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Editor (News & Newsletter)

The Logic

The Logic

Canada · Toronto, ON, Canada · Remote
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024
Editor (News and Newsletters)
The Logic is hiring a news and newsletters 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. They will be responsible for The Logic Briefing newsletter, assigning and editing spot news coverage and finding creative ways to approach the news of the day. They will also oversee many of The Logic’s regular editorial franchises, and will help develop new ones.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced editor who is adept at editing business news copy on deadline. A quick, creative thinker, they will be able to make our coverage more concise, readable, resonant and entertaining. They will be comfortable with numbers and data. They will have a working familiarity with Canadian media law. 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:
  • Oversee The Logic Briefing, including assigning and editing daily news coverage, and work on The Logic’s growing suite of newsletter products
  • Assign, edit and develop The Logic’s regular editorial franchises
  • Assign and edit other stories as required
  • Help recruit, hire and manage editorial staff as The Logic’s newsroom grows
  • Be an active partner in The Logic’s virtual and in-person live journalism events
Who you are:
  • You have strong news judgment, a passion for great journalism and a track record of producing it
  • You have experience editing news and features about business and technology
  • You are committed to accuracy, excellence and the rigorous pursuit of facts
  • You’re adept at editing copy on deadline and familiar with Canadian Press 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 have a track record of building and/or supporting a healthy, inclusive work culture, helping teammates reach new professional heights and working across departments to achieve shared goals
  • You’re organized, focused and able to work both independently and collaboratively
  • You have an adaptive and entrepreneurial mindset
  • You’re a team player 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
  • Examples of work on which you were the principal assigning and/or handling editor
  • 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.