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National Media Awards Foundation (NMAF) – Toronto, ON
Administrative Assistant Intern

If you’ve ever wanted a behind the scenes look at the Canadian magazine and digital publishing industry, here’s your chance! The National Media Awards Foundation (NMAF) is looking for an intern in Toronto, beginning in October 2017 (and yes, the internship is paid!).

As the Administrative Assistant Intern, you’ll be an integral part of the team, participating in everything from proofreading press releases to assisting with the awards judging process. You’ll make connections within the industry, meeting and liaising with some of the best magazine writers, editors, and publishers in Canada.

The contract runs from October 1st, 2017—June 30, 2018, and you’ll be working 10-15 hrs/week on average. Note that the NMAF produces two distinct awards programs – the National Media Awards and the Digital Publishing Awards – and that this paid internship opportunity has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada.

Have we caught your interest? Visit the NMAF blog (or click here) for the full job description.

Application deadline: September 25, 2017.


The Globe and Mail – Toronto, ON
2018 Summer Job Program

The Globe and Mail is looking to hire reporters, editors, designers and multimedia staff for the summer of 2018. These are fully paid jobs and not internships. Ideal candidates are freelance writers and editors, experienced journalists from other organizations, recent graduates or students in their graduating year.

Even though these jobs are just for the summer, the program is a great way to get your foot in the door at The Globe. Many of our senior editors, reporters, photo/digital/video editors, foreign correspondents and columnists received their start through our summer program.

To apply, you must have previous journalism experience, either at a media organization or through your school’s print or online publications. We want people who have a true passion for journalism, great drive combined with common sense, and an ability to step into and be a full part of Canada’s best news organization.

The competition is stiff. If you have no journalism or publishing experience, please do not apply; you won’t make it to the interview stage.

The deadline for applications is Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. Interviews will be conducted in the three-week period after that.

Click here for the full job description.


The Walrus – Toronto, ON
Digital Director

The Walrus has an opening for a full-time digital director at its office in downtown Toronto. Please note this is not an editorial position. The digital director manages the digital department—with a very hands-on approach—and is a member of the senior management team, reporting to the executive director.

Responsibilities include:

  • Establishing and executing business plans aligned with the revenue targets and deliverables specified by the Walrus Foundation’s annual budget and multi-year strategic plan
  • Ensuring all digital properties are designed and deployed in manners conducive to revenue generation— through subscriptions, advertisements, donations, corporate sponsors, special projects, ticket sales, etc.—as well as audience growth
  • Liaising, creating objectives and solutions, and setting priorities, deadlines, and deliverables with directors of other departments to establish and oversee both broad and project-specific strategies that address each department’s and the organization’s evolving digital needs
  • Working closely with the editorial and art departments on all published material. (Although this is not an editorial position, experience in an editorial environment is an asset)

Click here for the full job description.


HuffPost Canada – Toronto, ON
Managing Editor, News

The managing editor of news leads our reporting, home page, politics, business and news teams in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Calgary. This journalist has experience in digital news and national affairs, and is adept at both directing teams during daily/breaking news and executing big projects with creativity and clarity.

Reporting to the editor-in-chief, the ME manages and mentors a highly driven, hard-working collaborative team; upholds journalistic and style standards; and helps shape the editorial vision of HuffPost Canada.

Responsibilities include:

• Work with reporting staff on daily stories and features in business, politics and national news including assigning and editing
• Oversee and mentor staff in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary
• Plan and execute editorial calendars and long-term projects
• Publish stories through our content management system and social platforms
• Monitor growth and performance against determined metrics
• Develop online, mobile, and social media strategies to grow audience
• Target best-in-class SEO techniques

Click here for the full job description.


theScore – Toronto, ON
Copy Editor

theScore’s mission is to create highly-engaging digital products and content that empower the sports fan’s experience. Its flagship mobile app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular multi-sport news and data apps in North America, serving millions of fans a month. The Company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social and esports platforms.

Typical Work Day at theScore:

  • Edit and publish posts produced by theScore’s team of news editors across a variety of sports leagues, including NBA, NHL, MLB, NFL, NCAA football and basketball, soccer tennis, golf and MMA.
  • Provide editorial guidance and constructive feedback to news editors.
  • Adhere to theScore’s editorial guidelines and policies.
  • Other duties are required.

Click here for the full job description.


The Trusted Media Brands, Inc. (besthealthmag.ca) – Toronto, ON
Assistant Digital Editor, Temporary

This job offers creative freedom and a chance to put your stamp on content that will be read by millions of people every month. The Assistant Digital Editor wears many hats and must be a skilled writer and strong editor with a finger on the pulse of trends online. Reporting to the Web Editor, the Assistant Digital Editor will adapt print content for use online, source suitable art to accompany features, optimize online content according to SEO best practices, and promote this content through the savvy use of social media and e-newsletters. There is also the opportunity to write daily short articles on trending health and lifestyle topics.

Click here for the full job description.


CBC / Radio-Canada – Montreal, QC
Candidate database – Design and User Experience (Digital Media) 

Radio-Canada’s digital media sometimes seek candidates to fill positions as interactive designers of digital products, graphic designers, user testing analysts and information architects. Are you bright, creative, passionate about everything to do with the user experience, design, typography and images? Do you devour video, audio and written content created for and as a function of digital? Are you proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud and prototyping platforms like Axure and Invision? Do you know the ins and outs of mobility? If so, then we need your expertise!

Working with us, you’ll get an opportunity to be involved in projects that are used millions of times a week to help inform, enlighten and entertain Canadians. This is your chance to leave your mark on products like Radio-Canada.ca, ICI TOU.TV, ICIMusique.ca, our mobile apps and the systems that support them.


Pedal Magazine – Toronto, ON
Graphic Designer

Pedal was launched as a national cycling magazine in 1989 and continues as Canada’s leading cycling publication covering all aspects of the sport both in print and on line. In 1990, SkiTrax was introduced and since 1995 has been the official magazine of both Cross Country Canada and the United States Ski and Snowboard Association. Bike Trade Canada followed in 1992 and we have been working with triathlon and Ironman for over 20 years.

Duties include:

  • Work with publisher/editor on layouts and design for all publications (16 annually)
  • Pedal, SkiTrax, Bike Trade Canada, Ironman, TO Bike Show
  • Manage all layouts and design of all internal marketing projects/needs
  • Manage all design and layouts for web site as required (HTML not required)
  • Minor web duties i.e. sizing/uploading photos
  • Check / design client ads as required
  • Colour correcting as needed
  • Create final PDFs for printer and upload
  • FTP, DVD, archiving

Basic hours during production periods are flexible. Some evening and weekend work required as needed to meet press deadlines.


MHM Publishing Inc. – Kitchener, ON
Junior Editor

At MHM Publishing, aviation is our specialty! We publish Vertical, Vertical 911, Skies, RCAF Today and Insight magazines. We have an immediate need for a full-time Junior Editor. The Junior Editor will assist our other editors with a number of tasks, including the posting of e-news, initial copy editing and proofreading, writing some news stories, fact checking, and preparing/posting social media updates on our social media pages that include Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Prior aviation knowledge is not required, but the successful candidate will have an eye for detail and the enthusiasm to learn about a new and exciting industry! Social media experience is preferred and writing samples are required. We offer a fun and relaxed environment. Our office is open from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. MHM Publishing is located in Kitchener’s Huron Business Park, at 500 Trillium Drive.


Blue Ant Media – Toronto, ON
Social Content Creator and Community Lead – Lifestyle Channels

The role of Social Content Creator and Community Lead, will join the Blue Ant Media marketing team as a key member of this team.  This role will own fan engagement for the following key domestic channels: Cottage Life, Makeful and A.Side (when needed) across all social and digital platforms with the aim to build meaningful connections and encourage community fans to take action. This role is based in Toronto and will report directly to the Digital and Social Marketing Manager.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Subject matter expert in cottage and women’s lifestyle, with the ability to take their passion and depth of knowledge to create and maintain meaningful on-going connections with Cottage Life and Makeful fans.
  • Own social fan engagement by listening and responding to fans and working with publicity and products team to ensure customer service is timely and consistent for dedicated brands.
  • Cultivate and nurture relationships with fans, influencers and bloggers.
  • Create, source and curate a variety of customer-centered written and visual digital content across various formats (e-newsletters, images, gifs, infographics, blogs and videos).
  • Lead organic social media editorial calendar planning, strategy and execution of social posts for: Cottage Life, Makeful, and A-side (when needed); with the goal to deepen fan engagement and achieve identified brand KPIs.

Click here for the full job description.


Corus Entertainment (Global News Division) – Toronto, ON
Digital Broadcast Journalist

Global News Toronto has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Broadcast Journalist. This position is part of the Global News team which produces local newscasts 7 days a week. This position reports directly to the Managing Editor.

Responsibilities include:

The following is a paraphrase of the primary functions, but does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities that may be assigned to this position:

  • Daily reporting of news and community events
  • Proven understanding of the issues affecting the GTA and its residents
  • Live reporting on a daily basis
  • Generate multiple original and relative story ideas daily
  • Write, produce and post content with multiple deadlines on a daily basis
  • Strong on-air presentation
  • Utilize new technology and social media to provide video, stills and streaming video for online, social media and broadcast
  • Working knowledge of how major news organizations are employing a wide range of digital platforms and formats
  • Represent Global Toronto at public functions
  • Available to work evenings and weekends
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Click here for the full job description, and note that applications for this position close on September 29th, 2017.


Corus Entertainment (Corus Radio Digital Division) – Calgary, AB
FM Digital Content Coordinator

Corus Radio Digital has an exciting new opportunity full time position as FM DIGITAL CONTENT COORDINATOR at our Calgary office. Reporting to the Director of Digital (Radio), the successful candidate will work with our team to execute our Digital strategies across Country 105 and Q107.  Flexibility is required. She, or he. will be expected to produce compelling web and multi-platform content, including text-based, video and interactive online features

Responsibilities include:

  • Grow the digital presence of our FM brands Country 105 and Q107 in Calgary
  • Manage the full digital presence for news across Country 105 and Q107. Engage audiences through various social media platforms.
  • Createdaily local original blog content on Country 105 and Q107, social platforms, mobile apps.
  • Planning and creating compelling and original multi-media news web content, including breaking news, long-form written features, photo- and video-based features, and interactive features.
  • Working directly with the Globalnews.ca teams, to coordinate market-leading entertainment news coverage.
  • Manage all social accounts for Country 105 and Q107
  • Create and edit daily social and on demand video in coordination with on air hosts.
  • Design and execute all special coverage content for website and social media.
  • Design campaigns for promotions or programming as required
  • Adhere to all editorial standards and best practices provided by VP of Digital and editorial standards.

Click here for the full job description, and note that applications for this position close on September 19th, 2017.


Corus Entertainment (Corus Kids Digital Division) – Toronto, ON
Producer, Non-Linear

​You are a superstar digital producer that likes to tackle big projects and big platforms with minimal supervision. You like to think out of the box with digital content and have no problems digging into web, apps, SVOD and AVOD platforms. If you have a passion for excellence, we encourage you to apply.

Reporting to the Senior Digital Producer, you will be responsible for the content and updates on kids websites, TVE and OTT apps, the kids EST portfolio and you will assist the brand producers with the brand YouTube channels.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for Teletoon.com, CartoonNetwork.ca and AdultSwimCanada.ca and TeletoonatNight.com content; promos, videos and games uploads and custom content creation
  • Responsible for management of Kids suite of TVE and OTT apps: managing asset creation and approvals, right clearances, and data analysis
  • Manage Kids OTT app schedule and rights clearances
  • Assist the mobile product manager with Apple and Google Play store assets and stakeholder approvals

Click here for the full job description, and note that applications for this position close on October 2nd, 2017.


VICE Canada – Toronto, ON
Creative

VICE Canada’s Media Team is seeking a creative (2-5 years experience) to be responsible for developing ideas for video show franchises, events, social campaigns, media properties, and 360 programs for brand partnerships. We are looking for creative hybrids with various backgrounds and specific deep interests in youth culture. You’ll be at the forefront of VICE’s continued expansion into new types of brand storytelling, including interactive and immersive multimedia experiences.

You’ll conceive, develop and pitch branded videos, interactives, infographics, articles and more. You’ll create mockups, help write scripts; craft taglines; collaborate on pitches and sales materials; and work with our design, sales, production and other teams to produce content that achieves a brand’s goals and speaks to the VICE audience. VICE is an incredibly fast paced and creatively demanding environment and creatives will have to balance many projects at once with tight deadlines and production schedules.


VICE Canada – Toronto, ON
Researcher (Doc Series)

Roles and responsibilities for this position include:

  • Critically conduct analyses and research for television documentary series
  • Produce accurate and effective backgrounders with analyses and summaries of ideas
  • Find and research interview subjects, characters and locations
  • Generate, contribute and pitch creative, innovative ideas, characters and subjects around content and episodes
  • Identify relevant data, contributors, locations or archive material etc.
  • Adhere to journalistic standards and practices
  • Fact-check research and interview subjects
  • Checking copyright and arranging permissions to use archive material
  • Identify relevant data, contributors, locations or archive material etc. collate and assess information from various sources, and ensure that legal, compliance and copyright requirements are met

Please note that this is a 6 month contract.


BuzzFeed – Toronto, ON
Brand Strategist

We currently have an opening for a Brand Strategist to cover Canada. The position will report to the Manager of Brand Strategy.

The ideal candidate will have experience selling display advertising and sponsorships. This person will sell sponsorships and our proprietary ad units, as well as, work closely with our product and account service teams to see to it that the campaigns are implemented to maximum long-term client satisfaction.  He or she will have a track record of success and an entrepreneurial leaning that will allow them to quickly get up to speed on our products and begin generating revenue.

The position is based in our Toronto office, and we offer competitive compensation, benefits and an employee stock option program.  Not to mention – a super collaborative work environment overflowing with perks ranging from snacks and drinks.


Rogers – Toronto, ON
Digital Yield Manager

Reporting to the Director of Planning & Inventory – Digital, Digital Yield Manager is responsible for maximizing digital revenue & the utilization of its inventory across direct and programmatic sales channels. You will play a key part in measuring and optimizing the overall health of Rogers Digital Media business, including analysis of revenue, supply and demand, pricing & inventory consumption. You will then use these data points to drive our approach to monetization by working closely with Sales, content, product, ad operations, programmatic & insights teams. Analytically minded and extremely detail-oriented, our ideal candidate has a passion for learning and intellectual curiosity that will lead them to ask questions beyond their given daily tasks.

Please note that this is a full-time, regular position.


Inside Fitness Magazine – Oakville, ON
Digital Fitness Editor

Canada’s #1 fitness magazine – Inside Fitness, located in Oakville, ON is looking for a health and fitness fanatic to join our team as a Digital Fitness Editor. Our ideal candidate is a strong forward-thinking editor who offers their complete loyalty and has 100% confidentiality/discretion.

Duties & Responsibilities include: brainstorm, pitch, research, and write stories about fitness, healthy living, nutrition, and more; work closely with other team members on daily coverage and weekly/monthly editorial themes and planning; conduct original reporting and interviewing to produce in-depth features as needed; use analytics to track the performance of your stories and plan future content accordingly; other tasks, as required.


ZoomerMedia Limited – Toronto, ON
Creative Copywriting and Content Editor

ZoomerMedia Limited has an immediate opening for an Creative Copywriting and Content Editor to take a leadership role in the creation of print and digital marketing communications for our media properties, conferences and events. You’ll join an exciting team of marketing and creative professionals and provide direction in copy and design, serving the needs of internal clients in our television, radio, magazine, digital, show and conference businesses, as well as select:

  • Write short and long format creative content aligned with the marketing objectives of various ZoomerMedia brands
  • Ensure content is written with SEO best practices in mind and educate colleagues on such practices
  • Communicate and work with other departments within ZoomerMedia Limited to develop and produce marketing materials
  • Work with video production department to develop video scripts for ZoomerMedia brands
  • Other duties as required in the day-to-day operation of the creative services department including proofreading and collaborating with designers on creative

ZoomerMedia Limited – Toronto, ON
Senior Design Director

ZoomerMedia Limited has an immediate opening for a Senior Design Director to take a leadership role in the creation of print and digital marketing communications for our media properties, conferences and events.

You’ll join an exciting team of marketing and creative professionals and provide direction in design and graphics, serving the needs of internal clients in our television, radio, magazine, digital, show and conference businesses, as well as select external clients.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assumes responsibility for design and graphic production direction of all marketing communications elements
  • Acts as a strategic and conceptual leader on projects. Has an extensive understanding of all creative disciplines, including conceptual and executional
  • Assists in the development of branding strategies for all ZoomerMedia Limited properties, and for the related marketing communications programs and campaign elements
  • Work with sales and business development teams to create presentations and campaigns for external clients, as needed
  • As part of our internal design studio and production resources. You will ensure concepts are executed to the highest standards while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Will be a creative resource, as needed, in other forms of communication (i.e. video, PR, sales promotion)
  • Effectively communicate design and creative strategies to other internal stakeholders; be a valued resource who can respond to sales and marketing needs while also displaying creative leadership.