The Cavalier is Looking for a Vibrant New Team!

The Cavalier is hiring!

OUR TEAM

General expectations:

– full commitment and accountability throughout the year

– be prepared to be present at bi-weekly meetings

– dare to express yourself and offer your own unique qualities and perspectives

 

Copy Editor

Responsibilities:

– responsible for editing a share of articles designated for print, paying attention to grammar, sentence structures, spelling, punctuation, etc

– providing writers with feedback

– help edit articles published on The Cavalier’s site

– generate ideas for articles

Qualifications:

– strong English skills

– ability to evaluate others’ writing

– able to provide constructive criticism

 

Layout Editor

Responsibilities:

– be prepared to redesign and revolutionize The Cavalier

– work with Editors-in-Chief to develop graphic elements of The Cavalier

– determine an appropriate layout for text and pictures for each issue

Qualifications:

– adept and experienced in design

– ability to work with Adobe InDesign

Please bring: a few samples of your work (e.g. posters, newspaper layouts, yearbooks, etc)


Web Editor

Responsibilities:

– work with Editors-in-Chief to redesign website

– maintaining The Cavalier’s website with articles and other relevant material

– frequently update the website and devise ways to engage the web audience

– increase online presence (e.g. add more exclusive online content, blogs)

Qualifications:

– confident/familiar in working with WordPress


Marketing Manager

Responsibilities:

– develop a marketing strategy for The Cavalier to increase readership and establish a strong brand name

– manage online social media for The Cavalier (e.g Facebook, twitter)

Qualifications:

– has experience developing marketing strategies

– creativity is a must

– have basic design skills

– Adobe InDesign and Photoshop skills are assets

 

Writers

Responsibilities:

– contribute articles to each issue

– submit articles on time

Qualifications:

– strong writing skills

– ability to work with editors in generating content and ideas

Please indicate which section(s) you are interested in writing for.

Newspaper sections include (and are not limited to):

– CUS news

– Culture

– Current Affairs

– Editorials

Please bring: writing samples

If you are interested in any of the positions listed, please send the following documents to both Karen Lee and Harriet Ho, Editors-in-Chief at karen.klee@hotmail.com and harriethho@gmail.com . Deadline for applications is Sunday, April 15th at 11:59 PM.

– Resume (1 Page Max)

– Cover letter (1-2 Page Max)
– Indicate your top 2 positions choices
Answer the following questions:
– Why do you want to work for The Cavalier?
– If you were to change one thing about the paper, what would it be?