Canadian Journalism Foundation
Job Posting for Associate Editor, Canadian Journalism Project (J-Source.ca)
Full-time contract position
Start Date: April/May, 2008 (negotiable)
Term of Contract: 1 year contract
Salary: $30,000 – $40,000 / year, commensurate with experience and qualifications
Application Deadline: March 31, 2008
J-Source.ca is a source for news, research and resources related to excellence in Canadian journalism, a place for commentary and discussion on the state and standards of Canadian journalism, an expanding database of award-winning journalism and links to other organizations that recognize and support excellence in journalism. The website’s target audiences include: practising journalists, journalism and media scholars (teachers, researchers, and students) and members of the public with an interest in journalism. J-Source.ca is a project of the Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) in collaboration with journalism schools and organizations across Canada.
The Associate Editor will manage content for J-Source.ca. This is a one-year contract position, based in Toronto. The successful applicant will be a journalist who is energetic, thoughtful, self-motivated, collaborative and enthusiastic about the project’s goals.
Under the supervision of the Editor-in-Chief and the Executive Director, in support of the masthead team members, and in collaboration with the CJF program manager, the Associate Editor will perform the following tasks:
Please forward your curriculum vitae and cover letter by March 31, 2008. We thank all applicants but only those short-listed will be contacted. No phone calls or faxes please.
Please submit your resume and cover letter attention:
The Canadian Journalism Foundation
117 Peter St., 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M5V 2G9