Managing Editor, Digital, etalk, Bell Media

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Date: Aug 1, 2018

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 204980 


Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 138 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief inour company’s vast potential.

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV — Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels. It is a critical component of Bell’s commitment to leverage strategic investments in broadband networks to offer Canadians the best available content on any of the four screens they choose: television, smartphone, tablet and computer.


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. 


Job Duties/ Accountabilities:

•    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
•    Ensure all digital content is timely, functional, accurate and embodies the voice and tone of 
•    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


Critical Qualifications/Competencies: 

•    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)


Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Application Deadline: 08/15/2018

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


Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.


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