at Quietly in Vancouver
What’s the opportunity?
Do you have fights with your friends about the Oxford comma? Get a strange sense of satisfaction striking things off with your red pen? This is the job for you.
We’re looking for a superstar editor who is as passionate about writing as he or she is ensuring content is flawless. You will work with a variety of clients (both publishers and brands) and a network of writers. The editor is responsible for combing through content for spelling, grammar, syntax, flow, tone, correctness, voice and more, and is integral in helping deliver content that is not only clean, but also aligns with each client’s brand and goals.
Along with this, you will use Quietly’s tools, prepare and proofread strategic documents, help send and package the content so it’s publisher/brand ready, write content when necessary and perform any other tasks to help the Editorial Team.
Candidate needs to be in or willing to relocate to Vancouver. This job is to be done in our Vancouver office, which is based in Gastown. The internship will run for a duration of 3 months with the possibility for extension or full-time employment.
Who are you?
Writing experience (or equivalent) with a focus on editing
Excellent verbal and written English
Experienced researcher and fact-checker
Ability to communicate constructive feedback with ease
Knack for developing and executing creative concepts
Ability to convey ideas and stories in a succinct fashion
Comfortable with various social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter and Reddit
Experience working with different style guides
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
Initiative and self-motivation
Must have own computer
Nice to Haves
A degree in Communications, Journalism or English
Experience with blogging platforms
A variety of writing samples across topics and verticals
Familiarity with Quietly’s tools
Experience with analytics tools and software
Who are we?
Located in Vancouver, Quietly is a premium content provider, delivering data-driven strategy and editorial for brands and publishers. By looking into analytics, keyword trends, the competitive landscape and more, Quietly helps shape content marketing opportunities through a thoughtful, strategic approach.
Compensation: Paid internship; honorarium per month.
To apply: Please send your resume and cover letter (as one PDF) at iwannawork[at]quiet.ly. Please also include samples of your work, either URLs or sample documents, along with links to your two favourite websites with your resume and cover letter package.
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