Come work with us – we’re an awesome organization that makes a difference, works hard, and still knows how to have fun!
Founded in 1971 to advance the struggle for sexual liberation, Pink Triangle Press is Canada’s leading LGBT media organization. PTP publishes DailyXtra.com, the travel website DailyXtraTravel, and also operates the gay adult dating website Squirt.org
We believe in flexibility, and the celebration of individuality here at PTP - and we think our organizational culture reflects that! We have a casual dress code, a friendly atmosphere, and where the position permits we have flexible hours. We believe in being good at what we do and working hard – but that fun can be had along the way.
*You do not need to be a part of the LGBT community in order to work here – allies are absolutely welcome to apply. PTP is committed to Employment Equity, and to providing a fair and equitable work environment. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal people, those living with disabilities, and people who are visible minorities.
PTP is committed to ensuring accessible services and communications to individuals with disabilities. Once an applicant has been selected for an interview, requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants should make their accommodation needs known when contacted.
Come work with us…
NEWS REPORTER (Toronto)
Pink Triangle Press is looking for an intrepid News Reporter with strong news judgment and well-honed journalism skills for our Toronto office.
If you are the right person for this role you will be able to create on-line content that is relevant and thought-provoking, and provide a critical perspective that engages readers in thoughtful discourse. You will ensure that Editorial directives, standards, and objectives are implemented, and that content and information are effectively disseminated to DailyXtra’s publics via all media employed.
You thrive on being a reporter, and are not afraid to tackle sensitive issues or ask hard questions. You have a natural “nose for news", and have the ability to identify great story ideas that reflect the zeitgeist of the LGBT community. You are well able to research, produce, and edit assignments, as well as package the content for our print and on-line publications.
You will have proven skills and experience including, but not limited to the following:
- Editorial skills; writing, research, investigative journalism
- Strong computer skills; MS Office Suite, electronic publishing, Internet
- Good knowledge of Toronto’s LGBT community, sexual politics, and cultures
- Strong familiarity with journalism practices and standards, related laws (libel, obscenity, etc.)
- Knowledge of Pink Triangle Press’ history, mission, and role within the national and local communities
- An effective and enthusiastic team player
To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org