Layout Editor

Position: Layout Editor
Start-End Date: July 2020 – April 2021
Location: The Brock Press office
Position Type: Paid
Hours: Roughly 10 hours/week
Deadline to apply March 12 at 4:00 p.m.

How to apply:

To be eligible for employment with The Brock Press you must be enrolled as a student at Brock University during your time of employment. To apply for an available position, please prepare a resume and cover letter. Please be sure to indicate what position(s) you will be applying for. The application can be submitted via email ( or in person at our office (SAC 204B) during business hours. Applicants will be contacted shortly after to arrange an interview.

What you need to know about the job:

The position is on contract from July 2020 — April 2021. You must be available for all production days, which is every Monday starting at 9:00 a.m. If you have class you are allowed to step out. There is a training weekend in the summer, which all employees are expected to attend.

Layout Editor:

The Layout Editor is responsible for the layout of the entire paper on a weekly basis as well as any supplements produced by The Brock Press. They must work closely with the Section Editors to ensure the completion of each section. They must complete all work that is necessary and expected of them on a weekly basis at a time deemed fit by the Editor-in-Chief. The Layout Editor will communicate with the Section Editors and the Managing Editor to create a plan for each section for that production week, which will include discussion of colour, photo/illustration use. Strong computer skills are a must and any past experience with Adobe Design Suite would be an asset. Any past courses/seminars in design also an asset. Must have a good eye for detail and be a very creative and visual thinker.

The Layout Editor will report to the Editor-in-Chief throughout the year. Applicant must be available in the summer for training and on Monday’s as detailed above.


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