Journalist - Online, Blog
Journalist - Online, Blog We have an immediate opportunity for a Journalist - Online, Blog in Toronto, Canada. You will be responsible for writing news articles for a Fortune 500 client. You will be responsible for a minimum of 20 pieces per week. Key responsibilities - Write, edit and prepare news content covering a variety of news topics each day - Be aggressively proactive about the issues and stories affecting Canadians - Work closely with editors on story ideas, pitches and unique approaches to trending stories and original pieces - Continuously monitor news and information sources for ideas, leads and topics - Actively post and participate in social media conversations - Consult reliable sources and contacts for input into posts - Pride in delivering clean, fair, accurate work - Be nimble, savvy and hard-working, willing to sacrifice to tell the story right Qualifications and competencies: - Unsurpassed writing and communication skills - Keen ability to dissect complex issues and clearly communicate them to an online audience - Experience in a newsroom, magazine or online source - Ability to deliver high-quality content independently and under tight deadlines - Proactive thinker not afraid to take initiative and effectively prioritize efforts; able to nimbly jump from subject to subject based on ever-changing news directions - Keen ability to develop and convey a consistent news voice - Proven ability to write and edit copy quickly and accurately; solid knowledge of the principles of writing for the Web - A solid foundation in current events and key news issues - Proficiency with blogs and conversing with followers and contacts through social media - Collaborative and communicative work ethic - Television and radio experience is a definite asset For immediate consideration please contact: Kayt UpStream Global Services Division Software Pundits Reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org www.upstreamgs.com
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