Come work with us – we’re an awesome organization that makes a difference, works hard, and still knows how to have fun! 

Our Company...

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

Our Culture... 

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…

 

Online MEDIA PLANNER (Toronto)

Pink Triangle Press is looking for an Online Media Planner to drive quality traffic to PTP’s websites. This position is responsible for identifying the best mix of media channels to deliver advertising messages to the Press’ target audience to produce maximum exposure, within budget.  

If you are the right person for this role, you are able to achieve and exceed monthly and annual targets of the following metrics in regards to overall traffic and traffic type; including but not limited to: site visits, membership, revenue, bounce rate, CPA, ROI, and registration conversation rate.

You will have additional proven skills and experience including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Obtaining, analyzing, and successfully applying  media and traffic generation trends, best practices and strategies in the  online industry (with special attention to the gay and lesbian industry) to drive quality traffic to PTP  websites
  • Analyzing and researching the target audience’s character, purchasing, and media habits
  • Presenting media proposals, including timings and cost breakdowns, helping the Press to reach a final decision about their future advertising strategy
  • Managing budgets and maintaining advertising spend records
  • Monitoring and analyzing competition for media, PR, SEO, SEM and traffic generation activities
  • Utilizing tools (including but not limited to: Google, Bing, Facebook, and tier II and III search engines and traffic generators) to drive quality traffic
  • Expanding and optimizing SEO and SEM keyword lists
  • Identifying key performance indicators related to media, and online traffic generation activities

Required Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communication, Business
  • 3-5 years of professional experience in the field of online marketing, e-commerce, marketing communication
  • Proven strong analytical acumen and experience
  • Proven success of managing online campaigns, media relation and traffic generation
  • Knowledge of internet industry (interactivity, connectivity, e-commerce and enterprise)
  • Experience with web tools like Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Yahoo, Bing ads, Traffic generator tools
  • Knowledge of sexual politics and history
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (oral and written)

Note that the ideal person for this role will be comfortable working with and around sexually explicit products and material

To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to: human.resources@dailyxtra.com

 

FREELANCE REPORTERS (Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa... and more!)

DailyXtra is expanding its base of freelance reporters!  We need intrepid reporters with strong news judgment and well-honed journalism skills. Existing knowledge of the gay and lesbian community in our Toronto, Vancouver, and Ottawa hubs is a huge benefit. We will also consider freelance candidates within Canada, outside of our major hubs.

As an ideal candidate, you thrive on being a news reporter. Thick-skinned, you’re not afraid to tackle sensitive issues or ask hard questions, even within a tight-knit community.

Your commitment to fairness matches your meticulous attention to detail, spelling and accuracy. Your superior writing and self-editing skills enable you to quickly turn around error-free copy.

For Vancouver candidates: Send your resumé and your three best news writing samples to Managing Editor Robin Perelle (robin.perelle@dailyxtra.com).

For candidates outside of Vancouver: Send your resumé and your three best news writing samples to Managing Editor Matthew DiMera (matthew.dimera@dailyxtra.com).

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (Toronto)

The Challenge: To Set Love Free

Pink Triangle Press, the producer of DailyXtra.com and Squirt.org is looking for a senior leader who will lead our mission to foster and renew sexual liberation in the 21st century. We are searching for an innovative Executive Director who will inspire, engage, challenge, and lead debate within the organization and in our communities, while further developing our business model to ensure the long-term sustainability of our mission-based operations.

The Executive Director is responsible for leading the Pink Triangle Press team in achieving its mission and objectives. A leader of both people and strategy, the Executive Director will inspire and energize management and staff alike as they meet the challenge of competing in an ever-changing digital environment. The Executive Director is the keeper of the mission who ensures that the organization stays true to its initial values and goals.

The Executive Director will work closely with a seasoned senior management team to achieve the goals and priorities set out in the PTP strategic plan. A leader with strong business acumen, they will focus on execution and innovation in a constantly changing digital landscape. 
Overseeing senior managers of Finance, Digital Business, Mission Engagement, and Talent, the Executive Director will recognize when to take a hands-on or hands-off approach in his or her leadership. 

The Executive Director will focus on achieving PTP’s strategic plan, the major components of which are:

  • Optimize digital competitiveness
  • Expand into new international markets
  • Promote community engagement and activism
  • Continue to assure financial stability and sustainability of the organization
  • Stabilize and grow our audiences
  • Ensure a “Next Horizon” business opportunity is well underway
  • Grow and optimize distribution channels

The Executive Director, along with PTP’s senior management team, will serve as both representatives of the mission and voice of the organization, as well as strong proponents of a positive, energetic, and engaged workforce. 

Key Skills & Experience

  • Extensive experience leading a digital publishing, online dating or related business (including social media publishing)
  • 5+ years’ experience managing the work of a senior executive team
  • Experience leading an audience-engagement or subscription based internet business
  • Knowledge of the principles of journalism, leadership and management
  • Knowledge of web publishing, managing technology teams and digital product development
  • Strong business acumen, including a sound understanding of financial management
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and execute major projects
  • Technologically savvy in multiple business applications
  • Demonstrated competency in running a multimillion-dollar business
  • Clear understanding of global and local business trends
  • Excellent at identifying and analyzing business opportunities with demonstrated experience and/or vision in regards to monetizing content
  • Politically minded, with a sound understanding of sexual politics
  • Connected to the Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa and worldwide LGBT communities

To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to: human.resources@dailyxtra.com