The Fulcrum is now hiring its 2018-19 editorial board! To apply for a position, please submit the required items by Sunday July 8 at 5 p.m. by email to editor@thefulcrum.ca 

*Please note: Incomplete applications, or applications missing  pieces of requested information will not be considered.*

Associate News Editor

Do you like working in a fast paced environment and producing relevant news stories and breaking news? Associate News Editor is the job for you! This position works under the News Editor and is responsible for producing a minimum of two (2) articles pertaining to the news section per week. Other duties include the following:

-Must be available for last-minute assignments
– Meets all production deadlines assigned by News Editor
– Attends all staff meetings

Assets: Has a working knowledge of or an interest in student politics.

To Apply: Send your resume, and a detailed cover letter explaining why you’d be the right fit for this position to editor@thefulcrum.ca by Sunday July 8 at 5 p.m.

Successful applicants will write a knowledge test. Those who pass will be called in for an interview.

Associate Sports Editor

Are you interested in all things sports, health, and fitness? Apply to be our Associate Sports Editor! This position works under the Sports Editor to produce at least two (2) articles for the sports section per week.

Other duties include the following:

-Must be available for last-minute assignments
– Meets all production deadlines assigned by Sports Editor
– Attends all staff meetings

Assets: Has a working knowledge of or an interest in the University of Ottawa’s sports teams, has previous experience covering games.

To Apply: Send your resume, and a detailed cover letter explaining why you’d be the right fit for this position to editor@thefulcrum.ca by Sunday July 8 at 5 p.m.

Successful applicants will write a knowledge test. Those who pass will be called in for an interview.

Staff Photographer

The Staff Photographer is responsible for the execution of all photo assignments as required by the Editorial
Board, with an expectation of at least five (5) assignments per week. This position works under the Visual Editor and is responsible for the following:

– Meeting all production deadlines assigned by the Visual Editor
– Communicating with section editors to capture events/photographs to accompany articles
– Attending Editorial Board and Volunteer meetings upon request

To Apply: Send your resume, a cover letter, and a portfolio with a variety of photographs (at least 5 samples) to editor@thefulcrum.ca by Sunday July 8 at 5 p.m.

Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Videographer

The Videographer is responsible for creating video content as required by the Editorial Board, with an expectation of at least two (2) assignments per week. This position works under the Visual Editor.

Duties:

  • Work with Editorial Board to produce quality video content as envisioned by section editors
  • Communicate with Visual Editor, section editors, EIC to ensure production deadlines are met
  • Edit content, structure, and style of all submitted video pieces
  • Regularly attend staff, volunteer and editorial board meetings

To Apply: Submit your resume, a 1-2 page platform detailing your vision for the Fulcrum’s video endeavors in the upcoming year, and a portfolio with a variety of videos you produced/created and edited to editor@thefulcrum.ca by Sunday July 8 at 5 p.m.

Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.