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Village Life - Lifestyle Writer/Editor

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Village Life - Lifestyle Writer/Editor REF#: JG33185
Village Media
Location: anywhere/remote, Ontario
Posted: January 16, 2023
Salary:

Description

We are currently seeking a talented and experienced lifestyle writer and editor to work with Village Media’s Content Studio to write, edit and curate engaging Ontario-based lifestyle content. 

The right candidate will be results-driven, deadline-oriented, a creative storyteller and have a deep understanding of current lifestyle trends.

Our lifestyle editor:
  • Works with Village Media’s Content Studio Director to execute effective content strategies
  • Identifies popular lifestyle content that resonates with Village Media’s audience
  • Curates high-performing lifestyle content from various sources
  • Creates high-performing lifestyle content based on current trends, current events, and social media/video 
  • Produces 3-5 lifestyle stories a day (original content and curation)
  • Is comfortable working with travel, real estate, house and home, food and health and wellness content
  • Knows how to capture relevant details, quotes and descriptions and communicate them in an engaging way
  • Is comfortable with different writing styles and formats
  • Has a deep knowledge of writing conventions and is committed to accuracy
  • Knows how to fact check and qualify claims with supporting information/links
  • Has exceptional writing skills and an understanding of SEO
  • Curates images and racks stories to be scheduled for publication in Village Media’s platform
  • Loves lifestyle content!

Qualifications

  • A degree or diploma in writing or a related field
  • Superior language, writing and editing skills and an understanding of SEO
  • The ability to follow a structured approach and meet deadlines
  • A willingness to collaborate on story ideas
  • Strong organizational and editing skills
  • A deep understanding of the lifestyle content and how to connect with specific audiences
  • Is willing to relocate or lives in the province of Ontario


To apply, please submit a cover letter (stating you found this job on Gaulin Media) and resume, along with relevant samples of your work.  Applications for all current openings must be submitted through the Village Media Portal.

About Village Media
Village Media is where local news lives—and thrives. An ever-expanding network of community journalism websites, we cover the stories that matter most: the ones right in our backyards. A champion of hyperlocal news and information, Village Media publishes its articles on an innovative and scalable content management system (CMS) developed in-house. Born digital, our leading-edge company is a pioneer in its industry, continuously expanding its reach and changing the landscape of online news.

Village Media is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion among our staff, volunteers, programs, and partners. We encourage applicants of diverse abilities, backgrounds, and life experiences to apply. If you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact hr@villagemedia.ca.




 
 
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