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ITWC
Toronto, ON

Staff Writer (online video and articles)

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*** INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY WITH COVER LETTER AND EXAMPLES OF PUBLISHED WORK ***

Overview

IT World Canada (ITWC) is looking for a journalist to enhance its award-winning editorial team covering the Canadian technology industry. To be considered for this position you must have experience of the entire process of creating engaging videos for the web. You are genuinely interested in the technology industry and able to work effectively as part of a team or independently. This is a full-time entry level position. ITWC offers a competitive salary with benefits.

About IT World Canada

ITWC is a privately-owned digital media and content marketing services company. Building on over three decades of solid relationships with Canada’s technology decision-makers through award-winning excellence in journalism, we deliver incisive, relevant information to executive and managerial audiences. It also provides leading, integrated marketing content strategies to clients, including over 200 global Fortune 1000 companies.

Our online publications include www.itworldcanada.com, www.itbusiness.ca, and www.computerdealernews.com. Our growing Youtube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/itworldca) supports these websites. You’ll be joining the editorial team dedicated to producing objective journalism for our audience of IT leaders, business executives, and channel partners.You’ll also be responsible to help create content supporting ITWC’s own awards programs and events, as well as that of its partners.

About you

You’re a creator that loves working with digital content and you know how to make videos that get watched. You care about the quality of your work, but can work to publish quickly when required. You’re flexible enough to work evenings or weekends, or travel internationally if that’s what the assignment requires. You’re eager to collaborate with your editors and fellow writers and are eager to explore emerging formats as new storytelling opportunities.

You have experience with the following:

  • Writing video scripts
  • Interviewing CEOs, analysts, and other high profile sources
  • Publishing stories and videos on deadline
  • Writing for a niche audience with specific interests
  • Using WordPress
  • Promoting content on Youtube
  • Using social media from a professional perspective
  • Video journalism
  • French language would be a bonus
  • A post-secondary diploma or degree in a related field

What you’ll do

  • Manage editorial video opportunities from start to finish, writing scripts and hosting videos in collaboration with our creative team and journalists
  • Write original stories based on your own research and interviews for our websites
  • Attend industry events and product launches in the GTA and file same-day reports
  • Support our brands with your social media presence and regular activity
  • Support ITWC’s content marketing objectives for its own events and award series as necessary

Job details and benefits

This is a full-time position that is based in our Scarborough-based office every weekday, from 9-5. We have a work environment that allows for flexible and remote work at the discretion of managers. Our journalists cover stories of national - and often international interest - within the scope of the IT field and we’re always looking to expand our coverage into new areas. Our editorial team often travels to conferences in the U.S. for coverage.

Other details:

  • 10 vacation days per year (after probation period)
  • Benefits for health and dental
  • Computer and smartphone with service plan are provided.

Please review our websites and be prepared to discuss your impressions of them during the interview. Deadline for submissions December 14, 2018. We’ll only be responding to candidates that we are interested in interviewing. Applications require a cover letter and examples of published work to be considered.

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Additional Details

Category: Online
Location:
ITWC
55 Town Centre Court, Unit 302
Toronto, ON, CA
M4P1X4
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Tags: writer, journalist, content, video, editor, copywriter
Posted: Dec 04, 2018
Closing: Dec 14, 2018
Type: Full-time
Experience: Entry Level
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