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Recruitment 2020-2021

Editorial Portfolio

 

Editor-in-Chief

CEO's-in-training, this one is for you! As Lazy Faire's head honcho, the Editor-in-Chief has a vision of where they want to take our fast-growing magazine, and drives the team to work toward that vision. The EIC manages the executive team, and is involved with every portfolio, whether it be content or strategy.

As Editor in Chief, you must wear many-a-shoes. You will need to be a leader, a creative, a planner, a problem-solver, a motivator and so much more. The EiC will have to organize all the moving parts of the team to ensure quality issues are being produced every month, while maintaining social relations and taking care of all the logistics of being in charge of a club. With great power comes great responsibility. As Editor in Chief, you are accountable to your team and to all the business students. It is your role as the visionary to bring the goal of “For and By Business Students” to life every month.

 

To apply for this position, apply online at https://uofalazyfaire.wixsite.com/recruitment, and submit your resume and 1-2 samples of your work to uofalazyfaire@gmail.com by March 13, 2020. Please note that failure to submit your resume and writing samples by March 13 will remove your application from consideration.

VP Editorials (2)

Are you a grammar Nazi? Champion of the Oxford comma? Lover of the em dash and semicolon? Then this is the position for you! Responsible for deciding on the content that goes into each issue of the magazine, and editing the articles before they go to print, the VP Editorials manage our team of writers and are chiefly responsible for all-things content in the magazine.

Lazy Faire VP Editorials are responsible for:

  • Content editing: Lead monthly brainstorming meetings for all content contributors; collaborate with co-editor to synergize article ideas generated by contributors; allocate articles to writers, accounting for writer skill-levels and availability; edit finished articles for clarity, word count, grammar, and style; contribute 1-2 articles per month.

  • Mentorship: Guide content contributors, offer tailored advice, support, and technical assistance on a continuous basis, through online communication, informal meetings, and scheduled Editorial Portfolio meetings

  • Deadline adherence: Utilize multiple calendar-sharing applications to identify slack in production timelines; make monthly decisions to enforce or extend deadlines for individual contributors

To apply for this position, apply online at https://uofalazyfaire.wixsite.com/recruitment, and submit your resume and 1-2 samples of your work to uofalazyfaire@gmail.com by March 20, 2020. Please note that failure to submit your resume and writing samples by March 20 will remove your application from consideration.
 

Writers

 

The heart of our Lazy Faire team, writers make up the biggest position in Lazy Faire. Writers work under the VP Editorials, and are responsible for writing and producing the very content that goes in the magazine - whether that be helping with brainstorming for content ideas, doing research for articles, or interviewing the individuals we feature. Also expected to attend and contribute to monthly brainstorming meetings.

 

Lazy Faire Writers are responsible for:

  • Brainstorming. Attend and contribute to monthly brainstorming meetings.

  • Producing high-quality content as per content Editors’ allocations. Writing experience and technical skills are a must. Being a grammar nerd is an asset.

  • Deadline-oriented work. Deadlines are essential so each Lazy Faire issue can hit the stands on time, successful candidates must have excellent time management and prioritization skills.

  • Communication. Not only though your writing, but also with your team. Feedback is crucial to Lazy Faire’s growth as a student group and magazine, and writers should expect to receive feedback from numerous sources (i.e. Content Editors, other exec, students, and anyone else who might asks to be on the cover).


To apply for this position, apply online at https://uofalazyfaire.wixsite.com/recruitment, and submit your resume and 1-2 samples of your work to uofalazyfaire@gmail.com by March 27, 2020. Please note that failure to submit your resume and writing samples by March 27 will remove your application from consideration.

Photographers

Whether photography is your passion, hobby, or a side business, this is your chance to have your work published and build up your portfolio! Our photographers are responsible for coordinating with our writers and taking high-quality photos of our interviewees for each issue of the magazine. Also expected to attend and contribute to monthly brainstorming meetings.

 

In addition to interviewees, photographers may be asked to take photos for promotional purposes, events and general stock photos. Photographers are expected to attend monthly brainstorming meetings and contribute to each issue. No experience is necessary, but familiarity with Photoshop and/or other photo editing software is an asset.

To apply for this position, apply online at https://uofalazyfaire.wixsite.com/recruitment, and submit your resume and 1-2 samples of your work to uofalazyfaire@gmail.com by March 27, 2020. Please note that failure to submit your resume and photography samples by March 27 will remove your application from consideration.

 

Art & Design Portfolio

VP Art & Design

As VP Art & Design, you have creative license for the whole look of the magazine! From fonts, color themes and design format and overall aesthetic, you will be able to bring your vision for the magazine to life with the help of the designers. This is an incredible chance to build up your design portfolio, work with a team of other talented designers, and actually see your hard work come to fruition every month! Also expected to attend and contribute to monthly brainstorming meetings.

*Preference may be given to individuals with prior experience with InDesign and/or Photoshop.

  • Design allocations: Create monthly colour palette templates for all designers to follow; allocate articles to designers, accounting for designers skill-levels and availability; ensure all designs are consistent with each month's template and that all respective contributors are properly credited on each page; contribute 1-2 designs per month.

  • Promotional material: Work closely with the VP Marketing and your designers to generate promotional material for events (Power, Point, and Shoot, and the InDesign Workshop), recruitment posters, Facebook, and Instagram graphics (Fall and Winter Clubs Fair), and sponsorship materials

  • Mentorship: Guide designers, offer tailored advice, support, and technical assistance on a continuous basis, through online communication, informal meetings, and scheduled Designer Portfolio meetings

  • Deadline adherence: Utilize multiple calendar-sharing applications to identify slack in production timelines; make monthly decisions to enforce or extend deadlines for individual designers

To apply for this position, apply online at https://uofalazyfaire.wixsite.com/recruitment, and submit your resume and 1-2 samples of your work to uofalazyfaire@gmail.com by March 20, 2020. Please note that failure to submit your resume and design samples by March 20 will remove your application from consideration.  

Designers

No matter how good our content is, what keeps the issues flying off the shelves is the ‘packaging’ of the magazine - so whether you're a designer fanatic or a closet graphic designer, this is the position for you! Designers take the written content and create a slick, appealing and easy-to-read design for each article. Also expected to attend and contribute to monthly brainstorming meetings.

 

Designers are responsible for:

- Designing! You will work under the direction of the VP Art & Design with Adobe InDesign to ensure designs are consistent with the whole magazine.

- Attending and contributing to monthly brainstorming meetings

- Deadline-oriented work. Deadlines are essential so each Lazy Faire issue can hit the stands on time, successful candidates must have excellent time management and prioritization skills

- Misc: You may also be asked to create promotional materials for Lazy Faire’s various initiatives on an ad hoc basis.

*Preference may be given to Designers with some prior experience with InDesign and/or Photoshop, but no previous experience is required.

 

To apply for this position, apply online at https://uofalazyfaire.wixsite.com/recruitment, and submit your resume and 1-2 samples of your work to uofalazyfaire@gmail.com by March 27, 2020. Please note that failure to submit your resume and design samples by March 27 will remove your application from consideration.

 

Finance Portfolio

VP Operations and Finance

This position will work closely with the Editor-in-Chief to support operational functions, facilitate internal communication and help align all VP portfolios with the club’s vision. Also expected to attend and contribute to monthly brainstorming meetings.

 

The VP Operations and Finance must also:

  • Network on behalf of the magazine.

  • Secure sponsorship from organizations.

  • Managing the magazine’s budget.

  • Be able to demonstrate the ability for effective verbal and written communication.

  • Be forward-thinking, creative and a problem-solver

  • Work effectively on their own, but more importantly in a team environment.

 

To apply for this position, apply online at https://uofalazyfaire.wixsite.com/recruitment, and submit your resume to uofalazyfaire@gmail.com by March 20, 2020. Please note that failure to submit your resume by March 20 will remove your application from consideration.

 

Marketing Portfolio

VP Marketing

As VP Marketing, you will be responsible for all things marketing and promotion of Lazy Faire to ASoB students, staff and alumni. The VP Marketing will be working with the executive team to brainstorm events and promotional tactics for the club, and then bring those ideas to life with the help of the VP Events and Social Media & Website Director. Also expected to attend and contribute to monthly brainstorming meetings.

*Familiarity with social media platforms (such as Facebook and Instagram), website management (Wix), and design are assets.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Manage the portfolio with the help of the marketing team and delegate tasks as needed.

  • Work with the Editor-in-Chief & VP Events to plan internal and external events.

  • Work with the website and social media director to establish a brand/voice for social media, website, and other online channels or platforms.

  • Work with the Arts and Design portfolio to establish a visual brand for Lazy Faire through print promotions.

  • Work with other various portfolios to execute initiatives as needed.

To apply for this position, apply online at https://uofalazyfaire.wixsite.com/recruitment, and submit your resume to uofalazyfaire@gmail.com by March 20, 2020. Please note that failure to submit your resume by March 20 will remove your application from consideration.

Social Media & Website Director

Curator of the perfect Instagram feed and master of the witty and tastefully humorous Twitter posts, the Social Media and Website Director is in charge of Lazy Faire's social media presence. From promoting the magazine and our events, to designing and maintaining a slick online platform, your skills are crucial to take the Lazy Faire name to the next level. As the Social Media Director, you will work closely with the VP Marketing and Events Director to raise Lazy Faire awareness and promote interest for monthly issues and club events! Also expected to attend and contribute to monthly brainstorming meetings.

If you’ve heard of #SuitsLF, that’s one of the main projects that the Social Media Director is responsible for. You will have the opportunity to reach out to and interview ASoB students for a feature on the Lazy Faire Instagram and Facebook.

*Familiarity with social media platforms (such as Facebook and Instagram) and website management (Wix) are assets.

To apply for this position, apply online at https://uofalazyfaire.wixsite.com/recruitment, and submit your resume to uofalazyfaire@gmail.com by March 27, 2020. Please note that failure to submit your resume by March 27 will remove your application from consideration.

SuitsLF Director

If you’ve ever read Humans of New York (please, who doesn’t?) and you’d like to try your hand being the School of Business’ very own Brandon (the reporter behind HONY), the Suits LF director is the perfect position to hone your interview skills and meet awesome people! The Suits LF director is responsible for finding ASoB students to take photographs of, and talk to them to unearth their incredible stories. Also expected to attend and contribute to monthly brainstorming meetings.

 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Identify and reach out to suitable potential interviewees for the Suits LF feature, based on a thorough understand of the goal of Suits LF to share the ‘unheard’ stories in the School of Business.

  • Coordinate with the individuals to be featured to perform the actual interview, and take their photograph.

  • Ask appropriate questions in order to draw out meaningful and/or interesting responses from the interviewee.

  • Regularly submit quotes and corresponding photographs to the VP Marketing and Social Media and Wesbite Director for editing and to maintain a consistent posting schedule (around twice a month).

  • Bring your own creativity and fresh perspective to this position, and discuss with the Marketing Portfolio regarding any new ideas you wish to implement, or direction you wish to take Suits LF in the future.

 

To apply for this position, apply online at https://uofalazyfaire.wixsite.com/recruitment, and submit your resume and 1-2 sampels of your work to uofalazyfaire@gmail.com by March 27, 2020. Please note that failure to submit your resume and photography samples by March 27 will remove your application from consideration.

 

Events Portfolio

VP Events

Just like every squad has its resident party planner, Lazy Faire has VP Events. This position is exactly what it sounds like - the VP Events is responsible for planning internal events for the group, as well as working with the VP Marketing on internal and external events that Lazy Faire puts on during the year. You will be in charge of both the planning and logistical aspects of all of Lazy Faire's events. From planning team bonding events with the VP Operations and Finance, to our annual Power, Point & Shoot and InDesign Workshop, and even brand new unique events, there's definitely no shortage of chances to show your stuff! Also expected to attend and contribute to monthly brainstorming meetings.

To apply for this position, apply online at https://uofalazyfaire.wixsite.com/recruitment, and submit your resume to uofalazyfaire@gmail.com by March 20, 2020. Please note that failure to submit your resume by March 20 will remove your application from consideration.

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