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Judy’s Punch Editor Positions – Expressions of Interest

The UMSU Women’s Department is seeking expressions of interest for three paid student contractors to be the editors of the 2020 Edition of Judy’s Punch. We are seeking a Graphics Editor, Creative Editor & Commentary/Non-Fiction Editor to edit the magazine over the period of Late July to 23rd of October. Successful applicants will be contracted for $500 at the conclusion of the work done. Please find below the responsibilities of the individual editors.

Please note the applicants must:

  • Be a student at the University of Melbourne,
  • Have working rights in Australia,
  • Be able to provide an invoice for work done,
  • Have a superannuation account
  • Have their own equipment and software,
  • Have a passion for women and non-binary visibility and advocacy.

Applications should be in the form of an Expression of Interest, with the subject line “Judy’s Punch Editor EOI 2020” and include:

  • Which position(s) you are expressing interest for,
  • A cover letter detailing your skills and experience,
  • 2-3 pieces of work you would like to showcase in your application.

Please send in applications to womens@union.unimelb.edu.au by Saturday the 18th of July 11:59PM. Please feel free to ask us any questions via this email as well!

 

Editor team shared responsibilities

  • Contribute to the vision and direction of the magazine,
  • Attend Judy’s Punch Collectives,
  • Consistent communication with co-editors regarding shared workload

Graphics Editor responsibilities

  • Coordination of a team of graphics sub-editors
  • Proficiency with InDesign or other publishing software preferred but not required
  • Coordination of creating graphics for promotion of magazine
  • Collation and formatting graphics and written submissions for a cohesive final publication

Commentary Editor responsibilities

  • Coordination of a team of commentary sub-editors
  • Contribute and direct the sub-editing of commentary/non-fiction submissions
  • Communicate with sub-editors and writers regarding editing their work

Creative Editor responsibilities.

  • Coordination of a team of commentary sub-editors
  • Contribute and direct the sub-editing of creative submissions
  • Communicate with sub-editors and writers regarding editing their work