This is a remote role based in Ontario, Canada
About Us: Recently named a Best Place to Work Chicago, EnsembleIQ is a North American business intelligence company delivering insightful information and actionable connections. Using our market expertise throughout the entire path to purchase in retail, retail technology, consumer goods, healthcare, and hospitality, we help professionals make informed business decisions and gain a competitive advantage. We offer creative solutions that connect suppliers and service providers with our business-building communities. Through our diverse capabilities, we provide our markets with unrivaled digital, social, event, research, marketing services and strategic print offerings. Click to learn more about our culture and to learn more about our company visit ensembleiq.com.
This is an opportunity to join the North American leader intent on moving to the next level of success. While EnsembleIQ is already regarded as the leading retail industry business intelligence platform, the company is committed to strong, strategic growth that creates opportunities for our associates to advance their careers.
About the Role: Canadian Grocer is seeking a digital editor with a passion for food retailing who has the technology skills to further elevate our content. The digital editor will create and amplify content and engage in activities that enhance the discoverability of Canadian Grocer content.
The digital editor's key responsibilities include writing, editing, producing and amplifying authoritative and insightful content for integrated brand platforms consisting of print magazines, websites, related products and social media platforms. The role requires strong writing and editing skills, plus a hyper-focus on planning and organization. The digital editor will be expected to manage the day-to-day digital needs of the brands’ while also cultivating relationships and interacting with industry sources to help build Canadian Grocer’s communities.
Pitch, create, produce and manage high-quality content in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment for Canadian Grocer’s five weekly newsletters.
Assign and manage the work of freelance writers
Leverage leading social media platforms to drive brand awareness and engagement
Determine and track KPIs, and apply SEO best practices to achieve content amplification goals
Supervise and manage the layout of images, graphics, videos and other artwork on digital platforms
Regularly monitor and track content performance
Proofread and edit material as needed.
Work in a multidisciplinary team with professionals such as web designers, marketing executives and photographers to improve content strategy
Build relationships with industry sources and collaborate with other team members
Adhere to copyright and privacy standards and company policies
Attend digital and physical events as needed and occasionally work evenings/weekends based on breaking news, special reports or live event coverage
Track and analyze website traffic and key drivers of engagement
Keep abreast of new trends in digital technology.
Maintaining relationships with, and building upon, our roster of columnists.
Liaising with sales on sponsored content production.
3+ years of B2B Digital Editing experience
Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field
A passion for retailing and food retailing in particular
Excellent writing, proofreading, editing and copywriting skills
Strong understanding of Canadian Press style conventions.
Available portfolio of published work
Knowledge of software such Photoshop, etc.
A basic knowledge of HTML.
In-depth knowledge of best SEO practices
Knowledge of Marketing and SEO tools
Knowledge of content management systems such as Drupal
Attention to detail, creative thinking and problem-solving
Great organizational, time-management, interpersonal and communication skills
Strong background and interest in social media and technology
An ability to maintain quality and consistency across media types and web platforms and drive increased traffic and brand visibility.
An ability to manage monthly budgets.