NEWS EDITOR

  • Universal Promotions & Publishers Inc.
  • Brampton, ON, Canada
  • May 14, 2018
Full time Writing

Job Description

Plan and co-ordinate activities of staff and assure production deadlines are met; Plan coverage of upcoming events and assign work accordingly; Evaluate suitability of material for publication, broadcast or publication on Internet; Detect and correct errors in spelling, grammar and syntax; Confer with authors, staff writers, reporters and others regarding revisions to copy; Plan and implement layout or format of copy according to space or time allocations and significance of copy; Write or prepare introductions, marketing and promotional materials, bibliographic references, indexes and other text.

Language of work:  English and Portuguese

Wage: $26,00 hourly for 40 hours per week

Skills requirements: Bachelor's degree

Business Equipment and Computer Applications: MS Excel; MS PowerPoint; MS Word; MS Outlook; Adobe Illustrator; Adobe Photoshop; Adobe Indesign; Adobe Premier; WordPress and Social Media

Work Setting: Publishing house; Newspaper; Magazine or journal publisher; Business and/or industry; Television network and/or station; Website developer

Technical or Specialized Editing:  Newsletter; Newspaper or magazine articles; Internet; Flyers or brochures

Production Editing Activities: Paper editing; Page lay-out

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Attention to detail; Sitting; Large workload; Tight deadlines

Personal Suitability:  Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Accurate; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Organized