Magazine and Web Editor

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Job Location: Peterborough, ON
  • Required experience:
  • Editing: 3+ years
  • Web Editing: 3+ years

Job Summary

Are you a magazine and website content junkie? Do you love to write and coordinate projects? If you have a passion for publishing great content, (trade magazines in particular) and a knowledge of the auto aftermarket, collision repair and auto recycling in particular, let's talk.

Collision Repair magazine is looking for an Editor with big ideas for our industry-leading trade magazines, websites and daily E-Zine. This is a full-time, in-office position. Attitude is much more important to us than aptitude, so send in your resume even if your experience is not that deep. There's always room to grow for the right person. In fact, the right person could see quick advancement through our editorial department.

Responsibilities and Duties

The successful candidate will manage, assign, write and edit both online and print content to meet the highest editorial standards. You will be responsible for helping plan magazine content and ensuring it fits with our ideals for the magazine's vision, mandate and editorial objective. You will ensure consistency of the magazine's focus, tone and content. We are looking for someone who is capable of working on their own, but can be a strong team player and works well with others to come up with useful, creative ideas that are imperative to the functions of the magazine. In addition to writing original news and features, the Editor will work with freelance writers and photographers to research and develop news stories and features of vital interest to the auto service and collision repair industries. This role includes building relationships with representatives from major industry associations and attending conventions, trade shows and other events. The Editor also works closely with our in-house production department and with advertising sales representatives. Computer literacy such as Word and InDesign are important, and excellent knowledge of the English language and grammar. Knowledge of CP Style and grammar is an asset, and you must have a keen eye to make sure no mistake goes unoticed.

Qualifications and Skills

You may offer the following of benefit to the position:

Visit collisionrepairmag.com for more information. The successful applicant will create content and help manage our national publications Collision Repair magazine, Bodyworx Professional and Canadian Auto Recycler, as well as taking leadership of one of our web properties, Canadian Towing & Recovery.

We offer a competitive salary based on experience and a pleasant work environment in a converted house downtown Peterborough. Please reply in confidence with a resume, published works or writing samples and a cover letter stating why you would be the ideal candidate, citing job number 70218207-W. Please send all application to james@mediamatters.ca