Agriculture Journalist

Farms.com

Prairies, Canada

Date Posted July 12, 2021
Industry Magazines / Publishing
Specialty Agriculture/Farm
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://Farms.com and BetterFarming.com

Description:

Farms.com Media and Publishing is expanding our content team and seeking part-time and full-time Agriculture Journalists to work with us. 

You will write for print publications Better Farming and Better Pork, as well as collaborate on special projects and custom print publications.

This opportunity could be right for you if you have an area of expertise in one or more of these areas:  cash crops, agronomy, livestock, business management, and markets. If you don't know that much about agriculture, but you are willing to learn, we are willing to train you.

 You will develop original and enterprising story and interview ideas through research and development of contacts. You will actively participate in the assignment process and editorial meetings. You will regularly post links and photos on social media to promote our news content and engage with our farming audience. You are skilled at taking photos to post with your articles, and can easily make quick edits, and display creativity in the use of graphics and other visual elements.

You will demonstrate excellent time-management skills and an ability to write engaging, accurate stories on deadline. You will demonstrate an ability to manage a flexible work schedule to conduct onsite interviews with farmers and agri-businesses.

Responsibilities

Requirements:

Part-time applicants must be able to commit to a defined schedule of availability. 

Farms.com is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for all stakeholders, including our employees and job applicants.  Contact human resources by calling 888-248-4893 if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.

In addition to a competitive salary, Farms.com offers career advancement from within, as well as a range of benefits, including Health and Dental, and RRSPs.  Please note, part-time applicants will not be eligible for Farms.com Employee Benefits.

The candidate will work remotely from a home office, and report to a Manager in Guelph, Ontario, depending on the location of the applicant. 

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