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Sept. 28, 2016

Maisonneuve is an award-winning, not-for-profit general-interest magazine, published in English and based in Montreal. We are seeking a brilliant, energetic magazine fanatic to join our small but dedicated team. This position is suited to highly motivated individuals who are self-starters, creative thinkers and willing to learn under the leadership of the magazine's editor-in-chief and publisher.

If you are serious about beautifully crafted long-form writing and working in independent media, please apply!

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the editor-in-chief with the planning and editing of all sections of the print magazine (quarterly publishing cycle)
  • Coordinating the fact-checking of print articles
  • Attending art and editorial meetings
  • Liaising with writers on the development of story ideas and drafts
  • Assisting in production and writing display copy
  • Proofreading
  • Assisting with hiring and managing of interns
  • Assisting with launch parties and other promotional events
  • Editing and writing web content


  • Post-secondary degree in English, Journalism or equivalent work experience
  • 2 years experience editing and/or writing, preferably in magazines
  • Experience working with InDesign, content-management systems, and social media
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong proof-reading and research skills
  • Ability to manage time and multiple deadlines
  • Strong interest in independent media and not-for-profit sector

This position pays a modest monthly honorarium. The work schedule is flexible and part-time, except for the final production periods (4 times per year: February, May, August, November).

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resumé and three writing samples by 5 p.m. EST on October 15 to [email protected] Selected applicants will be contacted by the end of October and will receive a short editorial test to be completed in a prescribed amount of time.