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Editor (Planning & Copy)

The Logic

The Logic

Canada · Toronto, ON, Canada · Remote
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024
The Logic is hiring a planning and copy editor to play a key role in our growing newsroom and elevate our coverage of Canadian business and technology.

About The Logic

The Logic is a leading source of business and technology news in Canada, offering subscribers in-depth reporting on the businesses, people and policies that move the country forward.
Founded in 2018, we are backed by the Financial Times, with headquarters in Toronto and bureaus in Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa and Montreal. The Logic’s award-winning original journalism which includes a suite of newsletters and a slate of in-person and virtual events, reaches hundreds of thousands of Canadians and is syndicated to a global audience of financial professionals. Our subscribers are at the centre of everything we do. We believe Canadian journalism has a bright future.
About the role
The editor will help The Logic deliver Canada’s most authoritative and compelling coverage of business and technology. Their job will include playing a leadership role on The Logic’s copy desk, helping manage the flow of work and ensuring the highest standards in copy editing and fact-checking, contributing to copy-editing and fact-checking as needed. They will maintain The Logic’s style guide, in collaboration with senior editors. They will assist in the newsroom’s work to improve representation among its sources. They will work with other editors to maintain the newsroom’s planning calendar. They may play a role in editing The Logic’s growing suite of newsletters.
The ideal candidate will be adept at editing business news copy on deadline. They will be an advocate for the reader, always pushing to make writing clear and concise, and a newsroom diplomat, able to work with colleagues across departments. They will be comfortable editing stories based on numbers and data, and able to support The Logic’s data storytelling, visuals and presentation. And they will be eager to help build a collegial, collaborative, goal-oriented newsroom that treats all its members with respect.
This is a full-time staff job. It is ideally based in Toronto, where The Logic offers a hybrid work arrangement. An exceptional candidate may be based elsewhere in Canada.
What you'll do:
  • Manage the workflow of The Logic’s copy desk
  • Ensure the highest standards in copy editing and fact-checking
  • Copy-edit and fact-check as needed
  • Help maintain the newsroom’s style guide
  • Help improve the diversity of sources on which the newsroom draws
  • Help maintain the newsroom planning calendar
  • Assist in editing The Logic’s growing suite of newsletter products
Who you are:
  • You have strong news judgment, a passion for great journalism and a track record of producing it
  • You’re adept at editing business news copy on deadline
  • You are committed to accuracy, excellence and the rigorous pursuit of facts
  • You are an expert in Canadian Press Style, and edit with precision and style
  • You’re innovative and comfortable working with a range of writing styles and formats, while promoting diversity of thought and representation in storytelling
  • You want to contribute to a healthy, inclusive work culture
  • You’re organized, focused and able to work both independently and collaboratively
  • You have an adaptive and entrepreneurial mindset
  • You’re a team player with prior leadership experience who wants to grow with a startup and who will enjoy helping where needed at a dynamic company
Benefits of working at The Logic
  • Competitive compensation package with generous paid time off and equity options
  • Comprehensive benefits plan including parental leave top-up, fertility coverage, dental, vision, HSA, EAP and more
  • Professional development opportunities
Work arrangements at The Logic
The Logic is pleased to provide work arrangements through which employees can produce their best work. We are a distributed team and work remotely across Canada. For team members in Toronto and Ottawa, The Logic offers office space for in-person work, meetings, etc.
To apply, please submit the following:
  • A cover letter telling us how your editorial skills and qualifications would augment The Logic’s coverage
  • Your resume
  • This hiring process may include an editing test.
Not sure you're qualified? Please apply anyway. We look for talent, not lines on a resume, and we are committed to building an inclusive environment.
Applications are due by the end of the day on Sunday, June 30 2024.
If you have questions, please contact info@thelogic.co.
The Logic is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. If you require accommodations at any step of the application or interview process, please contact jordan.timm@thelogic.co. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: alternative methods of communication, providing a detailed “what to expect,” or modified interview process. Please note this list is not exhaustive and we are more than happy to discuss other accommodations as required.