Writer

Company: Espresso communication
Category: Web publishing
Job: Writer
Location: N/A
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: N/A

Description:
Espresso communication is currently looking for freelancers to make up its team of journalists. Espresso communication is looking for writers specialized in news, entertainment, health & fitness, money or autos.

Position Requirements:
The freelancer must have experience writing in English and be comfortable with searching photos on image databases.

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
A resume and samples of their work.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Camille Gélinas-Fafard, Publishing Assistant, cgelinasfafard@espressocommunication.com

Miscellaneous
http://www.espressocommunication.com/

Copywriter

Company: Benjamin David Group
Category: Marketing Company
Job: Copywriter
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: N/A

Description:
Benjamin David Group is seeking a part-time copywriter to help its company create standout content for a wide range of clients.

Benjamin David Group is looking for a writer who pays close attention to detail but thinks big picture at the same time, and is genuinely excited at the thought of working with several unique brand voices in one day.

The Junior Copywriter would work closely with the Media Manager to produce copy for multiple digital channels: blogs, websites, newsletters, and social media, to name a few.

 

Position Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have:
• A bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or a related field;
• Ability to write about a wide range of topics;
• Familiarity with tech industry terminologies & trends;
• A solid understanding of “writing for web” techniques;
• An interest in social media channel development & management;
• Excellent priority management skills;
• Experience with WordPress and Hootsuite an asset;
• Perfectly bilingual (FR/EN)
• Interest in working in a fast-paced environment.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
http://www.benjamin-david.com/careers/

Miscellaneous
http://www.benjamin-david.com/

 

 

Journalism Internship

Company: The Vocalist MAGAZINE
Category: Digital magazine
Job: Journalism Internship / Writer and Editor
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: June 5th, 2017
Duration: 120 Hours – From June 2017 to September 2017

Description:
TVM TV is looking for students who are interested in a learning opportunity, where they can extend their journalism, television broadcasting education beyond the classroom.

Purpose:
This TVM TV internship is designed to provide students with a strong interest in broadcast journalism, an opportunity to gain insight into the day to day operations of professional TV production.

Position Requirements:
The ideal candidate:
• Needs to be registered at a university or college on a full-time basis.
• Prefer someone working toward a career in broadcast journalism. Applicant needs to be in good academic standing and possess some knowledge of music industry.
• Needs to be organized, able to meet deadlines and be a self-starter.
• Good writing, production and conversational skills, and be able to transmit information clearly and efficiently.
• The internship will cover a quarter/semester period of approximately sixteen (16) hours per week, with a schedule to be arranged by the intern and the intern coordinator.
• Work effectively in a team environment.
• Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management, and clients.
• Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
vocalistmagazinetv@gmail.com

Miscellaneous
http://vocalistmag.com/
Please NO PHONE CALLS.

Writer Internship

Company: Un peu plus loin
Category: Storytelling Studio
Job: Writer Internship
Location: N/A
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: N/A

Description:
Un peu plus loin (unpeuplusloin.com) is a storytelling studio dedicated to creating, producing, and distributing quality content for individuals, brands and broadcasters. The studio was founded in 2016 by producer, director, journalist and well-known social media figure Tamy Emma Pepin. With numerous expanding projects, including its own media platform highlighting diversity in arts and culture, the studio is seeking ambitious, creative and autonomous interns for summer 2017.

Under the editor-in-chief, the writer intern will be in charge of creating written content for Un peu plus loin magazine, and help develop the identity of our emerging publication. Your voice and input will have a decisive impact on the editorial direction the magazine takes so you have to be passionate and eager about this.

The responsibilities will include:
-Content writing for Un peu plus loin magazine
-Provides day-to-day support to the Editor-In-Chief.
-Content adaption for social media platforms
-Development of a newsletter

Position Requirements:
The ideal candidate has creative ideas – ones that will cut through the noise out there and offer a fresh take on current cultural conversations.

He/She should:
– have ability to write about various subjects such as travel, lifestyle, cultural topics and others
– have communication skills on a multi-media level
– be perfectly bilingual
– adapt his/her writing tone for different assignments
– be eager, organized, autonomous, self-reliant and fast on your feet!
– be Detail-oriented
– have knowledge of internet culture, the Arts, design, literature is a must.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
info@unpeuplusloin.com

Miscellaneous
www.unpeuplusloin.com
Un peu plus loin thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Writing/editing internship

Company: Espresso communication
Category: Web media
Job: Writer/editor unpaid (internship)
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: 3 months

Description:
Espresso communication is looking for a writer/web editor to help provide content for its client. The intern will have the opportunity to write on and/or edit different topics, including finance, lifestyle, entertainment, auto, news, travel, health and sports.

The intern will:
• suggest article ideas
• participate to the editorial meetings
• and help with the editorial calendar.

The intern will work extensively with WordPress and will have to format images.
He/she will learn about SEO techniques, image search and rights, and will work under some pressure, as we have to hand in articles at a more or less specific date.

Purpose:
The goal is to produce the most clickable articles possible while still remaining truthful.

Position Requirements:
Applicants should have:
• Some experience with web editing, preferably with WordPress.
• Great language skills, as part of the internship includes reviewing others’ articles and correcting mistakes.
• Some experience with writing is also required.

Bilingualism (French and English) is an asset.

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
A CV detailing the applicant’s experience.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Camille Gélinas-Fafard, Publishing assistant: cgelinasfafard@espressocommunication.com

Miscellaneous
http://www.espressocommunication.com/

Freelancer writer for Montreal Families

Company: Montreal Families Magazine
Category: Magazine and webzine
Job: freelance writer
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: N/A

Description:
Montreal Families provides parents with local information about things to do with kids as well as publishing feature articles about local parenting issues.

Montreal Families  is looking for freelance writers to contribute to its monthly newspaper as well as website. The freelancer may be writing and editing for both the newspaper and website. There will be many other journalism-related tasks, such as writing briefs, proofreading, fact checking etc. as needed.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Kelly Wilton at kelly@montrealfamilies.ca

Miscellaneous
http://www.montrealfamilies.ca/

 

 

Editor in Chief / Writer Goalcast

Company: Goalcast
Category: Web Media (Self-Development)
Job: Editor in Chief / Writer
Location: Montreal, QC (Home or Office)
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: N/A, flexible hours

Description:
Goalcast is the fastest growing self-development media company on the internet. Goalcast creates content (articles, videos, interviews) to inspire people to live their dreams by exploring their full potential. If you feel like you can contribute to that mission.

Goalcast is currently looking for a Diligent Editor in Chief and a Talented Writer.
Their responsibilities will be to:
-Manage a team of remote contributors. Review and edit articles and ensure content is posted on timely manner.
– Write life-changing articles on the website.

Flexible hours,
Work at Office or from home.

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
– A copy of your CV (not required) OR a list of your past experience
– One paragraph on why you feel you would be a great addition to Goalcast (you can make a video about yourself)
– Something unique and cool about yourself
– A link to some of your work (video, audio, articles, your own website)
(Passion Required)

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Cyrus at: cyrus@goalcast.com

Miscellaneous
http://www.goalcast.com

Web content writer

Company: Cyberimpact
Category: Web Marketing
Job: Web content writer
Location: Terrebone, QC
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: N/A

Description:
Cyberimpact is a very easy to use email marketing software that allows SMEs to communicate more effectively with their customers and increase their sales.

The Content Writer will be responsible for generating, organizing and editing content that encourages positive interactions. The candidate should have strong researching and writing ability, working knowledge of how to strategically optimize content, enhance the user experience, and artfully edit content for print, web and social audiences:
• Write content that make our customers and our persona happy
• Work in support of sales, marketing department
• Sometime, travel to help the training team
• Show your face in some Webinar Duties
• Might also create some scenarios to help the video content production
• Respect the deadline
• Participate in the Infographics creation process
• Manage part of social campaign and content publishing on these platform

Web content writers are expected to create work that is optimized for the Web. Provide entertaining, educational, and engaging articles and posts that translate to our newsletters, blog, and training platforms. Research and write compelling content marketing assets, including but not limited to: Presenter narratives; industry updates; culture pieces; short and long-form video and web content. Work closely with the Marketing, User Experience, Product Development, Training and Recognition Teams to identify and execute opportunities for highlighting, celebrating and communicating our Presenter success stories. Ensure on-brand consistency in messaging, content, and other communications.

Purpose:
Create content, participate actively and collaborate to an organic strategy that changes and evolve all the time.
The candidate will be answering to the Chef of Marketing.

Position Requirements:
The idea candidate has:
• Minimum 2-3 years relevant experience, experience in the SAS mode selling is a plus
• Bachelor’s degree. Majors in Marketing, Journalism, or English preferred.
• Bilingual (English, French) oral and written, but you are stronger in English, we will take care of the French
• Excellent writing skills, with the ability to synthesize complex concepts into clear, concise, and powerful messages
• Outstanding communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills with a team-first mentality
• A track record of developing great content that strategically appeals to the social audience while maintaining a strong, uplifting voice
• A demonstrated ability to convey complex concepts simply and artfully. Common Web content writing practices include:
– Succinct, fact-filled content
– An engaging, active tone
– Writing broken up by subheadings
– Use of bulleted lists
– Embedded links throughout the text
– Use the top ten form
– Infographics,
– Case studies,
– Rend pieces and other thought leadership distribution channels

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
A resume

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
emploi@cyberimpact.com

Miscellaneous
https://www.cyberimpact.com/en

Cyberimpact considers that work is important, but the family is important too. That’s why we have put in place a generous work-life balance program.

Parking is included and free of charge.

 

 

Social Media Editor – full time

Company: Pink Triangle Press
Category: Canada’s leading LGBT media organization
Job: Social Media Editor – full time
Location: Toronto, ON
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: N/A, flexible hours

Description:
Founded in 1971 to advance the struggle for sexual liberation, Pink Triangle Press (“PTP”) is Canada’s leading LGBT media organization. Pink Triangle Press publish DailyXtra.com, DailyXtraTravel.com, and we run the gay adult hookup site Squirt.org

Daily Xtra’s mission engagement department is seeking a full-time Social Media Editor to join itsr team in the Toronto office.
Responsibilities include:
•   Engaging our existing and emerging online audiences (primarily DailyXtra.com) by actively shaping,
•  Strengthening and sustaining conversations online
•  Fostering an environment that’s conducive to meaningful conversation
•  Tightening relationships between our journalism and our audiences.
You will participate in content creation and editing in the digital journalism pod, and you will also offer support and assistance with our many offline engagement activities.

Flexible hours

PTP is committed to Employment Equity, and to providing a fair and equitable work environment. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal people, those living with disabilities, and people who are visible minorities. PTP is a trans-inclusive organization.

Position Requirements:
The ideal candidate has:
•  Social presence on multiple platforms; Native Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr, Vine, Snapchat and/or Reddit user
• Journalism skills: strong editorial news judgment and knowledge of ethics, practices and standards; understanding of copyright, libel and obscenity laws
• Editing and writing skills; substantive and structural editing; accuracy and fact-checking; grammar, spelling, punctuation and syntax; adherence to style; ability to work with visuals, video, audio, infographics and other components to create and post multimedia content
•  consume and engage with online news media and understand what works in digital journalism
• A strong sense of what makes a story compelling and what inspires people to share stories
• Knowledge of Canada’s LGBTQ communities, sexual politics and cultures
• Social media content generation: infographics, animated gifs, video, surveys, quizzes, memes; content appropriate to medium
• Social media skills: content promotion; execute audience- and traffic-building and reader engagement tactics, as required
• Diplomatic, effective listening and communication skills, an ability to constructively steer even controversial conversations and de-escalate where necessary, and deter trolls
• Skilled at a collaborative work process; maintain a positive and inspiring attitude and a sense of humour in a fast-paced, deadline-driven workplace

Additional desirable skills and experience for this role are:

• Knowledge of web metrics; experience using industry standard online analytic platforms
• Knowledge of content styling (headline and body text keywords, tags, hashtags, etc) to maximize SEO results
• Librarian-like research and information storage and retrieval skills
• Knowledge of mass media and internet
• Knowledge of advertising and its relationship with editorial (specifically native advertising and sponsored advertising)
• Knowledge of Pink Triangle Press’ history, mission and role within the national and local communities.

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
To apply, send your resume and cover letter.
For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Nia Herlihy, Talent Management Director: nia.herlihy@dailyxtra.com

Miscellaneous
http://www.pinktrianglepress.com/
http://www.dailyxtra.com/

We have an attractive compensation package including 100% company-paid benefits, an Employee and Family Assistance Program, and a matched pension plan.

PTP is also committed to ensuring accessible services and communications to individuals with disabilities. Once an applicant has been selected for an interview, requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants should make their accommodation needs known when contacted.

 

Videographer / Writer Internship

Company: LIFT Session
Category: Health and wellness platform
Job: Videographer/ Writer Internship unpaid
Location:  Montreal and from home
Deadline to apply:  No deadline, ASAP.
Duration: 160 hours which can be extended.

Description:
LIFT Session is looking to hire a writer and videographer to contribute to their online partnership initiative.
LIFT’s mission is to help individuals lead healthier lives. Our platform connects fitness enthusiasts with live coaches for 1-on-1 and group fitness sessions that can be done wherever and whenever the athlete wants.
Interns would have the opportunity to:
• pitch articles
• conduct interviews with industry experts
• write articles
• create accompanying audio/video content and have this content delivered and distributed to a broad audience.

Interns would work directly with the David Sciacca, LIFT’s VP of Community and Benjamin St-Amant, LIFT’s Content and Social Media Director.

The candidate would be able to work from home or the LIFT Session head office located in the Old Port. There will be occasions in which Lift would need the candidate present at the office. The split would be 70/30, but the candidate can choose to spend more time at the office if they choose.

Purpose:
LIFT Session is looking for people to contribute to their online partnership initiative.

Position Requirements:
There are two types of ideal candidate, a videographer and a writer. If these skill sets can be found in one candidate that would be great.
Lift will be also happy to have two interns work as a team to capture compelling visuals to go with the articles.

• Videographer: The ideal videographer would have experience filming and editing footage. She/He would be familiar with Final Cut Pro and Photoshop and have a keen eye for constructing a compelling visual stories. Lift is looking for somebody capable of thinking outside the box and pitching stories that they believe would be interesting to its target audience. If the candidate has an interest in health and wellness this would be a huge benefit

• Writer: The ideal writer would have experience conducting interviews, be able to quickly learn about topics and develop compelling interview questions and recognize interesting / trending topics that are relevant to our target audience. They would be resourceful when piecing together stories and quickly understand the “voice” that LIFT has.

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
The applicants can share 3 pieces of work that they have done in the past and are most proud of.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
For more details on the role please contact David Sciacca at 514 994-8058 or david@liftsession.com

Miscellaneous
www.liftsession.com
There would be full time opportunities after the internship is complete.
Lift will be happy to extend the 160 hours if the work is satisfactory and the candidate is a good fit with the team.