Assistant Editor
Pacific Yachting Magazine - Vancouver, BC

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Pacific Yachting Magazine has been Canada and the Pacific Northwest’s premier boating magazine since 1968, and is seeking a passionate Assistant Editor to join its team.

Currently based out of North Vancouver, the position will be primarily with Pacific Yachting and its associated websites, digital edition and supplementary publications.


-The successful applicant must have excellent writing, editing, proofreading and organizational skills combined with natural editorial instincts and attention to detail.

-Must have solid experience in professional editing, writing and proofreading.

-The applicant should have a university degree in an applicable field

-Experience with video editing, photography, web content development and the Adobe Suite is an asset.

-Those with experience in boating and good knowledge of the B.C. and Pacific Northwest coast will be given priority.


-Reporting to the editor, this is a full time position in a fast-paced, high-pressure publishing environment where everyone is expected to multitask on a wide variety of projects with tight deadlines.

-The position will involve editorial, administrative and promotional activities at events.

-Must be extremely organized and self-reliant.

-Must be personable and able to represent the magazine at events.

-Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, and also together with a team.

Serious candidates only. Email your resume and cover letter before Oct. 25, 2012.

Short listed applicants will be asked to do a fun and skill-testing editing/writing challenge.