Job Title: Editor
Company: This Magazine/Red Maple Foundation
Want to edit Canada’s best small magazine? Does it make your day to discover new and exciting Canadian writers? Can you edit magazine features with flair? Is finding misplaced commas your calling? Can you make editorial miracles happen on a shoestring budget?
Now in its 52nd year, This Magazine is an award-winning, bi-monthly magazine of progressive politics, ideas, arts and culture. We are currently seeking a full-time editor to join our small and dedicated team. This Magazine is a not-for- profit devoted to journalism about topics that are under-covered by mainstream media and is a steadfast independent and alternative voice.
The ideal candidate has a minimum of three years’ related magazine editing experience and is an energetic, strategic thinker with strong leadership and interpersonal skills. The editor is responsible for co-ordinating all editorial aspects of This Magazine which includes producing six issues of This Magazine per year, plus overseeing the magazine’s website and social media on a day-to-day basis.
Responsibilities include assigning and substantively editing stories, recruiting and managing writers and volunteers, and representing the magazine to the public. In addition, the editor works with the publisher on non-editorial matters, including event planning, fundraising, grant writing, circulation, revenue generation, and promotion of the magazine.
This Magazine was named “Small Magazine of the Year” by the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors’ in 2010, 2011 and 2012. It has been called “what journalism is meant to be” and “the most dangerous magazine in Canada.” Since 1966, we have been publishing smart, edgy writing on politics, opinion, and the arts. The ideal candidate is someone with proven editorial judgment who is committed to the mission of This Magazine and understands its mandate, culture, and history.
This Magazine is headquartered in Toronto. This Magazine is committed to equal opportunity in hiring and we encourage applications by individuals from minority constituencies currently underrepresented in Canadian media. Salary for this position is $35,000 annually, plus benefits. This Magazine is open to applications from candidates located outside of Toronto.
Please email your resumé and cover letter in confidence by December 14th at 5:00 pm to the attention of the Hiring Committee: [email protected]
We thank all applicants for their interest, but regret that we can only contact applicants who are selected for an interview.