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Editorial Associate

Barrie, Canada

The Editorial Associate is responsible for planning, researching, and writing a variety of marketing content. This includes case studies, thought leadership, email marketing campaigns, landing pages, other web copy, and lots more. The successful candidate will write copy that inspires real humans to act. Will find stories where others can't. Will help our clients set their brands on fire.

The Editorial Associate must have strong communication skills, along with exceptional writing and grammar skills. A bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, or Communications is required.

Grammar and Style

As an Editorial Associate, you must make your points clear and be able to follow style guides custom-built for our clients. You need an excellent grasp of spelling, sentence structure, punctuation, and all that good grammar entails.

  • Proofreading

  • Revising

  • Drafting

  • Spelling

  • Structure

  • Style

  • Punctuation

  • Strong Vocabulary

  • Using the Rhetorical Triangle

  • Devise Structure

  • Establish Tone

  • Forming a Thesis

  • Planning

  • Building Outlines

Research Skills

As an Editorial Associate, you will be called upon to write on topics you don't know much about. This requires extensive research. If you are good at finding and assimilating large amounts of information quickly, say so—and provide examples from your history to prove it.

  • Analysis

  • Reporting

  • Proper Use of Search Engines

  • Data Analysis

  • Interpreting Statistics

  • Report Writing

  • Online Searches

  • Identifying Audience

  • Content Review

  • Content Management

Collaboration and Communication

Writing is often collaborative, while editing is always collaborative. To succeed, you must be able to work effectively with others, even when they are difficult to get along with or understand. Active listening and assessment skills will go a long way toward building a positive rapport with our clients, no matter what their personality or background.

  • Conducting Interviews

    Note Taking

    Coordinating

    Project Management

    Emotional Intelligence

    Teamwork

    Author Meetings

    Consulting

    Contracts

    Project Coordination

    Verbal Communication

    Written Communication

    Working with Reviewers

Research Skills

An Editorial Associate prepares instructional and supporting documents to communicate complex technical information in a user-friendly manner. They develop and gather feedback from customers, designers, and manufacturers to help identify areas of confusion, and present solutions to the design and development teams. You will be responsible for creating FAQs, charts, images, and training documents that can be easily understood by people in a wide range of backgrounds.


Launch your career

The Editorial Associate will get a ton of experience in a short amount of time, with significant potential for growth within Journey.

PTOs

Start earning vacation from your very first day.

Save on commute

This is a permanent work from home position, so you will never have to drive to work.

Flexible work hours

Have an appointment mid-day? That's fine! Our hours aren't confined to the regular 9-5.