Job Title: WEB EDITOR/DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER – Kayak Angler Magazine | Kayak Angler Magazine | Rapid Media
WEB EDITOR/DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER – Kayak Angler Magazine

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Rapid Media is an established paddlesports media company, since 1999. We produce the world’s two leading paddling magazines: Kayak Angler and Paddling and two of the world’s largest annuals, our Paddling Buyer's Guide and Paddling Trip Guide. Rapid Media also produces the Paddling Film Fest an international paddling film festival. Over the last 19 years we’ve worked hard to become North America’s paddlesports authority.

 

KAYAK ANGLER DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER/WEB EDITOR

The Kayak Angler Web Editor position entails digital content management and planning, writing and editing, some photography and video work, and social media marketing and management, plus occasional trade show travel. The Web Editor is also a contributor to Kayak Angler print magazine, travels on sponsored fishing trips and gets to review the sweetest new fishing and paddling gear. We're looking for a Web Editor who is creative, energetic, self-directed, detail-oriented and has outstanding time management skills. 

The position is full-time and year-round. We may consider remote working arrangements. 

Qualifications

  • A passion for kayak fishing (obviously!)
  • Experience writing for online publications and managing digital content
  • Excellent editor, with attention to detail for grammar, spelling, etc
  • Clever wit and marketing savvy for writing punchy copy
  • Experience managing social media platforms, CMS, and SEO knowledge
  • Ability to work independently and also as part of Kayak Angler's editorial team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Education should be along the lines of journalism, professional writing, marketing, publishing and media

 

Additional Information
Rapid Media is located in Palmer Rapids, which is a small community with a big heart and quite a bit going on throughout the year. Our office is on the bank of the Madawaska River, five minutes downstream from class II-III+ Palmer Rapids, less than an hour from the mighty Ottawa River, and right in the middle between Algonquin Park and Calabogie Peaks ski resort. We paddle regularly and go swimming from the dock at lunchtime. The kayak fishing is fantastic. 

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Rapid Media headquarters on the Madawaska River. Yes, this is our office.

 

Our team consists of a publisher, four editors, film festival tour coordinator, director of sales, director of marketing, advertising and sponsorship coordinator, designer and production coordinator, circulation manager and account manager. Most of us wear flip-flops and none of us have ever sat at our desks wearing a tie.

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Rapid Media team building day at the takeout on the Lower Madawaska River

 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Included with your CV, we would like to see samples of your writing style. Please submit a 500-word boat review, a news article and an editorial lifestyle piece which could appear in Kayak Angler or on kayakanglermag.com.

If you think this job is great but not the exact fit for you, feel free to forward this to someone perfect for the position.

Please visit our website and see what else we do: www.rapidmedia.com

Contact

Scott MacGregor, Founder and Publisher

Rapid Media

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