Metroland Media

  • Mississauga News

    Job Location(s) CA-ON-Mississauga
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/4/2019 3:33 PM)
    Job Title
    Managing Editor
    ID
    2019-3618
    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 Managing Editor will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Mississauga/Brampton Newsroom which publishes two newspaper editions weekly and two websites.

     

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

    • Content strategy including accurate, timely and thought-provoking stories that reflect consumer readership patterns in our target audience.
    • Oversee and manage the Editorial department to maintain effectiveness of staff members.
    • Ensure compliance of company policies and direct specified editorial operations.
    • Provide leadership by consistently motivating and developing staff members with a focus on coaching and team building.
    • Participation in community outreach.

    WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

    • Degree or Diploma in Journalism or in a related field.
    • Experience in newsroom management.
    • Experience in copy editing and page layout.
    • Strong communication skills both verbal and especially written skills (Canadian Press Style). Effective organizational skills, ability to manage time and prioritize tasks appropriately.
    • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven and demanding environment, driven for results.
    • Team-oriented individual with proven leadership skills who can build professional relationships with team members.
    • Must have access to a reliable vehicle and valid driver's license.

    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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