Managing Editor, Canadian Grocer

 EnsembleIQ - Company site
 November 18, 2021
 Remote job

Job descripton

MANAGING EDITOR, Canadian Grocer

Location:  Office located in Toronto, ON (Please note: EIQ is open to hiring the right candidate to work remotely for this role anywhere in Canada)

EnsembleIQ is seeking a Managing Editor for Canadian Grocer, a 135-year-old business-to-business media brand covering the interests of Canada’s grocery retailers. Reporting to the Editor-in-Chief, the Managing Editor’s key responsibility is managing the day-to-day needs of Canadian Grocer’s editorial content production. The Managing Editor helps plan, assign, edit and also write content. The candidate must have a passion for exceptional editorial content, a good understanding of print and digital media and superior attention to detail.

Key responsibilities:

  • Generates story ideas and assigns stories to freelance writers while staying within budget guidelines

  • Writes and edits engaging, high-quality content primarily for print publication and occasionally digital content

  • Leads weekly editorial meetings

  • Interacts regularly with managers in other key departments to ensure business goals and opportunities are met

  • Cultivate relationships with key industry sources to help build Canadian Grocer’s community

  • Assist in the planning and execution of Canadian Grocer events

  • Represents the brand at industry events

  • Other responsibilities could be assigned based on evolving business needs

Job requirements

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field

  • Minimum 3 – 5 years of demonstrated editorial experience (B2B preferred)

  • Keen sense of integrity and high journalistic standards experience

  • Skilled content manager, proficient in planning and executing multiple simultaneous projects in a deadline-oriented environment

  • Superior writing and editing skills and strong knowledge of Canadian Press style conventions

  • Demonstrated knowledge of print production required; knowledge of web publishing an asset

  • Technical proficiency, with hands-on experience using current software and programs such as Drupal (or related program) Google Suite, Microsoft Word, etc.

  • Outstanding organizational, communication and interpersonal skills and a commitment to teamwork

EnsembleIQ is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity and inclusion. We provide accommodations at all stages of recruitment and employment in accordance with Human Rights and accommodation legislation upon request.