Job Board >> Freelance Writer
|Date Posted||11, Wednesday 2013|
|Listing Type||Per Post Fee|
Freelancers must be able to handle assignments on a quick turnaround. Strong research and writing skills are required. HowStuffWorks.com freelance writers must also be able to break down complex subjects and explain difficult concepts in clear, simple language that is also engaging and entertaining.
Articles are written in the HowStuffWorks.com style and voice according to specifications provided by the company. To be accepted, articles must follow these specifications. All work must also be accurate and 100 percent original. Decisions to reject articles for originality concerns are final.
Interested applicants should apply via e-mail by sending a resume and two relevant nonfiction clips to freelance -at- discovery-dot- com. Please include a cover letter explaining reasons for interest in writing for HowStuffWorks and qualifications as the body of the e-mail. Please title the e-mail "Freelance Writer: [Fields of Expertise]," as in "Freelance Writer: Generalist" or "Freelance Writer: Tech." Submissions that do not follow these guidelines may not be received or considered.
Freelancers must sign a contribution agreement, which details terms and payment, before beginning work. As independent contractors, freelancers are not employees of HowStuffWorks.com and are not eligible for benefits. Unfortunately, we cannot respond to all applicants personally, and we cannot return writing samples. No phone calls or office visits, please.