WE’RE HIRING

Editorial and production contract positions for 2017-2018

ARTS & CULTURE EDITOR

Coordinates with volunteer writers to obtain entertainment related stories, ranging from music, to literature, to video games, and more.

NEWS EDITOR

Coordinates with volunteers to obtain news stories for the paper. These stories can include campus, local, national, and global news.

SPORTS & HEALTH EDITOR

Coordinates with volunteer writers to create a balanced presentation of sports, fitness, and health related news.

These positions will consist of 20-24 hours per publishing week. There are 26 publishing weeks from September 2017 to April 2018.

DIRECTOR OF LAYOUT & DESIGN

Responsible for implementing the overall look of the paper by creating weekly page layouts using Adobe InDesign, as well as creating and formatting ads. This position requires excellent attention to detail, creativity, and the ability to manage time wisely.

A successful candidate will have proven skills using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Hours are 30-34 per publishing week. There are 27 publishing weeks between August 2017-April 2018.

PHOTO & GRAPHICS EDITOR

Coordinates with and manages volunteer photographers and illustrators to obtain images for the paper. Provides guidance to volunteers regarding image composition and content, distributes supplies, generates and scans photos and images for use in the paper and website.

A successful candidate will have proven skills using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Hours are 30-34 per publishing week. There are 27 publishing weeks between August 2017-April 2018.

DIGITAL CONTENT EDITOR

Responsible for servicing, maintaining, and taking new initiatives through The Ontarion’s website. Aimed towards increasing online interaction, connectivity, and functionality throughout the publication year, and will ensure that The Ontarion’s web presence is constantly growing and adapting.

A successful candidate will have proven skills using WordPress, HTML, CSS. Multimedia and design skills considered an asset. Hours are 20-24 per publishing week. There are 27 publishing weeks between August 2017-April 2018.

Please apply with a portfolio of at least 6 relevant samples, resume, and cover letter to:

The Ontarion Hiring Committee,

UC 264, University of Guelph

Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1

Email: ontarion@uoguelph.ca

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017 AT 4 P.M.

Only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted. The Ontarion offers a learning environment in student media and considers this in their hiring process. To obtain a copy of The Ontarion’s Employment Equity Policy and/or the Job Description for this position, please email us at ontarion@uoguelph.ca. The Ontarion reserves the right to prioritize candidates who currently live in, or who commit to moving into Guelph or the immediate surrounding area, during the duration of their employment.

The Ontarion’s Employment Equity Policy is a proactive measure to recruit qualified people from a variety of ethnic, religious, and class backgrounds, lesbians, bisexuals, gays and transgender people, people of colour, Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, and women. Members of the previously identified groups are encouraged to self-identity.