January  25, 2022
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Editor REF#: JG31694
Broken Pencil Magazine
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted: January 4, 2022
Salary: $20,000+


Broken Pencil is an independently published magazine, website, and cultural organization dedicated to promoting and celebrating zine culture and the independent printed arts. We are currently hiring for the position of Editor. This is an ongoing, 20 hours a week, part-time, paid position. It is based out of our downtown Toronto office and the successful candidate will attend meetings in our office a minimum of twice a week.

Skills the position requires include:
  • Excellent editing, writing, copy editing and fact checking abilities.
  • A high level of organization
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of independent/underground culture scenes in North America.
Key responsibilities:
  • Commissioning, editing and producing articles and artwork for Broken Pencil, a print magazine published 4 times annually, as well as for brokenpencil.com.
  • Working with Broken Pencil staff to support our weekly newsletter, web content, social media updates, special programming and other initiatives.
  • Organizing, programming and managing festivals and events.
  • Working with interns and practicum students.
  • Representing Broken Pencil and zine culture to the broader community.


Ideal candidate will have:
  • Proven skills as a writer/editor
  • Knowledge of and passion for independent/alternative culture.
  • A background in journalism/skills in journalistic writing, editing and copy editing.
  • Knowledge of Wordpress and Adobe Suite, especially InDesign
In addition to your resume and cover letter, interested candidates should submit two relevant story ideas for articles that could appear in Broken Pencil Magazine, and three writing samples.  

Due to the volume of resumes, we cannot answer queries about the status of your application. All candidates who are invited for an interview will be notified within 2-3 weeks.

Deadline to apply is January 20, 2022. We will accept applications until the position is filled.

Go to the Google Doc and follow the instructions! Do not send resumes, upload through our Google Form please. on a Google Doc here.

Broken Pencil Magazine
Toronto , ON

Web address: http://brokenpencil.com

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