Expression of Interest: Content Editor

Togatus is the independent student media at the University of Tasmania, by students, for students. It is a place for discussion, debate, and dissent on any aspect of the university student experience. Togatus offers a fun, collaborative working environment where freedom of expression and creativity is encouraged.

This is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in media and communications. This position comes with a great potential for professional development, networking, and an increased connection with the student community.

Two Content Editor positions are available.

 

Contract:  The contract commences on the 1st of December and ends on the 30th of November 2018. Renumerated by honoraria (to be negotiated).

Demand: Minimum 10 hours per week.

Responsibilities

Content Editors are primarily responsible of the preliminary editing of all written submissions to Togatus. They also assist in proofreading Togatus’ print editions after the design stage.

  • Edit all written submissions, following Togatus’ editing process.
  • Fact checking of all written submissions.
  • Assist in proofreading print editions after the design stage.
  • Attend all meetings organised by the Editor-in-Chief, as required.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must be currently enrolled at the University of Tasmania. A Bachelor of Media degree or Journalism major/minor is advantageous but not required.

Desirable Skills

The ideal candidate will have good written and verbal communication skills and an excellent eye for editorial detail. They will demonstrate a strong command of the English language. They will have some experience in content production.

Immediate Supervisor

Deputy Editor, ultimately responsible to the Editor-in-Chief

Application Process

To submit an expression of interest for this position, please forward a current resume, a portfolio of previous work, and a cover letter addressing eligibility criteria, desirable skills, and experience relative to responsibilities to the Editor-in-Chief editor@togatus.com.au no later than Monday 20th of November 2017.

Interviews for this role will be done within the following dates: Tuesday 21st of November and Monday the 27th of November 2017.

 

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