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OLDF is looking for recent grads, youths and students to join and head our summer editorial team for our online magazines. You will have a hand in managing the day-to-day editorial responsibilities, using your skills and expertise to monitor workflow and support the editorial staff remotely.

Ontario Learning Development Foundation (OLDF) is a registered charity in Canada that performs training and educational services to youths, children, new immigrants, and seniors. Our mission is to transform our communities through integrated educational and community-response empowerment initiatives for children, youth, new immigrants and their families.

Position Overview

Plan, write, and assign stories, coordinate and edit online copy of the magazine.

  • Assist in recruiting other members of the publication team
  • Manage the workflow of a quarterly magazine from initial concept to publication online.
  • Ensure the magazine achieves publication target dates on time and within budget.
  • Ensure a high standard of content, in terms of subject matter, grammar, style, and accuracy.
  • Oversee layout and design, bringing a sense of creativity and flair to the task.
  • Engage and manage relationships with freelance writers, photographers and graphic artists.
  • Work with potential advertisers to encourage long term business relationships.

Qualifications

  • Experience leading and managing a team of creative people
  • Passion to empower themselves and other youths.
  • University degree in Journalism, Marketing, Digital Marketing, Advertising or Arts
  • Proficient user of Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign, InCopy, Photoshop and Acrobat)
  • Degree or Diploma in Journalism, English Literature, Creative Writing or in a related field.
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in magazine editing and management.
  • Exceptional communication skills both verbal and especially written skills (Canadian Press Style).
  • Must have strong interpersonal, communication, time management, and organizational skills
  • Effective organizational skills, ability to manage time and prioritize tasks appropriately.

Time Commitment

  • Flexible hours with team meetings, approx. 30-35 hours/week
  • Must be available for eight to ten weeks contract
  • ability to work on several editions
  • Salary: $14.50 per hour
  • Number of position
  • 4

Location

  • Work from home / Remote work due to COVID-19

Since this is a funded position by Canada Summer Job grants, all applicants must be a youth (citizen, PR or conventional refugee) between 15

  • 30 years of age to qualify.

The application deadline is May 15, 2021

We would like to thank all those that apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We request no emails, faxes, phone calls, social media posts or requests to meet, please.

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