What is a Greeting Card Writer?

Greeting Card Writer Job Description

Greeting card writers compose original works for inclusion in greeting cards. They must prepare and write content for a variety of different occasions and types of cards, and then they generally submit them to the greeting card company, although they may own their own greeting card company.


Greeting card writers may create their own illustrations or liaise with illustrators to develop a completed card.



Typical Job Duties

• Source greeting card companies and industry contacts

• Compose content for a variety of different occasions and types of cards

• May submit composition to greeting card companies, or may self-publish and market greeting cards

• May liaise with illustrators to complete greeting cards

• May create illustrations

• Develop relationships with greeting card companies

• Maintain portfolio of compositions



Scholarships for Becoming a Greeting Card Writer

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as a Greeting Card Writer. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our English Scholarships page.


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Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming a Greeting Card Writer. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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