We are now accepting Staff Applications for the Fall 2006 term. Our staff are volunteers and paid staff, joining together from all over the world, bringing their own life experiences to our community. Our staff includes a variety of positions such as editors, writers, and designers.
Applications will be accepted throughout August. Staff will be chosen and contacted before September 5th. They will be accepted as a 4 month intern position or a permanent staff position.
Our internships run for four months each year: January to April May to August September to December
Being part of the Martini Lounge community requires dedication, and the ability to work with a diverse culture of women from all over the world. You will be asked to attend monthly chat meetings, take part in our Lounge Messageboards, as well as spreading the word and sharing your experiences with us. We prefer candidates that are over 18 years of age, however age is not taken into consideration if you are the right candidate!
Please note: All staff must be able to communicate on a weekly basis, participate in the messageboards, attend online staff meetings, and report to Senior Staff on a bi-weekly basis via email. Staff will be involved in our community, and dedicate 4 months (or an option of being permanent) to the ML. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us.
Paid staff: Paid staff will be paid on an article basis. Wages are discussed with potential interns, and will be decided on an experience basis. Deposits will be made through Paypal or Mail.
Editors are an essential part of the Martini Lounge. Editors proofread and/or write articles. Editors are willing to dedicate 2-3 hours per week to the Martini Lounge. Semi-daily communication via email and/or AIM is a must. The Editors will be in charge of editing first draft articles and letters. Must be fluent in English. Will review punctuation, sentence fragments, flow of paragraphs, plot fixture, etc. Must be able to meet deadlines.
Staff Writer Description
The writers are vital part of Martini Lounge. Staff writers must write 1-2 articles every month. Articles will be based on personal life experiences, personal knowledge and Education. Writers will choose from a wide range of topics, or will be able to choose their own. Must submit an example of their writing skills. Original, creative work is expected from the writers. Must be able to meet deadlines.
The Review team will be able to review newest books, CDs, movies, magazines and other types of media including websites and people. The reviewer will review 2 items per month, based on her personal opinion. Please read the Staff Writer description for additional information.
A Columnist will have her own column at the ML. She will be writing a bi-weekly column based on her own topic and/or subject. Please read the Staff Writer description for additional information.
The photographers of the ML will use their own photography and artwork as submissions to the Lounge, as well as find new pictures for upcoming articles and sections. Photographers must be able to take their own pictures on a monthly basis.
Advice Committee Description
The Advice Committee consists of 5 females who will be responding to our “Ask Martina” column. Warm, honest, open minded females are the qualities we will be looking for. As a community for women, we will be creating solutions and sharing information to build a friendship with our viewers. *This is a demanding role as we receive a high volume of questions.
Webteam Committee Description
The webteam is willing to dedicate their services when needed, to the Martini Lounge. Each member of the webteam will bring their own talent and skill to the team. Webteam members should have one of the following skills:
- Ability to create sharp, clean graphics
- Extensive knowledge of Wordpress
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment
- Working knowledge of phpBB
- An excellent background of CSS, HTML, PHP
Special Events Committee Description
The Special Events Committee are creative, friendly and personable individuals. They will be responsible for new staff events and fun activities throughout the Lounge. Will plan and organize events and contests throughout the main site. This is an open window opportunity to let your creativeness shine.
Public Relations Committee Description
The PR Committee will be responsible for arranging promotional campaigns, press releases, contacting other magazines, exchanging links, advertise requests and other media / public relation duties.
Staff Guide Description
The Staff Guide will either have previous experience with the ML, or be a current staff member. The guide will help new staff settle, answer any questions they may have, and be the helping hand around the Martini Lounge. Must be a friendly, approachable female!
Project Director Description
The project manager will oversee special projects happening at the Lounge. Duties will be various odds and ends including organizing article submissions, putting together an “end of the term” scrapbook, as well as helping the ML be organized, efficient and timely.
Creative Director Description
The Creative Director will be our contact for creative monthly article ideas, interview questions, and will be our contact for coming up with creative wording for article excerpts and email messages. She will also be constantly on the look out for opportunities on the web to promote and gain exposure to the ML.
Martini Lounge Sister
The Martini Lounge Sisters work together on various projects through the term. They are the support team, responsible for keeping the Lounge active, and helping out with special events. They attend meetings and are high spirited women who promote and support the lounge and its ideals. Sisters will meet other young ladies, and exchange true life experiences and be involved in a sisterhood that communicate on a semi daily basis. Sisters should have energy, spirit, self motivation, and should be ready to have fun!
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