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New Media Editor

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: Other
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Editors (5122)
NOC Job Title: Editor
Expires in 72 days
Expires: 2018-05-03
Last Updated: 2018-01-10

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Job Number: 453571




Job Location(s)

4871 Shell Road
1260
Richmond, British Columbia
V6X 3Z6, Canada

Job Description

Coast Mountain Publishing & Media Management Corporation (Operating Name: West Canada Weekly), is founded in 2009. West Canada Weekly is a leading media company in British Columbia for Chinese residents. We are looking for an experienced new media editor for our news website and social media platforms.

 

Responsibilities:


• Plan, produce and publish content for social media and websites by writing, translating and editing on daily basis
• Select news stories from various sources and inform other editors with updated information on a daily basis
• Improve website’s traffic and social media’s subscription and meet the performance goals
• Build contacts and column authors to maintain a flow of news and sufficient high quality articles, for example, local council, community groups, press officers from a variety of organizations, the general public, etc.
• Improve website SEO
• Proofread and edit materials
• Attend events, press conferences, interviews, etc.
• Other related works

 

Qualifications:


• Previous writing and editing experience in social media required
• At least Bachelor Degree in media, journalism, Chinese or a related discipline is required;
• Minimum 2+year’s previous journalist and/or editorial experience in media-relevant industry are required
• Outstanding written, oral and interpersonal communication skills are a must
• Proven ability to generate ideas and think creatively, edit or rewrite copy and give snappy headlines and captions
• Understand local audience’s interest
• In-depth knowledge of SEO
• Proficient in word processing software
• Strong sense of timing and pace is required
• Fluent Chinese and English are required to this job
• Familiar with Content Management System, popular social media platforms and have knowledge and experience of creating content for social media

 


Salary:


Total annual income is expected to be $40,000, based on salary and performance bonus.

 

Please submit resume and writing samples to hr@wcweekly.com. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


How to Apply

Expiring: May 03, 2018