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Research Associate/Writer (Popular Culture)
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  • Posted: Sat, Jul 09, 2011
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  • Start: Mon, Aug 1, 2011
  • Budget: Less than $500
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Research Associates are needed to do initial research and write first drafts of essays of 10,000 to 15,000 words on substantive topics related to popular culture. The customer is a medium-sized publisher (250 books in print) seeking to expand its list with essays that will be published in both print and electronic forms.

This is an entry level or junior position. Rising undergraduates and graduate students are welcome. Candidates should be experienced writers who know how to follow a style guide (ideally, Chicago or AP). Candidates must be able to write in a unique and entertaining voice; this is not SEO writing for a site like eHow.com, but more like arts criticism or blogging.

Candidates will be given an assignment and an initial briefing which will likely include a concept for the essay, recommended sources and contacts, a document template, and perhaps some initial text to set the tone.

Unfortunately, this is a shoestring project and bid cost will be a major factor....

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