Metroland Media

  • Burlington (Harvester)

    Job Location(s) CA-ON-Burlington
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/10/2018 10:18 AM)
    Job Title
    Advertorial Coordinator
    ID
    2018-3166
    Job Category
    Editorial
    Job Type
    Part Time
    Number of Positions
    1
  • OUR DESCRIPTION

    ABOUT US 

     

    Where do you find your local community news? How do you stay connected to new and old businesses in your community? Metroland Media is a communication company built on a strong history of providing the news to Ontario’s door steps for over 100 years. In this ever growing industry we have continued to evolve, allowing us to become the industry leaders. Flyers, magazines, trade shows, digital advertising and distribution is a snapshot of our companies breadth. If you are looking for a dynamic company built on a strong history within your community, look no further.  

     

    THE OPPORTUNITY

     

    The ideal candidate will be responsible for creating appealing editorial and advertorial content on a wide range of topics. Accurately sourcing and interviewing subjects for content on a strict deadline on a daily basis. Provide clean, engaging copy and has the skills to contribute creative page layout and design for newspapers and magazines using Adobe Creative Suite. This position is located at 901 Guelph Line, Burlington.

     

     

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

    • Source and Interview subjects for client-based advertorials and generate clean and engaging copy on a wide range of subjects.
    • Accurately edit content using Canadian Press Style guide.
    • Participate in the planning, development and execution of new publications.
    • Establish and organize teams for photo shoots and coordinate shoots on location.
    • Oversee and coordinate team of freelance writers and photographers for features.
    • Creatively design and layout pages for publications.
    • Design, proof and print material for the advertising team including promotional material, fillers, feature pages, rate cards and special advertisements.

     

    WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

     

    • Degree or Diploma in Journalism or in a related field.
    • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign and Photoshop and PDF technology.
    • Effective communication skills both verbal and especially written skills with knowledge of Canadian Press style.
    • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, deadline driven and demanding environment.
    • Effective organizational skills, ability to manage time and prioritize tasks appropriately.
    • Strong researching skills to ensure accuracy of content with a strong attention to detail.
    • Strong copy-editing and headline writing techniques.

     

    OUR AODA COMMITMENT

     

    Metroland is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, Metroland will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling your interview.

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