Associate Editor/Staff Writer, HELLO! Canada (1-year contract)January 4, 2022
- Division: Media
- Department: Editorial & Creative
- Reports to: Editor in Chief
- Location: Toronto
- Status: Contract
HELLO! Canada, the country’s top-selling magazine on newsstands, is seeking an energetic all-star to step into the role of Associate Editor/Staff Writer for a 1-year contract. We are looking for a writer who is a big fan of all things celebrity, entertainment and of course, ROYAL! So, if you thrive in high-pressure situations, work best when up against a deadline, are confident in tracking down interviews, have a breezy writing style and sense of humour – and you know your Kate Middleton from your Kate Winslet – we would love to hear from you!
Main responsibilities and duties will include:
- Research and write short and feature-length articles
- Pitch celebrity interviews
- Generate story ideas
- Co-ordinate editorial coverage of a specific section of the magazine
Qualifications and Requirements:
- At least 5 years’ magazine experience
- The ability to write, at high speed with a knack for snappy copy
- A network of publicist contacts, both at home and in Hollywood, is an asset
- Experience working in InCopy
- Patience, good humour, and flexibility (work hours are longer on press days)
- Stamina – our weekly schedule requires resilience
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