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Senior Editor

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Position: Senior Editor

Position Type: Full Time, Permanent

Location: Canada (Remote)

Division: National Digital

 

The Company:

Postmedia is a Canadian news media company representing more than 130 brands across multiple print, online and mobile platforms. Award-winning journalists and innovative product development teams bring engaging content to millions of people every week whenever and wherever they want it.

This exceptional content, reach and scope offer advertisers and marketers compelling solutions to effectively reach target audiences. We are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our team.

 

The Opportunity:

Postmedia is looking for a Senior Editor, News Analytics to collaborate with strategic leaders and our journalists on building a reader-driven culture in our newsrooms. This candidate will work with newsrooms to set goals across a variety of initiatives, use data to suggest new approaches, and teach our newsrooms best practices for using analytics in decision making.  

This role is a little bit of everything: There is opportunity to work on transformation strategy, content development and leadership initiatives. There is a strong learning culture within our organization, and this candidate will also play an important role in implementing change and supporting an environment of experimentation.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Act as the primary point of contact between our analytics department and newsrooms
  • Advocate for data-driven approaches to inform story decisions, improve page views and grow reader engagement.
  • Work with newsrooms to develop a data culture; help make journalists aware of the value of data and how it can support their work.
  • Develop and lead workshops on how to use data to make decisions.
  • Help set and monitor KPIs and dashboards.
  • Build and monitor reports with key performance indicators and results
  • Analyze audience data, identify trends, and provide timely recommendations that contribute to informed journalistic decisions
  • Write clear and concise memos and strategic briefs on data-informed opportunities for newsrooms

 

Who you are:

  • You have a minimum of least five years of newsroom experience, with knowledge of analytics and audience strategy.
  • You are confident in your abilities to dig deep into the numbers - you thrive in a world of spreadsheets
  • You understand how to use data to troubleshoot or highlight new opportunities.
  • You are comfortable working with a variety of stakeholders in high-pressure situations.
  • You are a collaborative teammate who is not afraid of trying new things or having difficult conversations.
  • You believe in a people-driven culture, supported by data.

 

We thank in advance all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. Only candidates legally eligible to work in Canada will be considered. No phone calls or agencies please.

Postmedia Network Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all areas of the hiring process. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please make your needs known in advance. Accommodation requests will be provided on an individual basis.

Postmedia Network Inc. is committed to employment equity and an inclusive barrier-free selection process and work environment. Postmedia Network Inc. encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

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Additional Details

Code: #701
Category: Newspaper
Location:
Postmedia
2250 Islington Ave
Work From Home / Remote, AP,
M9W3W4
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Posted: May 18, 2024
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
Experience: Intermediate
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