Metroland Media

  • Peterborough This Week

    Job Location(s) CA-ON-Peterborough
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/14/2018 3:20 PM)
    Job Title
    Advertising Features Writer
    ID
    2018-3173
    Job Category
    Editorial
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Number of Positions
    1
  • OUR DESCRIPTION

    ABOUT US

     

    Metroland Media is a dynamic Media Company delivering vital business and community information to millions of readers across Ontario each week. With a healthy product offering in-print, online, trade shows and distribution networks, no target is unreachable. We are Ontario's largest and most successful community news and information source, provides local news and multi-media marketing solutions in Canada's heartland.

     

    Metroland's diverse array of on-line products are visited by over 4 million unique visitors each month and print products are in the hands of more than 4.5 million customers a week. We continuously bringing new and acquired online products to market in order to provide our customers with a one-stop, comprehensive marketing solution. To connect with us, visit www.metroland.com.

     

     

    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 Peterborough This Week. 

     

     

    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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