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Associate Web Producer:
Mindful and mindful.com
Halifax
January 23 2018
Mindful magazine and its digital equivalent, mindful.org, are looking for an Associate Web Editor to join their digital team. The organization’s mission is to support the work being done in the field of mindfulness, creating new opportunities by telling stories, connecting people, providing vital information, and catalyzing key events and initiatives, and making mindfulness and its practice a routine part of North American society. The Associate Web Editor, working with a small team of digital professionals in the area of editorial, will help serve this goal by creating content posts for Mindful.org, overseeing newsletter production, and scheduling social media posts. This is a permanent full-time position.

Working under the direction of the Editor, Mindful Digital, the Associate Web Editor will broadly be responsible for:

Building and scheduling article posts
Formatting posts for SEO
Searching for and formatting images
Participate in production of special projects with other departments
Writing articles for the website
Regularly feeding website with content from the latest issue of the print magazine
Writing and scheduling all social media posts
Overseeing and contributing to production of email newsletter campaigns
Assist with production of mobile edition
The Associate Web Editor will report to the Editor, Mindful Digital and work under the direction of the Deputy Editor, Mindful Digital.

Specific Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or Communications
Strong writing skills — able to write for daily deadlines
Content management system experience; specifically WordPress and mobile platform MAZ
Experience and enthusiasm for posting to social media platforms including: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google-Plus
Knowledge of HTML and experience with image editing, Photoshop preferred
Knowledge of SEO and social media best practices, including calls to action, hashtags, and tagging as well as experience using social media management platforms such as Hootsuite and Buffer
Facility with email and newsletter tool Mailchimp
Familiarity with web and social analytics
The Foundation for a Mindful Society (Mindful), an independent non-profit located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is dedicated to inspiring, guiding and connecting anyone who wants to explore mindfulness—to enjoy better health, more caring relationships, and a more compassionate society. We use our media and community building expertise as the publishers of Mindful magazine and mindful.org to accomplish this.

Salary is $27,000 to 30,000 (CAD). Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada.

Deadline for Applications: February 9, 2018.

Apply by email with “Associate Web Editor” in the subject line and attaching covering letter and resume to Cindy Littlefair at cindy@mindful.org
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