Algonquin College School of Media and Design

Professional Writing: Jobs


So what exactly does professional writing mean?

Professional writing is crucial to effective communication, and is a significant aspect of many other industries (including journalism, public relations, and advertising) in the world of media and communications – and therefore, is a field that is thriving with
career opportunities.

In the professional writing field, you could find work as a:
• Copy Editor
• Proofreader
• Researcher
• Web Content Writer
• Journalist
• Blogger
• Social Media Manager
• Technical Writer
• Scriptwriter
• Author
• Communications Officer (junior level)

You also have the option to be a freelance writer and write for magazines, booklets, brochures, training materials and manuals, and more. Professional writing is an exciting and widely versatile field full of opportunities.