The Arbitrage Magazine is the world’s largest, student-driven business magazine (yeah, seriously). We exist to examine current business trends in a way that matters to student minds, by having interesting content that’s written and designed by students, for students.
More simply, we write about business without boring people. We’re Business News with BITE.
Our website is: http://www.arbitragemagazine.com
Download and/or read our magazine here: http://www.arbitragemagazine.com/category/magazine/
The Arbitrage Magazine is maturing in content, form, and visual appeal with each issue. As the Arbitrage Magazine’s readership continues to grow, it’ll need fresh, talented, reliable, and committed individuals to keep it running and evolving. This is your opportunity to join a growing and international team that works together to build something truly special (in addition to building your résumé and/or commercial portfolio), so do apply if you think you can contribute something special.
In fact, learn what working with the “ARB” is like from past team
Please read below for more details about the specific job ad!
Please forward your résumé & cover letter to:
Director, Human Resources
1) If you apply to the Arbitrage Magazine Journalism or Design departments, you must include a sample/portfolio of your work as well.
2) Presently, the Arbitrage Magazine is structured as a not-for-profit cooperative. All positions operate on a part-time, volunteer basis. Accordingly, only serious applicants need apply.
3) In your application, kindly mention where you located this job posting.
4) We receive quite a few résumés per week. We do make an effort to reply to all applications, but we are (very) SELECTIVE about who we invite to an interview. Please be sure to stand out by taking care to send us a professional and well written cover letter and résumé (and portfolio where applicable).
Job Title: Communications Representative
Reports to: Communications Director, Assistant Comm. Director
Start date: Immediately
End date: TBD, depends on your school schedule
Compensation: volunteer, freelance
Hours: 0-5 hours per week depending on projects assigned and their due dates
As part of the Arbitrage communication department, your position will entail working closely with the various Arbitrage divisions to bring together all elements needed for a successful marketing/communications initiative. Work will include constant interaction external stakeholders, including students, professors, public figures, companies, and the general public. You will be responsible for raising the profile of the Arbitrage through online and traditional media channels. You will also be responsible for generating traditional publicity for the Arbitrage and developing interactive and innovative promotional events.
- Implement strategies and plans, which identify earned media opportunities, direct marketing, and new project development.
- Developing a public relations strategy that will increase awareness of the Arbitrage and provide its with a favourable public perception
- Identifying and establishing potential cooperative relationships with media and the public
- Responding to requests and inquiries from the media and other external audiences and stakeholders
- Providing support for internal program communications and relay important announcements
- Organize promotional events and coordinate with Arbitrage employees to ensure that events are properly staffed
- Creating and maintaining relationships with students, professors, and other individuals outside the organization and maintaining them over time.
- Perform other duties as assigned
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
By the time you leave the ARB, you’ll have gained the following transferable skills that you can use in many other employment settings. Specifically, you’ll learn how to:
- Effectively partner with external, student focused organizations of all kinds
- Use various low cost, but effective PR and communications tactics
- Learn how to effectively work in a virtual environment (i.e. the future of work)
- All ARB staff members will receive a reference letter after four months of successful service to the publication. You will be able to use the founder as a personal reference after eight months of successful service.
- Be provided with a large orientation package and training process that will provide you with the PR and marketing tools to grow professionally.
- Free basic training in the following fields:
- targeted social media promotion,
- use of analytics,
- introduction to various online marketing techniques
- introduction to public relations,
- introduction to earned media generation,
- introduction to stakeholder management
- introduction to marketing planning,
- introduction to event planning.
- You’ll be a part of a (really big) team that’s doing great work!
Those who excel in their roles and show an interest for increased responsibilities will have the opportunity to grow within the ARB (when opportunities become available) to assume the following positions: Assistant Comm. Director, and Comm. Director.
- Be an active student (rare exceptions apply)
- Excellent communication skills including written, oral, email, telephone, etc; with a comfort with speaking to the public and large groups
- Highly organized, committed, and with an ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
- Understanding of PR and marketing
- Able to work unsupervised
- Demonstrated experience in building long-lasting beneficial relationships
- Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
- Knowledge of media and communication methods, including creative ways to inform the public through written, oral, and visual mediums.