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Digital Content Producer-Associate Editor:
Allergic Living magazine
Toronto
December 19 2016
AGW Publishing Inc. is an independent health media company that publishes Allergic Living magazine, with circulation across Canada and the United States, and Allergicliving.com, one of North America’s top-ranking allergy and gluten-free websites. The brand offers award-winning coverage of food allergies, asthma and celiac disease.

The Candidate
We’re seeking an online and print journalist with a passion for health and news reporting. The candidate will have the demonstrated ability to report on science and research in a manner that’s easily understood by a consumer audience. The candidate will enjoy a key role, particularly in shaping Allergic Living’s online coverage.

Responsibilities

Website:
• Researching and writing weekly news for website and monthly E-newsletter.
• Production of monthly E-newsletter, including assigning/editing of news writers.
• Working with the editor on web content development – from innovative story approaches to keeping website section fronts lively and engaging.
• Taking a lead role on social media strategy, working with website coordinator.

Magazine:
• Some news or feature writing for Allergic Living’s quarterly Canadian and U.S. editions.
• Working with editorial team on story idea generation.
• Assistance with proofing.

Qualifications
• Degree in journalism or science.
• Minimum 2-3 years of professional news reporting for newspaper/magazine or news website; health or science reporting a definite asset.
• Strong journalism interviewing, writing and editing skills.
• Experience with developing web content and creating online videos.
• Experience with social media posting; good grasp of SEO concepts.
• Proficient with WordPress and social media platforms.
• Knowledge of food allergy or celiac disease issues an asset.

Compensation: Competitive.

The Office: We work in a large home office environment in Toronto’s west end (subway access). The atmosphere is informal, friendly and fast-paced.

To Apply: send resumé and cover letter by e-mail to the editor Gwen Smith: editor@allergicliving.com

We thank all who apply for their interest in the position, but will only be able to respond to those selected for an interview.
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