Managing Editor —T8N Publishing Inc.

T8N Publishing Inc is seeking a Managing editor to lead the dynamic team at T8N Publishing Inc. This is an opportunity for a highly motivated, team-oriented individual with a strong background in local and innovative journalism.

Our Company

T8N Publishing Inc. includes an eclectic group of publications and digital entities, including T8N Magazine. This glossy community magazine has, for 40 months, delivered engaging content to the residents of St. Albert and area. Summer in the City, another one of our publications, is the only major tourism feature for Edmontonians containing information about summer time activities. The respective websites for these publications, and, are vibrant platforms for new and existing content.

T8N Publishing Inc. also produces publications for other organizations, entities and festivals. For the third year in a row, we are producing the programs for the Edmonton Rock and Edmonton Blues Festivals. We recently created a community guide for the Stony Plain Road Business Association. We are in the midst of producing a program for the Edmonton Prospects Baseball team and a digest for downtown St. Albert.

T8N Publishing Inc. began less than four years ago, and we have some of the most engaging publications in the market place. Our team include multitalented people with skills in design, editorial, photography, conceptual thinking, distribution and project development.

Our Opportunity

We are seeking a managing editor for T8N Publishing Inc. As the managing editor, you will lead a team of writers and editors to create content for and oversee the design of the publications. The managing editor’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Researching, writing, assigning and substantive editing of all editorial content of T8N Publishing Inc.
  • Working with the editorial, visual and design teams to craft concepts and stories that will engage, inform and inspire the respective audiences of our publications
  • Providing clear guidelines and expectations for the editorial, visual and design teams
  • Maintaining and improving our relationships within the business, reader, freelance community
  • Expanding the community of T8N Publishing Inc. freelancers
  • Aiding in the evolution of T8N Publishing Inc. products while maintaining the overall brand management

Our Ideal Candidate

You are a creative and action oriented person able to bring ideas to fruition. You are a dynamic writer, focused editor and inspired leader who seeks to engage your audiences with stories, both written and visual.

You have the following:

  • Magazine experience in a senior editorial position(s)
  • A minimum of five (5) years previous editorial experience in the conceptualization, writing and follow through of well received editorial content
  • Experience working with businesses on custom projects and publications
  • A degree or diploma in journalism, communications or marketing (equivalent work experience will be considered)
  • Demonstrated ability and experience working with writers and visual designers, and ideally freelancers
  • Sharp writing and editing skills with the ability to craft a compelling story, and edit submitted content for clarity and flow
  • Experience planning for multiple issues in the future, multitasking on multiple overlapping projects while maintaining impeccable quality
  • Ability to maintain budgets and cost control of editorial department
  • Excellent organizational, time management, planning and communication skills
  • High standards for research, logic and language
  • Previous experience leading a team

As a potential member of T8N Publishing Inc., you are:

  • Confident in the quality of your work, but willing to try new things
  • Able to take on challenges and solve small problems before they become large.
  • Personable, easy to work with and work for, while maintaining high standards for yourself and your team
  • Able to work flexible hours, concentrated around deadline and production cycles;
  • Able to get the best out of yourself and those you work with by setting challenging but realistic goals;
  • Dedicated to improving quality and concerned about the details.


T8N Publishing Inc. offers

An exciting opportunity to be involved in the evolution of existing publications and media, and with the creation of new publications.

This is a home based contract position with no fixed hour requirements, flexible depending on the number of publications being produced at any one time. This is an ideal position for someone looking for a substantive part time position.

T8N Publishing Inc. offers competitive hourly compensation.

How to Apply

This posting is open through March 1, 2019.

Interested candidates should apply in confidence by e-mail to

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted directly.


Sales Enthusiast—T8N Magazine

Position: Sales
Company: T8N Magazine
Commitment: 20–40 hours per week

Who We Are Looking For:
T8N Magazine is seeking a Sales Enthusiast to join its team in promoting our vibrant, new St. Albert publication to advertisers. This position is ideal for a local St. Albertan who has as many as 40 hours or as few as 20 hours, per week, to commit to the task. Those willing to commit fully during those hours are most likely to succeed financially. We are looking for those people! If you want to be part of something great and be well compensated for your success, this position is for you.

Qualifications Required:
An outgoing and highly likeable personality
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
The ability to engage and influence
Great relationship-development skills with follow-up
A desire to succeed and to achieve maximum results
A valid drivers license and vehicle

What We Offer:
A healthy commission rate
Sales tools and support
Great teammates
The opportunity to promote a great product that benefits St. Albert

If you are interested in this awesome opportunity, send your resume, cover letter and a pitch as to why St. Albert (and its business community) needs a glossy, beautifully styled, City Magazine to:

Rob Lightfoot
T8N Magazine

Editorial Intern—T8N Magazine

Position: Editorial internship
Company: T8N Magazine Inc.
Commitment: 4-month contract, 35 hours per week

Who We Are Looking For:
T8N Magazine Inc. is seeking an editorial intern to contribute to an editorial vision that will enhance our position as one of the leading city magazines in Alberta. This four-month internship is ideal for a student or recent graduate of journalism, professional writing, electronic publishing or comparable program. Applicants may be accepted within 3 years of graduation. This is a paid internship.

Qualifications Required:
Candidates must be enrolled in, or a recent graduate of, a journalism, professional writing, electronic publishing or comparable program at an accredited post-secondary institution and possess the following strengths:
– Excellent research, writing and editing skills
– The personality and skills required to participate in a vibrant editorial department
– A thorough understanding of the production process
– Familiarity with Adobe Suite products, particularly InDesign and Photoshop
– Strength and ease communicating on social media platforms

– Create content for T8N e-newsletters. This includes writing, researching, editing, collecting imagery, photographing events, uploading content and contributing to design and layout.
– Upload all content from e-newsletters, T8N magazine and other T8N publishing products to their respective websites, ensuring best practices and optimal results are achieved.
– Write and copy edit, as required, for T8N magazine, and other T8N publications.
– Communicate with clients in need of sponsored content and copywriting. Write and edit said copy.
– Promote T8N magazine, T8N Publishing and other assets through social media. Assist in the development of digital strategies.
– Maintain reasonable and professional contact with the community: readers, advertisers, partners and businesses.

How to Apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume, writing samples and, if applicable, design and photography samples to

Got Talent?

Looking for interesting work? We’re always looking for talented freelance writers, junior designers and illustrators. If that sounds like you, send us your resume and add a note telling us what makes you a perfect fit. We’d love to hear from you. Just send it to  and we’ll give it a look.