Are you interested in joining our team?

If you are going abroad, have been abroad or love anything about traveling, you’re a perfect fit for Souvenirs!

Souvenirs is a guide for those seeking to quench their wanderlust compiled by University of Wisconsin-Madison undergraduates who have been abroad. We publish a magazine in print once a semester, showcasing a wide range of photographs, art and written work. Souvenirs also features resources and information on studying, working and living abroad.

Everyone who is interested is encouraged to apply. All positions are unpaid, but they are fantastic resume builders and a wonderful way to meet people with whom you share interests and talents. Time commitments vary by position, but we are looking for a dedicated and consistent staff.

After reviewing the position descriptions listed below, please submit an application by September 14, 2017. Positions are filled on a rolling basis.

For more information regarding any of these positions, feel free to contact Ruth Brandt or Sophia Dramm, 2017-2018 Editors-in-Chief, at souvenirs@union.wisc.edu.

Open positions for 2017-2018 are as follows:

Blogger (unlimited positions available): Submit at least two posts per month (can be pictures, story, poem, art, etc.) while studying abroad. Posts must be written/submitted while blogger is overseas.

Contributing Writer (unlimited positions available): Submit at least two posts per month (can be pictures, story, poem, art, etc.) on a topic related to travel. Writer must have traveled to the place(s) he/she writes about at some point.

Editor (four positions available): Review, select and edit written submissions, art and blog posts. Knowledge of AP style is desirable.

Layout Designer (two positions available): Design the layout of the print magazine in coordination with production schedule and work with the Marketing Director to create promotional materials (posters, flyers, etc.). Must have proficient knowledge of Adobe InDesign. Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is desirable.

Marketing Director (two positions available): Brainstorm and execute creative marketing strategies including social media activity, solicit submissions for blog and magazine, distribute the print magazine and increase publicity within the UW community.

Webmaster (one position available): Update website for Souvenirs. Must have proficient knowledge of WordPress or similar program/website.

All staff members except for bloggers will be required to attend a weekly editorial meeting.

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