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The MSUM Advocate has openings for an ad manager and copy editor

Posted on February 06, 2014

THE ADVOCATE MISSION STATEMENT
The purpose of The Advocate, as a print and online publication, is to ethically inform and entertain students, faculty, alumni and other members of the MSUM community on subjects regarding university issues and college life.

ADVERTISING MANAGER
Job Description
-SELL ADS (so that the publication does not die)
-Complete ad layout before newspaper layout on Sunday nights
-Maintain ad clients
-Work with business manager to make sure the financial state of The Advocate is secure
-Report to editor
-Pay $45 per week plus %10 commission
-Average of 10-15 hours a week

Qualifications
-Graphic design experience preferred but not required
-Outgoing and proactive personality
-Self-motivated
-Organized

COPY EDITOR
Job Description
-Edit every page on Sunday nights during layout
-Each page goes through three rounds of edits. Two copy editors view the page each round.
-While editing pages, pay attention to everything: AP style, grammar, wording, captions, photos/graphics, headlines, etc.
-Seek editor if help is needed
-Pay $45 per week

Qualifications
-Knowledge of AP style and grammar
-Detail oriented

If interested, send resume and cover letter along with filled out application form to the Advocate at Advocate@mnstate.edu. If you are unable to download the attached application form, there are hard copies available outside The Advocate’s office in CMU room 110. The Advocate is accepting applications until Friday, February 7 or until positions are filled. Contact the Advocate at Advocate@mnstate.edu if you have any questions.

Advocate Application


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