Freelance Writer - Internship
Whiteduck Publishing/Thunderbird Times - Ottawa, ON

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Name of the organization / company:
Whiteduck Publishing / Thunderbird Times

November 1st, 2012

Position Title:
Part-Time, Freelance Writer

Main functions:
Whiteduck Publishing is looking for a part time journalist to be the primary writer for a publication called Thunderbird Times. Thunderbird Times is a First Nations, Metis and Inuit newsletter that features stories and news relating to the city of Ottawa and the surrounding areas.

Reports to: CEO and Publisher

Writing 4-6 articles a month
Attend various First Nations, Metis and Inuit events around the city of Ottawa
Interview people by phone or in person
Attend press conferences that pertain to Aboriginal issues
Promote and help sell subscriptions
Updating social media websites
Working 15 hours a week
Assist with the 2014 contest

Working conditions:
Majority of the position is working independently
Working from home
Will be able to contact Publisher at any time if required

Employment Requirements:
Will be required to check in every Monday
Must have access to a vehicle or public transit
Must be in school or have a degree/diploma in journalism or a degree related to
Computer & graphic experience
Photography experience
Must have a cellphone and laptop

About this company
Thunderbird Times was established November 15th 2012 and distributed its first issue March 1st, 2013. Thunderbird Times is 100% First...