Jobs

Applications for 2019-2020 positions are now open.

The LOG offers valuable on campus work experience. Check out the open positions and job descriptions below:

 

available positions

Staff Writer

  • Contributes 11-15 stories per semester (200-400 words), either submitting complete stories or gathering information and interviews for alternative story formats. 

  • Writes ALL captions for photos featured in weekly assignments. 

  • Must regularly contact sources for stories, conduct in person interviews, attend events and produce content that is fair and accurate.

  • Supplies correctly spelled names and year in school for subjects covered in each story submitted. 

  • Follows a standard style for writing as determined by the Copy Editor. In a timely manner, makes edits or completes rewrites to work after the Copy Editor has made editing marks and suggestions. 

  • Participation includes contributing at least two story ideas at weekly staff meetings. 

  • Participation includes attending weekly meetings (1-2 a week). Editor and Adviser should be advised of absence in advance.

Staff photographer

  • Contributes to covering 11-12 stories per semester. 

  • Supplies correctly spelled names and year in school of each subject and a writes caption of the action for each photo submitted.

  • Digitally manages and organizes photos in computer file system. 

  • Takes initiative to take photos not specifically assigned. 

  • Re-takes photos when asked to do so. 

  • Actively solicits photo submissions by campus individuals and groups. 

  • Participation includes contributing at least two story ideas at weekly staff meetings.

  • Participation includes attending weekly meetings (1-2 a week). Editor and Adviser should be advised of absence in advance

Staff Designer

  • Designs 11-12 Spreads per semester

  • Collaborates with Design Editor to establish style guide and master book file

  • Checks for design consistency during pre-submission deadline sessions

  • Participation includes attending weekly meetings (1-2 a week). Editor and Adviser should be advised of absence in advance

  • Preferred Experience: Basic knowledge of graphic design software, including InDesign and Creative Suite

Design Editor

  • Oversees two staff designers, delegating design and assignments

  • Translates the editorial vision and concepts of the theme into art and design.

  • Works closely with staff designers to implement and executes creative ideas that embody the theme.

  • Can give strong directions to designers.

  • Responsible for developing all design aspects and elements of the book, in consultation with the Editor

  • Must have experience with InDesign software and Photoshop.

  • Advance understanding of design concepts, theories, trends and page layout

  • Must submit regular contributor, designing 11-15 spreads per semester.

  • Attends all editorial and staff meetings (2/week).

  • Absences must be cleared in advance through the Editor and Adviser.

Business and Marketing Manager

  • Works closely with LOG staff and adviser to coordinate marketing and core events (Activities Fair, Book Distribution, Club and Senior photos )

  • Charged with developing creative marketing strategies to brand LOG yearbook and attract University of Portland student participation to engage with the program (pick up yearbook, submit photos and written content, attend photo sessions, complete surveys, etc.).

  • Manages all details of senior tribute in-book advertising initiatives, from direct mail advertising to parents to layout ads in book to writing than you notes to patrons.

  • Execution of senior tribute in-book advertising program under direction of the adviser

  • Experience with brand development, marketing and advertising to a targeted audience

  • Experience in event planning and execution, marketing and logistics

  • Ability to effectively troubleshoot challenges in preparation for and throughout programs

  • Timely and professional communication with students and staff through email, telephone, social media mediums, and in person.

  • Self-motivated and can work independently, without direction

  • High attention to detail

Social Media Coordinator

  • Ability to develop and effectively and consistently manage multiple social media accounts, including but no limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest

  • Experience with brand development, marketing and advertising to a targeted audience

  • Experience in event planning and execution, marketing and logistics

  • Ability to effectively troubleshoot challenges in preparation for and throughout programs

  • Timely and professional communication with students and staff through email, telephone, social media mediums, and in person

  • High attention to detail

Last updated 03/17/2019

 

to apply

Please email a cover letter, resume, and pieces of related work to log@up.edu