Hiring

The Gauntlet is hiring the positions of graphic artist and videographer for our editorial board for the 2018-19 year, as well as a summer student to coordinate planning of the 2019 ‘NASH81: Refine’ student journalism conference, hosted by the Gauntlet. Information on positions and applications in outlined below. If you have any questions or concerns, contact editor-in-chief Jason Herring at eic@thegauntlet.ca or by phone at (403) 819-3453.

Applications for all the following positions are due May 16, 2018. Resumes and cover letters can be dropped off in person to current editor-in-chief Jason Herring or sent over e-mail to eic@thegauntlet.ca. Additionally, candidates for the positions of graphic artist and videographer are asked to attach a portfolio of their work.

 


 

Special Event Coordinator (Eight-week contract, start and end dates flexible)

Hourly Wage: 17.50/hour, 30 hour work week
Requirements:
(a) is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
(b) was registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year;
(c) intends to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year;
(d) is a student in a secondary, post-secondary, CEGEP (Quebec only), vocational or technical program;
(e) is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* and;
(f) is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations
Tasks:
-Solicit sponsorship & advertising for NASH 81, the national annual conference of Canadian University Press
-Write copy, source photos and post content to the NASH 81 conference blog
-Create & circulate promotional and fundraising materials for NASH 81
-Research, develop and maintain a spreadsheet of sponsors
-Maintain relationships with sponsors
-Arrange social events for the conference in conjunction with the business manager by liaising with local small businesses

Graphic Artist (September 2018 – April 2019)
  1. Maintaining and posting regular office hours
  2. Graphics:
    1. producing a monthly cover for the Gauntlet magazine
    2. producing a weekly illustration for Gauntlet editorials
    3. producing additional graphics or illustrations at the request of editors
    4. producing promotional artwork for Gauntlet events or merchandise
    5. producing a select number of specialized page layouts in the monthly Gauntlet magazine
  3. Organizational duties:
    1. consulting with editor-in-chief on required equipment
    2. coordinating with the online editor in regards to web-specific content
    3. coordinating with graphics volunteers
    4. finding and training a replacement

Reports to: Editor-in-chief


Videographer (September 2018 – April 2019)

  1. Maintaining and posting regular office hours
  2. Videos:
    1. producing two videos each month
    2. consulting with editorial board to decide on appropriate topics for said videos
    3. processing videos to be posted on the Gauntlet website and social media
  3. Organizational duties:
    1. consulting with editor-in-chief on required equipment
    2. coordinating with the online editor in regards to web-specific content
    3. finding and training a replacement

Reports to: Editor-in-chief

Supervises: Volunteers

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