The Link’s volume 43 general elections are coming up
The Link will be running its annual general elections on March 17 at 4 p.m. via Zoom.
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 10 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 email@example.com by 4 p.m. on March 10. Please include firstname.lastname@example.org in CC. Interested candidates must read the job description for the position they want before applying. Copies can be requested from Sheena Macmillan at email@example.com.
To be eligible, students must have staff status, granted to fee-paying members who contribute at least four times as per By-Law Five, Articles One to Four.
Make the big calls 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.
Two Co-News Editors
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, 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.
Fringe Arts Editor
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.
Any questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who’s eligible to apply and vote: Sheena Macmillan, Elias Grigoriadis, Nanor Froundjian, Stella Mazurek, Jaime Kerr, Mohammad Khan, Mariana Chajon Oliveros, Olivia Piché, Gabriela Vasquez-Rondon, Caroline Marsh, Aude Simon, Joey Bruce, Reina Ephrahim, Zachary Fortier, Joe van Wonderen, Diane Yeung, Sophie Dufresne, Marinne Liendo-Dufort, Charlie-Yoko McDonald
One contribution needed to apply and vote: Eva Wilson, Allyson Brownie, Amany Mohanna
Two contributions needed to apply and vote: Eric Pahmer, Hannah Sabourin, Conor Tomalty, Sara Elldabaa, Myrialine Catule, Alexa Toguri-Lauren, Robyn Bell, Hannah Tiongson
Three contributions needed to apply and vote: Amanda Teixeira, Maria Chabelnik, Dylan Buvat, Meghan Kerr, Talia Kliot, Thomas Quinn, Elisabeth Ndeffo, Remy Ros, Anthony Issa, Sruthi Matta, Yael Tobón Uribe, Micah Angell, Hanine El Mir, Delphine Belzile, Sun Noor, Olivia Integlia, Alejandra Melian-Morse, Amber, Gabrielle Laperrière-Leblanc, Jack Denham, Jack Denham, Manjit Singh, Dinah Arzola-Martinez, Delaney Kelly, Elise Paré, Felix Muxwahl, Isabelle Avola, Ibrahim Mahmoud, Laurianne Tremblay, Samantha Lepine, Marie-Ève Ducharme