Writer/Researcher
Gusto Worldwide Media
Ottawa, ON

Food is the central character at Gusto Worldwide Media – the world’s leading producer of native 4K food content. Our objective is nothing less than a re-invention of food television and we need the right person to help us bring our recipes to life. We are looking for a creative researcher / writer who is detail-oriented, takes pride in their work, and has a passion for food.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of new series concepts, and participate in brainstorming sessions
  • Research story content, locations, and characters for series
  • Research, develop, and write recipes
  • Work with the kitchen on recipe testing
  • Write scripts, including the host’s dialogue
  • Maintain detailed research notes
  • Assist marketing department with writing and research as required
  • Write episode summaries and series descriptions as required
  • Write proposals, bios and digital support content as required
  • Other duties as required

Requirements:

  • Finely-honed writing skills
  • Proven ability to research using credible sources
  • Awareness of what goes into a great recipe
  • The ability to multi-task and thrive in a creative team environment
  • Strong organizational skills and high level of attention to detail
  • 3-5 years experience in a similar role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

This role is based in Ottawa and offers competitive compensation. If you enjoy a challenging and always changing work environment, we want to hear from you!

Please note: You must submit 2 relevant writing samples with your resume to be considered for this position.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Writing: 3 years (Preferred)