Media

Managing Editor, Digital, Etalk, Maternity Leave, Bell Media

Req Id: 267971 

 

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we’re revolutionizing how Canadians communicate.
 

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values bold ideas, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team. 
 

The Bell Media team creates and delivers the best Canadian and international content across our digital media, television, radio, and out-of-home advertising platforms. We’re looking for innovative team players ready to take some of the most well-known entertainment brands in the country to the next level.

 

Overview:

etalk, Canada’s leading entertainment brand, is looking for a highly organized, passionate self-starter to oversee its editorial output across all digital channels. This role owns the creation, execution and maintenance of etalk’s digital content strategy, including site content development, digital video production and social media. Strong editorial and writing chops are a must, as is an obsession with all things entertainment and pop culture.

 

The ideal candidate is a trendsetter who will bring a fresh perspective to this well-covered ground and be able to turn big ideas into original, engaging, high-performing content that cuts through the Internet noise. They must demonstrate a proven ability to tell stories across multiple platforms and mediums: Be it a news article, a series of Instagram stories or a long-form video series, they know what story is best for which audience and how to craft it. They should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment in a role that is equal parts creative, strategic, technical and collaborative. 

 

Primary Responsibilities:    

  • Shape the editorial direction of etalk’s digital programming to deliver on the brand’s overall mandate and revenue goals, as well as Bell Media’s strategic vision
  • Develop a digital newsroom workflow to ensure etalk produces the best entertainment coverage in the most efficient and creative manner
  • Prioritize and manage the production team’s editorial output across digital, social, video and other platforms 
  • Assign, edit and oversee all entertainment coverage on etalk.ca
  • Ensure all digital content is timely, functional, accurate and embodies the voice and tone of etalk
  • Manage a diverse team of freelance writers and content creators
  • Supervise assigned production support team members 
  • Monitor content performance and optimize accordingly to ensure digital channels meet monthly targets

 

Qualifications:    

  • 7-10 years of relevant editorial experience 
  • Degree or equivalent college diploma in journalism, communications, English or related fields
  • Experience leading an editorial team; proven ability to coax out strong copy, launch ambitious, innovative digital packages and drive creativity
  • Established stable of writers and multimedia contributors fluent in the entertainment space
  • Strong understanding of native analytics tools across all major social media platforms as well as Omniture, CrowdTangle and Google Analytics
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and maintain creativity in a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment, with multiple stakeholders
  • Positive, proactive and collaborative team player
  • Available to periodically work outside of typical office hours

 

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Management 
Job Status: Temporary - Full time 
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto 
Application Deadline: 10/04/2020 

 

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.

 

At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

 

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or recruitment@bell.ca to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at inclusion@bell.ca.

 

Created: CanadaONToronto

 

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