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Summer Student position with The Dominion

by Dominion Board of Directors


The Dominion is seeking a student employee to work out of our Montreal office this summer.

Duration of the position and financial compensation:
7 weeks at 30 hours per week
$14.70/hour

Job description:
As a youth journalism coordinator, and in conjunction with staff of The Dominion magazine, the student will produce works of journalism in English that focus on youth, seniors and food security in the Montreal and surrounding areas. A key aspect will be the development of a manual for use both locally and nationally on media literacy and producing local works of journalism.  The coordinator will also undertake other tasks related to the production of The Dominion, including writing articles, editing, posting pieces to the website and some administrative tasks.

Requirements:
completed secondary education
the student must be living in Montreal for the duration of the position, and must be returning to school full-time in the fall 2011

Assets:
journalism, communications, event coordination experience

Application deadline and start date:
Submit a 200-word cover letter and CV to info@mediacoop.ca. Deadline for applications is 5pm EST Tuesday, July 5, 2011. The job begins early July, 2011.

The Dominion / Media Co-op – http://dominionpaper.ca & http://mediacoop.ca – is a national web & print news outlet that aims to provide accurate, critical coverage that is accountable to its readers and the subjects it tackles. Canada's first national media cooperative, we have local coops in Halifax, Vancouver and Toronto.

The Media Co-op welcomes the contributions that individuals from marginalized communities bring to our organization, and invites aboriginal people, people of colour, women, gay, lesbian, bisexual and queer people, people of diverse gender identities, working class people, single parents, members of ethnic minorities, immigrants and people with disabilities to apply.

We encourage applicants to describe the contributions and experience they, as individuals who identify with marginalized communities, would bring to the Media Co-op in their cover letter.

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