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Fashion Editor

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Fashion Editor REF#: JG1000
The Kit
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted: February 14, 2019
Deadline: April 13, 2019
Salary: not stated

Description

At The Kit, our mandate is to celebrate the beauty and power of women. As a multi-platform fashion and beauty brand, we know that women want stories that both delight and inform, that spark the joy of possibility offered by fashion and beauty, and also decode it so it fits naturally into their lives. Above all, we’re storytellers. We connect with readers by putting them at the center of our brand. They see the best version of themselves reflected back: smart, beautiful, strong.
We’re looking for a fashion editor to create digital, print, social and video content that builds on our mandate. This will include writing fashion features and trending articles and conceptualizing playful packages and series, always with an eye to relevance and digital performance. The fashion editor will also work with the art director on photo shoots and act as an ambassador for the brand. The successful candidate will be a collaborative, creative, positive, deadline-oriented team player with great taste and excellent writing skills and an authentic grasp for, and love of, digital storytelling. This role reports to the editor-in-chief.
 
What you will do:
  • Brainstorm creative story and shoot ideas
  • Write and build trending articles and fashion features within tight deadlines
  • Assign and edit fashion features
  • Conceptualize and occasionally oversee editorial packages
  • Attend and work on photo shoots
  • Act as an ambassador for The Kit at events and on TV, as needed
  • Uphold the quality and values of The Kit and Torstar

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree in journalism, fashion communications or related field
  • 3+ years of post-university work experience
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Authentic understanding of digital and social storytelling
  • Strong visual skills; styling skills are an asset
  • Strong Wordpress skills
  • Relationships within the fashion and beauty industry
  • Understanding of the style landscape in Canada and beyond
  • Understanding of The Kit voice, brand and DNA


Why you’ll love working here:
  • You’ll play a vital role in shaping The Kit, the most exciting fashion and beauty brand in Canada, and the designated centre of excellence for fashion and beauty content for Torstar
  • You’ll work with a creative, committed, positive and happy team
  • You’ll work with Toronto’s top creative contributors: writers, photographers and videographers
  • You’ll be proud to work at The Kit, because you can feel confident that the content you and the team create is meaningful, relevant and authentically speaks to women 
The Company 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 the Company of your requirements.
 
Interested candidates should apply online, stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board, here.




 
 

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