Contract: Two to three days per week
Location: Canada (virtual office)
rabble.ca, Canada's leading alternative online news and analysis Web site, seeks a dynamic editorial curator to direct day-to-day operations, edit the site's features section and integrate multi-media and social media functions into the website on a daily basis.
Responsibilities include assigning, editing and posting stories, working with other editorial staff, planning
editorial calendar, image research, supervising editorial interns and volunteers, and some writing.
Candidates should have strong organizational skills, extensive editing experience, a demonstrated ability to
meet deadlines, a collaborative approach to teamwork, familiarity with Web editing, a creative approach to
working with limited financial resources, a knowledge of progressive politics and world affairs, combined with experience in progressive activism and a keen interest in the potential of Web 2.0 tools. At least three years experience in journalism or publishing, mainstream or alternative is required.
The editor works in a virtual office environment and can be based anywhere in Canada.
Please send cover letter, resume, references and a short writing sample outlining your vision for rabble.ca (one page max) by August 10th to rabble publisher Kim Elliott, firstname.lastname@example.org. In the spirit of the virtual office, only electronic applications will be accepted. The subject line should read: rabble editor application.
Closing date for application: August 10, 2007
Start Date: early September 2007
Competitive remuneration rates
Please note: only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.