Editorial Interns – Edify Magazine (Full-Time)

Location – Edmonton

Company Description

This is an opportunity to join the award-winning team at EDify Magazine, the city’s pre-eminent lifestyle magazine. We aim to continue our tradition of award-winning journalism and art. You can write and you have a great understanding of WordPress and social media platforms. You love the city’s food scene and discovering new things. You are plugged into the social-media zeitgeist. You love to try new things and want to experience things outside of your comfort zone. You are engaged with the goings-on of the city and care deeply about urban issues. You thrive in a high-paced working environment and like to meet new people and attend major events. You can represent a magazine with sophistication. You are fashion-savvy and plugged into the city. You can edit to CP Style, and have experience with fact checking.

Job Description

We are looking for two Interns who will work on Odvod Publishing’s digital assets as well as assisting in the production of EDify’s print magazine. These are positions in our Edmonton office.

As part of an Alberta Magazines program to promote Indigenous and Métis voices in our industry, one five-month (October 1, 2022 – March 31, 2023) position will be filled by a candidate who self-identifies as Indigenous.

The second position is a nine-week internship (October – December) and must be filled by a candidate who is within three years of his, her or their graduation date from a post-secondary program that’s relatable to magazine work.

Qualifications

The candidate must not have held a previous Intern position at any Alberta magazine through the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association program.

The successful applicant will:

  • Write posts, maintain the events calendar and assist in updating EDify’s website, as well as the Urban Affairs site that is also owned by Odvod Publishing.
  • Meet the standards of the EDify and Urban Affairs brands; participate in engaging our followers on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter accounts and other platforms as needed.
  • Help edit and coordinate our e-newsletters, that go out weekly to subscribers
  • Work on EDify’s dining section, one of the most-read sections in print and online
  • Write articles and perform interviews as needed
  • Attend editorial meetings and offer story ideas
  • Help create source lists for fashion and decor editorial shoots.

How to Apply

Your résumé should be black type on a white document in a clear font.

Deadline to apply: September 23, 2022

No graphics or charts or LinkedIn rankings of your capabilities should be included in your résumé or CV. No pie charts. No need to tell us if you are worth three dots or four dots in “engagement.” We want to see how well you write and describe yourself.

Apply to:

Steven Sandor
Editor-in-Chief
Edify Magazine
10221 123 St. NW
Edmonton, AB
T5N 1N3


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