Jobs at blogTO

blogTO is a leading news and culture publication for Gen Z and Millennials in Toronto. The site reaches approximately 7 million users a month and generates more than 350 million page views per year.

We're the leading Canadian publisher on TikTok and have nearly 3 million followers across our social media platforms. Our videos get millions of views every week.

We're owned by ZoomerMedia. You can also check out their job openings here.

Currently, all jobs are remote-first but with the option to work from our new office at the ZoomerMedia complex in Liberty Village.

We use Slack, Zoom and other tools to collaborate, meet and discuss things throughout the day.

Before you apply for any of the jobs below, make sure you follow us on our social channels (Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter) and downloaded our app (iOS). We want to make sure you're familiar with what we do.

All permanent full time positions come with benefits like health, dental and vacation days. 

If you are looking for something part time (freelance) please see our list of current freelance opportunities.

If you are looking for an internship please see our information page on internships with blogTO.

Recognizing the importance of giving platforms to voices that reflect the city of Toronto, and realizing that media organizations based here often fail to do so, blogTO enthusiastically encourages applications from First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as LGBTQ2S+.

Current job openings

The following jobs are currently available. There is no deadline to apply. We will remove the listing from this page once the job has been filled.

Digital Reporter

We have immediate openings for Digital Reporters who are passionate about Toronto and have the ability to write about a range of the subjects we cover such as local news, food, nightlife, culture (music, film, fashion, the arts etc.), local travel and more.

The ideal candidate is a news and social media obsessive who is as comfortable writing about a new nightlife destination as they are about a compelling human interest story or breaking local news. They should be a strong storyteller with a proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

This is a full-time role. blogTO offers a competitive salary which is dependent on experience.

  • Pitch, research and write stories for the website and social media platforms.
  • Take on field assignments throughout the week as applicable, creating original content for Instagram stories and other social media platforms to amplify and complement reporting for the website.
  • Create and lead discussions in Clubhouse rooms and Twitter Spaces as applicable related to your original reporting work.
  • Source and format photos to package posts according to the site’s style and formatting guidelines.
  • Optimize stories for SEO and identify content ideas based on trends.
  • Consistently hit challenging traffic and content targets.
  • A love of blogTO and what we do.
  • At least 2 years of journalism experience working as a writer/reporter in a fast-paced news environment. 
  • Excellent time management, attention to detail, and ability to collaborate with others. 
  • A willingness to work unconventional hours, including evenings and weekends when applicable.
  • Strong SEO skills.
  • Familiarity and knowledge of Canadian Press style guidelines.
  • Expert knowledge of  one or more areas we cover such as breaking news, food and restaurants, culture, real estate or travel.
  • Bachelor of Journalism degree preferred but not essential.
  • Experience creating Instagram stories, TikToks and audio rooms on Twitter Spaces and Clubhouse an asset.
  • Photography, video and social media skills and proficiency with Photoshop an asset.
Salary range

The salary for this position is between $45,000 and $85,000 per year depending on experience.

How to apply

If this sounds like your dream job, please email jobs [at] blogto [dotcom] the following:

  • Your name, email and phone number.
  • A cover letter detailing why you're interested in and qualified for this role, what subject areas you would like to report on, as well as what neighbourhood in Toronto you currently live in and number of years you’ve lived in the city.
  • Your LinkedIn profile.
  • Links to relevant personal or professional social media handles.
  • Links to a photography portfolio(s) if available.
  • Links to any Instagram stories, TikToks and/or audio content to show us your range of content creation skills.
  • 3 writing samples.
  • Compensation expectations and first available start date.
Social Media Manager

We have an immediate opening for a Social Media Manager to help oversee our social media postings, comments and engagement strategy across a range of social media platforms including Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, YouTube and Discord. 

In this role you will report to the Social Media Editor.

This is a full-time role. blogTO offers a competitive salary which is dependent on experience.

  • Create content for blogTO's social media accounts.
  • Publish and schedule content to the social media accounts in accordance with blogTO's social media posting strategy.
  • Moderate and respond to comments, DMs, tweets and emails.
  • Plan and execute community engagement strategies and tactics.
  • Create and execute contests and sponsored posts as applicable.
  • Prepare email newsletters.
  • Monitor social media analytics.
  • Create weekly reports to share with team that summarize social media analytics, content performance and competitive insights.
  • A love for blogTO and what we do.
  • Experience managing professional social media accounts and/or the ability to demonstrate why you would be successful in this role based on the growth and engagement on your personal accounts.
  • Experience with and understanding of best practices for social media platforms including Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
  • Expert knowledge of Toronto and the subjects that blogTO covers including news and current events, restaurants, bars and nightlife, arts, music and culture.
  • Experience with and understanding of social media analytics.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, Canva and/or similar tools for photo/image/video editing.
  • A proven "social connector" with established connections with other Toronto social media creators.
How to apply

If this sounds like your dream job, please email jobs [at] blogto [dotcom] the following:

  • Your name, email and phone number.
  • Provide a link to your LinkedIn or online CV.
  • Provide links to personal social media handles as applicable as well as any social media accounts you have professionally managed.
  • Explain to us why you believe you're the best candidate for this role.
  • Detail your compensation expectations and first available start date.
Social Video Live News Reporter

We have an immediate opening for a Video and Audio Reporter to create live news content for our growing TikTok and Instagram accounts as well as YouTube, Clubhouse, Twitter Spaces and other video, audio and social platforms.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable with reporting on live and breaking news but have the versatility to explore human-interest stories, conduct interviews and also cover culture and lifestyle topics.

We're looking to bring on part-time and full-time candidates to contribute to the video, audio and social media team. blogTO offers a competitive salary and compensation which is dependent on experience.

  • Create original live breaking news and other video-based content for TikTok, Instagram, YouTube and other social media channels as applicable.
  • Generate and pitch content ideas, write scripts, schedule shoots and other pre-production activities.
  • Edit, post and schedule content to social media platforms.
  • Create and contribute live audio content to audio platforms including Twitter Spaces and Clubhouse.
  • Proven experience as a Video Reporter covering live and breaking news.
  • Experience creating content for TikTok and Instagram.
  • In depth knowledge of TikTok and Instagram platforms and best practices. Familiarity with all other major social media and audio platforms including Twitter Spaces and Clubhouse.
  • The ability to work independently to shoot and edit video based content to bring your ideas to fruition but also collaborate with fellow team members as applicable.
  • Your own phone, camera(s), computer, editing software and equipment.
  • Excellent time management, attention to detail, ability to work quickly, collaborate with others and consistently hit deadlines and content and growth targets.
  • Willingness to work unconventional hours including evenings and weekends as applicable.
How to apply

If this sounds like your dream job, please email jobs [at] blogto [dotcom] the following:

  • Your name, email and phone number.
  • Provide a link to your LinkedIn or online CV.
  • Provide links to personal/professional social media handles as applicable.
  • Include a link to a video created specifically for this application that explains why you're the best fit for this role.
  • Detail your compensation expectations and first available start date
Human Resources Business Partner - ZoomerMedia

ZoomerMedia is a dynamic and creative organization, where employees have the opportunity to be a part of a truly innovative brand of media development and innovation.

We are seeking an eager self-starter to join our team as a Human Resources Business Partner. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer.

This role is tactical and strategic, the HRBP will be responsible for the full life cycle of the employee including providing advice, guidance and interpretation of policies for managers and employees.

The ideal candidate has a keen eye for attention, customer service orientated and can quickly and efficiently work through ambiguous issues.

  • Be a trusted resource to management and employees by ensuring legal compliance of both federal and provincial legislation, implementing and updating required policies and procedures when appropriate
  • Oversee Disability Management and leave of absence process, including required documentation and liaison with third parties
  • Supports and advises on legal matters as it relates to compliance, provincial and federal regulation and how it may impact employees and/or the operation
  • Support managers and employees in the interpretation and application of collective bargaining agreements; be the main point of contact with the union representative
  • Act as an advisor to all leaders by providing guidance, direction and advice on employment related issues, performance management, employee engagement, and compensation
  • Manage full cycle recruitment, onboarding, off boarding of employee, contractor and independent consultants
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risk, and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Coordinates with the Payroll Administrators to ensure HR records comply with legislative requirements
  • Oversee the Health and Safety committee and company initiatives to cultivate a high performing and creative work culture
  • Performs other related functions and special projects as required
  • University degree or College diploma in Human Resources is required
  • Human Resources designation (CHRP or CHRL) is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years’ of HR Experience, with at least 3 years as an HRBP ideally in standalone role in a mid-sized company (200-300 employees)
  • Knowledge of Employment Standards Act, Canada Labour Code and labour relations experience
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to understand business and financial conditions, link HR and business strategy, and identify ways to improve business performance
  • Proven experience in diplomacy and discretion; providing a mature, thoughtful approach to business issues
  • Demonstrated experience working in an entrepreneurial environment, rapidly changing organization
  • Strong technical skills, including keen eye for attention to detail
  • You are able to quickly build relationships, trust, and credibility with leaders and employees across an organization
  • Extraordinary communication skills and ability to influence change, customer service mind-set and a proactive problem solving
  • Proven success in working independently, be a self-starter, and have enthusiasm and commitment to making improvements and efficiencies for the better of the company and its employees.

ZoomerMedia is an equal opportunity employer. We adhere to the Ontario legislation regarding workplace accessibility, and will provide reasonable accommodation during our recruitment process.

How to apply

If this sounds like your dream job, please email a cover letter and resume to