March  20, 2018
  New Media





Editor, Kidscreen

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Editor, Kidscreen REF#: JG29011
Brunico Communications
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted: January 23, 2018
Deadline: March 23, 2018


Kidscreen produces market-leading publications and events that serve the business
needs and interests of kids entertainment executives globally. Click here to
see the brand’s range of products.

Role: Working with an experienced editorial
team, the editor is responsible for developing, managing and executing magazine
and newsletter content for Kidscreen in alignment with its 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 Kidscreen’s VP & publisher, the 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.


• Developing and implementing an
editorial plan that aligns with the strategic objectives of the brand
• Motivating, developing and managing
a staff of writers, junior editors and freelancers/contributors
• Planning/assigning/writing copy, editing
the magazine (seven issues a year), and overseeing/evolving online content and
user experience
• 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 


  • 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 content for live events would be an asset
  • Inside knowledge of the international film and television industry would be an asset

To apply, please email ALL of the following to Jocelyn Christie at

• your resumé and cover letter, stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board;
• three professional writing samples with your byline;
• three feature story ideas that would be relevant for Kidscreen readers; and 
• your salary expectations.
Thank you for your interest. We will contact those candidates who meet the qualifications, have supplied all of the application criteria, and seem like they might be a good fit for our brand.  


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