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Working for the Interrobang

The work study program is designed to provide work opportunities to full-time post-secondary or post-diploma students with a demonstrated financial need.

If you are a Fanshawe student, and want to work for the Fanshawe Student Union, the first step is to fill out a Work Study application. Type work study in the first field and click the Search button. A description of Work Study will appear below. Click on the Apply link below this description to fill out the application.

Once you have filled out the form and been approved, email Amy Romao (FSU Administrative Support - Services) at aromao@nullfanshawec.ca the position you are interested in, along with your resume and work study approval letter. Resumes can also be dropped off in person in room SC 2001 in the Student Centre.

The FSU Publications department currently has the following work study positions available:

Graphic Designer

Work Assignment Duties:

  • Produce ads, posters, brochures, and tickets with digital formats to create general awareness to the student body of upcoming events.
  • Develop creative contribution in the Fanshawe Student Handbook along with design concepts for FSU Publications clients.

Required Qualifications

  • Candidate must be able to work with Adobe Creative Suites, Microsoft and Acrobat.
  • Experience working with Mac OS.
  • Ability to follow instructions as well as to exercise creative freedom independently and work under limited supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a busy team environment, prioritize, stay organized, multi-task, and meet deadlines.

Apply now

Junior Advertising Representative

Work Assignment Duties:

  • Sales and retention of ads in the student handbook, student newspaper, Interrobang, online, and special publications
  • Identify and contact potential new clients using cold-calling techniques
  • Maintain assigned client base, while developing new accounts
  • Develop relationships with customers
  • Obtain contracts when necessary
  • Ensure accuracy of ads (proof reading and communicating with customer)
  • Meet and exceed all sales targets on or before deadlines
  • Filing paper files and maintaining current sales spreadsheets in Excel
  • Other office duties may be assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience with sales
  • Organized, ability to strategize and prioritize work
  • Critical thinking (ability to identify strengths/weaknesses, and to provide alternatives and/or solutions)
  • Social perceptiveness and adapting to fit client need, personality, expectation, etc.
  • Experience with proofreading and ensuring accuracy

Apply now

Video Reporter/On Screen Personality

Work Assignment Duties:

  • Produce video news content for FSU.ca and Interrobang.
  • Ability to do own camera work and editing an asset, however, you may also be teamed with an FSU videographer.
  • Write various news items and stories for the Interrobang newspaper as needed.

Required Qualities

  • Must have a firm grasp of the English language and the ability to write in a coherent understandable manner.
  • Must be expected to follow instructions as well as to exercise creative freedom independently.
  • Must be outgoing, task oriented and able to work with limited supervision.

Apply now

Videographer/Producer

Work Assignment Duties:

  • Scriptwriting, shooting video, editing and producing a variety of promotional videos for the FSU.
  • These will be used for websites, plus, community event work, video downloading and review as well as working with reporters on some news stories.

Required Qualifications

  • Camera experience, in addition to editing and scriptwriting.
  • Punctual and responsible.
  • Ability to problem solve, meet deadlines, work independently, and very task-oriented.
  • Having your own camera is an asset.

Apply now

Writer/Reporters

Work Assignment Duties:

  • To write various news items and stories for the Interrobang newspaper and FSU website and blogging.

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), and the ability to write in a coherent understandable manner.
  • Must be expected to follow instructions as well as to exercise creative freedom independently.
  • Must be outgoing, task orientated and able to work with limited supervision.

Apply now