Editor, Branded Content

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Date: Feb 28, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M4Y 2Y5

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize her dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuels us, and moments define us.


We are seeking a multi-platform content creator to join the Rogers Digital Content and Publishing team to execute branded content across Rogers’ publishing brands, including Canadian Business, Chatelaine, FLARE, HELLO! Canada, Maclean’s and Today’s Parent. Reporting to the Executive Editor, Branded Content, the ideal candidate is someone who can ideate and produce relevant, insightful and engaging content that meets editorial and advertiser objectives across all platforms, including print, digital, video and social media. We are looking for someone who understands what kinds of stories resonate with various target audiences and how to best package and promote those stories for maximum engagement.
What you are doing:

•Liaise with internal editorial, creative services and sales teams to brainstorm best-in-class Branded Content ideas across multiple platforms (print, digital, social, broadcast, radio)
•Demonstrate consistency and journalistic standards of transparency and accuracy across Branded Content programs
•Recommend best content publishing/amplification techniques when responding to sales pitches and RFPs in a timely manner
•Work with a team of highly enthusiastic Branded Content editors and project managers to execute multiple Branded Content programs on deadline across all brands

What you have:

 •Post-secondary degree or diploma in journalism and/or equivalent editing/writing/video storytelling experience

•A minimum of 2 to 3 years working in a writing or editing environment in media
•Ability to work well as part of an editorial team within a large, fast-paced organization that includes various stakeholders; a true team player
•Experience with CMS, Wordpress, metrics tools like Google Analytics or Adobe Omniture
•Highly developed research and interview skills
•A strong competence in social media and SEO
•Excellent time-management and organizational skills in a deadline-driven environment
•Strong network of editor and writer contacts
•Graphic design experience is an asset
•Available to work the occasional evening/weekend

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Publishing & Editorial
Requisition ID: 133073
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. 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.

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