Annex Business Media has a great opportunity for an experienced editor to lead the content charge for Canada’s premier information brand for the renovating and custom home building industry: Canadian Contractor.
We are looking for someone who can supply the high-quality content that our audience has come to expect and rely on; someone who matches our values, and our passion to use content —in print, in digital and across all other multi-media platforms — to enrich the knowledge of our loyal audience.
You will also join Canada’s leading B2B media company, where our values, unique culture and training help us consistently outperform the industry.
What you will do:
- Develop products around industry-leading content, choosing the best platform to make these “must-read” brands.
- Partner with freelance writers and industry contributors, edit copy from industry experts, and ensure the quality and timeliness of online content.
- Drive our digital products, including websites, e-news, social media, video, podcasts, webinars and more in our quest to reach readers wherever they are.
- Attend industry events to better connect with your market and audience.
- Help create content around existing and new events, like workshops and conferences.
- Build and foster relationships with industry associations and partners.
- Innovate and act on emerging trends and needs within the media world and new technologies in your industry.
What the ideal Annex candidate looks like:
- In addition to a degree/diploma in journalism or related field, you have a minimum of three-years’ experience in editing, writing or journalism.
- Experience covering technical or business sectors is an asset.
- Proven comfort with all forms of media communication, including print, websites, video and social media.
- Valid driver’s license and eagerness to travel within and outside Canada as required.
- Ability to work together to achieve the best results and proven can do/will do attitude. You take ownership over all you do.
- Great organizational abilities, as well as strong computer skills.
- Outgoing personality and comfort in social settings.
- Track record of going above and beyond to deliver the unexpected.
- Willingness to adapt in a constantly evolving media business.
What we offer:
You’ll enjoy the progressive benefits, continuing education opportunities and great office environment you’d expect from a media innovator. You’ll also get the chance to work with a media group that knows the business inside and out. You will appreciate the autonomy to get the job done, as well as the support and encouragement to create and execute your best ideas.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resumé, and links to writing samples to, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline to apply is February 20, 2020