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Job Details

Assistant Editor

Posted on Aug 19, 2020 by PUNJABI AKHBAR

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $32.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Nov 15, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

PUNJABI AKHBAR

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Other Languages

Panjabi; Punjabi

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Work Setting

Newspaper

Technical or Specialized Editing

Newspaper or magazine articles

Specific Skills

  • Shorten or lengthen copy
  • Plan and co-ordinate activities of staff and assure production deadlines are met
  • Plan coverage of upcoming events and assign work accordingly
  • Evaluate suitability of material for publication, broadcast or publication on Internet
  • Detect and correct errors in spelling, grammar and syntax
  • Confer with authors, staff writers, reporters and others regarding revisions to copy
  • Plan and implement layout or format of copy according to space or time allocations and significance of copy

Production Editing Activities

  • Paper editing
  • Page lay-out
  • Final products copy

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Tight deadlines

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Nov 15, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Assistant Editor is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Editors
DIRECTIVE

Interest in planning and co-ordinating activities of staff to assure production deadlines are met, and in planning coverage of upcoming events and assigning work

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing information to plan and implement layout or format of copy according to space and time allocations and significance of copy

SOCIAL

Interest in negotiating with authors, staff writers, reporters and others regarding revisions to copy; may negotiate royalties with authors and arrange for payment of freelance staff

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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