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Content Director & Editor

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Content Director & Editor REF#: JG33513
KidScreen (Brunico Communications)
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted: February 29, 2024
Deadline: April 29, 2024
Salary:

Description

Kidscreen is the world’s leading B2B brand for everything that keeps kids entertained. We are looking for a full-time Content Director & Editor to work on our market-leading business publications and industry events that serve the needs and interests of kids entertainment executives worldwide. Read more about our brand.

Working with an editorial team and freelancers/contributors, Kidscreen’s Content Director & Editor is responsible for developing, managing and executing content for Kidscreen magazine and the Kidscreen Daily newsletter in alignment with current brand strategy. The goal is to enrich each publication with the most current, relevant and comprehensive content available, presented in a fun and conversational tone that is accessible for global readers. Reporting to the Publisher, Kidscreen’s Content Director & Editor is also charged with ensuring that the brand maintains and builds upon its status as a thought leader and go-to source for information in the industry. 

In addition, the Content Director & Editor oversees the ideation and development of unique and relevant conference sessions and networking formats for Kidscreen Summit, working with the Publisher and Conference Producer to identify, recruit and prepare industry and business experts to participate as speakers.

Responsibilities:
  • Developing and implementing an editorial plan that aligns with the strategic objectives of the brand
  • Motivating, developing and managing an editorial team of writers, junior editors and freelancers/contributors, guiding skill development towards planned growth opportunities
  • Planning, assigning, writing copy and editing the magazine (four issues a year) 
  • Editing the Kidscreen Daily newsletter, and overseeing/evolving the brand’s digital content and user experience
  • Planning, building and executing the conference program for Kidscreen Summit
  • Overseeing other brand programs such as the Kidscreen Awards 
  • Effectively collaborating with creative and digital service departments to ensure the highest-quality work is done on all Kidscreen content and platforms
  • Developing and maintaining high-level industry contacts/relationships to ensure Kidscreen’s content direction remains ahead of the curve 
Our ideal candidate also loves to travel and meet people in person! Kidscreen’s year revolves around a calendar of key industry events and markets that are held all over the world. It’s essential that our editorial team has a presence at them, so Kidscreen’s Content Director & Editor must have a valid passport, be willing and able to travel freely to Europe and the U.S., and enjoy the prospect of doing so.

This is a full-time position at a world-leading business publication and events company located in downtown Toronto. Brunico Communications operates on a hybrid in-office/work-from-home schedule, so Kidscreen’s Content Director & Editor is required to work in-office two days a week (Thursdays and Fridays). Brunico ensures its employees are equipped for success in a hybrid office and offers a competitive benefits package.

Qualifications

  • University degree in journalism or communications
  • Five-plus years in senior editorial roles, with experience managing multiple, overlapping projects and deadlines 
  • Experience managing in-house and freelance editorial resources effectively
  • Outstanding editorial standards and judgment
  • A keen eye for detail and a borderline obsession for copy consistency and excellence
  • A fun and conversational writing style, especially as applied to denser, complicated subject matter
  • Strong aptitude for display writing and art direction
  • Highly developed organizational and time management skills
  • Proficiency with PC platforms, Microsoft Office, WordPress, InCopy, PhotoShop
  • Experience developing conference content for live events would be an asset
  • Inside knowledge of the international film and television industry would be an asset


Thank you for your interest. We will contact those candidates who meet the qualifications, have supplied all of the required materials, and seem like they might be a good fit for our brand.

Brunico Communications Ltd. is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We are proud to be in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) 2005 and the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment (if applicable) process as required under the company’s accessibility policies and procedures. Applicants must make their accommodation needs known upon requests for interviews.

To apply, please email all of the following to jchristie@brunico.com:
  • resumé 
  • cover letter including your salary expectations, and stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board
  • three published writing samples with your byline
  • three feature story ideas that would be relevant for Kidscreen readers


Jocelyn Christie
Brunico Communications


E-mail: jchristie@brunico.com
 
 

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