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OLDF is looking for recent grads, youths and students to join our editorial team for our publications. You will have a hand in managing the day-to-day editorial responsibilities, using your skills and expertise to monitor workflow and support the editorial staff face-to-face or remotely.

Ontario Learning Development Foundation (OLDF) is a registered charity in Canada that performs training and educational services to youths, children, new immigrants, and seniors. Our mission is to transform our communities through integrated educational and community-response empowerment initiatives for children, youth, new immigrants and their families.

This position reports to the Managing editor and will complete the following tasks:

  • Proofread and edit a variety of materials using Canadian Press and house style guidelines to correct errors in grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation
  • Collaborate with the Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor to ensure project completion on deadline
  • Write occasional news and feature stories
  • Assist with digital content management and online print production
  • Create and edit copy and layout for internal documents.

Qualifications

The successful candidate for this role will bring the following skills and experiences:

  • Post-secondary education in English, Journalism, Communications, or closely related fields.
  • Minimum of two years' experience in copy editor/proofreading/editorial role.
  • Ability to apply effective verbal, non-verbal, and written communication methods. Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to work harmoniously and productively with staff and authors.
  • Organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail to be able to multitask and prioritize assignments.
  • Motivated self-starter and a hard worker.
  • Ability to read materials to detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors within tight deadlines before publication

Time Commitment

  • Flexible hours with team meetings, approx. 20-30 hours/week
  • Must be available for a nine to fourteen weeks contract
  • Salary: $14.25 per hour
  • Number of position
  • 4

Location

  • Work from home / Remote work due to COVID-19

Since this is a funded position by Canada Summer Job grants, all applicants must be a youth (citizen, PR or conventional refugee) between 15

  • 30 years of age to qualify.

The application deadline is May 15, 2021

We would like to thank all those that apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We request no emails, faxes, phone calls, social media posts or requests to meet, please.

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