Writer/Editor, Parliament Now
The Hill Times is seeking an editor/writer to join its staff. The ideal candidate is someone who is well organized, has clean and concise writing skills and most importantly a passion for all things politics. Previous editing and writing experience is a must, either journalistic or academic.
The position is as editor of Parliament Now which is a daily, online, political tracking service dedicated to bringing subscribers the most up-to-date information about the daily proceedings of the federal government, the House of Commons and Senate. You also compile, edit and update two annual publications. Inside Ottawa and Inside Canada.
This full-time position would see you compiling, writing and editing the publication on a daily basis, often independently. This includes posting all material online, as well as generating and sending out our Daily, Weekly, and Comprehensive reports. You will be required to self-edit while maintaining accuracy and consistency of style.
Previous editing and writing experience is a must.
This is a full-time one-year Maternity-leave contract that includes benefits.
Start Date: May 2019
Salary Range: $32,000-$36,000
Parliament Now is a subscriber service used by Canada’s premier associations, corporations, news agencies and government offices to track legislation, government news and information. Parliament Now is owed by The Hill Times.
Our office is located in downtown Ottawa and is a friendly place to work.
If you love to watch parliamentary debates, can’t get enough of committee meetings and have a great eye for detail, then send your cover letter, resume and writing samples to:
246 Queen Street, Suite 200
Ottawa, ON K1P 5E4