The MSUM Advocate has openings for an Ad Manager and Copy Editor
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.
-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
-Graphic design experience preferred but not required
-Outgoing and proactive personality
-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
-Knowledge of AP style and grammar
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 outside The Advocate’s office in CMU room 110. The Advocate is accepting applications until Friday, Feb. 7 or until positions are filled. Contact the Advocate at Advocate@mnstate.edu if you have any questions.