Staff Writer/Content Creator

Gusto TV is the best food channel in the world. We’re seen on over 40 streaming platforms in 160 countries in multiple languages…and we produce all the content ourselves. This is truly a unique place to work!

We are a company that celebrates food, culture and family. We tell stories through food and content. Whether it’s opinion pieces, blogs, articles or social media, we are looking for a non-production professional writer who will help us expand our editorial voice across multiple platforms.

This is a full-time permanent position, based at our studio in Ottawa and working collaboratively with the entire food-loving Gusto team. Come hungry…

 What You’ll Be Doing

  • Create compelling website, blog and other Gusto TV consumer and business-facing content in the Gusto voice
  • Work closely with Executive Producer and production staff to initiate, grow and take ownership of new content ideas
  • Ensure accuracy through research
  • Proofread all copy, meeting our editorial standards and style guide
  • Participate in recipe testing and other culinary and production exercises for content development
  • Work with marketing to analyze content metrics and grow audience base
  • Occasional appearances on Gusto TV, TikTok and other consumer-facing brand extensions where relevant

 You bring:

  • A minimum of 2-3 years of professional writing experience
  • A degree in Journalism, Communications, or a related field preferred
  • Social media content creation experience
  • Deep knowledge of food and cooking
  • Familiarity with various style guides
  • Passion, fun, humour and joy to your writing
  • Perfect, native-level written English
  • Demonstrable previous digital writing experience
  • Strong familiarity with social and digital publishing tools
  • Flexibility/adaptability: You adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions
  • Initiative: You don’t wait to be told what to do. You enjoy bringing new ideas to the table

If you’ve read this and are wondering why you don’t work here yet, we want to hear from you. Please submit your CV and cover letter and samples of your food-related writing to no later than February 24, 2023, at 5 PM ET.