Job Opportunities

We’re hiring for fall 2018!

We have a few editorial and reporting positions open for fall 2018. The closing date for all of these applications will be June 20 at noon. We will be holding interviews from July 10-12, and the start date for these positions will be August 16.

We will prioritize qualified applicants belonging to groups whose experiences are underrepresented in mainstream media (for example, applicants who are Indigenous, Black, POC, disabled, LGBTQ+, and/or who identify as part of a group not listed here.) Applicants belonging to any of these groups are encouraged to self-declare.

Scroll down for detailed descriptions of our open positions:

 

City editor

The Uniter is seeking a dedicated, politically minded and well-connected person to fill the role of city editor. This person should have experience and a passion for writing about such topics as local news, student issues, community events, local sports and more.

Successful candidates should feel comfortable running a team of contributors, assigning and editing their work, providing feedback, organizing meetings and building relationships with Winnipeg’s downtown urban community.  

Applicants should have a flexible schedule and be available for editorial meetings, section meetings and mentorship during the regular academic year (late-August to early December/January to April.) This position pays $250/week. The city editor will begin their term on August 16 following an orientation day.

Skill Requirements:

Duties:

 

Please submit a resume, cover letter and two writing samples (maximum length for each: one page, single-spaced) to managing editor Anastasia Chipelski at info@uniter.ca by June 20 at noon, or deliver resumes in person to:

The Uniter // ORM14 Bulman Centre // 515 Portage Avenue // Winnipeg, MB R3B 2E9

We thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

*Mouseland Press strives to be an equitable employer and will prioritize qualified applicants who belong to marginalized groups. Qualified applicants who study at or are alumni of The University of Winnipeg will also be given priority*

 

Volunteer Coordinator

The Uniter is seeking an outgoing and organized individual to intake, mentor and train volunteer contributors.

Successful candidates should have a working knowledge of The Uniter and Mouseland Press and at least one year of writing experience and an understanding of CP style. They should be available from 5:15-6:15 on Wednesdays as well as select evenings throughout each month during the regular academic year (late-August to early December/January to April).

This position pays $63/week. The volunteer coordinator will begin their term on August 16 following an orientation day.

Skill Requirements:

Duties:

Please submit a resume and cover letter to managing editor Anastasia Chipelski at info@uniter.ca by June 20 at noon, or deliver resumes in person to:

The Uniter // ORM14 Bulman Centre // 515 Portage Avenue // Winnipeg, MB R3B 2E9

We thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

*Mouseland Press strives to be an equitable employer and will prioritize qualified applicants who belong to marginalized groups. Qualified applicants who study at or are alumni of The University of Winnipeg will also be given priority*

 

Columnist

The Uniter is seeking an individual who can develop reflections around lived experience and expand them to better explore a topic they are passionate about. The columnist will develop the overall concept for their series in partnership with the managing editor, and will publish a column on a rotating basis (once every four issues) with other columnists.

High school or university education is not a prerequisite for columnists. Columnists would be able to complete the work remotely, however, they should be primarily based in or around Winnipeg.

Duties:

This position pays $50/column. The columnist will begin their term on or around August 16 (depending on column schedules) following an orientation day.

Please submit a resume, cover letter outlining a proposal for column theme, and two writing samples (maximum length for each: one page, single-spaced) to managing editor Anastasia Chipelski at info@uniter.ca by June 20 at noon, or deliver resumes in person to:

The Uniter // ORM14 Bulman Centre // 515 Portage Avenue // Winnipeg, MB R3B 2E9

We thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

*Mouseland Press strives to be an equitable employer and will prioritize qualified applicants who belong to marginalized groups. Qualified applicants who study at or are alumni of The University of Winnipeg will also be given priority*

 

City reporter

The Uniter is seeking an individual who is passionate about our city, our communities and the many people who are working to make this a better place to live.

The successful candidate will possess strong writing and interviewing skills as well as demonstrating a critical eye for news content.

The city reporter will:

This position pays $120/week. The features reporter will begin their term on August 16 following an orientation day.

Please submit a resume, cover letter and two writing samples (maximum length for each: one page, single-spaced) to managing editor Anastasia Chipelski at info@uniter.ca by June 20 at noon, or deliver resumes in person to:

The Uniter // ORM14 Bulman Centre // 515 Portage Avenue // Winnipeg, MB R3B 2E9

We thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

*Mouseland Press strives to be an equitable employer and will prioritize qualified applicants who belong to marginalized groups. Qualified applicants who study at or are alumni of The University of Winnipeg will also be given priority*
 

Features reporter

The Uniter is seeking an individual who’s passionate about exploring Winnipeg’s arts and culture scene, and profiling the various movers and shakers in our city.

The successful candidate will possess strong writing and interviewing skills, and have their finger on the pulse of the many thriving scenes on campus and across the city.

The features reporter will:

This position pays $120/week. The features reporter will begin their term on August 16 following an orientation day.

Please submit a resume, cover letter and two writing samples (maximum length for each: one page, single-spaced) to managing editor Anastasia Chipelski at info@uniter.ca by June 20 at noon, or deliver resumes in person to:

The Uniter // ORM14 Bulman Centre // 515 Portage Avenue // Winnipeg, MB R3B 2E9

We thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

*Mouseland Press strives to be an equitable employer and will prioritize qualified applicants who belong to marginalized groups. Qualified applicants who study at or are alumni of The University of Winnipeg will also be given priority*

 

Arts and culture reporter

The Uniter is seeking an individual who is passionate about Winnipeg’s arts and culture scene to fill the position of arts and culture reporter. This person should be equally comfortable exploring the realms of music, visual arts, theatre, literature, dance, food, and more.

The successful candidate will possess strong writing and interviewing skills, and have their finger on the pulse of the many thriving scenes on campus and across the city.

Duties:

Applicants should have a flexible schedule and be available for pitch meetings during the regular academic year (late August to early December/January to April.)  

This position pays $120/week. The arts and culture reporter will begin their term on August 16th following an orientation day.

Please submit a resume, cover letter and two writing samples (maximum length for each: one page, single-spaced) to managing editor Anastasia Chipelski at info@uniter.ca by June 20 at noon, or deliver resumes in person to:

The Uniter // ORM14 Bulman Centre // 515 Portage Avenue // Winnipeg, MB R3B 2E9

We thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

*Mouseland Press strives to be an equitable employer and will prioritize qualified applicants who belong to marginalized groups. Qualified applicants who study at or are alumni of The University of Winnipeg will also be given priority*