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Culture Editor, FASHION magazine:
St.Joseph Media
Toronto, Ontario
February 07 2017
POSITION: Culture Editor
DEPARTMENT: FASHION magazine
REPORTS TO: Editor-in-Chief, FASHION
LOCATION: Toronto, Ontario
STATUS: Full time


Summary:
St. Joseph Media is Canada's third largest magazine publisher with brands including award-winning titles such as Toronto Life, Torontolife.com, FASHION, fashionmagazine.com, WeddingBells, weddingbells.ca, Canadianfamily.ca, Mariage Quebec, WHERE Canada magazines, and Quill & Quire, quillandquire.com.

The Culture Editor is responsible for creating culture-related multi-platform content for the FASHION brand. This person is responsible for daily online culture-related coverage, as well writing/assigning/editing content for the magazine. The culture editor must also be social media savvy and active on all platforms from Facebook live, to Instastories to Twitter.

Responsibilities:
• Wrangle celebrity cover subjects and interviews
• Assign/write/edit content for the culture section in the magazine, as well as contribute and in some cases project manage special editorial projects
• Participate, as required, in co-branded ventures
• Pitch and write feature/opinion culture pieces on a daily basis for the website
• Meet KPI online metrics set for the culture coverage each month
• Grow FASHION’s culture-related coverage
• Collaborate with photo, design and other editors to put together packages, columns, and features for online and in print
• Understand the voice and audience

Qualifications and Requirements
The ideal candidate will have:
• At least 8 years writing/editing experience in digital and print media
• Passionate/obsessed with pop culture, viral news, and trends
• Excellent substantive editing skills for print features
• Strong writer with a distinctive point of view for both print and digital platforms
• Excellent at producing content with digital-friendly language and graphics
• Good judgment about what works to drive audience in digital media
• Versed in using analytics tools like Facebook Insights, Google Analytics and A/B Testing
• Understanding of editorial best digital practices including SEO, story packaging (especially headlines), and social sharing
• Social media savant
• Engaging on-camera presence—whether it’s a Facebook Live hit, or a television interview

Core Competencies
• Ability to think in abstract terms; can make connections between unrelated notions; can formulate innovative ideas
• Possess strong communication skills such as: workload issues, project needs and provides status on the progress of work and results
• Ability to communicate effectively with other team members at a senior level
• Excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task and deal with ambiguity
• Action oriented and a self-starter who is reliable, full of energy, and enjoys challenges
• Relentlessly creative and driven to tell engaging stories
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Please forward your resume to: hr@stjosephmedia.com and indicate the job title in the subject line.
We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

St. Joseph Media is an equal opportunity employer.
St. Joseph Media is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources department if any accommodations are needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.
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