Location: Fernie, British Columbia
Posted: October 25, 2013
The Free Press has an immediate opening for an editor for its weekly community newspaper.
You will work closely with the publisher to help set the editorial vision for this newspaper and as Editor, you will take a lead role in community engagement, which means getting involved in different organizations to promote the newspaper’s role and brand in the community.
You will have experience in website content management, with the aim to grow online readership, while still preserving print readership. You will have a thorough understanding of how to use social media to enhance our print and online editions as well as expand our brand.
Fernie is considered by many one of the most desirable places in the province, if not the country, to live. People come for the skiing and stay for the lifestyle. Fernie offers a myriad of opportunities to the outdoor enthusiast, including skiing, mountain biking and fishing to name just a few. It is also a wonderful community to raise a family.
Black Press Community News Media is an internationally recognized newspaper publishing group with more than 190 community, daily and urban publications in B.C., Alberta, Washington, Hawaii, California and Ohio published at 14 regional printing centers. Black Press has over 160 websites as well as the Victoria based free classified web site UsedEverywhere.com. Black Press employs 3,300 people across North America.
This job requires a tremendous amount of effort and time in order to be successful and we are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team. Compensation for this position will be based on experience and qualifications. There is an excellent benefits package as well as a car allowance and other related benefits. A reliable vehicle is required.
Please send resume, with cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board, to Andrea Horton. We thank all of those who apply, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.
Andrea Horton, publisher
342 - 2nd Ave. - Box 2350
Tel: no calls
Web address: http://www.thefreepress.ca