Work at The Sundial

Work at The Sundial

Applications to work at The Sundial during the 2015-16 school year are now open. If you wish to contribute to The Sundial in the future, email editor@csun.edu.

Positions

Business:

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.

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 our pitch!

 

Editorial:

News Editor

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

Sports Editor

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

Opinions Editor

This position will manage the opinions section, write weekly editorials and publish content which features unique perspectives and strong, thought-provoking content from voices in the community. The ideal candidate will write objectively, engage the campus community and have a strong ethical background.

Culture Editor

This position will  help manage the cultures ection and maintain an extensive web presence covering all aspects of music, arts, food and entertainment and publish captivating features. The ideal candidate will have experience with arts and entertainment writing and feature writing, have strong social media skills and have knowledge of various aspects of entertainment.

Photo Editor

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

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.

Copy Chief

This position will manage copy editors, work with section editors and work closely with the editor-in-chief and managing editor to ensure stories are going through thorough edits. 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.

Spotlight Editorial Assistant:

This position will manage long-term, investigative 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 a section of a publication.

Beat reporter

This position will produce regular reporting for a specific section. The ideal candidate will have previous experience writing for a section of a publication. If you have a beat you would like to cover please mention it in your application.

Video Producer

This position will produce 1-3 regular programs from the website.  The ideal candidate will have experience editing video and posting online, and will need strong social media skills. The content in a program is decided by the producer. Please pitch your program ideas in your application.

Audio Producer

This position will produce 1-3 regular audio programs on the Sundial website, including podcasts or audio stories. The ideal candidate will have experience editing audio and posting online, and will need strong social media skills. The content in a program is decided by the producer. Please pitch your program ideas in your application.

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. The web documentary editor will work with the news team to meet deadlines.

Social Media Coordinator:

This position will help 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, know how to engage our audience and have strong journalistic integrity.