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Job Opportunity: Publisher’s Assistant – Internship, Common Ground – FILLED

Common Ground MagazineWe are currently seeking an intern to fulfill the role of Publisher’s Assistant.

In this capacity, an intern may participate in all or some of the following (at the publisher’s discretion):

  1. Communicating with writers as related to word counts, deadlines and editorial.
  2. Preparing and editing articles and columns for each edition of the magazine.
  3. Finding appropriate editorial, photos and graphics as directed by the senior editor.
  4. Ensuring that all articles and columns are sent to the production manager before the print deadline.
  5. Attending editorial and publishing planning meetings with the publisher.
  6. Helping create strategic surveys and readership profiles.
  7. Helping create marketing strategies for print and online.
  8. Helping optimize website traffic.
  9. Attending special events, workshops and conferences.
  10. Representing Common Ground at events.
  11. Managing the editor’s email.

Hours per week: 20
Hourly rate of remuneration: $14 per hour

Start date: September 4, 2018
End Date: February 18, 2018

All candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter by email to Sonya Weir at

Position open until filled.