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  • Executive Board Position
    • Editor in Chief (Spring 2020-Spring 2021)
    • Managing Editor (Spring 2020-Spring 2021)
    • Director of Finance (Spring 2020-Spring 2021)
    • Director of Operations (Spring 2020-Spring 2021)
    • Director of Marketing (Spring 2020-Spring 2021)
  • Editorial Positions
    • Writers
    • Editors
  • Marketing Team Positions
    • Video-Production Team
    • Editorial/Graphics Team
    • Public Relations & Social Media Team
    • Website Development

EDITOR IN CHIEF

The Editor in Chief represents the final decision maker and external point of contact for Prospect. Their primary responsibilities include leading weekly meetings, managing the overall operations and resources of Prospect, and acting as the main point of communication between Prospect and outside collaborators/partners. The Editor in Chief should have some experience in a leadership or publication setting.

If interested, please fill out the Editor in Chief Application found below. Once you have applied, please email a writing sample along with any questions you may have to prospectjournal@gmail.com.


MANAGING EDITOR

The Managing Editor is in charge of handling all aspects pertaining to internal management of the organization and assisting the Editor in Chief with community outreach, staff development, and oversight of journal publications. Primary duties include ensuring that articles are completed in a timely manner, feedback to staff writers on journalistic pieces, final approval to all articles, and publishing on our WordPress website. The Managing Editor should be a seasoned writer, and be familiar with APA and MLA style formatting. 

If interested, please fill out the Managing Editor Application found below. Once you have applied, please email a writing sample along with any questions you may have to prospectjournal@gmail.com.

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

The Director of Operations is responsible for overseeing the operations of a team, planning events, and staying organized behind Prospect’s main goals for the year. The position involves attention to detail and time management. Responsibilities include organizing meetings, managing newsletters and other correspondence for Prospect members, and facilitating executive meetings. Previous administrative experience helpful but not required.

If interested, please fill out the Director of Operations Application found below. Once you have applied, please submit your resumé any questions you may have to prospectjournal@gmail.com.

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

The Finance Chair deals with the club’s funding. This position involves filling out funding applications and sending them to student body organizations in order to pay for event related expenses like marketing, food and potentially transportation. Additionally, the Finance Chair helps budget for events and keeps receipts in order to get reimbursed. Experience with finance is helpful but not necessary.

If interested, please fill out the Director of Finance Application found below. Once you have applied, please submit a resumé any questions you may have to prospectjournal@gmail.com.

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

The Director of Marketing handles a variety of tasks alongside the marketing team with the goal of increasing Prospect’s visibility on campus. This can include advertising for events, producing recruitment material, and generally acting a mediator between Prospect and the student body. Additionally, the Director of Marketing manages the four marketing divisions: video and audio production, editorial and graphics, website development, and public relations. They are responsible for recruiting new marketing members and providing training as needed.

If interested, please fill out an application. Please submit a graphic/marketing piece of a previous work to prospectjournal@gmail.com. A resume is not required.

STAFF WRITER

Staff Writers are expected to participate in the peer review process and required to write at least one article (500-1000 words) for the journal per quarter as well as an on-campus event coverage and/or written or video interview. The latter requirement is a piece on a contemporary event or coverage of a UCSD organization with some international relevance.

If interested, please fill out an application for Staff Writers found below. Please attach a writing sample of a previous work to the application where marked. A resume is not required.


EDITOR

Editors are expected to work with a group of 3 to 5 staff writers to publish weekly, and are expected to guide their writers through all stages of peer review and publication process. They also review contributing writer pieces as well as staff writer applications as assigned by the Editor in Chief.

If interested, please fill out the staff writer application below (note to mark *editor for the question on interested positions). Then send an email to prospectjournal@gmail.com with a resume, 1-2 writing samples, and “Editor” as the subject.

MARKETING TEAM MEMBER

Marketing Team Members are expected to participate in the design and marketing of Prospect events, branding and public awareness of PROSPECT’s presence both online and at UCSD. While marketing members can choose to join a division (Video-Production, Editorial/Graphics, PR/Social Media, or Website Development), all marketing members may be required to help out across marketing divisions.

The Marketing Team will report directly to the Director of Marketing. As a team member, your time commitment can vary based on your own schedule and passion for promoting Prospect’s mission, but a once weekly hour-long meeting is required.

VIDEO-PRODUCTION TEAM Members are responsible for PROSPECT’s YouTube channel, including but not limited to: brain-storming video topics, editing videos as needed, managing brand identity, and sharing videos on other social media.

Experience using a DSLR camera, video camera, and video-editing software preferred.
EDITORIAL/GRAPHICS TEAM Members are expected to produce graphics for marketing purposes, such as: FaceBook banners, flyers, posters, and website media.

Other responsibilities may include: developing the new editorial issue’s concept, producing necessary material, and working on the quarterly editorial as needed.

Experience in Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, and InDesign preferable but not required.
PUBLIC RELATIONS & SOCIAL MEDIA Members are expected to have well-developed communication skills to engage with a wide variety of audiences for various reasons: member recruitment, maintaining brand image, promoting PROSPECT on-campus and on its social media, speaking at events when necessary, and etc. Additionally, members must be able to see PROSPECT from the public eye and gather insight for marketing strategies.

Experience with a wide variety of current social media preferred; knowledge of basic analytics desirable.
WEBSITE-DEVELOPMENT TEAMMembers will be responsible for regularly updating the website when new articles are published. Occasional maintenance may be required as PROSPECT grows and progresses as an organization.

Experience with WordPress preferable, but not required. Knowledge of coding desirable.

No resume is required to be a marketing member, but the Director of Marketing may inquire about previous marketing experience to gauge distribution of responsibilities.


Manual Applications (only fill out if google form does not work):