Online Editor

EditorialFull TimeToronto, ON

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Role: Online Editor

Department: Editorial
Location: Toronto

Who you are

Daily Hive has an opportunity for an ambitious individual to join our Editorial Department in Toronto full-time as an Online Editor. You will work with our Editorial Department and online editing team and be a key player in the day-to-day content production for our network.

The Online Editor will be responsible for ensuring all copy published on Daily Hive meets our standards for style, form, and function. The role calls for a mix of traditional front-page copyediting and SEO-friendly headline creation, and the ideal candidate will have the skills and knowledge to match.

What we are looking for

  • Experience editing copy to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar, consistency, structure and syntax
  • Minimum one year experience writing for a publication, freelance, or equivalent
  • Certification or training in copy editing is preferred
  • Working knowledge of CP and/or AP writing styles
  • Proficiency in the use of WordPress or other CMS
  • In-depth knowledge of SEO and Google Analytics
  • Skill in graphic design, photography, and photo editing is an asset
  • Thorough understanding of web research, copyright issues and media law
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; ability to work with a wide range of editors, reporters, designers, and photographers
  • A high level of accuracy, organization, and creativity while maintaining attention to detail
  • Excellent understanding of social media and its importance to journalism
  • Comfortable using standard photo editing tools and software

What you get to do

  • Copy edit articles based on modified CP style
  • Proofread and adjust articles for format and visual integrity, and support editorial staff in fact-checking content in preparation for publication
  • Verify usability, credit, and assist in sourcing images for use in articles
  • Ensure articles are using the best headlines and images
  • Publish pending articles after ensuring content guidelines are met
  • Review previously published material and edit to align with current style conventions
  • Edit and write headlines for SEO and social
  • Be able to step in and write articles when needed
  • Ensure articles are written in compliance with Canadian media law and copyright regulations
  • Be a team player who can have fun while working hard
  • Publish stories onto Apple News platform
  • Work weekends, evenings and occasional holidays as necessary
  • Other tasks, as required by your manager

The benefits of working with us

  • Hybrid work environment with the ability to work remotely.
  • Flexible work schedule and paid time off.
  • 12 mandatory paid days off per year (Flex Days) to allow you to prioritize your health.
  • Full benefits package (medical, vision, dental and extended health) starting after three months.
  • Ability to be part of a fast growing company with a fun team and work culture and opportunities for growth.

Are you ready to dive in and become part of a fast-paced, growing media company? APPLY HERE. We thank all candidates for applying, however, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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Daily Hive is an organization that values creativity, innovative thinking, inclusivity and diversity. We offer a great opportunity to work alongside passionate and intelligent individuals, and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.