Writing is one of the most popular forms of freelance work. With many freelance gigs also allowing remote work, freelance writers are some of the most flexible workers, choosing where and when they work, how much they get paid, and setting their own schedule.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, writers and authors held about 123,200 jobs in 2018, with the highest amount, 61%, being self-employed workers. FlexJobs’ own survey of freelancers in 2018 found that writing was the number one field, with 29% of respondents saying that was the field they worked in.
As a freelance writer, you’re in good company. Here are 12 companies on FlexJobs that hire for freelance writing jobs. Be sure to check out our writing career category for even more options.
BKA Content is a writing, editing, and content creation company that provides affordable on-page and off-page content solutions. BKA Content specializes in SEO articles, meta descriptions, order templates, press releases, branding, blogs, rewrites, landing pages, product descriptions, and more.
Brilliant is a problem-solving website that helps users “excel in math and science” through problems and examples from a global community of scientists, mathematicians, and engineers. With over a million users, Brilliant aims to connect people to the resources and the allies they need to succeed.
Cactus Communications is a leading provider of communication solutions that specializes in academia and pharmaceutical and device companies. Working with academic societies, researchers, universities, and publishers, the company offers training, education, and transcription services.
Culture Trip is a fast-growing media startup that showcases the cultural elements of countries around the globe. Nearly 3 million monthly readers and 1 million social media followers turn to Culture Trip for its handpicked highlights on art, music, travel, food, design, fiction, architecture, traditions, and film.
GEISWriters.com is a leading recruiting and staffing services company serving the educational media industry. GEISWriters.com connects educational, medical, and technical writers with publishing companies in order to recruit proofreaders, writers, and editors for opportunities within the publishing industry.
Narcity Media is a marketing, advertising, and media company specializing in producing top quality content for readers that connect them to their city. Through its two platforms, narcity.com and mtlblog.com, and its connection with over 45 influencers, Narcity Media reaches more than 7 million users every month across 14 U.S. and Canadian cities.
SalesFolk creates compelling cold emails for clients that lead to two to three times more qualified leads than regular email communications. This company has developed a highly effective copywriting and sales-research process that it uses in conjunction with multivariate and game-theory analysis to create effective email campaigns.
SmartBug Media is an inbound marketing agency. It offers services such as social media strategy, blog content, search engine optimization and marketing, web design, and content marketing. SmartBug Media increases leads for its clients, as well as enhances returns on their marketing budget investments.
The HOTH is a marketing agency that specializes in delivering white-label SEO services, specifically in relation to scaling local citation and custom, quality link-building. The HOTH has been recognized for its success on the Inc. 5000 list as one of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies.
Thinkful is a coding boot camp dedicated to providing students with the best return on their educational investment. Rather than granting degrees, Thinkful focuses on obtaining paying technology jobs for its graduates and offers a financial guarantee for hardworking students who fail to secure employment.
Valnet is a world leader in content creation, online publishing, and distribution of media content. The company specializes in creating and distributing original, unique content for its audiences and brands worldwide. Valnet’s specialties include web development, online advertising, online marketing, web investment, and high-traffic websites.
A division of multinational staffing and recruiting agency Aquent, Vitamin T is a creative talent agency dedicated to connecting freelance designers, developers, and copywriters with midsize digital marketing firms and advertising agencies. Founded in 2011, Vitamin T, short for Vitamin Talent, works in 25 cities across four countries, with offices in Canada and the United Kingdom and representatives in several U.S. cities.