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Web Content Writer

Ongoing
Competitive
Toronto, Ontario
Work While Studying, Entry Level, Early Career

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.

Web Content Writer, CityNews.ca/680News.com

The CityNews & 680News digital team is looking for a part-time Web Content Writer to join their award winning newsroom. Reporting to the Manager, Digital News; this Web Content Writer wil be responsible for:

  • Report, write and publish breaking and enterprise news content
  • Generate, pitch and write news and feature stories
  • Create engaging interactive digital content using tools like timelines, maps, infographics
  • Generate, curate, monitor live storytelling pieces such as live blogs, Facebook Live videos, live streams, live Twitter stories
  • Ensure site contains and is updated with the very latest local, national and international news stories
  • Oversee and curate various site sections, focusing on local news
  • Distribute content via social media
  • Engage with viewers/readers via social media
  • Copy edit stories, when required
  • Resize and edit photos
  • Monitor news wires and publish relevant content
  • Process and publish digital video and audio from broadcasts
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and competitors
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • At least three years of newsroom experience in a digital role
  • Journalism/broadcasting degree or diploma (or equivalent)
  • Extensive experience publishing on
  • Wordpress
  • Equal comfort writing original, enterprise journalism content as you are producing breaking news copy for publication online and for social media
  • DSLR Videography/photography experience an asset
  • Passion for the web and digital content creation
  • Knowledge of social media best practices
  • In-depth knowledge of CP Style
  • Excellent leadership, communication, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS a definite asset
  • Strong knowledge and interest in news, politics and current events, especially in Toronto
  • Strong production, editorial and storytelling skills
  • The ability to work independently and within a team in a fast paced environment under tight deadlines

Please note: This is a part-time job and requires the ability to work different shifts, including weekends, evenings and early mornings

Schedule: Part time

Shift: Variable

Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)

Work Location: 33 Dundas St. East (909), Toronto, ON

Travel Requirements: None

Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Editorial

Requisition ID: 151749

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.