Metroland Media

  • Hamilton Spectator

    Job Location(s) CA-ON-Hamilton
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job Title
    Proof Reader
    ID
    2018-3414
    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

     

    Metroland Media Group currently has an opening for a Part-Time Proofreader. The successful candidate will be responsible for proof reading Metroland's daily and community newspapers.

     

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

    • Proof reading Metroland's daily and community newspapers.
    • Check copies for spelling, grammar, consistency and other basics in preparation for release of content for print.
    • Need to work well as apart of a team in a fast-paced environment.
    • Must be able to multitask and have adaptability & flexibility to take on different jobs as workflow requirements dictate.

    WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

    • A diploma or degree in English or related field preferred.
    • High proficiency in written English.
    • A keen proof-reading eye and an interest in the written word.
    • Ability to quick-check content for spelling, complete sentencing and grammar.
    • Familiarity with CP style.
    • Attention to detail.
    • The ability to work quickly and decisively under deadline pressure. 

    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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