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Mining Editor

Job IDA332C6CB1DB61
CompanyKitco Metals
ProvinceAcross Canada
Date Posted2023-02-02
Posted Until2023-08-01
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryBroadcasting-Media
The Kitco Mining News Editor is responsible for the content for Kitco Mining News across a range of media including written, podcast and video content. This is a permanent/ full-time position, which entails setting the editorial agenda and coverage aims and style together with the Kitco commercial team and other Kitco content divisions: in essence, determining what we cover and how.
The role requires creativity to innovate and develop new and entertaining ways to present information, and creating fresh angles to approach stories.
The candidate should have a deep understanding of the mining sector, the commodities, the players, and the issues. He or she will lead a team of mining writers and contractors to ensure mining sector news is covered with fresh, relevant and informative content across a range of media. The ideal candidate must have excellent research and reporting skills, deep knowledge of the commodities sector, metals prices and markets, mining finance and economics and a well-populated contact book, in addition to a solid knowledge of current affairs.
As this is an editorial role, the candidate should also display strong editorial judgment in setting the tone and style of mining news coverage and what stories and trends are covered. He or she should be creative, collaborative, enterprising, have a track record of reporting in-depth and complex stories, have a keen attention to detail and the ability to cultivate sources.
He or she must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment as part of a dynamic team and across a range of media and possess the organizational and leadership skills to bring this all together.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
• Lead a team of mining writers to coordinate coverage.
• Grow and expand the Kitco Mining audience.
• Liaise with Kitco commercial and other content divisions.
• Keep informed of mining, developer, and exploration company news.
• Monitor metals price and mining trends, integrating data into sharp, readable copy that engages the audience.
• Cover traditional metals market action such as gold, silver and copper, in addition to emerging and growth sectors as battery metals and carbon credits.
• Produce written, audio and video content.
• Edit English written and other content produced by the Kitco Mining news team to maintain quality and style.
• Collaborate with the anchors to come up with mining-related topics to discuss for video news content and undertake video interviews.
• Cultivate sources including company officials, experts and analysts to use for written, audio, and video content.
• Write headlines, breaking news, trend features and price move commentaries to tight deadlines.
• As needed, illustrate moves in markets with easy-to-read charts and graphs.
• Generate content from a variety of source material including research, interviews, press releases, social media, conference calls and event attendance.
• Represent Kitco Mining News and Kitco more broadly at industry events.
• Develop revenue-generating opportunities with the sales and agency teams.

• Proven mining sector journalism experience with a minimum of 6-8 years
• Command of journalistic best practices (AP style, libel issues, etc.). Strong editing skills a must
• Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects to meet challenging deadlines. Must be able to work in a high-pressure environment and interact constructively with a team of motivated reporters across our bureaus
• Excellent writing/editing/interviewing skills
• Ability to thrive under pressure to deliver content to tight deadlines
• Strong SEO skills to generate traffic to website
• Excellent news judgment

• A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in either journalism, communications, economics, business, or a related field
• Knowledge of the mining industry or commodities markets
• Must have an affinity for analyzing numbers, using in-house data intelligence, financial reports and other industry information
Start Date01/03/2023
OtherWhy apply to us:
• This is a remote, full-time, permanent position.
• Kitco Media is in the heart of downtown Montreal, we are located at 620 Cathcart Street suite# 900, Montreal, QC, H3B 1M1.
• Kitco offers competitive salaries, the salary range for this role is between $89.300 and $115.000. We perform annual salary revisions in accordance with the role salary structure and performance.
• All employees are covered with our comprehensive Group Insurance Coverage, which includes: a Dental Plan, Health Care Plan, Disability Benefits, Paramedical Benefits and Life Insurance.
• All employees can participate in the company RRSP Plan and Kitco contributes to the employees DPSP Plan.
• All Kitco Employees are eligible for three weeks’ vacation and six personal days.
• Please apply to the corporate site at or reach out to her by telephone at 514-670-1359.
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This is a remote, full-time, permanent position. Kitco media is in the heart of downtown Montreal, we are located at 620 Cathcart Street suite# 900, Montreal, QC, H3B 1M1.
Kitco offer competitive salaries, comprehensive health coverage and savings or pension plan.
Please apply to the corporate site at or reach out to her by telephone at 514-670-1359.

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