Summer 2024 Youth Work Opportunity: Editorial Assistant

Lion’s Roar is offering a summer work opportunity for a 15 to 30-year-old candidate wanting to plug into the world of digital publishing.

Lion’s Roar
15 May 2024

Lion’s Roar, North America’s largest publisher of Buddhist content, offers an excellent work opportunity for a 15 to 30-year-old wanting to plug into the world of digital publishing this summer. The successful candidate will apply their skills, knowledge, and interest to our continuously growing online presence. 

Lion’s Roar encourages Black, racialized and Indigenous people as well as 2SLGBTQ+, newcomers to Canada, and People with Disabilities to apply. If you are a member of an equity-deserving group, historically excluded from work opportunities, we encourage you to let us know by self-identifying in your cover letter or resume and to share your pronouns. Those with disabilities will be accommodated on request. 

Mission-driven and community-supported, Lion’s Roar provides Buddhist teachings, news, and perspectives that make this timeless wisdom accessible to all. Lion’s Roar values and supports the well-being, work/life balance, and contentment of its staff.

What will I be doing? 

  • Assist in managing and updating our WordPress website.
  • Publish and format articles, images, and multimedia content.
  • Collaborate with the editorial team to produce high-quality written content.
  • Conduct research and fact-checking for articles.
  • Optimize web content for SEO and user engagement.
  • Help with social media management and digital marketing efforts.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions and editorial meetings.

What do I need in order to do the job? 

  • Familiarity with WordPress and web publishing technologies (HTML, CSS, etc.).
  • Strong writing and editing skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • Ability to create engaging and informative content.
  • Basic understanding of SEO principles.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Education in Journalism, Communications, English, or a related field is preferred but not required.
  • Previous experience in copywriting or web publishing is a plus

How do I apply? 

Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada and be between the ages of 15 and 30. $17.00 per hour.

To apply please send a covering letter and resume with “Editorial Assistant” in the heading to [email protected]. Work begins in June. 

For more information about Lion’s Roar see our About Us page.

Lion's Roar

Lion’s Roar

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