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Producer (Events & Special Projects)

The Logic

The Logic

Administration
San Francisco, CA, USA · Toronto, ON, Canada · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024
The Logic is now accepting applications for a producer to join its growing editorial team.

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 producer will help The Logic conceive and deliver high-quality, engaging events to accompany Canada’s most authoritative and compelling coverage of business and technology. These events put the spotlight on our journalism, featuring The Logic’s journalists interviewing newsmakers or convening a panel discussion on a topic in the news. They are an important part of how we build and maintain community with our subscribers and partners, and they adhere to rigorous standards. For a sample of past events, please see here.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced producer of news or current affairs programming or events. They have strong news judgment and the skills to produce relevant, audience-focused events, with a demonstrated ability to conceive, plan, and shape such programming, sometimes under tight deadlines. A creative thinker, they will be able to make our events more accessible, resonant and entertaining. They will be comfortable securing guest speakers from the highest levels of business and government in Canada and beyond.
This contract position is based in Toronto, where The Logic offers a hybrid work arrangement. An exceptional candidate may be based elsewhere in Canada.
What you'll do:
  • Conceive and produce regular virtual and in-person live journalism events to accompany The Logic’s growing suite of editorial products, including speaker curation and the creation of collateral materials
  • Program development and speaker curation for The Logic's marquee annual event, The Logic Summit
  • Work collaboratively with the revenue and partnerships teams to program sponsored panels for both virtual and in-person events, in compliance with The Logic’s rigorous ethical standards for events
  • Coach, inspire and bring out the best in The Logic’s moderators and guest speakers
Who you are:
  • You have strong news judgment, a passion for great journalism and a track record in comparable roles across radio, broadcast or print journalism
  • You’re known for your creative storytelling skills and excellent writing
  • You put audience and integrity at the centre of your decision-making
  • You excel under pressure, have excellent people skills and can multitask: thinking three steps-ahead
  • 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
To apply, please submit the following:
  • A cover letter telling us how your production skills and qualifications would augment The Logic’s live journalism and events
  • Your resume
This is a six month, full-time contract position with a competitive salary, running from early July to December 31, 2024, with the possibility of a longer-term contract extension. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in Canada. 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.
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.