Staff Writer - 12 months contract

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Date: Dec 14, 2018

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.

 

STAFF WRITER, HELLO! Canada

1-year maternity leave contract

 

What we’re looking for

A talented, motivated journalist with at least two years’ experience in news and feature writing. You’ll have a light touch with the written word; a passion for (and excellent working knowledge of) Hello!-friendly subject matter, with particular emphasis on royalty; and, of course, a knack for getting the most quotable quotes out of your interview subjects. You’ll be working with our editorial team on the weekly edition of Hello! Canada (the country’s top-selling magazine on newsstands), as well as contributing to the brand’s hugely popular website.

 

What you’ll be doing

 

• Reporting, interviewing and writing news and features for HELLO! Canada


• Staying on the pulse of royal, celebrity and entertainment news and generating story ideas daily and weekly

 

• Editing/organizing at least one section of the magazine

 

• Maintaining creativity and high standards under tight deadlines, often writing multiple stories per day

 

• Representing HELLO! Canada at events as needed

 

 

What you have

 

• A post-secondary degree, preferably in journalism

 

• Two-plus years of proven news and feature writing experience, preferably for a news outlet or magazine brand

 

• A passion for celebrity news and royalty, and the ability to generate multiple story ideas per week

 

• The ability to research and write well at high speed

 

• Strong time-management and organizational skills

 

• Motivation, enthusiasm and a great sense of humour

 

 

RELATIONSHIPS

Internal: Editorial team, sales team

External: Industry contacts

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

You may be required to work overtime and occasional weekends

 

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: 12 Months
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Publishing & Editorial
Requisition ID: 138335
 
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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