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September 12, 2007 | by  | in Online Only | [ssba]


Applications are now open for the position of SALIENT EDITOR 2008!

Are you open minded, creative and verbose? Do you have an eye for detail, a feel for students’ interests and low overheads? Would you like a real, tangible, paper and ink proof of a year’s hard slog?

Apply to edit Salient 2008!

This is a full time, salaried position beginning in February 2008. A complete job description is available from Julie McKiernan, VUWSA Office Coordinator. To obtain one, email or pick one up from the VUWSA office, ground floor, Student Union Building.

Applications will include a cover letter outlining your vision for Salient 2008 and a CV with at least two referees’ contact details.

Applications close at 12pm Thurs September 27, and should be sent to:

Julie McKiernan
PO BOX 600

Alternatively they can be dropped off on the ground floor of the Union building at the VUWSA Offices.

The job includes:

Overall editorial responsibility for Salient 2008 and the VUWSA Handbook Diary and Wall Planner 2009
Coordinating material from rep groups on campus
Planning issues on a week-by-week basis
Management of paid and unpaid staff
Oversight of news and feature writers
Management of the budget

The successful applicant will:
Have mainstream or student journalism experience
Have excellent communication skills
Have excellent financial planning and organisational skills
Have excellent attention to detail
Preferably have experience with Mac desktop publishing
Have ample leadership skills, and preferably some management experience


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  1. I’m keen. You re-applying, Steve?

  2. Michael Oliver says:

    Who won? I’m so out of the loop.

  3. At-least-it's-a-tiny-step-up says:

    I’m not sure if “won” is the correct verb.

  4. Michael Oliver says:

    It quite clearly is. They spin a giant wheel and everything.

  5. At-least-it's-a-tiny-step-up says:

    Ah, now both years make sense. Thanks for clearing that up.

  6. Michael Oliver says:


  7. Evee says:

    I can just picture a walking clown where one clown shoe follows another

  8. Michael Oliver says:

    Clown shoes walking down a street of poetry written by T.S. Eliot. Memories immortalised in a series of pie fights drenched in sepia tone. Now and forever.

  9. At-least-it's-a-tiny-step-up says:

    More like clown shoes walking down a street of poetry by Jim Morrison.

  10. Evee says:

    More like clown shoes of the feet of a certain editor named steve but they are so alike you can’t tell where the shoe ends and the clown begins

  11. Michael Oliver says:

    Good one, Evee. Zinged thy name is Steve.

  12. At-least-it's-a-tiny-step-up says:

    Hmmm, I wouldn’t call Steve a clown – clowns are intentionally funny.

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