Accepting Applications: Politics, Visuals & Site Management | The Wanderer Online

We’re excited to announce that we are accepting applications to join our 2015/2016 Wanderer Online team in the roles of Politics Editor, Visual Editor and Site Manager! If you’re a university student or recent graduate who cares about Edmonton’s direction as a global city, we strongly encourage you to apply. The Wanderer is committed to producing bold, thought-provoking and contemporary content; we empower writers, photographers, videographers and graphic designers — experienced and new alike — to collaborate and share their voices.

The rewarding experience on The Wanderer Online team will provide you with leadership experience, the opportunity to work in a diverse, flexible environment, the chance to connect with change-makers across the city and emerge with larger networks. Application details follow, and we encourage you to send any questions you have to [email protected]

Application Material Required: Resumé (one page max.), letter of intent (one page max.), one writing sample (one page max.), and names and contact information for two references; all formatted as a single PDF document. For Visual Editor applicants: in lieu of writing samples, please provide us with a brief but accurate representation of your work, whether that be a collection of photographs, websites, or other materials.  For Site Manager applicants: a writing sample is not required.

Submissions: Materials are to be submitted to Editor-in-Chief Nikita-Kiran Singh’s email ([email protected] by Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 11:59 pm MST.

Application Process: Only individuals with suitable applications will be contacted for interviews.  We ask that applicants advancing to the interview stage come prepared with a creative proposal for The Wanderer.

Length of Editorial Term: The Wanderer’s incoming editors will serve a term concluding in June 2016.

Editorial Positions: All positions are volunteer and are approximately 10-15 hour per week commitment (fluctuates depending on the position and the time of year). Please indicate in the subject-line of your application email and your letter of intent which of the following positions you wish to be considered forWe are seeking to fulfill the following roles:

  • Politics Content Editor: oversee the Politics section, recruit and work with a network of over 70 writers, write content, edit content, and coordinate with Visual Editors to publish articles.
  • Visual Editor: ensure that The Wanderer maintains a compelling visual presence, working closely with the Design and Photography Editors, Managing Editors, as well as Content Editors to ensure individual article images align with the magazine’s commitment to beautiful design.
  • Site Manager: responsible for website maintenance, backups, software updates, and management through a host; requires knowledge of WordPress and plugin customizations, web security, web hosting and databases.

We thank you for your time and consideration, and look forward to receiving your submissions!


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