Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Posted: September 8, 2018
Deadline: September 20, 2018
The Vancouver Courier has an immediate, full-time, permanent opening for an experienced journalist to be editor-in-chief.
We are a busy newsroom, publishing once a week in print and posting 30 to 40 stories daily online. There are also numerous special publications throughout the year, with innovative ideas for growth welcomed and appreciated.
Deeply rooted in its community, the Courier provides readers with strong local content in a media-saturated environment. Its team of writers, photographers and videographers who have won numerous provincial and national awards. We are part of Glacier Media, one of Western Canada’s leading community media publishers, with more than 75 weekly, bi-weekly and daily community newspapers and digital outlets.
You know what makes a compelling local story, how to craft and present it, and how to make the writing of reporters and contributors sing. You are a coach and mentor to your staff and a positive ambassador for your team and profession. You seek to engage and inform your community in whatever platform it wants to use – print, web or mobile – and are an enthusiastic participant in social media. You have at least five years’ experience in media, preferably as an editor, as well as developed skills in InDesign and Polopoly.
To apply, send your resume and portfolio demonstrating your ability as a team leader and editor AND, in lieu of a cover letter, an editorial (maximum 350 words) making the case for why we should hire you. Please also state you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board.
Your deadline is September 20 and your application should be sent to:
Michelle Bhatti, publisher
Vancouver Courier/Glacier Media
303 West 5 Avenue
Tel: (604) 630-3503
Web address: http://www.vancourier.com