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The Carillon is looking to fill the vacant positions within its staff. We are looking for individuals that are self-driven, have a keen interest in the university community, student life, and non-profit corporations (like us!).
If you are looking to get real-world workplace experience before you graduate, then let us equip you with the skills and experience you are looking for. Whether it is managing our payroll and taxes, or being out in the field talking to an interesting assortment of people, we have a position for you! Join us to be a part of a contrarian student newspaper working on news, investigative journalism, arts and sports coverage, opinions, graphics and more. Become a student journalist.
We are currently hiring for the following position(s):
The editor-in-chief is in charge of all editorial decision, and the creative direction of the Carillon newspaper. Week-to-week responsibilities include the secondary and final edits of all issues, sending out the pitch list, and managing the editorial board. In addition to this, the editor-in-chief maintains a seat on the Board of Directors, representing the editorial board. Finally, the editor-in-chief is responsible for managing any Carillon related sites/groups, and organizing editorial board meetings.
The production manager at the Carillon handles the entire layout of the paper. This person is in charge of placing all the content – text and photos – into the newspaper using In Design and then submitting it to the press once it is complete. This position requires a lot of patience, tolerance, creativity, and problem-solving skills.
Arts and Culture Editor:
The arts and culture editor is responsible for overseeing the development of said section, insuring equal coverage of musical, artistic, and otherwise cultural community-wide events and stories as reported by University of Regina students. The A&C editor is also responsible for the technical production of their section’s articles, and making sure that the graphics editor has been provided with pictures for the corresponding articles. The news editor is also responsible for submitting at least one multimedia piece per semester at the discretion of the multimedia editor.
The sports editor is responsible for their section, that being a minimum of four pages, to coordinate and recruit contributors and writers, to facilitate the graphics editor’s acquisition of images for each of the articles and to coordinate with other members of the editorial staff as needed. Necessary skills required include: good time management, solid understanding of English language composition, good editing skills, good communication skills. The news editor is also responsible for submitting at least one multimedia piece per semester at the discretion of the multimedia editor.
The graphics editor is responsible for the visual look of each issue. She/he takes care that every article has a photo/graphic design that goes with the content of the article. It is the graphics editor’s responsibility to make sure that the Carillon has the rights to use the photos that are published in the paper. It is strongly recommended that the graphics editor produces as much of his/her own content to each issue. This means taking photographs and designing graphics. The graphics editor is also responsible for the cover and graphics pages of every issue. This position requires creative thinking and technical skills (Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator).
The technical editor’s duties will include maintaining and updating the website, consolidating social media account into one or two per platform, regularly updating office computers and other devices with needed updates, maintaining office equipment, and working with the multimedia and section editors to resolves issues they have with tech in a timely manner.
The advertising manager is responsible for selling advertising space- aiming to generate revenue for the Carillon. Weekly responsibilities include contacting new and existing advertising clients, creating ad rates according to ad size and design, submitting ad artwork to the production manager, invoicing clients, and keeping track of accounts.
The distribution manager is tasked with gathering the issues of the Carillon and dispersing them to the locations across campus the day they are received, usually Thursday. In addition the distribution manager is required to keep track of the performance of the various stands and approach local businesses to help distribute the Carillon.
Staff writers will be required to write two articles each per week from two of the four sections of the Carillon (news, arts and culture, sports, op-ed). It will be up to the staff writers to communicate as to who is covering what section each week, and contacting the respective editors as to what they will be writing subject to the discretion of the editor-in chief.
Arts and Culture Writer:
The Arts and Culture Writer is responsible for reporting on the various goings-on within the art scene around Regina specifically, but also in Canada and abroad as well. The Arts and Culture Writer’s main focuses are, but not limited to, art, music, film, live performance, and literature.
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If you wish to apply for any of the above-stated positions, please send your resume with at least two references, a cover letter, and two writing samples (for editorial positions), published or unpublished, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Writers and section editors will also be required to complete a sample article to demonstrate their technical editing proficiency.