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Re: Jobs and stuff
« Reply #75 on: October 18, 2006, 01:04:47 AM »
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He works at Close To My Heart.

Does anyone work at Close to My Liver? I imagine that would be swell fun too.
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Re: Jobs and stuff
« Reply #76 on: October 18, 2006, 02:59:16 AM »
No, but my company's products make people poop better.
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« Reply #77 on: October 18, 2006, 11:32:31 AM »
Meh. Livers deal with toxins, though, and that's infintesimally more interesting than poop.
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« Reply #78 on: October 19, 2006, 08:58:32 PM »
I have a job offer!

It's working on a research project to help children who struggle with reading.

It's salaried, comes with great health benefits, and they will give me money to pay off my student loans after the year contract.

The wierd part is that legally I'm still considered unemployed since the job falls under the category of a public servant (or something like that).
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« Reply #79 on: October 19, 2006, 10:05:33 PM »
Congratulations! Sounds like a great job.
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« Reply #80 on: October 20, 2006, 03:44:07 PM »
Way to go, 42!
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« Reply #81 on: October 21, 2006, 01:12:36 AM »
Congratulations 42. Now I don't have to worry about you asking for cash gifts at Christmas. ;) I hope this job is what you've been wanting.
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« Reply #82 on: October 21, 2006, 03:20:23 AM »
Awesome! Congrats!

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« Reply #83 on: October 27, 2006, 03:35:06 AM »
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The wierd part is that legally I'm still considered unemployed since the job falls under the category of a public servant (or something like that).

Pfft. Employment is so over-rated.  ;)

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« Reply #84 on: November 01, 2006, 12:09:08 PM »
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Date: 2006-10-31, 2:50PM MST


McKinnon-Mulherin, a strategic communication and information design firm, is seeking a full-time, project-based editor for a position in its downtown Salt Lake City office. Candidates must have at least three years of experience editing a variety of documents such as proposals, guides, and sales and training materials, for grammar, content, organization, and mechanics. Must be proficient in both Microsoft Word's online editing markup tools and hardcopy edits. Must have excellent knowledge of the English language, grammar, and spelling. Must be able to edit according to Chicago, AP, APA, or MLA styles. Must be able to work during prime time business hours. Knowledge of information design or instructional design principles preferred. Be prepared to have your editing and computer skills tested. BA/BS Degree. Please respond quickly by faxing resume to 801.531.4250 or emailing to [email protected]



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« Reply #85 on: November 01, 2006, 03:04:03 PM »
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« Reply #86 on: December 01, 2006, 08:05:11 PM »
My company's top novels editor is leaving, and the job may get posted tonight. I will probably apply for the job myself, but I don't rate my chances of success very high so I'm not counting on it or anything. We really need someone who actually knows what they are doing, and if such a person gets hired instead of me I will be quite happy.

The novels editor will be focusing mainly on the YA market, mostly with licensed books from Japan. We do have one original series starting (the first book of which is pretty bad, really), and some younger kid stuff that will be farmed off to a new Children's (younger than YA) editor sometime next year.
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Re: Jobs and stuff
« Reply #87 on: December 02, 2006, 06:18:59 AM »
I'd apply if I were unsatisfied with my job, but things are really very good where I am right now, and looking up as time goes on. Interesting to know, though, and I'll pass the word along to children's and YA people that I know.
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« Reply #88 on: December 04, 2006, 05:40:59 AM »
Here's the link. Please do pass it on!
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« Reply #89 on: January 10, 2007, 04:29:56 PM »
This came through on my Utah Children's Writers yahoo list. It's not only for children's writers, though--any young, ambitious, creative writer. It seems more of a position for someone still in school or just graduated, and is in Salt Lake.

SEEKING WRITERS’ ASSISTANT/APPRENTICE

YOU desperately want to be a professional creative writer – anything
other than poetry. You are dedicated to your craft and willing to
work ridiculously hard to reach your goal. You know that you have
chosen a difficult career path…but one that offers a most fulfilling
future.

WE are professional creative writers, based here in Salt Lake City UT
(our office is in the Avenues neighborhood) , working in the arenas of
television, film, fiction, and stage. Some of our recent credits
include

sole screenwriters on a 2006 Paramount feature film

a pilot script for the producers of American Idol

currently writing a television daytime drama

several New York Times young adult fiction bestsellers

You can see that we are more than legit, with impeccable credentials
and outstanding contacts at publishers, production companies, and
film/TV producers and studios. We are represented by Paradigm in all
mediums. We are currently seeking an assistant/apprentice who will
be devoted to us and our work, while also learning our business. Our
expertise, skills, and contacts can help launch your own career as a
writer in your chosen genre. Following a trial period with us of
several months, we’ll read, critique, and help you hone your work,
and ultimately even help get it to the right editors, publishers, and
agents.

THESE SKILLS will be crucial to you:

· Outstanding organizational, research, editing, and computer
skills

· A powerful work ethic, creativity, and writing skills

· The abilities to be rock-steady under pressure, and to juggle
assignments effectively

· Punctuality, dependability, cheerfulness, and a real love for
words

DO NOT apply for this salaried position if:
you don’t have at least two years of college (and still in school),
or a B.A.
you are unwilling to work more than the usual 9 to 5 if needed. We
work far more than that; we expect you will, too
you couldn’t comfortably work on a chick-lit novel by e.g. Jennifer
Weiner, or a film script that could ultimately be rated PG-13 or R.

TO APPLY, please send
· Outstanding cover letter explaining why this is a perfect job
for you, and resume

· If we are interested, we’ll ask to read a brief (under 500
words, no poetry!) creative writing sample.

· References that can be checked.

We’re looking at a salary in the $24,000 a year range. Again, you
must be willing to work more than the usual Monday to Friday, 9 to 5
regimen, since we work more than that. too. Email your cover letter
and resume (we will ask you for a writing sample if interested) to
[email protected].
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