- Writes clever, funny, and dramatic with a special understanding of teens.
- Generates tons of ideas for quizzes, features, and columns.
- Knows the acts featured in Tiger Beat.
- Has conducted interviews.
- Has a B.A. in journalism, writing, communications, or a similar area.
- Has 1-3 years of writing and reporting experience. Bonus points if you’ve worked for a teen mag.
- Knows social media.
In your cover letter tell us why you are the perfect candidate. Include resume and at least three writing samples as PDFs. Be ready for an in-person or Skype interview.
For more about this opportunity, check out the full listing here.
July 20, 2015
April 13, 2015
The nine-month program will give the writer who fills the position:
- A $20,000 stipend.
- Office space at BPL’s Central Library.
- The time and space to complete one piece of writing for children or young adults.
- The chance to network and make connections within the literary community through library readings, workshops, and other activities.
The residency runs Sept. 2015 through May 2016. During this time, the writer must work at least 19 hours/week at the library.
If you are a US citizen who writes fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, or poetry for children or young adults, find out more, including how to apply, here.
Application deadline: April 30, 2015.
February 17, 2015
Six Red Marbles is looking for freelance writers and editors for K-12 Math and Science.
For the positions in math:
- You need to have written and/or edited mathematics instructional in the past.
- You need expertise in Common Core Math Standards, adaptive learning and concept mapping.
- You have to know Microsoft Word and MathType
For the positions in science, in addition to experience, you need to provide writing samples.
- Instruction on a complex science topic.
- Writing for interactive media.
- Inquiry-based lab lab activities.
For addition information, including where to send your, see the entire help wanted listing at Writing for the Education Market.