Automotive Writers Wanted!
WorldCarFans.com seeks part-time and full-time automotive journalist/writer/blogger located in the greater Helsinki area for freelance or employed position.
WorldCarFans.com seeks part-time and full-time freelance automotive journalist/writer/blogger.
To cover the latest auto industry news for the European, North American and Asian markets.
The writer must be an expert enthusiast who is up to date with the latest events and car models in the auto industry. The writer must have excellent English writing skills which include excellent spelling, punctuation and grammar. Skills desired but not necessary include previous writing or journalism experience, automotive experience, basic HTML and basic photo editing software skills. Expertise in specific genres such as motorsports, tuning, green, technology or corporate/industry is also welcomed.
For all part-time positions and full-time position overseas there are no set working hours. The writer is welcome to work from home, our downtown Helsinki office (PC provided) or anywhere with an Internet connection. A minimum of 5 stories per week is required for part-time and 20 stories per week for full-time.
Full-time position in Helsinki is 09:00 to 17:00 in office as editorial team member.
Search Internet news sources, which we provide access.
Identify breaking news stories
Download photos and text (if necessary)
Write blog post:
Summarize main points
Highlight relevancy to related stories
Criticize or comment
100 to 300 words
Upload story to WCF pages using company's web management system
For part-time position, we offer a performance based pay schedule which includes a flat rate per story plus an additional performance rate as a product of the number of views a story receives from our audience. The more views a story receives, the more the writer earns. Earning reports are updated every 2 minutes and viewable 24 hours a day via our web based management system.
For full-time positions fixed monthly salary as well as the performance based pay schedule is possible. Salary commensurates with experience. Please provide salary requirements.
Please email your resume with 3 sample news stories (150 to 300 words per post) to contact[at]worldcarfans.com. Only resumes in English will be accepted. Please indicate if you seek part-time or full-time position. Deadline is 15.09.2007. Please - no phone calls. All applicants will be notified.