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Summary

Posted: Feb 23, 2021

Weekly Hours: 37.5

Role Number:200225361

The Apple News team is looking for a passionate and knowledgeable Editor to deliver the best in breaking national, global, and local news. This Editor will work with the Canadian editorial team in its mission to deliver News users the best, most timely coverage of major news events, and will be responsible for monitoring and responding to breaking news primarily over the weekends. This role requires exceptional news judgement, and the ability to build timely and engaging lineups in both English and French that reflect the major stories of the moment. In addition, the Editor should have an appreciation and deep knowledge of feature and service journalism, the skills to maintain professional relationships at major publisher partners, and a sure grasp of the fundamentals of using data to inform journalistic decisions. The position is a one-year contract.

Key Qualifications

  • An understanding of the various social tools available to track and optimize breaking news delivery
  • The ability to use analytics to get great content to the right people at the right time
  • Strong understanding of the technology behind digital news delivery and content management
  • Fluency in French and English

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To build weekend news lineups in both English and French reflecting the major stories of the moment
  • To monitor and respond to breaking news events
  • To maintain excellent relationships with publisher partners
  • To work both independently and collaboratively
  • To recognize and communicate key content trends to senior management

Education & Experience

Postsecondary degree

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