Ghostwriter Wanted. Audience: Parents of High-Achieving Children

Employer
Carle Publishing
Location
Working from home
Salary
Paid per article written. Can work multiple contracts earning $1,500-$2,000 per contract annually.
Posted
Jul 26, 2019
Ref
TMRTG
Specialty
Academic, Writer
Metro Area
Other
Duration
Freelance

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:
Our company, Carle Publishing, has been contracted by a client in the childhood education industry to do a custom print magazine publication. We are looking for a ghostwriter to work directly with our client as a long-term subcontractor (often lasting for years) to ghostwrite articles for their publications. This opportunity is ideal for talented writers (with journalism experience) who has knowledge and a background in education.

ABOUT TULIP MEDIA:
Carle Publishing does custom publishing (magazines, newsletters, books, online blogs, videos, etc) for clients all over North America. Learn more at CarlePublishing.com.

ABOUT THE CLIENT:
Our client operates after-school programs for high-achieving children. The target audience for their content is the parents of their students. The primary client contact’s Kolbe Assessment is 3493. This means that the person has the following Kolbe character traits:
Fact Finder: 3/9 – Tends to simplify information. Don’t make things complicated.
Follow Thru: 4/9 – Tends to maintain process. Don’t make her do things your way.
Quick Start: 9/9 – Has a strong tendency to try things and innovate her way to success. Don’t force her to slow down.
Implementor: 3/9 – Tends to want to envision how things could work.
You can learn more about what this means by visiting:

  • Laymen’s Guide to Kolbe – TM.Media/Kolbe1
  • Four Action Modes of Kolbe – TM.Media/Kolbe2

THE PURPOSE:
Our client’s purpose for publishing their own magazine is to engage their audience (parents of students), to build a community, gain loyalty and optimize referrals by providing quarterly periodicals that share education-based knowledge, content and information.

REQUIREMENTS & WRITING PROCESS:
To facilitate writing the articles, you will be in contact with and coordinating directly with our client by email and phone. As a result, we are looking for writers based in North America ONLY and we do require that you set up the Calendly app to facilitate client scheduling. Expected turnaround time for articles is 48-72 hours with a turnaround for edits of 48-hours.

PAYMENT PROCESS & RATES:
You provide monthly invoices prior to the end of the month for payment on the 1st of the following month. Payments made via PayPal. Pay rates for articles are as follows:

½-page (approx. 200 words): $40                                        1-page (approx. 400 words): $60
1.5-pages (approx. 600 words): $80                                    2-page (approx. 800 words): $100

APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS:
As you will be representing Carle Publishing and our brand in the eyes of our clients, we do have a selection process that all writers must follow. To ensure a successful match, we look at experience & quality of your work as well as personality type. To accomplish this, we ask that you send us the following:

  • Your CV and customer feedback rating.
  • 2 sample articles (Send us samples closely related to a similar audience as described above).
  • Kolbe Assessment (If you don’t have one, once shortlisted, we’ll send a link).

The final 2-3 candidates will be interviewed by our client prior to final selection. Before being introduced directly with our client, to help prepare you for the interview, we have 3 short videos (& associated quizzes).

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