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Join The Verse Team!

Verse Magazine is recruiting creative, organised and innovative students to be apart of 2021 editorial team!

Applications for the 2021 editorial team are now closed. 

This is an opportunity to gain experience creating printed publications from start to finish, put your problem-solving skills to the test and make some awesome connections. This role is high pressure but high reward! 

The positions run from December 2020 to November 2021. Check out the Verse Magazine Media Kit.

Available Positions:

  • Head Editor
  • Comms & Digital Editor
  • Graphic Designer


Head Editor

The head editor is responsible for leading the editorial team with a collaborative, organised and passionate approach to deliver all six editions of Verse Magazine for 2021. This role requires conviction and a willingness to take on a large amount of responsibility with a fair and open mind, whilst also being the 'leader' of the editorial team. The head editor must strive to actively listen and connect with the broad student body of UniSA. It is desirable that the head editor is a meticulous proofreader and copy-writer. They should also consider themselves 'good' at networking, while also being proactive in identifying trends/tapping into the current student zeitgeist. 

More information on the position description here: Head Editor


Comms & Digital Editor

The communications editor is responsible for collaborating with the team to promote all aspects of the magazine and to create and maintain the online presence of Verse Magazine for 2021. The comms editor must work closely with the head editor and graphic designer to create consistent communications, both written and visual. This role requires strong forward planning and innovation skills, in particular in regards to sourcing student submissions. The communication editor must strive to actively listen and connect with the broad student body of UniSA. It is desirable (but not a requirement) that the Comms & Digital Editor has previous experience with social media management, WordPress and MailChimp. 

More information on the position description here: Comms & Digital Editor
 

Graphic Designer

The graphic designer is responsible for curating, constructing and creating the visuals for all six editions of Verse Magazine for 2021. This role requires a willingness to take on a large amount of responsibility, and the ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure. The graphic designer must work closely with the head editor to create consistency between the written and visual aspects of the magazine, as well as working with the comms & digital editor to ensure the magazine's 'style' is carried into digital formats. This role requires strong creative problem solving and forward planning, in particular in regards to sourcing student artwork. The graphic designer must strive to actively listen and connect with the broad student body of UniSA. It is also desirable for the graphic designer to be an 'all-rounder' - having mid-range skills in photography, illustration, copy-writing, digital design, etc. 
 

More information on the position description here: Graphic Designer



To apply, you'll need to complete the application form including a cover letter and a resume by 4 November 2020. That's it. If you have any questions, please contact USASA.marketing@unisa.edu.au

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