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City Editor - Vancouver (1 Year Contract)

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Marketing & Communications
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013199 Requisition #
Thanks for your interest in the City Editor - Vancouver (1 Year Contract) position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 29 open jobs by clicking here.


Why do we need you?

The City Editor will be our in-house expert on all things Vancouver. The City Editor loves exploring the city, is in-the-know on local events, can rattle off a list of the city’s hidden gems, is plugged into the local blogger community and has a track record of creating great digital and social media content that demonstrates their amazing local expertise.


What will you be doing?

  • Keeping close tabs on the best places to eat, shop and play in Vancouver
  • Guiding our Vancouver content strategy with your considerable local knowledge and connections
  • Writing compelling editorial content that showcases local merchants and helps to fulfill our mission to support the local economy
  • Building and coaching a team of expert contributors (celebrities, bloggers, freelance writers and photographers)
  • Editing content, maintaining YP’s editorial standards
  • Connecting with PR agencies and advertisers
  • Keeping abreast of the latest trends in social media and web publishing
  • Uploading content to a content management system


What are we looking for?

  • 3+ years of experience creating digital content, preferably in an editorial environment
  • Proven ability to engage audiences using social media
  • University Degree or College Diploma specializing in English, Journalism, Communications or PR
  • Strong networking and people skills
  • Familiarity with Mac platform
  • Experience with the following: content management systems, WordPress, Photoshop, MS Office
  • High level of familiarity with SEO best practices
  • Digital photography experience an asset
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines
  • Problem solving skills
  • Multitasking skills

 

Thank you for your interest in YP! Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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