Join Our Team – Open Positions

Roll call! Highlight Magazine is looking for committed, energetic, and hard working people to be added to our team. You must meet all requirements listed below. Please read over the guidelines on how to apply below.

News Posters
– Must have at least 1-2 hours of availability on the week days (at least 3 posts per day)
– Must have a passion for finding out news about music before anyone else
– Must be able to communicate well with others
– Must be able to write grammatically correct sentences
– Must be able to write engaging posts (NO COPY/PASTE OF PRESS RELEASES). We are looking for someone who can create an original news post and add their own flair.
– Must be able to make posts that are consistent with the style and template of the website
– Unpaid position

Writers
– Must commit to writing at least 4 features/reviews/lists/interviews per month
– Must be organized and able to meet strict deadlines
– Must be able to communicate well with others
– Must have great grammar
– Knowledge of AP style is a huge plus
– Must interact and promote the magazine on all personal socials
– Unpaid position

Social Media Team Members
– Must have at least 1-2 hours of availability on the week days (at least 3 posts per day across socials)
– Must be passionate about social media and have a desire to learn
– Must have knowledge about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
– Must be able to use correct grammar
– Must write engaging posts that make followers want to share
– Must be an effective communicator
– Unpaid position

How to apply for all positions:
– Send an email to jessica@highlightmagazine.net listing the position you’re applying for as the subject
– Tell us your name, your age, where you live, why you would be a great addition to the Highlight team  and your five favorite bands
– Send us your resume in PDF form

For news posters only: Browse the internet for 3 recent news stories and write a news post on each (look at our website for examples)

For writers only: Send us three of your best writing examples as PDF files or links (no doc. files). This could include but not limited to: album reviews, interviews, features.

For social media team only: Send links to your Facebook, Twitter and Instragram