Metroland Media

  • Hamilton Spectator

    Job Location(s) CA-ON-Hamilton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job Title
    Content Editor
    ID
    2018-3356
    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 Hamilton Spectator editorial department has an opening for full-time Group 1 editors to work a variety of shifts including evenings and weekends. This position will involve planning, gathering, editing and proofing content for multiple print and web products in a deadline-driven environment. We require a skilled, well-organized editor who knows CP style and is a stickler for grammar, sentence structure, spelling, punctuation and headline management. As a key member of our team, we will rely on you to always work with accuracy and efficiency, building strong relationships within the team and ensuring our readers experience top-notch products by being prepared to go the extra mile and take a project to the next level! Experience with and knowledge of the News Gate content management system would be an asset.

     

     

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

    • Editing and validating content source and quality efficiently and accurately
    • Proof reading ensuring accuracy and efficiency
    • Process driven abilities with a requirement that work produced is perfect with no errors
    • Able to complete routine tasks
    • Ensure online content created to attract an online audience
    • Editing online content
    • Following up on missing details
    • Working and delivering to tight deadlines
    • Booking and managing orders through third party dashboard

     

    WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

    • Degree or Diploma in Journalism or in related field
    • Previous Journalism, Communications or Public Relations experience and knowledge of SEO
    • Proficient in Microsoft and Share Point
    • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, deadline driven and demanding environment, driven for results
    • Strong communication skills both verbal, especially written skills as well as a competent listener
    • Passion for content, new media and technology
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
    • Proactive and collaborative
    • Mature, honest and hard-working yet light-hearted

     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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