Ghostwriter Wanted. Audience: Affluent Neighborhoods - Females of the home
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:
Our company, Carle Publishing, has been contracted by a client in the advertising/media 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 writing compelling articles invoking emotion in a community based magazine. This will be ongoing for a monthly publication.
ABOUT CARLE PUBLISHING:
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 an advertising and media business. The target audience for their content is the female audience of affluent neighbourhoods. The primary client contact’s DISC Assessment is 9954. This means that the person has the following DISC character traits:
- Dominant: 99/100 – Tends to be forceful and direct.
- Influence: 99/100 – Tends to be highly sociable and lively
- Steadiness: 50/100 – Tends to be average in his need for stability and routine
- Compliant: 40/100 – May not have a strong attention to detail or be organized
You can learn more about what this means by visiting:
- DISC Personality Types – TM.Media/DISC1
- DISC Theory – TM.Media/DISC2
Our client’s purpose for publishing their own magazine is to engage their audience (affluent female homeowners), to build a community, gain loyalty and produce advertising for local businesses by providing monthly periodicals that share compelling neighborhood stories, 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
You may be asked to write several articles for this client over the course of 1-5 years. Potential earnings can be $1,000-$2,000 per client annually with the potential to work with several clients!
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, please make sure that you send us the following with your application:
- Your CV (which includes customer feedback ratings).
- 2 sample articles that are closely related to a similar audience as described above (Both articles can be included in the same document).
- A cover letter specific for this opportunity
- Include your DISC Assessment (if available)
If you don’t have one, once shortlisted, we’ll send a DISC Assessment 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).