WORK FOR US

Applications for all positions are currently being accepted for the 2018-19 year. Apply by submitting the application form (click here to download), a resume, and two writing samples (excluding photographers and Business Manager) to xw.eic@stfx.ca, or by dropping off hard copies to Bloomfield 111E. 

 


Editor-in-Chief

What the position entails:

  • Ensure the regular publication of the Xaverian Weekly.
  • Ensure the implementation of the Bylaws of this Constitution and adherence to the Policy Manual.
  • Read all the content of the Xaverian Weekly prior to print and ensure content conforms with the standards set forth in the Policy Manual, StFX Community Code, Nova-Scotia and Canadian laws.
  • Advertise and ensure the hiring of all Staff positions.
  • Act as the Xaverian Weekly's liaison to all external organisations, including the StFX Students' Union, StFX Students' Representative Council, StFX administration, Canadian University Press, and the Xaverian Weekly's printing company.
  • Host weekly general meetings open to volunteer writers, photographers, etc.

News Editor

  • Manage your team of reporters
  • Be responsible for the content of the ‘News’ section
  • Assign photo assignments to the photography team
  • Edit all News articles
  • Write at least one article for your section per issue

Opinions Editor

  • Edit all Opinions articles
  • Assign photo assignments to the photography team
  • Be responsible for the content of the ‘Opinions’ section
  • Write at least one article for your section per issue

Arts & Community Editor

  • Edit All Arts & Community articles
  • Assign photo assignments to the photography team
  • Be responsible for the content of the ‘Arts & Community’ section
  • Write at least one article for your section per issue

Sports & Health Editor

  • Edit all ‘Sports & Health’ articles
  • Assign photo assignments to the photography team
  • Be responsible for the content of the ‘Sports and Health’ section
  • Write at least one article for your section per issue

Features Editor

The Features editor is responsible for the full page colour spread in the center of the paper. This person should poses exceptional graphic design skills.


Business Manager

  • The Business manager is responsible for soliciting advertisements and overseeing the Xaverian’s budget.
  • This position is paid on a commission basis.

Senior Reporters

Write two articles per issue, one of which must be for the ‘news’ section


Columnist

Write at least one article per issue in a section of your choosing


Multi-Media Coordinator

Be responsible for all things social media and oversee the Xaverian’s website


Web Developer

Under the multi-media coordinator ensures the proper look and functionality of the Xaverian’s website 


What we offer: 

  • Become part of a highly motivated team, share and develop skills, and make friends. 
  • Opportunity for growth. Excel as a Senior Reporter one year and transition to an Assistant Editor the next. 
  • Get published. Your work will appear both in print and online, potentially reaching thousands of viewers. 
  • Enhance your portfolio. Use your experience working with us to develop your writing or design skills and build a strong portfolio. 

Who you are: 

  • You are creative, dedicated, and adaptable, willing to learn and develop new skills. 
  • You work well independently yet are keen to collaborate and generate ideas in a team setting. 
  • You have a passion for storytelling and the ability to produce clean, cogent copy and designs in short notice.
  • You're excited to work with an engaged, innovative, and collaborative team, and wouldn't mind getting to know them in a social setting.

Have questions? Please direct all inquiries to the Editor-in-Chief at xw.eic@stfx.ca. 

We look forward to welcoming you to our team!