Metroland Media

  • Newmarket Era

    Job Location(s) CA-ON-Newmarket
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job Title
    Editorial Clerk
    ID
    2018-3426
    Job Category
    Editorial
    Job Type
    Temporary Full 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. If you are looking for a dynamic company built on a strong history within your community, look no further.

     

    THE OPPORTUNITY

     

    Metroland Media, York Region, publisher of Newmarket Era, Aurora Banner, East Gwillimbury Express, Georgina Advocate, Bradford Topic, Richmond Hill Liberal, Stouffville Sun-Tribune, Markham Economist & Sun, Thornhill Liberal Vaughan Citizen, King Connection and yorkregion.com, is looking for an editorial assistant to join its fast-paced newsroom on a five-month contract, November 2018 to March 2019. The successful candidate will provide support to editors and reporters in producing content for print and online.

     

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

    • Enter submitted content into online content management system with an eye for good SEO.
    • Support editors in managing the flow of content from digital to print.
    • Write engaging posts for social media platforms, including Twitter and Facebook.
    • Play a key role in managing events calendar, promotion and coverage.

    WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

    • Effective organizational skills, ability to manage time and prioritize tasks appropriately.
    • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven and demanding environment.
    • Team-oriented individual that can build professional relationships with team members.
    • Understanding of SEO.
    • Competent in social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and possess online posting skills.
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • An interest in community journalism.

    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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