October  18, 2018
  New Media





Style Editor

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Style Editor REF#: JG30373
Canada Wide Media Limited
Location: Burnaby, British Columbia
Posted: October 5, 2018
Salary: $45,000 - $50,000


Canada Wide Media Limited, Western Canada’s leading independent audience engagement and custom content creation company has an immediate opening for a full time Style Editor for Western Living and Vancouver magazines.
Summary of Role
  • Oversees editorial content for several sections in both Vancouver magazine and Western Living magazine
  • Writes and edits content for both print and online
  • Contributes to SIPs and other publications as required
  • Develops vision, and assigns and edits Best of the City and City Guide SIPs
Key Areas of Responsibility
Content Development/Editing
  • In Western Living magazine, edit and assign, or write as required: shopping section, as well as openings, “Bites”, events, Sources, newsletter and Facebook Feed; other content as required.
  • In Vancouver magazine, edit and assign, or write as required the “Play” section, including fashion and homes stories.
  • Oversees editorial direction, produces content and implements policy for publication in two SIPs, and other company publications as required.
  • Build and deliver the WL and VM newsletters once a week.
Audience Development
  • Contribute to digital content on westernliving.ca and vanmag.com with minimum three posts per week. 
  • Work with editorial team to create and constantly reassess engaging content that builds traffic for westernliving.ca and vanmag.com
  • Create a database of writers with expertise on various subjects as they relate to both design in Western Canada, and city-related content such as food, real estate, politics and style.
  • Establish contacts with professional industry-specific organizations.
  • Attend workshops, conferences and networking sessions to establish a presence of the publications and to increase the database of professionals and writers.
  • Attend workshops and conferences to remain informed and current on the latest practices in publishing ie. the convergence of print and web.
  • Attend media events and the brands’ own produced special events outside of office hours.


Education and Experience
  • Post-secondary education in Journalism, Communications Degree or equivalent
  • 2-3 years of editorial experience working in a magazine/newspaper environment
  • Proficiency on a MAC platform
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, InDesign, Wordpress
  • Knowledge of CP style
Soft Skills and Competencies
  • Ability to work autonomously, managing editorial projects and day-to-day content deliverables
  • Strong presentation and written communication skills
  • Familiar with Western Canada’s design and cultural landscape and its players
  • Familiar with key topics in the city of Vancouver: food, politics, real estate
  • Knowledgeable about fashion and design
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills

Interested and qualified candidates, please send your resume and cover letter - stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board - to:

Anicka Quin
Canada Wide Media Limited
230, 4321, Still Creek Drive
Burnaby , B.C.
V5C 6S7 , Canada
Tel: (604) 299-7311

E-mail: aquin@canadawide.com
Web address: http://www.westernliving.ca/

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