Join an ambitious start-up with significant international experience in publishing, C-level networking, event production, and consulting. We currently manage a website called TheFutureEconomy.ca (‘TFE.ca’) focused on defining a strong vision for the future of the Canadian economy. We do so by interviewing the Canadian economy’s current and future leaders on topics of key importance to our country’s future.
The Content Coordinator (CC) will be responsible for developing, managing and executing TFE.ca’s editorial strategy with the main goal of producing the most interesting, high-level content possible for our audience of engaged online readers. The CC will produce unique and insightful content that support TFE.ca’s mission and grows audience numbers (subscribers and followers) and engagement.
The CC will build on TFE.ca’s existing content, style and format to take the website to new heights by remaining on the mark in terms of topics and format, while always seeking to adapt to the fast-changing media market and innovate new ways content formats and channels.
Ultimately, we are looking for someone who wants to manage and take ownership of TFE.ca’s editorial department and those of the other web properties we will launch in the near future.
Job Type / Category
- 20 hours a week to begin
- After a 3-month trial period, this position can lead to a full-time position if results outlined are achieved.
- Work remotely with the ability to meet in downtown Montreal as required (minimum once per week, more frequently in the first few weeks)
Required Education, Skills and Qualifications
- Excellent English and French spoken and written skills are a must
- Ability to use Mailchimp and Wordpress
- Strong writing and editing skills
- Exceptional communication and organizational skills
- Comfort and confidence interviewing top government officials, CEOs and thought leaders
- Comfort and confidence while attending events to network with above types of individuals
- Strong interest in Canadian and International business
- Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
- Be results-oriented, resourceful, responsible and autonomous
- Be an intrapreneur who seeks to grow with and within the company
- Desire to be part of an ambitious start-up team with big goals
- Passion, integrity, energy and project ownership
- A sense of humour is a must
- Social media (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook) skills a big plus
- Degree in Journalism, Technical Writing, Business Administration, Publishing or related field a plus but not a prerequisite
- Additional languages (ex: Mandarin, Spanish, etc.) a plus
TheFutureEconomy.ca – part of Milestone GRP – is a multimedia publishing house that builds on over two decades of international media and events experience, 6 years of which in Canada, to produce essential content and discussion on the future of Canada’s economy and its key industries.
To promote Canada’s prosperous and sustainable future economy by fostering national dialogue and debate and connecting people and their ideas on the country’s major business issues and opportunities in the future economy.
We believe the 5 future-oriented themes below are key to Canada’s success in the future economy, and we have placed them firmly at the core of our work and content.
- Innovation– more strategic alignment and collaboration will achieve systemic and transformative innovation;
- Entrepreneurship – more public and private support will help Canadian companies scale internationally;
- Talent– more effort in developing our workforce and R&D capabilities will support Canada’s ambitious development goals and future leadership;
- Sustainability– must be intrinsic to Canada’s economic development principles for us to develop our main industries and create new ones;
- Competitiveness– must be the driving goal for all Canadian governments and companies for us to thrive in tomorrow’s global economy.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $18.00 to $20.00 /hour
- editing and copy writing: 1 year (Preferred)
- Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)
- Montréal, QC (Preferred)
- French (Required)
- English (Required)