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Social Media Squad

Black Press


Location:
Victoria, BC V9B 5T9
Date:
9 Jun 2017
2017-06-092017-07-09
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One position for the Social Media Squad on Southern Vancouver Island is available within Black Press, Canada’s largest private, independent newspaper company, with more than 150 community, daily and urban newspapers and websites in B.C., Alberta and the U.S.

The job is permanent and part-time, based in Victoria, working with Black Press media in that region and reporting to the Vancouver Island Digital Editor. A vehicle and valid B.C. driver’s licence is required.

Key tasks:

Cover after-hours and weekend events via social media on behalf of Black Press media in the Greater Victoria area ranging from Sooke to Sidney and surrounding areas.

Drive citizen engagement through posts, videos, photos, and interviews on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Black Press TV, and YouTube.

Social media coverage will complement reporters’ stories about events.

Qualifications:

Working toward or have completed a journalism or related diploma.

Key skills include creativity, organization, communication, and filing to deadline.

Demonstrated excellence in social media, photography, and video shooting and editing.

Those interested should submit a resume, cover letter, photo samples and links to their social media accounts to:

 Ragnar Haagen

Vancouver Island Digital Editor

ragnar.haagen@bpdigital.ca

Deadline for applications is Friday, June 23.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. 

(959226BP)

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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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