We’re Hiring!

The Capilano Courier is hiring the following paid positions for our 2020-2021 publication year. Email editor@capilanocourier.com with your resume and cover letter to apply. Please note, writing and editing positions require writing samples as detailed below.

Indigenous Editor

Responsible for assigning and editing news stories on a wide variety of topics from an Indigenous lens. Oversees editing and writing quality of the Indigenous section. Requires editing and writing experience, as well as knowledge and interest in a range of local and current topics. Must have the ability to convey information in a clear, concise and conversational manner. Strong research skills, including the ability to navigate online search engines, are mandatory. Must have the ability to interact professionally and build strong relationships with sources. Strong social media skills/experience is preferred. Required to attend Tuesday pitch meetings and Friday proofreading sessions.

Features Editor

Responsible for assigning and editing long-form feature and special feature stories on a wide variety of topics that are of interest to Capilano Courier readers. Oversees editing and writing quality of the Features section. Requires editing and writing experience, as well as knowledge and interest in a range of local and current topics. Must have the ability to convey information in a clear, concise and conversational manner. Strong research skills, including the ability to navigate online search engines, are mandatory. Must have the ability to interact professionally and build strong relationships with sources. Strong social media skills/experience is preferred. Required to attend Tuesday pitch meetings and Friday proofreading sessions.

Communities Editor

Oversees editing and writing quality of the Communities section. Requires writing and editing experience and an understanding of global issues. Must have the ability to convey information in a clear, concise and conversational manner. Strong research skills, including the ability to navigate online search engines, are mandatory. Must have the ability to interact professionally and build strong relationships with sources. Strong social media skills/experience is preferred. Required to attend Friday proofreading sessions.

Columns Editor

Oversees editing and writing quality of the Columns section. Requires writing and editing experience. Must have the ability to convey information in a clear, concise and conversational manner. Strong research skills, including the ability to navigate online search engines, are mandatory. Must have the ability to interact professionally and build strong relationships with sources. Strong social media skills/experience is preferred. Required to attend Friday proofreading sessions.

Staff Photographer

Responsible for taking a variety of campus/story related photos per month. Must have strong photography skills, and the ability to enhance writing through photography. Will work closely with the Communications Manager and Design Director. Strong social media skills/experience is preferred.