The Omega - Thompson Rivers University
|Editor in Chief
Location: Kamloops, British Columbia
Posted: April 7, 2019
Salary: not stated
The Omega, Thompson Rivers University’s independent student newspaper, is seeking a new editor-in-chief to take the publication into the next academic year.
As the editor-in-chief of The Omega, you’ll be responsible for managing all aspects of the business. This includes, but is not limited to, coming up with pitches for staff and editing their content, designing the print version of the paper, publishing content online and managing the organization’s social media.
In addition to this, you’ll be responsible for corresponding with advertisers and working with the organization’s accountant when it comes to financials.
The editor-in-chief is the only salaried employee in the organization. Benefits are included through the Students’ Union.
The Omega is looking for someone who is passionate about the field of journalism, and who also has an interest in campus/community news. Preferably this job would be for a recent grad of a Canadian journalism school or a current fourth-year student. While no previous experience is required, having worked in campus newsroom will be considered an asset. As such, we are looking for an individual with the following:
A bachelor’s degree in journalism or be in your final year.
Demonstrate the ability to lead a team.
Possess an understanding of social media, photography, and print journalism.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to produce quality written articles and pictures.
Possess excellent editing skills.
Have the motivation to run a small business.
To be eligible for this position, you must be a student at Thompson Rivers University while you work. Students who will be employed by the TRU Students’ Union during their employment period may not be eligible to work for the newspaper in order to avoid any conflict of interest.
Only candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.
Please send a cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Board, resume, and five samples of your work to:
Wade Tomko, Editor-in-Chief