Location: Etobicoke, Ont.
Status: Full-time, M-F 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (occasional weekends and evenings needed)
Company Profile: Chronicle Companies is an independent creator and distributor of original content for medical practitioners, for the Life Sciences industries, and for the public. Since 1995, we reliably provide useful, credible, and innovative information products and services that enable the dissemination and exchange of knowledge directed toward improving the health and quality of life of individuals.
Job Description: The Assistant Editor will be responsible for researching, interviewing, and writing original content for our various medical print publications. The Assistant Editor will need to source and edit content for our online publications. They will utilize a variety of social media sites to distribute our material. They will help with developing video and photography content. At times, the Assistant Editor will be tasked with layout and design using QuarkXpress. As part of the Chronicle Team, the Assistant Editor will be required (when needed) to aid with Chronicle events, Chronicle custom projects, and Linacre Publications.
Excellent editing, writing, interviewing, and research skills
Experience using social media professionally (Facebook, Twitter, Facebook live, Instagram, YouTube, more)
Ability to work on tight deadlines
Capable of juggling multiple tasks in a variety of disciplines
Experience with video shooting and editing with iMovie and/or Wochnit
Proven team player who is both flexible and adaptable
Knowledge of writing press releases and custom projects an asset
Strong layout and design skills using QuarkXpress
Familiarity with CMS systems (Wix) an asset
Post-Secondary Degree/College diploma in Journalism, Communications, English, or equivalent.
Experience writing for magazine, newspaper, print, or web required
Interest/experience in medical, health, and/or pharmaceuticals an asset
How to apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your cover letter, CV, and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org
Chronicle would like to thank all applicants, however, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.
Freelancers are always welcome to submit their ideas. Please email email@example.com to submit your pitch.