Star Media Group

  • Copy Editor - Temporary Full-Time

    System ID
    2018-1295
    Location
    Toronto
    Job Category (EN)
    Writing/Editing
    Business
    Metro English Canada
  • Job Description (EN)

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    Position:                                             Copy Editor - Temporary Full-Time

     

    Union Classification:                        Editor

     

    Reporting to:                                     Managing Editor, Night Production 

    Location:                                            Toronto

    Posting Date:                                     March 19, 2018

                                                              

    Metro is looking for an experienced, energetic and creative self-starter to join our talented editorial team as an Editor.

    What you will do:

     

    • Ensure stories are accurate, relevant, error free and deadlines are met
    • Layout and copy editing of assigned pages for all Metro markets on tight deadlines
    • Monitoring wire services for any breaking news
    • Proofreading and editing pages before going to press
    • Writing compelling headlines, decks and other display copy
    • Taking on a variety of editorial tasks, as assigned
    • Providing alternatives for layout to maximize the effect of content

    Who you are:

    • Minimum 3 years newspaper experience in layout and copy editing
    • Experience in page design
    • Post-secondary education in journalism or related field
    • Strong display writing skills
    • Experience in copy editing and proofing
    • Knowledge of CP style
    • Ability to work to tight deadlines
    • Effective problem-solving skills
    • Experience managing social media platforms, using Content Management Systems and knowledge of SEO are assets

     

     

    Metro 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 Metro of your requirements.

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