• The Registrar magazine
  • Position: Managing Editor
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  • Organization: MDR Public Affairs
  • Website: www.mdrpublicaffairs.ca
  • Location: Anywhere in Canada
  • Term: Independent contractor opportunity
  • Posting Date:
    March 23, 2021
  • Deadline to Apply: April 16, 2021
  • Compensation: TBD

    Launched on March 1, 2021, The Registrar is a national digital trade publication about consumer protection in Canada. Published quarterly, the magazine covers current events, discusses industry issues, and profiles regulators whose careers are dedicated to protecting the public interest.  Learn more: www.theregistrar.ca.

    The Role

    Reporting to the Editor in Chief, the Managing Editor will:

    • Proofread all final content received from our writers to ensure CP style consistency and other quality controls (12-15 articles per publication).
    • Participate in editorial meetings where writers can pitch ideas, identify and solve problems, and refine their skills and workflows.
    • Refine our editorial processes to ensure that production and publication of content happen on an agreed-upon cadence.
    Candidate Background

    We’re looking for an outgoing and highly skilled professional with an annoying level of attention to detail.  Specifically, our ideal Managing Editor will have:

    • A degree in Journalism, English, or relevant discipline.
    • A track record working for recognizable Canadian publications is preferred.
    • At least 10 years of professional journalism experience and a minimum of three years of experience as an editor or managing editor.
    • Extensive experience using CP style guidelines.
    • Experience writing and/or editing stories about issues relevant to consumer protection, the Canadian professional licensing and regulatory sector, and/or government is highly desirable. More information on this sector can be found here.
    Position Type

    We are seeking a part-time independent contractor.  Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

    To Apply

    Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to editor@theregistrar.ca by Friday, April 16, outlining their relevant experience and desired compensation.