Bilingual Editor

Programming Toronto, Ontario


Description

As a Bilingual Editor, you will spend your days immersed in the news, researching and producing engaging content for Captivate’s network of digital screens in the office environment.  Your purpose will be to empower busy professionals with actionable information throughout their work day.  If you’re a news junkie looking to exercise your editing skills in the digital space, this may be an excellent career step for you.  You can make a difference in our fun, dynamic and hardworking office culture. We’re looking for someone to work 25-35 hours a week out of our Toronto office.

Key Tasks:

  • Comb our content providers’ websites for fresh, compelling and relevant content, and edit the info into easily digestible news nuggets for our digital space in both English and French.
  • Minimal translation.
  • Maintain Captivate’s voice and style.
  • Brainstorm and develop sponsorable content for advertisers.
  • Cultivate creativity, as there will be opportunities to develop original programming features.

 Requirements:

  • A Bachelor of Journalism or degree in another relevant field.
  • At least 2 years of editorial experience on any platform that demonstrates familiarity with CP style.
  • Strong copyediting skills, good news judgment and an ability to meet multiple deadlines daily.
  • Familiarity with Ottawa culture
  • Skills with basic photo editing including Photoshop.
  • Fluency in social media.
  • Meticulous copyediting skills, sound news judgment and an ability to meet multiple deadlines daily.
  • Skills with basic photo editing including Photoshop.
  • Ability to work at 6 am.

Why You Should Work at Captivate

Captivate offers a generous FTO (flexible time off) policy, matching RRSP, commuter benefits & health insurance programs. We encourage work-life balance through team building activities, employee outings and celebratory events. If you are looking to join a growing, dynamic company with a great work environment and the opportunity to make an impact, Captivate is for you!

This is an excellent position in a dynamic and growing company !!