March 28, 2012

Be next year's Online Editor at The Argosy!


This following week I'll be writing my last article as Online Editor of The Argosy, Mount Allison University's Independent Student Newspaper and publishing the articles from the last issue of the year to the website.

This past year I've

•Actively managed and updated the Argosy website <http://argosy.ca>
• Utilized social media to engage with students and other readers
• Self-taught basics of Wordpress and OpenPublish (Drupal)
• Done independent research on best practices to increase effectiveness with the above tasks
• Regularly created print and online exclusive content
• Managed the technical set up, video-recording, and coverage of the Atlantic Region Canadian University Press (ARCUP) Fall 2011 Conference
• Represented The Argosy at the Canadian University Press National Conference in January 2012

The Argosy is hiring a new editor for next year and this Friday, March 30th is the deadline for applying. For next year, the official job description is as follows:

The Online Editor shall be responsible for:
1) uploading articles, photos, and videos for the website;
2) review the layout of the website to ensure it remains exciting and interesting;
3) utilize social media to engage readers with the material on the website.

If you're going into anything related to online communication after Mount Allison this is a great opportunity. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to either argosy@mta.ca. If you have any questions about the position e-mail me at gbcampbell {at} mta.ca.