Reminder: The Link’s Volume 44 General Elections are Coming Up
The Link will be running its annual general elections on March 22 at 6 p.m. via Zoom.
All staff members can run and vote in the by-election.
Masthead is inviting candidates and those interested to join us in our final production weekend of the year on Sunday March 19!
Those interested must submit a one-page cover letter explaining why they think they’d be a good fit for the position they’re applying for. This letter must be submitted no later than March 20 at 4 p.m., along with a portfolio of three contributions to The Link relevant to the position to which they are applying. Those running for editor-in-chief must submit eight samples from at least three sections.
Those applying for the positions of photo editor, graphics editor, or video editor must submit a portfolio of three past contributions to The Link and also submit at least two examples of work within the medium of the position.
Those applying for creative director must submit a portfolio of three past contributions to The Link and also submit at least two sample layouts and one other visual form.
The letter and other required materials must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4 p.m. on March 20. Please include email@example.com in CC. Interested candidates must read the job description for the position they want before applying.
To be considered staff, students must have contributed four times or three times if they were staff in the previous semester. For any questions about your eligibility email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lead the team, problem-solve and represent the paper. Through rain, snow, and sleepless nights, you lead the troops of this publication to greatness.
Direct the paper’s online content and stay on top of the news, fringe, sports, and opinions production cycles. Conquer the internet with a cunning social media strategy and innovative ideas for the treatment of our online articles.
Journalism happens because deadlines are enforced. Oversee the paper’s print production, keep editors and staff on their game, and make sure the newspaper comes out on time.
Put your magnifying glass to whatever is happening right now on campus and dig deeper. Curate in-depth features and give context to what’s happening here and around Montreal.
Direct the news production for our website. Get to know every inch of Concordia and its politics. Write breaking news, hold people accountable, and chase the truth.
Separate the crazy from the coherent and put together one killer commentary section. Hunt down the strong debaters and columnists and give them a page to fill. Make sure that our column—Sex Ed(itorial), Peoples’ History of Canada, I Am, and Don’t @ Me—are filled regularly.
Keep articles out of synonym hell and catch the mistakes, big and small. Make the dull stories exciting and the exciting stories even better.
Expose all that’s cool and underground in the Montreal art scene. From gallery openings to bands with three name changes, you’re the go-to person for what’s up-and-coming in Montreal’s art scene.
Find the story behind the game. Give a voice to the athletes and highlight the great wins and tough times for all of Concordia’s teams. Be the ultimate source of knowledge for all things Stingers. Fast stats, game recaps, video, and podcast work are your wheelhouse.
Design the visual layout of the newspaper. Lay it out, make it pretty, and don’t be afraid to break the rules. Lead the visual team and help dream up something special for our social media.
Capture Concordia life. Snap photos of Stingers games, protests, and everything in between. Manage a team of contributors and kill it on Photoshop.
Gather video every week for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and The Link’s website. Work with the coordinating editor to organize special projects. Capture on-the-spot news when it happens.
You’re the illustrator extraordinaire. Find a way to visualize the tough stories and the easy stories, with the help of some great contributors.
Assist in the Link's public outreach by heavily engaging in recruitment efforts, workshops, social media and growing our readership!
Any questions can be directed to email@example.com.
Eligible to apply and vote: Alexa Toguri-Laurin, Anthony Issa, Aude Simon, Autumn Darey, Callista Mille, Cèdre Obeid, Conor Tomalty, Dallas Calvert, Diane Yeung, Elias Grigoriadis, Iness Rifay, Ivan de Jacquelin, Jaime Kerr, Jared Lackman-Mincoff, Kaitlin Gong, Liam Christin, Maria Cholakova, Mariana Chajon Oliveros, Marianne Liendo-Dufort, Marilou Brickert, Mohammad Khan, Myriam Ouazzani, Nadine Abdellatif, Olivia Integlia, Renee Kennedy Barnes, Sandra Mouafo, Simon Feisthauer Fournet, Sophie Dufresne, Valentine Alibert, Vincenzo Mercuri, Kathleen Champoux, Hannah Vogan, Philippine D'Halleine, Matt Piscina, Louise Sauvard, Alexandra Nackley, Menel Rehab, Gabrielle Laperrière-Leblanc and Zachary Fortier.
One contributions needed: Pau Qureshi Klamburg, Clément Lechat, Ibrahim Mahmoud, Meghan Kerr, Mélanie Tremblay Turgeon, India Das-Brown, Menna Nayel. Allyson Brownie, Anthony De Marte, Claire Helston-VanDuzer, Olivier Paiement, Patrick Joseph McKenna, Panos Michalakopoulos, Dana Hachwa, Maya Gürler and Zevida Germain.
Two contributions needed: August Fallone, Sarah-Maria Khoueiry, Bri Kang, Hannah Scott-Talib, Jackson Dunnigan, Abby Cole, Alexandra Blackie, Amanda Barnard, Aminah Hannan, Andraé Lerone Lewis, Brie Shimansky, Erika Tremblay, Isabelle Devi Poirier, Jess Marshall, Lilly Junod, Mégan Le Stum, Myrialine Catule, Naomi Waters, David Wadih, Lucas Marsh, Oliver Eng, Robyn Bell, Sarah Jesmer, Stella Rondeau, Michelle Ilunga, Nadia Liboneye, Lory Saint-Fleur, Joyce-Phil Mbayi, Hilary Etoma Mba, Lyna Ghomari, Marie-Pier Proulx, Sonia Ekiyor-Katimi, Raveena Sagantiyoc, and Sidra Mughal.
Three contributions needed: Isabella Presley, Celeste Kryski, Eva Rizk, Hannah Bell, Isabela Marino, Micha Paradis, Paula Teves, Zoé Mineret, Nelson Graves, Jacob Ohanian, Aaron Bauman, Abdallah Hamade, Alexandra Staples, Briahna McTigue, Candice Brown, Caroline Marsh, Dylan Buvat, Kaity Brady, Katreena Di Muro-Rincher, Lazaros Kalipolidis, Maia Fukuyama, Marie-Ève Ducharme, Marta Malvina Mostardini, Melissa Migueis, Mila Gasperin Patrolin, Nadia Trudel, Sabyah Seyam, Sara Eldabaa, Sruthi Matta, Victoria Blanchette, Zélie Martin, Charlie-Yoko McDonald, Eva Wilson, Joe van Wonderen, Nico Ha-Ko, Russell Tellier, Emily Pasquarelli, Max Moller, Christina Avril-Dieudonne, Duha El-Mardi, Defne Veral, Kenny Gourdet, Cameron Lightly, Fanny Lord-Bourcier, Bev Luboya, Meredith Marty-Dugas, Dmytro Perkov, Chesline Pierre-Paul, Judynn Valcin, Ribs Beauchamp, Joelle Jalbert, Marieke Glorieux-Stryckman, Carleen Loney, Natasha Spinelli, Chantal Marie Schromeda, Alexandre Denis and Shakiya Williams.
If you don’t currently have staff status but you will by the time applications are due please send in your application anyway. If you are unsure about your standing, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.