Date: Apr 20, 2017

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA, K1R 7X7

Every day, we strive to build a brilliant digital future for Canadians. We work as one team, with one goal –serve our customers better.
 

The Current Affairs Assistant Editor, Ottawa Bureau will help define and champion our political and public policy cross-platform initiatives, working with words, data, maps and charts to find the best ways to present and enrich our digital storytelling.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Extensive collaboration with web team colleagues and newsroom managers, as well as reporters and videographers, to conceive and execute our ideas.
  • Constantly come up with stories, as well as innovative ways to tell them.
  • Write features, often driven by data, contribute to the reporting of Maclean's journalists and participate in larger newsroom-wide projects.
  • Use web analytics to continuously reshape and grow content

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary education in journalism or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3+ years of relevant experience.
  • Strong writing and editing skills are a must, as well as an instinct to tell stories creatively and differently.
  • Positive attitude, team-oriented spirit and strong work ethic.
  • Knowledge of and exposure to HTML and jQuery.
  • Experience with CSS frameworks, in particular knowledge of Foundation and Bootstrap.
  • Experience as a political reporter and digital producer would be an asset.

 

Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 360 Albert Street Suite 1030 (236), Ottawa, ON 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Publishing & Editorial
Requisition ID: 97913
 
WHY ROGERS?
 
As a proud Canadian company, we're dedicated to making things easier for our customers. We’ve been embracing and leading change for over 50-years, and we’ll continue to seek out new opportunities to bring our customers simple solutions for today and tomorrow.
 
At Rogers, we recognize that success is determined by the strength and diversity of our people. We work together because we want to win together, and these five shared values guide and define our work:
 
  1. Simplify and innovate
  2. Take ownership of the what and the how
  3. Equip people to succeed
  4. Execute with discipline and pride
  5. Talk straight, build trust, and over deliver
 
Why Rogers? Because we believe the best is yet to come.
 
We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You can also reach out to our team at RogersRecruiting@rci.rogers.com to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.
 
Posting Notes:  Media || Canada (CA) || ON || Ottawa || None ||

 

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