We are currently hiring for the positions listed below – click the title of the job that interests you for a link to the application download. Please submit applications to Shelly Le at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please contact us with any questions.
Applications for spring 2014 staff are accepted on a rolling basis.
This position is responsible for coordinating efforts to reach out to local Walla Walla businesses as well as national advertisers through a national ad company. The Advertising Manager is the creative force and manager of all special issues geared at promoting advertising. In addition, the Advertising Manager is responsible for some accounting in reference to advertising and contracts billing.
Staff Writer/Columnist (Currently only hiring for News, Opinion & Feature sections)
Staff writers are typically hired to write for one specific section of The Pioneer. We are currently hiring for the following sections: News , Opinion and Feature. Writers are expected to contribute a minimum of one article a week, and they must be able to effectively communicate with their editor in order to maintain article deadlines. They are expected to propose and research their own story ideas.
Advertising associates report to the advertising manager and are responsible for securing advertising contracts and maintaining customer relationships, mainly with businesses in the community. Advertising Associates are representatives of The Pioneer to the outside community and must be personable, reliable and willing to build connections. Independence and self-motivation required; sales experience is a plus.
Pioneer photographers provide companion artwork for articles and columns. They also have the opportunity to produce freestanding photographs for both the print edition and the website, as well as videos for the website. Prior experience photographing for a publication is not necessary, and the ideal candidates will be creative, self-motivated and enthusiastic about photography.
Pioneer videographers provide video coverage of campus events, such as Mr. Whitman and the choral contest. They also have the opportunity to produce freestanding video stories, as well as promotional videos for the paper. Prior experience doing video for a publication is not necessary, and the ideal candidates will be creative, self-motivated and enthusiastic.