Senior EditorSenior Editor
Toronto, ON, CA
3d ago

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Purpose and Major Activities

The Senior Editor manages assigned Equity Research projects through the publishing process, editing according to the Equity Research Style Guide, meeting all Scotiabank GBM regulatory and compliance requirements, and ensuring production deadlines are met.

Part of the Senior Editor’s job is to make sure that anything published by Scotiabank GBM is accurate and reflects the data that appears on our websites and third-

party aggregators (e.g., ratings, targets, estimates, pricing, and historical data).

The Senior Editor liaises with analysts and associates, other members of the Content Management Group (e.g., editors, desktop publishers, and supervisory analysts), Global Compliance, Sales, and internal and external support teams throughout the publishing process.

The Senior Editor publishes the research through the BlueMatrix document authoring and distribution system in a timely manner and completes dockets as required.

The Senior Editor also updates editorial processes as required and participates in training new department hires.


  • Edit Equity Research reports, ensuring publication deadlines are met. Publications include weeklies, bi-weeklies, monthlies, quarterlies, annuals, one-
  • time publications such as company initiation reports, and analyst presentations.

  • Review report content for spelling, grammar, syntax, accuracy, and consistency while following the guidelines set out in the in-house style guide.
  • Check that publications meet compliance requirements (e.g., disclosures and restrictions).
  • Undertake key cross-checks in a report and on our websites.
  • Work with desktop publishers on checking the layout of reports.
  • Liaise with analysts and associates and coordinate required signoffs from analysts and associates and supervisory analysts.
  • Liaise with Global Compliance, BlueMatrix support teams, and Sales as needed.
  • Accurately tag and distribute reports through BlueMatrix.
  • Perform key post-publishing checks (e.g., check third-party aggregators and our websites).
  • Maintain required documentation in dockets (e.g., signoff approvals).
  • Suggest updates to editor resource materials, such as the in-house style guide and report checklists.
  • Perform assigned quarterly audit duties.
  • Contribute post-mortem reports on larger publications and discuss them at the monthly meetings.
  • Update the style guide with new processes or style points as required.
  • Participate in team Agile stand-up meetings, write stories, and complete assigned tasks.
  • Troubleshoot issues and support our clients with any difficulties they encounter while using the BlueMatrix system and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Skills

  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words and rules of composition and grammar.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Very close attention to detail in preparing, reviewing, and reading materials.
  • Experience editing material written by people who have English as a second language.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Able to troubleshoot technological issues.
  • Excellent project management and relationship management skills.
  • Ability to prioritize independently based on workflow requirements, competing business initiatives, and time constraints.
  • Able to work productively in an open-office environment.
  • Educational Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in English, publishing, communications, or related discipline.
  • Several years of experience in the publishing industry, preferably with a financial focus.
  • Financial reporting or editing experience, ideally covering investing, trading, or personal finance.
  • Completion of the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) an asset.
  • Working Conditions

  • A fast-paced, high-pressure environment with frequent interruptions and situations requiring prompt attention.
  • Role involves working with on-site teams and independently with remote teams.
  • Core hours are 8 : 30 a.m. to 5 : 00 p.m. ET Monday to Friday.
  • Overtime will be required.
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