Job Descriptions

Digital Sales Representative

This position will focus on selling advertising on digital platforms, including the web, podcasts and mobile app. Sales experience is preferred. The rep will be required to work cooperatively with other sales reps. Salary and commissions paid.

Digital Producer for Broadcast:

This position will help broadcast productions such as Matador News and Valley View have a strong web presence. The ideal candidate will have experience editing video and posting online, and will need strong social media skills.

Digital Producer for Radio:

This position will manage audio stories on the Sundial website, including podcasts and audio stories. The ideal candidate will have experience editing audio and posting online, and will need strong social media skills.

Internal Entrepreneur:

Bring your idea and spend the semester getting paid to perfect it. This person will be able to pursue any idea that supports digital media, whether that is a new advertising platform, a mobile app or a major reporting project. Make your pitch!

Sports Editor:

This position will handle all sports coverage, including full coverage of CSUN beats, features and news as well as relevant professional sports coverage. The ideal candidate will have experience covering sports, be well-versed in social media, and embrace dynamic forms of storytelling.

Social Media Editor

This position will oversee and manage all of the publication’s social media activity, and work with every editor in the newsroom. The ideal candidate will need excellent social media skills and have strong journalistic integrity.

Opinions Editor

This position will manage the opinions section, and publish content which features unique perspectives and strong, thought-provoking content. The ideal candidate will have experience writing opinions, news and have a strong ethical background.

Arts and Entertainment Editor

This position will manage the arts and entertainment section, and create a visually appealing and content-rich print edition as well as maintain an extensive web presence covering all aspects of arts and entertainment. The ideal candidate will have experience with arts and entertainment writing, have strong social media skills, have knowledge of various aspects of entertainment and have a unique vision for print.

Lifestyle Editor

This position will manage the lifestyle section, and publish original, in-depth and captivating features on unique and varying topics concerning students and campus interests. The ideal candidate will have experience in feature writing and be able to find a feature aspect to news and other types of stories.

Photo Editor

This position will oversee and manage all photography for the publication. The ideal candidate will have experience in photojournalism, be a skilled photographer, possess social media savvy, be a strong communicator and be organized.

News Editor

This position will publish and edit news stories which focus on issues relevant to the student and campus community. The ideal candidate will have experience in news writing, investigative journalism, strong social media skills, strong ethical background and bring fresh ideas to the publication.

Assistant News Editor

This position will publish immediate, thorough coverage of daily news and breaking news. The ideal candidate will possess good news judgement and a strong sense of immediacy, be well-versed in social media and be well prepared.

Print Managing Editor

This position will manage production and work with section editors to create the weekly print edition of the publication. The ideal candidate will have management experience, strong news judgement, copy editing and organizational skills.

Campus Editor

This position will publish immediate, day-to-day live news coverage of events and breaking news on campus. The ideal candidate will have experience in news writing, a strong sense of immediacy, well versed in social media and be available for late-breaking and around-the-clock news.

Web Documentary Editor

Ideal candidate will have strong storytelling, videography and editing experience. Videos will be short-form storytelling for a primarily mobile web audience. This editor will produce or coordinate creation of the videos and work with the newsroom to develop stories that reflect the campus community.

Wire Editor

This position will manage wire services and update national and international breaking news, and work with news editors to localize important issues. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in social media and keep up-to-date on current events.

Visual Editor

This position will oversee all visuals for both the web and print product. The ideal candidate will have experience producing a publication, be well-versed in production programs, and have strong visual judgement for photographs, illustrations and graphics.

Production Designer

Responsible for layout and publishing of print product, as well as some advertising design. Ideal candidates will be familiar with Adobe InDesign and have prior experience in producing a print publication.

Video Editor

This position will manage multimedia productions for all sections of the publication. The ideal candidate will have experience in producing multimedia content with a variety of tools, possess strong visual judgement and experience working in a newsroom.

Copy Chief

This position will manage copy editors, work with section editors and work closely with the editor-in-chief and managing editor to produce the weekly print product. The ideal candidate will have extensive copy editing experience, management experience, news judgement and be well-versed in AP style.

Copy Editor

This position will copy edit all content for publication. The ideal candidate will have experience copy editing for a news publication, previous writing experience, news judgement and be well-versed in AP style.

Web Documentary Editor

Ideal candidate will have strong storytelling, videography and editing experience. Videos will be short-form storytelling for a primarily mobile web audience. This editor will produce or coordinate creation of the videos and work with the newsroom to develop stories that reflect the campus community.

Special Projects Editor

This position will manage long-term, web documentary investigative-type stories and work with visual editors to produce dynamic, in-depth content. The ideal candidate will have previous experience writing news, have strong news judgement and management skills.

Columnist

This position will produce columns for a specific section regularly. The ideal candidate will have previous experience writing for an opinion section of a publication.

Apply here:

http://sundial.csun.edu/about/jobs/