Jobs for Writers & Writing Contests

Open Job Positions

Writing Tutor

Missouri Western State University

All CAS writing tutors are hired because of their knowledge of the disciplines they will be tutoring. The main purpose is to effectively tutor MWSU students one-on-one or in small group settings. Secondary roles include staying up-to-date on discipline knowledge and light clerical responsibilities.

Writing Coach

University of New Mexico

The Writing Coach will work under the direct supervision of the Education Specialists at the Center for Academic Learning (CAL).  He/she will provide tutoring services to enrolled full-time and part time undergraduate students who need assistance in reading and writing.  The Writing Coach will guide and assist students with writing assignments, research papers, presentations, and other literacy related requirements. The Writing Coach will also collaborate regularly with the Education Specialists and faculty to provide assistance in a variety of tasks.

Blog writer


We’re looking for dependable writers who have experience blogging about business-to-business and/or technology topics for clients. You are skilled at researching and grasping the major points of a topic and distilling it into engaging content that’s different from what others have already published.

Senior Editor

SHOOK Research

Preferred candidates will have a journalism background with 5+ years editing experience. We prefer a candidate with a background in business journalism, but will consider applicants with extensive experience editing, focusing and rewriting stories. We are looking for a creative person who is a proven wordsmith and who works well in a team environment. The editor will work closely with a team of freelancers making assignments, overseeing both layout and final production while working on multiple projects simultaneously. We prefer this person be based at our Florida headquarters, but we are willing to consider a virtual arrangement.

This position has all the responsibilities of our full-time writers and is key to delivering news content for CNN’s scrolling newscast, the TV Ticker. The freelance Ticker Writer is responsible for writing news summaries of the day’s top stories, as well as reporting on news conferences, briefings, and on-air interviews. The freelance writer supports the Ticker Producer, who manages the rundown and directs shift coverage.

WriterAccess, an award-winning software platform connecting thousands of businesses with professional writers, editors, translators and content strategists, is looking for an in-house Senior Copywriter to help grow our business organically– the content marketing way. You’ll find us on the Inc 5000 list for the last five years, sporting a fabulous office just a few blocks away from the Boston Garden.

ShoutVox is looking for freelance writers to help create engaging content on a wide variety of topics, from finance and technology to pop culture and entertainment. The ideal candidate should be well-versed in creating 100% unique and informative content that engages the reader in a conversational and inviting manner. The type of content that we are looking for is meant to make the reader want to continue coming back to the landing page and, in some cases, increase conversions for a sale.

Content Update Editor

Investopedia (Dotdash)

Investopedia is looking for a remote editor to join our growing team. As an editor, you will revise and augment existing articles to improve the user experience and drive additional traffic. This is a remote position, but applicants must live within the United States and be able to commit at least 20 hours per week (with a maximum weekly commitment of 40 hours). The successful candidate must provide clips that demonstrate their expertise with relevant subject matter. The rate is $30 per hour.