Team Editor

| Toronto, ON, CAN
Employer Provided Salary: 71,361-98,894 Annually
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Company Description

Torstar Corporation is a progressive media organization with a long, proud history in newspapers and a passion for capitalizing on the fluid world of digital and mobile media. Torstar’s vision for success is driven by a deep customer-centric obsession, continued journalistic excellence, advanced data-driven competency and a culture that is selfless, focused, agile, collaborative and results driven. The successful candidate will be a champion of those priorities while keeping the customer at the heart of all of the creative work that they will be doing.

Our Commitment To Diversity
We strive to be a leader in building and cultivating an employee community framed around fairness, support and opportunity. We believe that what makes us different, makes a difference. And as a team, the diversity of our backgrounds, interests and experiences is what enriches our work, and our workplaces. We welcome all, and we strive for an inclusive culture that allows individual growth and shared success.


Job Description

The Toronto Star is looking for a Team Editor to join its ambitious new opinion department. The Team Editor will work collaboratively to produce opinion journalism of the highest caliber, from conception to publication. Reporting to the associate editor of opinion, they will be digitally oriented, helping to build the Star’s audience, engage readers and elevate the discourse.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for big ideas and great writing, a knack for helping writers make fair and persuasive arguments, and a track record of deft structural and copy editing.

Team Editors can be assigned to any newsroom department, in a variety of capacities. The initial assignment will be to the opinion team.

  • Generate ideas for opinion pieces, assign columns and op-eds, edit columns and op-eds, choose visual material to accompany opinion articles
  • Generate and curate opinion content for all our platforms
  • Collaborate with Star managers, editors, digital producers and freelancers on content ideas, projects, planning and strategy
  • Work with digital producers and editors inside and outside the newsroom to ensure the smooth production of opinion pieces
  • Evaluate and edit copy for quality and accuracy. Ensure there no legal issues or factual, spelling or grammatical errors, and that the work meets Star standards of fairness and good taste

Qualifications

  • Advanced journalism skills with a broad knowledge of local, national and international issues
  • Superb news judgment; story-telling, editing and multimedia skills
  • Understanding of digital publishing best practices
  • Knowledge of basic elements of design and presentation
  • A proven track record of working collaboratively and innovatively
  • Passion, energy and creativity. You are a self-starter and self-motivated with the ability to identify and solve complex problems, quickly and independently
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Able to simultaneously manage multiple projects and tasks
  • Relentlessly high standards; detail-oriented and deadline-driven

Salary: $71,360.63 - $98,894.76

This is a notice of vacancy under Article 8 of collective agreement between Toronto Star Newspapers Limited and Unifor Local 87M. The hours of work for this position will vary according to the assignment, but will all conform to a standard 35-hour work week as described under the collective agreement. These positions will be located Toronto.

Additional Information

AODA

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ontario Human Rights Code we will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling the interview of your requirements.

More Information on Torstar Corporation
Torstar Corporation operates in the Digital Media industry. The company is located in Toronto, Ontario. Torstar Corporation was founded in 1892. It has 2500 total employees. To see all 2 open jobs at Torstar Corporation, click here.
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