Assistant Editor – Digital Lifestyle Job in Toronto, ON at Corus Entertainment
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate? Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals? Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you. If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.
Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day. We have an exciting opportunity on our Digital Lifestyle Team for an Assistant Editor.
Work Status: Full Time
About the Role
Reporting to the Manager, Digital Lifestyle, you will be responsible for executing against an original content strategy for our brand product/channel(s).
In this position the Assistant Editor will have the opportunity to contribute across the sites in our portfolio of premier lifestyle brands, including Slice.ca, Complex Canada, Foodnetwork.ca and HGTV.ca. We’re looking for a candidate who has a passion for digital content across platforms and a love for lifestyle content, pop culture, and grammar. Our ideal candidate is not only familiar with our brands but also a true fan of our shows and talent.
Ensure delivery of timely original editorial features, best suited for the brand image and target audience
Assist in developing story ideas, fact-checking, editing and publishing original, compelling web and cross-media content including articles, galleries and interactive online features
Write clean and engaging original web content across our brands
Assist in the creation, testing, and deployment of email newsletters
Source and edit images using Photoshop
Load content into WordPress or other content management systems quickly
Fix grammatical, punctuation and spelling errors in content
Ensure all content adheres to SEO best practices and recommendations from the Tech and Research teams
Create, edit and publish content to social platforms (ie Pinterest) on a weekly basis
Assist the Editors and Producers with other tasks as needed
What We Need From You:
Experience working in a digital media, publishing and production environment
A portfolio that demonstrates strong writing, copy editing and flawless grammar and punctuation within lifestyle verticals
Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Well-versed in content publishing systems such Ektron and WordPress
Experience working with freelancers
Experience creating and deploying e-newsletters
Understanding of analytics, including experience working with Google Analytics and Omniture
Experience working in an Agile team environment would be considered an asset
Understanding of SEO, QA processes, UX and Design would be considered an asset
Hands-on experience publishing to top social media platforms (Pinterest, YouTube)
College or University degree (or equivalent experience), preferable in Media, Journalism, or Communications
Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and work in a rapidly changing, dynamic environment
At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.
Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
How to Apply
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now.’
Internal candidates must meet eligibility requirements before we can apply for an internal position at Corus, which includes being in their current role for at least 12 months. Please ensure you notify your manager before applying to this role.
Job Family PD-Production Job Function 02-Media/Communications Creative & Design Pay Type Salary Required Education Equivalent Experience
About the Company
Company: Corus Entertainment
Company Location: Toronto, ON