Editor – Up Here Magazine (Full-Time)

Location: Yellowknife, NT

Company Description

Up Here Publishing Ltd.

Up Here magazine celebrates its 37th anniversary in 2021, and over the years has won numerous awards, including Canada’s magazine of the year and best magazine in western Canada (three times). We cover life and people in the Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Up Here magazine is owned by Up Here Publishing, which also publishes Up Here Business magazine, Move Up Here, and Discover Yellowknife.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced editor to take our award-winning magazine to a new level of excellence. The editor takes a key role in developing innovative content relevant to the magazine’s print and online audiences, located across the North and in southern Canada. For sample content, visit uphere.ca.

The editor oversees a small editorial team of staff and freelancers responsible for Up Here magazine, the Cold Snaps newsletter, the Up Here website and social media platforms, and works closely with other divisions of the company. He or she reports directly to the publisher. The position is located in Yellowknife and northern travel may be involved.

Up Here publishing offers a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits and three weeks vacation, changing to four weeks after five years with the company.


At least five years experience in magazine publishing is preferred. The editor will have proven editorial planning, editing and writing skills, and the ability to work with related staff and freelancers. Ideally, the editor will have some northern experience.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are invited to forward a resume to Marion LaVigne, publisher, at marion@uphere.ca.

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