Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted: March 1, 2017
Salary: not stated
The AutoGuide.com Group is looking for a full-time junior Production Editor to join our experienced team of automotive journalists in Toronto. The Production Editor will report to the Editor-in-Chief.
The Production Editor will play an integral role in helping ensure that production for AutoGuide.com and its sister sites runs smoothly. The editor will be responsible for co-ordinating with our syndication partners to ensure content is accurate and tailored to their editorial needs. The editor will also have input in creating an efficient system for sharing content with our partners. Besides syndication, the Production Editor will also be responsible for website upkeep and maintenance
VerticalScope, Inc. (www.verticalscope.com) is a Toronto-based premium publisher with a wholly owned network of more than 1,000 professional content sites and communities, mobile applications, video content and custom editorial content. In business since 1999, and attracting more than 85 million monthly visitors, VerticalScope is now one of the largest publishers in N. America, and a leader in the many industry verticals in which it competes (including automotive, powersports, pets, outdoors, health and wellness and consumer technology). VerticalScope’s new USA headquarters are in Chicago and more offices in the U.S. will be opening soon.
Required Skills and Education
A bachelor’s degree or diploma in English, Journalism or a related field will be useful. The candidate for Production Editor should have a strong command of the English language, a very acute attention to detail, good research skills, good copy editing and proofreading skills, and a strong knowledge of the automotive industry. Experience with WordPress, photoshop and basic photo editing are key assets. The editor should be extremely organized and able to work on multiple projects at once and have some experience working in a fast-paced digital environment.
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as negotiated and ad hoc projects to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
No Agency phone calls please.
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