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Editorial Freelancer

Marquis Who's Who Publishing-In business for 120 years

This is a Full-time position in Uniondale, NY posted January 4, 2022.

Editorial Freelancer
***TO APPLY: Respond to this Ad with your resume, writing samples, links, published works, etc.

(responses without attached samples will not be considered.)

This is a 1099 freelance remote position.

Press Release writing needed.

$18 per PR.

All info is supplied in profile form so the contractor can excerpt the information and write the PR.

Join our freelance team who have been with us for years!

Position-This is a long-term freelance opportunity.

Many of our freelancers have been writing for us for years.

Additional sales make it necessary to increase our freelancers.

The ideal candidate will have prior editing/staff writing experience, demonstrate the ability to read and understand information and present it in a clear and concise manner.

S/he will need to provide writing samples upon request and should be prepared to take a proficiency test as part of the candidate screening process.

As an editor/writer, other items may be necessary to complete, in addition to press releases.

Some of the other Branding pieces may be magazine articles, and biographical narratives, and book chapters for various print publications and online features.

Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, or related field
2-5 years of experience in editing/writing
Superior writing skills and the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner
A keen eye for detail and command of the English language
Ability to work quickly and accurately under weekly deadline
Experience with MS Office, especially Word
If your writing samples fit in line with our style, you will be asked to do an instructional exercise and return it to us.

If selected, then there will be a phone interview with our Director of Editorial Services and Executive VP.

About Marquis-Located in New York.
Since 1899, Marquis Who’s Who has remained the standard for reliable and comprehensive biographical data.

Each year, we strive to continue the tradition established by our founder, Albert Nelson Marquis, over 121 years ago with the first publication of Who’s Who in America.

Our suite of publications has proved to be a reliable resource of biographical information for librarians, students, researchers, corporate executives, journalists, and personnel recruiters, among others.

In addition to our print publications, we recently introduced our patrons to Marquis Biographies Online.

Comprised of over one million biographies, Marquis Biographies Online is an expansive database that offers the most up-to-date biographical information and searchability designed to yield quality results.

As Marquis Who’s Who continues to take steps into the digital world, we are excited to expand our services, thereby satisfying our patrons’ needs.

Job Type: Contract

We are dedicated employers, seeking to attract and retain quality candidates in search of a new contract opportunity where they can flourish.

About Marquis Who’s Who
Since 1899, Marquis Who’s Who has remained the standard for reliable and comprehensive biographical data.

Each year, we strive to continue the tradition established by our founder, Albert Nelson Marquis, over 121 years ago with the first publication of Who’s Who in America.

Our suite of publications has proved to be a reliable resource of biographical information for librarians, students, researchers, corporate executives, journalists, and personnel recruiters, among others.

In addition to our print publications, our patrons have access to Marquis Biographies Online (MBO).

Comprised of over one million biographies, MBO is an expansive database that offers the most up-to-date biographical information and searchability designed to yield quality results.

As Marquis Who’s Who continues to take steps into the digital world, we are excited to expand our services, thus enabling us to satisfy our patrons’ needs.

Marquis Who’s Who in the News:

Marquis has recently been featured in such media outlets as New York Times, Cheddar TV, Nasdaq Spotlight, The Hill, Ladders, Worth, CheddarTV, and Broadway World.

Please take a moment to watch our Executive Editor, Star Jones as she discusses how diversity drives innovation on CheddarNews: ———-.—cheddar-news/.

For more information about the work we are doing, please view our Media page: ———-.—media/

Application questions
How many years of editing/writing experience do you have?
How many years of proofreading experience do you have?
How many years of writing experience do you have?
Is English your first language?
Have you submitted/attached your writing samples?’

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