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Production Manager

WE Toronto, ON
  • Posted: November 27, 2019
  • Full-Time

Company Overview
WE is a movement that brings people together and gives them the tools to change the world. Our vision is to shift the world from ?me? to ?we.? Our mission is to empower all people to change the world, locally and globally, achieving transformative outcomes for themselves and others.
WE- Making good, doable.
Job Summary
WE is looking for a dynamic and committed Production Manager to join our Editorial & Storytelling team. Work alongside a dedicated group of experienced journalists producing inspiring and creative content for WE?s owned channels and partners. The Production Manager will be responsible for running day-to-day production of content hubs (WE Stories and TYI) and ongoing integrated campaigns, as scheduled by Global Head and Editors. This role also acts to support editors with research, fact-checking and editing. The Production Manager will work under the leadership of Head and Director of Editorial.
Responsibilities and Duties
+ Build the posts for TYI and on WE Stories
+ Review all posts for consistency in layout and design before publication.
+ Assists in editing of posts for WE Stories content hub, e-blasts, and for Track Your Impact partner pages
+ Manages WE Day content gathering workback, supporting WE Day content gathering in coordinating talent, youth and teacher interviews- Liaison between WE Day, integrated, video, talent.
+ Responsible for reporting on Integrated Campaigns and TYI partners. (Attend regular marketing/communications meetings during Integrated Campaigns and report back.)
+ Maintenance check ins with web team ? twice weekly
+ Support story production where shoots (video and photo) are required.
+ Time manage editorial calendar to align with weekly distribution of stories/videos across owned channels
+ Build and monitor Storytelling & Editorial Content team (including freelancers) monthly production schedule --- including keeping staff on schedule and adjusting when necessary, and scheduling post building to meet deadlines and deliverables
+ Arrange interviews for TYI partnerships with WE Schools team, informed by staff?s individual production schedules.
+ Provide monthly reports on hub platform performance on
+ Create and manage story lead archive including following up with writers after WE Day to collect details on stories gathered, inform future stories for campaigns and partners
Qualifications and Skills
+ 3 years experience in editorial production (digital or print)
+ Journalism or Communications degree
+ Experience in a newsroom, fast-paced environment
+ Proficient in Google Analytics
+ Project management and video production experience an asset
What makes us unique?
WE is a family of organizations making doing good, doable. WE Charity empowers domestic and international change. ME to WE is a social enterprise that creates socially conscious products and experiences to help support the charity. And WE Day fills stadiums around the world with the greatest celebration of social good. WE enables youth and families to better the world ? supporting 2,500+ local and global causes by volunteering millions of hours of service, shopping daily with an impact, and raising millions of dollars that directly benefit their local communities and the world. Globally, our teams in Asia, Africa, and Latin America have provided more than 1 million people with clean water, built 1,000 schools and schoolrooms overseas, and empowered more than 200,000 children with access to education. WE was founded more than 20 years ago by social entrepreneurs, brothers Craig and Marc Kielburger. Join the movement today at
WE values diversity in its workforce and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Applicants requiring a disability-related accommodation at any stage of WE?s recruitment process should contact the People Operations and Culture Department by email at As required by applicable legislation, WE will consult with applicants requesting such an accommodation to ensure that WE?s recruitment process takes into account their accessibility needs, including in relation to the materials or processes to be used by WE.



Toronto, ON

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