Star Media Group
Toronto, ON

Web Editor

Metro English Canada
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted: December 22, 2016
Deadline: January 12, 2017


Metro is looking for a web editor to join our digital team. Working with the other web editors and editorial teams across the country, you’ll be responsible for keeping our web and mobile properties up to date using wire content, Metro content and your own original work.  You’ll also engage the online community through Metro’s social media channels, enhance stories for web and mobile, and help our writers and editors create compelling, sharable multimedia content.


What will you do:

  • Keep assigned sections on Metro’s website, app, and homepages up-to-date
  • Support the digital and print editorial teams across the country in optimizing, clarifying and editing their content for web and mobile, making sure content works within the digital medium
  • SEO headlines and articles
  • Create editorial content as needed to assist editors
  • Maintain Metro’s social media channels (Twitter, Facebook and more)
  • Engage with and cultivate the Metro community through social networks
  • Other duties as assigned


Who you are:

  • Examples of creating, curating, and editing great, compelling multimedia content
  • Demonstrated “news sense” for prioritizing content and maximizing audience
  • Active and effective on social networks, know latest techniques for web, mobile and tablet
  • Experience with CMS platforms; HTML knowledge an asset
  • Knowledge of CP style
  • Clear understanding of journalistic best practices, and libel and contempt of court laws
  • Knowledge of Photoshop required: InDesign and other Adobe products an asset
  • At least two years of digital editorial experience required


The Company is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation during this process, please inform the Company of your requirements.

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Category: Online
Star Media Group
Toronto, ON, CA
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Posted: Jan 10, 2017
Deadline: OPEN
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