Storytelling Specialist

Spin master-in-the-making with killer copy-editing superpowers

The world’s largest community of achievers, engaging 25+ millions of users daily through life-changing content and viral videos, Goalcast is looking for a Storytelling Specialist with a passion for multi-platform killer content.

Do you feel a rush of adrenaline when one of your articles or videos goes viral? Do you love putting a new spin on a story while helping develop the work of others? Our goal is nothing short of changing the world by encouraging people to live the impossible -and the Storytelling Specialist plays a key support role within our editorial and video teams.

To succeed in this role, you will be a creative storyteller with copy-editing superpowers and you know how to breathe emotion and inspiration into what otherwise might be lifeless material.

Key responsibilities

  • Coordinating freelance writers and remote contributors

  • Writing and editing several articles a day

  • Providing guidance on narrative structures

  • Reviewing video visuals and giving feedback

  • Identifying relevant trending stories

  • Crafting compelling headlines and social captions

What we’re looking for

  • Strong creative mind and storytelling skills

  • Good command of editing, proofreading, spelling, grammar, and punctuation

  • Good organizational and multitasking skills with a strong attention to detail

  • DEC or university degree in journalism, communications, relevant field or equivalent experience

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients and vendors

  • Familiarity with digital technology and editing software packages is an asset

We value relationships

We love collaboration, desire and commitment -- so we’ve built our team that way. The number one benefit to working with Goalcast is working with people who truly love what they do and love getting the job done.

This is a full-time, permanent position at our downtown Montreal office where we offer competitive salary in a dynamic work environment with weekly gratitude meetings and plenty of internal growth opportunities.

How to apply

To join and grow with the world’s largest community of achievers, please include your responses to these 7 questions below in your cover letter. Resumes submitted without responses will be considered incomplete and will not be considered.

  • What intrigues you about this opportunity?

  • What do you think are the crucial elements of viral content?

  • List 3-5 qualities of good writing.

  • Pitch 3 stories you think would resonate with Goalcast’s audience. Here is the catch: we only want the headlines!

  • Describe 3-5 media brands you admire and tell us why.

  • What’s your favorite online video (YouTube or otherwise)? Feel free to list more than one if you can’t decide between favorites.

  • Describe a movie you really, really love and why.

We appreciate all responses and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • DCS / DEC (Preferred)

Location:

  • Montreal, Montreal (Preferred)

Kilah Rolle