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Join The 604 Now Team

604 Now is continuing to expand and we’re looking to bring on-board new teammates to help us continue catering content to metro Vancouver.

At the moment, we’re looking to fill editorial positions including contributor roles and paid staff. Scroll down below for details.

Contributor:

Editorial Contributor

As an Editorial contributor, you’ll be given the opportunity to work alongside 604 Now’s editorial team to create content consisting of news, events, culture, reviews and more that will be published on our website. You’ll assist with researching, writing and editing content assigned to you,  but will also have creative freedom to write about content you feel relevant to our readership.

In the past, our editorial contributors have been able to do things like interview local and international artists, talent, visit restaurants, and experience many popular attractions. They also receive cool networking event invites!

Estimated weekly hours: 2-5, but it depends on how many articles you submit each week. We’re looking for a commitment of at least one per week, but there’s no max.

Staff:

Editorial Internship (Part-time)

In addition to everything included under the editorial contributor, you’ll get to work twice a week in a hands-on fast-paced office environment, up to 8 hours per week.

City Editor (Part-time)

The ideal candidate will have prior digital contention creation work experience, be social media savvy, and have a good understanding of metro Vancouver culture.

The position is designed for someone with immense interest in metro Vancouver’s latest news, events, history, and additional topics we typically cover.

Job duties include:

  • Working a flexible schedule, including early mornings, and evenings, up to 10 hours per week
  • Collaborating and organizing with the editor-in-chief for the editorial calendar, along with on-going and future initiatives
  • Creating original content and meeting tight deadlines, daily
  • Updating existing content
  • Formatting 604 Now’s weekly newsletter
  • Proof-reading and editing articles submitted by other team members

Qualifications:

  • CMS (WordPress) and web media experience
  • Excellent research skills
  • Good photo editing skills
  • Strong time management & prioritization skills
  • Excellent communication and strong attention to detail
  • A metro Vancouver resident for the past 5 years

How to Apply

Interested in applying for one of these roles? Just send an email to: info [at] 604now [dotcom] with the following info:

A bit about yourself and how long you’ve lived in metro Vancouver. What’s your education and work experience like? Please also include a cover letter detailing your previous duties and links to published work.

We’d also love to know why you believe your the best candidate for the position.

General info about all positions:

All time commitments listed are estimates only and are subject to change as you find your niche within the team.

Besides gaining experience and sharpening your skills within your field, you can be sure you’ll benefit in many ways, depending on your position. Here are a few perks all contributors can expect:

  • Full assistance and mentorship will be provided for all contributors
  • Networking with professionals in area of career interest
  • Complimentary passes/tickets to major attractions
  • Invitations to VIP events
  • Meeting local and international celebrities
  • Reference letter after 3 months of work, if desired
  • Freedom to work from home
  • Exciting and energetic team-mates
  • The pride that comes from being apart of one of the fastest growing blogs in metro Vancouver

As well, we’d like to add that all contributor positions could possibly lead to future paid positions at 604 Now, as our growth continues.

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