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Job Descriptions

EXECUTIVE EDITOR

Responsibilities

  • Conduct weekly staff meetings.
  • Decide on theme, ladder, verse, dedication and design elements to appear in yearbook.
  • Design cover, page dividers, title page, master pages, folio tab and any other special assignments.
  • Designate sections and any specific design elements to editors.
  • Meet deadlines and make sure contributors are aware of upcoming deadlines.
  • Be available for questions or assistance with the completion of each section.
  • Keep abreast of works-in-progress and delegate when needed.
  • Edit all copy and pages.
  • Prepare pages for submission to Herff Jones.
  • Stipend honorarium available.

Time

Approximately 100 hours per semester

SECTION EDITOR

Responsibilities

  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Assign copy for section and remind writers of deadlines.
  • Be aware of the photography assignments needed and give to photographers.
  • Write and/or edit copy as it is turned in.
  • Design layout for section pages.
  • Format all copy and photographs.
  • Stipend/honorarium available.

Time

Approximately 60 hours per semester

ADVERTISING MANAGER

Responsibilities

  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Help create advertising campaign.
  • Establish and maintain files on each individual advertiser, as well as one "no" file.
  • Contact potential advertisers (e.g. churches, businesses and parents) and make sales, as well as related follow-up calls.
  • Maintain financial records.
  • Design advertisements
  • Perform public relations-type work.
  • Develop and maintain advertising policy.
  • Stipend/honorarium starts at 15% commission.

Dress

Professional while meeting with advertisers; casual while in lab

Time

Approximately 8.5 hours per week

HEAD PHOTOGRAPHER

Responsibilities

  • Take pictures required for the yearbook.
  • Keep abreast of all events on campus that would require pictures for the yearbook and make sure a photographer is present.
  • Recruit a volunteer photography staff.
  • Work with volunteer photographers to ensure all pictures are taken.
  • Download pictures promptly in appropriate folders.
  • Produce CDs of digital photographs when needed.
  • Must have own camera.
  • Show initiative.
  • Stipend/honorarium available.

Time

Approximately 6 hours per week

General Job Application
 
For more information, contact Assistant Director of Student Media Cindy Jacobs
Phone: 574.257.3409
E-mail: jacobsc@bethelcollege.edu