If you are going abroad, have been abroad or love anything about traveling, you’re a perfect fit for Souvenirs!
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. All staff members except for bloggers will be required to attend a weekly editorial meeting.
Please email your resume and an explanation of your qualifications and why you want to work for Souvenirs to Ruth Brandt and Sophia Dramm, editors-in-chief, at [email protected].
Bloggers: 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.
Staff writers: 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.
Editors: Review, select and edit written submissions, art and blog posts. Knowledge of AP style is desirable.
Layout designer: 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: Brainstorm and execute creative marketing strategies including social media activity, planning events, soliciting submissions for blog and magazine, distributing the print magazine, organizing the photo contest and increasing publicity within the UW community.
Webmaster: Update website for Souvenirs. Must have proficient knowledge of WordPress or similar program/website.
Not into commitment? You can submit work to our print issues with no strings attached.
Photo by Josie Sajbel