Copy Assistant

Manitoban newspaperPhoto by Carolyne Kroeker.

Position: Copy Associate
Company: The Manitoban
Salary: $200+ biweekly
Term: September 2018 – April 2019

About the position: The copy assistant is responsible for assisting the copy editor in editing the newspaper for spelling and grammar in accordance with Canadian Press writing style, as well as fact-checking articles. Regular duties include attending weekly staff meetings, editing articles, and proofreading the final draft of the newspaper.

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate must enjoy writing and have a good understanding of the English language and Canadian Press writing style.
  • Experience with regular assignment deadlines is also an asset.
  • Applicants should currently be a student or have been a student in the past two years.
  • No prior experience necessary.

How to apply: Send a resume, cover letter, and three (3) writing samples to hiring@themanitoban.com by 11:59 p.m. Sept. 16, 2018.