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Features Editor

 Applications are due March 2, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three writing samples to editor@thebruns.ca.

CRITICAL OUTCOME

  • Articles for print publication, which meet the specifications established by the Editorial Board
  • Oversees content for the monthly magazine

Key Activities

  • Leads a team of volunteer reporters and staff reporters by assigning stories to be covered, reviewing their articles, providing advice, guidance and feedback
  • Takes the lead in organizing each print issue in conjunction with the Editor-in-Chief
  • Ensures magazine features are thoughtful and well researched
  • Write stories to ensure the magazine quota is met
  • Reviews articles for content, grammar, and spelling
  • Ensures articles meet ethical and legal standards according to the standards set by the newspaper industry, CUP and the Board of Directors
  • Solicits and recruits volunteers from the campus community

Skill Requirements

  • Must be a student at UNB Fredericton or St. Thomas University
  • Previous experience in reporting or demonstrate comparable experience to the satisfaction of the Members of the Board
  • Ability to lead a team of volunteers
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing to promote the effective and efficient communication between the members and the Editorial Board
  • Interpersonal skills, including tact, judgement and tolerance, to work with the members, the Board of Directors and the consumers of the paper
  • Negotiation skill and conflict resolution skills are required to work with the team of volunteers and the Editorial Board
  • Clear and effective command of the English language, demonstrating special aptitudes for writing, grammar, and spelling
  • Knowledge of computer software for word processing
  • Time management and scheduling

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