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Editor, 1-Year Contract

STAR MEDIA GROUP

Toronto, ON, CANADA

Arts, Media and Entertainment

Toronto Star Newspaper Feed

Metro is looking for an experienced, energetic and creative self-starter to join our talented editorial team as an Editor. Reporting to the National Managing Editor, Digital, the successful candidate will work primarily on our national digital desk.  Working with our editorial teams in Toronto and across the country, you’ll be responsible for keeping our web and mobile properties fresh and engaging with Metro’s unique content, wire stories and your own original work.  You’ll also engage the online community through Metro’s social media channels and help our writers and editors create compelling, sharable multimedia content.

 

What you will do:

  • Support the digital and print editorial teams across the country in optimizing and editing content for web and mobile, ensuring content works within the digital medium
  • Keep assigned sections on Metro’s website, app, and homepages fresh and up-to-date
  • Create editorial content as needed to assist editors
  • Maintain Metro’s social media channels (Twitter, Facebook and more)
  • Engage with and cultivate the Metro community through those social networks
  • Other duties as assigned

Who you are:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in digital editing
  • Experience working in and leading a digital team in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated news sense for prioritizing content and helping grow a digital audience
  • Active and engaged on social networks, constantly up to date with breaking news and trending topics
  • Proficient in the latest techniques for web, mobile and app publishing
  • Experience with CMS platforms; HTML knowledge an asset
  • Knowledge of Photoshop required; InDesign and other Adobe products an asset
  • Knowledge of CP style
  • Clear understanding of journalistic best practices, and libel and contempt of court laws


Metro is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).  If you require an accommodation during this process, please inform Metro of your requirements.

 

Editor, 1-Year Contract, STAR MEDIA GROUP, Toronto, ON, CANADA