Freelance Editor

Company: LinkNow Media
Category:  Webdesign and Digital Marketing
Job:  Freelance Editor
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration:  Full Time

Description:
LinkNow Media is a company which develops dynamic websites and digital marketing solutions for over 8500 clients throughout the United States and Canada.

LinkNow Media is looking for freelance editors to review website content and make them worthy of publication. Pages to be edited will usually be around 500 words.

The responsilibilities include:
• Correct grammar and spelling
• Ensure that content is formatted for engagement and the main points can be easily scanned
• Remove repetitive themes/words
• Confirm that a page of content is at minimum 500 words. If not, add to page
• Verify work with online plagiarism checker
• All edits must be done with the ‘track changes’ function in Microsoft Word
• All work must be submitted by deadline
• Impeccable organizational skills
• Positive attitude and open to feedback
• Able to work under pressure and on a tight deadline
• Ability to think and write creatively

Position Requirements:
The candidate should have:
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism, creative writing, communications, or related discipline. Alternatively, 2 years of editing experience
• Adept proficiency of the English language
•  Aptitude with Microsoft Word
•  Exceptional time management skills
•  Impeccable attention to detail
•  Experience in digital marketing is an asset
•  Knowledge of SEO is an asset

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
A resume and a short cover letter.
Selected applicants will be given details concerning rates, an information package and a sample page to edit.

 

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to: hr@linknowmedia.com

Miscellaneous
https://linknow.com/

Editorial & Communications Internship

Company: CIM Magazine
Category: Magazine
Job: Editorial & Communications Internship
Location: Westmount, QC
Deadline to apply:  April 12, 2017
Duration: 12-week paid internship, 35 hours per week
Starts from May 8, 2017

Description:
Canada’s foremost mining magazine is offering a 12-week paid internship opportunity for upper-year students and recent graduates.

CIM Magazine is published by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) eight times per year.

CIM Magazine coverage of mining includes the technical, financial, social and environmental aspects of the industry. Each issue of the magazine contains:
• product briefs
• news
• columns from experts in the field
• a number of short features
• a profile of a mining project
• a long-form feature story
• updates on various activities of the Institute
• mining lore

During the internship, the intern will mainly be called upon to:
• write and edit copy
• conduct interviews,
• attend story meetings
• and see the magazine progress through the production cycle.

He/she will also have the opportunity to contribute to some communications, marketing and social media projects.

Purpose:
The intern will have the chance to have input in all facets of magazine editorial (print and online versions).

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
The candidate should submit a resume, portfolio of recent work and a letter of intent outlining how this internship is a good fit for both yourself and CIM Magazine.

Please include your name and the position you are applying for in the subject field of the email.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
The Editor in chief Ryan Bergen: rbergen@cim.org

Miscellaneous
https://www.cim.org/
$11.25/hr (minimum wage in QC.)

 

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Content Writer Paid Position

Company: LinkNow Media
Category:  Webdesign and Digital Marketing
Job: Content Writer paid position
Location: 4700 Rue de la Savane, #210, Montreal, QC, H4P 1T7
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration:  Full Time – Permanent, 9am-5pm

Description:
LinkNow Media is a company which develops dynamic websites and digital marketing solutions for over 8500 clients throughout the United States and Canada.

LinkNow Media is looking for a talented and creative on-site Content Writer to join its dynamic Design Team.
The Content Writer will write about many different topics as LinkNow Media has very diverse clients (lawyers, pet groomers, septic system repair technicians, etc.)

Purpose:
As a Content Writer, the candidate will significantly contribute to the growth of LinkNow Media’s business.

Position Requirements:
The candidate should have:
• Excellent command of the English language – written and spoken
• Impeccable spelling and grammar
• Great research, organizational, and learning skills
• Familiarity with keyword placement
• Ensure that content contains sufficient keywords for search engine optimization
•Must be able to complete multiple projects within a given time-frame
• Ability to create compelling text to entice prospective clients to take advantage of services and/or products
• Positive attitude
• A love for the written word
• Knowledge of SEO
• Ability to work quickly under deadlines

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
Please send us a CV as well as a cover letter
Write a 500-word example text on of the following topics:

1. Weekly lawn maintenance services
2. AC repair
3. Divorce lawyer service
4. Color service from a salon

Instructions:
Include h1, h2, and h3 tags for the headings:
These texts should be written as a page for a website that is promoting the service for the company i.e. landscapers, HVAC, law firms, salons.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to: hr@linknowmedia.com

Miscellaneous
https://linknow.com/
Salary: $13/hr + cash bonuses

Benefits
Free breakfast
Weekly cash bonuses
Free parking
Weekly pay
Benefits at 6 months
Large cafeteria
Game room
Friendly and motivated environment
Casual dress code
Many opportunities for growth within the company
Company events – talent shows, dinners, fundraisers

 

Insurance: Attractive insurance plan at 6 months

**Only those considered will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

Unpaid Reporter

Company: Mojatatu
Category: Network Operating System
Job: Unpaid Reporter
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration:  From April 6th to 8th 2017

Description:
Mojatatu is looking for a volunteer to report on the proceedings of the Linux NetDev conference being held at the Montreal Westin, April 6th to 8th 2017. The reporter would attend conference sessions and then provide a summary of the topic and what discussions and questions may have raised, and post them daily.

Purpose:
Mojatatu is offering an opportunity to get some real experience reporting on a real time event.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Steve Jaworski via email at jaws@mojatatu.com or phone 613-371-3893.

Miscellaneous
http://www.mojatatu.info/

 

Applications open for 2017 EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship

Company: Delegation of the European Union to Canada
Category: Institutions
Location: European Union
Deadline to apply: May 1st, 2017
Duration: The Study Tour will take place in autumn 2017.

Description:
The EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship aims to recognize outstanding journalistic talent among young Canadians. Since 2001, three candidates have been selected every year to participate in a week-long study tour to experience the EU institutions, the Canadian Mission to the EU, and media outlets in Brussels.
Winners will also attend the daily European Commission press briefing.

Prior to the trip, winners will be invited to an awards ceremony co-hosted by the Office of the Speakers of the House of Commons and the CAJ in Ottawa. Winners will also benefit from a one-year CAJ membership or one-year CAJ membership renewal.

Winners are required to submit a sample of their work and to chronicle their study tour experience online or in print during the study tour or upon their return from Europe (i.e. published articles, blogging, social media platforms).

Purpose:
The EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship seeks to reinforce links between Europeans and Canadians and to raise awareness of the European Union among a new generation of Canadian students and journalists.

Position Requirements:
In order to be eligible, participants must be:
• Actively enrolled in a Canadian university/post-secondary institution or active in the field of journalism
• Between the ages 18-30
Canadian citizen or permanent resident

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
1. Sample of work 
• Applicants are invited to submit a sample of their work, in English or French (recently published or unpublished), focusing on an issue of relevance pertaining to the European Union or European Union-Canada relations.
In terms of format, the work may be either written (a news story or opinion piece of maximum 1,000 words, recently published or unpublished) or audio-visual (a report of up to 90 seconds duration, previously aired or not).
The jury will pay particular attention to journalistic qualities and talent, including rigorous research and factual accuracy.

 2.  Letter of motivation
Applicants must write a letter of motivation clearly outlining specific topics they plan to write about during/upon return from Europe and where their work will appear (media outlet, social media, blog etc.)
• Winners will have complete editorial independence and, while the Delegation and the Canadian Association of Journalists will retain the right to publish/reproduce their work to promote the program in future years, applicants will maintain intellectual property rights of their work.
The letter should also include the reasons for applying and the anticipated benefits to be derived from participation in the study trip.

3. Curriculum vitae
4. Proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status

For audio-visual entries, please send online link by e-mail or USB by mail with the application.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Applications are to be sent either by e-mail to DELEGATION-CANADA-POL@eeas.europa.eu or by mail to the following address:

Delegation of the European Union to Canada
Ref.: EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship
150 Metcalfe Street, Suite 1900
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1P1

Miscellaneous
All expenses are paid for by the European Union Delegation to Canada.

Please note that incomplete applications, i.e. applications not containing all of the above documents submitted at the same time, will not be considered.

The Jury, consisting of EU Delegation representatives, professional journalists and academics, will meet in May 2017 to select the best pieces received by the closing date. The decisions of the Jury will be final. The three winners will be notified directly.

 

Various internships/Rupture TV

Company: Rupture TV
Category: Channel
Job: Various unpaid internships
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: Friday, March 17th
Duration: May 1st – August 31st, 2017 or September 5th –December 22nd.
10hrs – 15hrs a week or minimum 140hrs

Description:
RUPTURE TV is vibrant Media channel focused on entertainment, lifestyle and social issues that reflect the thoughts of Millennials and Gen Z.

Rupture TV offers a few internships as:
• Journalist/ Host/ Reporter/ Commentator
• Political/ Social Reporter
• Cameraman/ Editor
• Blogger/ Vlogger
• Assistant Marketing Coordinator

Position Requirements:
The perfect candidate should have qualities such as being:
Reliable, open minded, innovative, enthusiastic people who would like to work in a young, avant-gardiste, hip environment.

The candidate:
• Studies in Journalism, Communications or Television or Cinema, or other related fields
•  has Knowledge and able to use of Social Media Platforms
• May use this internship to receive course credits, once approved by institution.

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
A CV

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

Miscellaneous
http://www.rupturetv.com/
Please note that all the internships are non re-numerated but may receive a letter of recommendation based on performance.