Job Posting 97794

Copy Editor
Inuit Art Foundation
Work From Home - From Anywhere
closed 20 days ago (Tue, 21 Nov)
part time  •  $12,000 annually


Application Deadline: Open until filled

The Inuit Art Foundation (IAF) is seeking a Copy Editor to join our Inuit Art Foundation Inuit Art Quarterly Magazine team!

The Copy Editor is responsible for ensuring Inuit Art Quarterly content conforms to the internal IAF style guide. This position is a part-time 7 hours a week position.

This position is hybrid in nature and can be completed from anywhere within Canada. If living in the Greater Toronto Area you will be required to work in our Toronto Office from time to time.

Established in 1987, the Inuit Art Foundation is a non-profit, Inuit led charitable organization providing support to Canada’s Inuit arts communities. The sole national body mandated to promote Inuit art within Canada and internationally, the IAF undertakes advocacy work on behalf of artists and realizes a number of strategies aimed at enhancing the appreciation and interpretation of Inuit art. The Inuit Art Quarterly is the sole magazine dedicated to Inuit and circumpolar Indigenous art. In addition to its role as the publication of record for Inuit artists, it is one of the few sustained platforms profiling Inuit voices to the broader public through published interviews, authored articles and through featured artistic works. The IAQ is an award-winning industry leader in the cultivation and promotion of Indigenous arts writers and is committed to nuanced, dynamic, and multi-vocal writing on the contemporary and historical work of Inuit artists.  

The Role:

A key member of the team, the Copy Editor will be responsible for:

  • Editing submitted articles for clarity, grammar and spelling. This includes researching and confirming spelling variations according to Inuit authors’ preferences;
  • Liaising with the IAQ editorial team, authors and translator on translated texts as needed to confirm spellings and to ensure translated text has been accurately flowed into layouts at the proofing stage;
  • Ensuring that all content conforms to the IAQ style guide;
  • Updating and maintaining the IAQ style guide on an ongoing basis, including reconciling issues and questions monthly with the editorial team and liaising with language experts as needed; and
  • Resolving style and logic issues directly with the editors and/or authors to ensure final copy has been appropriately reviewed for publication at the proofing stage.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • A diploma or degree in Editing is considered an asset
  • Experience in an editing role is an asset
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including Google Suite
  • Interest in Inuit artistic practice
  • Strong ability to think critically and prioritize
  • Interest in learning and growing professionally

If you do not possess all the skills listed above but are enthusiastic about the position, please do not hesitate to apply! We value employment equity and prioritize applications from Inuit, and especially encourage those living within Inuit communities to apply. Other Indigenous, Black and racialized people; people with disabilities; all genders; and the 2SLGBTQIA+ community are also encouraged to apply. If you require accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting us at

Why Join Us

Becoming the Copy editor is a unique opportunity to support Inuit artists throughout Canada and internationally in a workplace that also prioritizes wellness. Your work will directly support Inuit artists and make positive impacts across the country and beyond.

At the IAF, we have a motivated and engaged team located throughout Canada. Each member brings a unique approach and skillset, and together we are committed to supporting and sharing the work of Inuit artists working across all media. We strive to create a welcoming and supportive environment, rooted in mutual respect, where all team members have a passion for excellence and are encouraged to achieve their career ambitions. We prioritize Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit to ensure our work reflects Inuit values in all respects, and value curiosity and creative problem solving.

In addition to working with our dedicated team to transform lives through the arts, employees all receive:

  • Extended health, dental and vision care for those who qualify.
  • Minimum of six weeks of paid vacation, including office closure during the year-end holidays.
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • Regular professional development through hands-on training, workshops, mentorship, conference attendance and travel opportunities to support lifelong learning.
  • Internal resource groups, trainings, and Indigenous leadership at all levels of the organization.

Our programs, as well as employees, are national in scope with special emphasis on Inuit Nunangat. By joining the IAF you gain the opportunity to take part in meaningful and impactful work.

About Us:

The Inuit Art Foundation is an Inuit-led charity providing support to Inuit artists working throughout Inuit Nunaat and beyond. As the sole national organization promoting Inuit art within Canada and internationally, we advocate for Inuit artists to be involved in all aspects of the marketing, promotion, and distribution of their work, as well as fair pricing, and copyright remuneration.

The IAF’s team works remotely and onsite at its offices in Toronto, ON in an accessible, converted heritage building adjacent to the West Toronto Railpath. Our main office is located on the ancestral and traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Haudenosaunee, the Anishnaabe and the Huron-Wendat, the original owners and custodians of this land. Today, this place is home to many, including a diverse urban Indigenous community of Inuit, First Nations and Métis. We are proud to have team members from coast to coast to coast.

Status: Permanent, Part Time (7 hours per week)

Salary: $12,000 based on 7 hours a week, plus benefits


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