Editor in chief
The editor in chief oversees all aspects of the Pleiad, including planning stories, editing multimedia, updating the website, managing staff and working with the business manager. The editor in chief also represents the Pleiad when interacting with the community, and is ultimately responsible for all content on the site.
The managing editor manages the day-to-day operations of the Pleiad, including assigning stories and ensuring deadlines are met, overseeing the editorial process, and coordinating staff. The managing editor works very closely with the editor in chief in running the Pleiad and making decisions.
The multimedia editor producing video, audio and slideshows as well as oversees the interactive parts of the website (blogs, polls, etc.) The multimedia editor may work alone on stories or in collaboration with another editor.
The copy editor ensures consistency, accuracy and clarity in all written content on the site, editing according to AP style and to the Pleiad style guide.
Senior editors participate in the planning process, pitching stories and contributing ideas, as well as edit each others’ work and cover stories as needed. Senior editors may be primarily writers or may work exclusively in multimedia.
Assistant editors work closely with senior-level editors in writing or producing content for the website and in editing content
In addition to the duties listed above, all editors write or produce at least one story a week for the Pleiad.
The business manager oversees all aspects of advertising on the site, communicating with businesses, selling ads, billing, and following up, as well as supervising the design and placement of the ads.
Assistant business manager
The assistant business manager assists the business manager.
Positions are paid. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Tracey Howard, chair of Media Board, by 5 p.m. on Friday, November 6.