TMV 2015-2016 Team Applications

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Assalamu Alaikum, everyone!

It’s that time of year again! If you are tired of the endless quest for the right campus group to join, then look no further because The Muslim Voice Magazine is now looking for energetic and determined individuals to join our 2015-16 team!

We’ve got a lot of volunteer positions available, from Graphic Designing to Marketing, so make sure you read the descriptions below to see what you’d like to apply for.


Associate Editor: This position requires one to work closely with the editor in chief to ensure all endeavours are executed efficiently. Must be well acquainted with all members of the team and be willing and capable to check in with all sub-committees on a regular basis. All applicants should be aware that this is a position with a lot of responsibility and requires someone with excellent organization, interpersonal and time management skills.

Head Copy Editor: Ensure all submissions are edited on time. Check for grammatical consistency, factual errors and any inconsistencies in articles. Communicate with copy editors and periodically check in on the editing process.

Copy Editors: Remain in contact with writers; give feedback when editing material to allow for any changes in text to be made by the author. Edit all submissions. Check for and correct any grammatical and stylistic errors. Submit all edited material to head copy editor.

Writers: responsible for crafting one 2100 word article per issue. Ensure article is closely tied to the theme and that it is professional, engaging and error free.

Head Graphic Designer: Ensure all designs are clean, relevant to the theme and fit the page. Remain in constant communication with graphic designers to ensure all articles are distributed amongst the team, and remain in contact with the editorial team to ensure all incoming articles are known to the graphic team before the designing process beings.

Graphic Designers: Design pages, social media posters and campaign banners for the TMV. Requires extensive knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign.

Photographers: Charged with all photographs that appear in the TMV or on any of our social media platforms.

Illustrators: Works closely with the photographers and graphic designers to create original images, backgrounds and typographic marvels for the magazine.

Events Coordinator: Work closely with the liaison and associate editor to create events relevant to the activities of the TMV. Includes launch events, team meetings and socials, charitable events, fundraising events and our end of year event. This position requires exceptional time management and organization skills as it includes many activities happening within a short amount of time.

Liaison: Responsible for all communication with organizations outside the MSA. Includes emails, telephone calls, personal visits and any and all other methods to establish lasting and trusting relationships with partners and sponsors. Requires excellent written and oral communication skills as well as a willingness to meet new people.

Webmaster: Responsible for the upkeep of the TMV’s website. Must possess extensive HTML and WordPress knowledge.

Social Media Jockey: Regularly update the TMV Tumblr, Facebook, and Twitter pages.

Want to help but don’t know how? Become a General Volunteer! If you feel you’re up to the challenge and want to give back to our amazing community, fill out the form below and join our team today!

If you have any questions, please email [email protected]