January  17, 2020
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Assistant/Associate Editor, BCBusiness

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Assistant/Associate Editor, BCBusiness REF#: JG30871
Canada Wide Media Limited
Location: Burnaby, British Columbia
Posted: January 7, 2020
Deadline: January 21, 2020


BCBusiness magazine, Western Canada’s most widely read business media brand, seeks a full-time assistant or associate editor.
The ideal candidate is a self-motivated writer-editor who can work as part of a small team, generate and develop story ideas, and manage their time well. Strong print and digital editing skills are required, with an emphasis on attention to detail. Experience with lifestyle as well as business journalism is an asset.
  • Helping develop stories and editorial packages for print and online
  • Copy editing, fact checking and proofreading
  • Writing headlines, captions and other display copy
  • Writing features, front- and back-of-book pieces, and other print and digital content
  • Assigning and handling freelance stories
  • Working closely with the art department
  • Helping manage the BCBusiness website and digital newsletter
  • Promoting the brand on social media
  • Attending company and business events


Key skills and attributes
  • Team player
  • Self-starter
  • Highly organized
  • Detail-oriented, with an eye for correct spelling, grammar and formatting
  • Curious and open to learning new things
  • Strong writer and reporter
  • Editing and proofreading experience in a print and digital environment
  • Experience working with freelance contributors
  • Print production experience
  • Able to generate story ideas
  • Editorial packaging skills
  • Able to fill in when a team member is absent
  • Deadline-driven
  • Digitally savvy
  • Visually literate
  • Proficient with MS Office, InCopy, PhotoShop, CMS and social media

Interested candidates please send your cover letter—stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin’s Journalism Job Board—résumé and salary expectations to nrockel@canadwide.com no later than January 21, 2020.

Canada Wide Media Limited
Burnaby , BC
Tel: 604-473-0351

E-mail: nrockel@canadwide.com

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