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      DIGITAL EDITOR; BONFIRE MEDIA WINNIPEG

      Company Description

      Bonfire Media Winnipeg and Bonfire Sports is a digital multimedia venture based in Winnipeg, Canada. Led by video content and working with numerous independent contributors, Bonfire is committed to delivering high-quality sports content that resonates with fans and enthusiasts in both Winnipeg and across Canada. Bonfire’s YouTube livestreams, interview content, and podcasts have become go-to sources for news, analysis, perspective, and engaging discussions spanning the digital sports content space.

       

      Role Description

      This is a contract role for a Digital Editor with Bonfire Sports. It is a part-time position with the opportunity to become full-time for the right candidate. The Digital Editor will be responsible for day-to-day tasks including content management and strategy, editorial work, writing, as well as reporting, interviewing, and performing on camera. The role will require a hybrid work arrangement, with some work from home and some work on-location at sporting and media venues in Winnipeg and Canada.

       

      Role Specifics

      • Strategic planning and oversight of the digital arm of BMW and Bonfire Sports
      • Content management and editorial work
      • Editing/production of digital content (video/audio/photo)
      • Social media management and analysis
      • Digital asset management, graphic design and layout
      • Guest booking (in/out-of-market; NHL, CFL, NFL, Canadian and American professional and amateur sports personalities)
      • On-site reporting and content capture of Winnipeg Jets, Blue Bombers, Sea Bears, and other live-action and interview content, including in-game photography
      • Game-day and other assignments, as required

       

      Qualifications

      • Experience in content management and editorial work
      • Strong writing skills
      • Exceptional attention to detail
      • Solid understanding of professional sports and the sports media landscape
      • Knowledge of digital media/content strategy for audience engagement and growth
      • Familiarity with publications, digital media and social
      • Excellent organization and time-management skills
      • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in high-pressure environments, and within strict deadlines
      • Degree/Diploma in Journalism, Communications, or related field
      Please submit resumés to winnipeg@bonfiresports.ca