Senior Staff Writer
Location: Toronto, ONPosted on: Mar 11th

Role: Senior Staff Writer

Manager: City Editor

Department: Editorial

Location: Toronto


Responsibilities

  • Investigate and report news stories around the city, sometimes breaking at any moment and time.
  • Publish posts ranging from breaking news stories to federal politics to development to more simple photo/video posts.
  • Conduct necessary research required to produce content, which may include but is not limited to conducting interviews and attending events
  • Maintain a long-term editorial calendar that details articles, columns, editorials, photography and art needs.
  • Build and maintain a roster of quality contributors with strategic networks, acquiring through various means.
  • Manage social media channels for the purpose of driving traffic to the website and creating conversation.
  • Liaise with internal departments on the development of series and features.
  • Attend editorial team meetings and pitch feasible story ideas.
  • Contribute to the conversation about culture in Toronto.
  • Work with a driven and highly motivated team to support overall editorial operations.
  • Increase credibility of the company through quality, trustworthy, and ethical work.
  • Embrace and encourage a culture based on teamwork, creativity, and having fun.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 4 years experience writing for a publication
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of SEO and Google Analytics
  • Proficiency in the use of WordPress or other CMS
  • Excellent understanding of social media and its importance to journalism
  • Skilled with graphic design, photography, and photo editing is an asset

Benefits of working with us

  • Medical/Dental/Vision benefits starting after three months.
  • Flexible work environment and vacation time.
  • Strong potential for long-term career growth and development with a fast-growing company.
  • Be part of a relaxed (but hard-working) team that feels more like family than co-workers.

We thank all applicants for applying, however, only successful candidates will be contacted.


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Daily Hive is an organization that values creativity, innovative thinking, inclusion and diversity. We offer a great opportunity to work alongside passionate and intelligent individuals, and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.