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Multimedia Editor

Black Press

Victoria, BC V8W 1E4
30 May 2017
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Job Details

The Victoria News has an opening for a full-time, digital-first, permanent Multimedia Editor.

The successful candidate will possess an attention to detail as well as the ability to work under pressure in a deadline-driven, goal-oriented environment.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent skills in driving website traffic through superior multimedia news content generation, curation and editing knowledge.
  • Exceptional skills in social media, photography, and video shooting and editing. Regular video production is a must.
  • A demonstrated ability in covering breaking news in an online environment.
  • A strong understanding of SEO and how to apply it to online content.
  • The ability to adhere to deadlines and take and give direction while contributing original story ideas.
  • Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and Canadian Press style.

As a manager in an operational leadership position, the successful candidate must be a team player able to mentor, multitask and execute in a complex multi-platform publishing environment.

If you have a passion for, and are comfortable with, all aspects of multimedia journalism, you may be the candidate we are seeking.

The Victoria News connects with local readers in Victoria and Esquimalt and is essential in telling the stories of people and activities in these communities.

Black Press community news media is an independent international media group with more than 190 community, daily and urban publications, 14 press facilities and over 160 websites in B.C, Alberta, Washington, Hawaii and Ohio.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to:

Penny Sakamoto

Group Publisher

818 Broughton Street

Phone: 250.480.3204 or Fax: 250.386.2624

Thank you to all who apply. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Black Press is a Canadian owned, local BC success story which has grown over the last 4 decades to provide award-winning local Community and Urban Daily news to communities as diverse as Honolulu, Akron in Ohio, Bashaw in Alberta and Vancouver in both BC & Washington State.

Black Press is home to some of the oldest, most trusted newspapers in British Columbia, like the Chilliwack Progress, founded in 1891, and the Ashcroft Journal, which first published in 1895, and modern, cosmopolitan voices like the Westender, in Vancouver. Market by market these are the leading newspapers in their respective communities.

What separates Black Community newspapers from others? Our suburban and urban newspapers provide readers with a superior blend of localized news coverage that is recognized with numerous editorial awards every year. We invest in relevant, high quality journalism that affects the lives of our readers and the communities we serve. This commitment is complemented by award winning photography and marketing partnership. Black Press Community and Daily Newspapers are all the places that you want to be.

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