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Digital Editorial Coordinator:
Salon Communications Inc.
June 02 2017
Salon Communications Inc. seeks a Digital Editorial Coordinator for its media properties and and their respective social media channels.

The ideal candidate will be energetic, highly organized and live and breathe the digital landscape and social media, while also understanding its relationship to print in creating a 360-degree brand strategy. You’re also a strong writer who creates clean copy for the digital landscape. Online experience is a must. Beauty and/or trade magazine experience would be an asset. A positive attitude and sense of humour is highly desired.

This position requires an individual who is flexible, team-oriented, solution-focused and has creative thinking skills. You must also be able to meet tight deadlines, prioritize tasks on the fly, and be a good time manager. Connections with bloggers and/or social media influencers is also an asset.

Online duties include:
• Establishing the digital strategies for Elevate and Salon in respect to social media, websites and brand extensions in collaboration with each editorial team.
• Establishing the monthly website lineup for each publication and executing in collaboration with EICs and design teams, including publishing weekly content using a CMS and HTML.
• Creating and publishing weekly e-newsletter for each publication.
• Manage social media channels - Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat Pinterest, etc.
• Analyzing digital metrics and online activity to make content recommendations across all digital channels and using best in practice SEO to convert print content into strong digital content.
• Working on advertiser content and coordinating contests for websites and social media channels with sales team.
• Working with sales and marketing to create fresh and creative digital- based pitches for clients alongside ’ with editors, then executing digital sponsored content strategies
• Representing media entities at short-lead industry events.

A formal education in digital media, with some writing experience, along with some experience in a multi-media environment is required. Knowledge of Google analytics, SEO and web metrics is a must and the ideal candidate will already have a social media presence and be up to date on social media best practices.

Digital Skills:
• Passion for social media and the digital landscape
• Working knowledge of Google analytics reporting to make digital content decisions based on numbers and metrics
• Knowledge of CMS systems (Joomla and WordPress) and basic Internet HTML
• Experience with Constant Contact or other email list managers
• Familiarity with social media scheduling tools, such as Hootsuite and and social listening tools
• Knowledge and ease of working in MAC platform and MS office suite
• Basic knowledge of photo editing using Photoshop, including resizing, cropping, basic colour correction, layers and exporting for web and mobile.
• Light photography and photo editing skills for social media postings
• Any knowledge of editing and filming video for web and social media, including format changes and basic editing using iMovie, is a plus.

Send cover letter, CV and samples of your work in PDF and link format to, please quote “Digital Editorial Coordinator” in subject line of the email.

About Salon Communications Inc.
Salon Communications Inc. is the owner and publisher of Salon Magazine (English and French),, The Contessas—the Canadian Hairstylist of the Year Awards, Elevate magazine and Salon Magazine and, are respectively Canada’s leading magazine and websites for the professional beauty industry and are delivered to top salons and spas across the country. Elevate is Canada’s leading magazine for the cosmetic enhancement industry. Salon Communications Inc. provides a supportive workplace with opportunities for employees to grow and flourish along with playing an integral role in the creative process.

183 Bathurst, Suite 202
Toronto, ON
M5T 2R7, Canada
Tel: (416) 869-3131
Fax: (416) 869-3008

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