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Posted October 31, 2022

Editor & Staff Writer - alive Magazine – Alive Publishing Group Inc.

Location:

Richmond

Description:

Editor & Staff Writer - alive Magazine (Print)

alive, North America’s premiere natural health publisher, is looking for a skilled Editor & Staff Writer!

Summary of Essential Job Functions:
• Generate and research article ideas
• Commission writers to create original content
• Write, edit, and proofread articles for various publications (print & digital)/ audiences and various marketing materials
• Upload images and manage various alive.com and WordPress tasks as required
• Complete all newsletters, and digital publications (alive@work/alive Connect) when required
• Provide support for digital platforms (i.e., Facebook, Instagram, etc.) as required
• Perform laser reviews
• Engage in cross-training with other editors as requested to ensure smooth, consistent workflow during absences and/or vacations
• Meet all deadlines

Required Skills:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in English, Journalism, Communications required
• Minimum 4+ years work experience as an editor and writer.
• Experience in a leading editorial role with proven experience with editorial lineup creation and strict deadlines.
• Excellent research, communication, writing, editing, and proofreading skills. (Editing test will be administered as part of the interview process. Minimum 80% required to be considered.)
• Creative thinker with demonstrated drive and initiative; a self-starter who takes initiative
• Excellent interpersonal skills; can work well in a team or independently
• Comfortable with Mailchimp, WordPress and other CMSs
• Proficiency with Adobe, Outlook, Microsoft Word, and Excel; experience with Photoshop and InDesign an asset
• Energetic, detail oriented, and organized, with strong time management skills
• Ability to be flexible and respond quickly with a can-do attitude and problem-solving focus. Extended hours occasionally required to meet deadlines.
• Willingness to support other products (including print and digital products) and follow guidance from editorial and design teams
• Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and work within tight deadlines
• Ability to monitor the progress and status of deliverables and communicate appropriately

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