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Do you have a passion for metro Vancouver?

604 Now has grown over the past few years and we would like to continue our expansion by inviting new writers and contributors to join our team and participate in a fun, part-time, voluntary, professional work experience to gain real-world experience in the media industry.

We’re searching for local individuals and influencers that understand our vision and would like to play an active role in helping those around you stay in the loop of what’s new, what’s now, and what’s next in metro Vancouver.

Our goal is to provide emerging writers, editors, photographers, graphic designers and camera personalities the experience and knowledge they need to launch their careers in a fun, fast-paced industry. We’d also like to create an area for casual contributors to share relevant content with a young and engaged readership.

Read about our available opportunities below, and shoot us a e-mail if you’re interested in joining us! We’ll want to know a bit about you and your experience towards the position, and see links to any online work or portfolio you’ve got.

If interested, please e-mail us your information to [email protected] and include the position title in your subject line.

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Editorial Contributor

As an Editorial contributor, you’ll be given the opportunity to work alongside 604 Now’s editorial team to create content consisting of news, events, culture, reviews and more that will be published on our website. You’ll assist with researching, writing and editing content assigned to you,  but will also have creative freedom to write about content you feel relevant to our readership.

In the past, our editorial interns and contributors have been able to do things like interview local and international artists, talent, visit restaurants, and experience many popular attractions. They also receive cool networking event invites!

Estimated weekly hours: 2-5, but it depends on how many articles you submit each week. We’re looking for a commitment of at least one a week, but there’s no max!

 

Contributor-at-Large

Don’t want to commit to writing weekly? As a contributor, you only have to submit one article per month!

 

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On Camera Personality

604 Now is seeking a confident, energetic, and outgoing individual to be a on-camera personality/host for our video projects, which will involve short interviews with local influencers and public figures within Vancouver, as well as international celebrities.

The contributor will be able to work alongside our video team and gain hands on experience on everything that goes into creating digital video content.

Estimated Weekly Hours: 2-6

 

 

Graphic Designer

We’re seeking a Graphic Design contributor to work on web and print projects for the summer. We’re looking for a self-starter who can work independently to create creative designs concepts and put together team ideas.

Estimated weekly hours: 2-6

 

 

Public Relations

We’re looking for an energetic, self-motivated individual to fill our PR position to work on projects that span across the broadcast, print and media management disciplines.

PR members are responsible for such varied activities as media research, media relations, community outreach, employee communication, along with writing press releases, pitches, event blurbs and re-caps. Additional responsibilities could include assisting to coordinate photo and film shoots, as well as media interviews.

The ideal candidate would be enrolled in post-secondary school relating to PR/Communications, have experience with writing press releases, and be pop-culture savvy, an excellent communicator, and eager to learn.

Estimated weekly hours: 4-8

 

 

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Photography

We are looking for an emerging photographer who is highly motivated, creative, and willing to take a step into different 604 neighborhoods.  Photo shoots will include taking pictures at events, concerts and different neighborhoods around metro Vancouver. The photographer will help compile photos for our editorial team as well as our website.

In the past, our Photographers have been invited to VIP launch events, private tours inside iconic Vancouver buildings and concerts with performances by great artists as Lady Gaga, Ellie Goulding and Wiz Khalifa.

Estimated weekly hours: 2-6

 

General info about all positions:

All time commitments listed are estimates only and are subject to change as you find your niche within the team.

Besides gaining experience and sharpening your skills within your field, you can be sure you’ll benefit in many ways, depending on your position. Here are a few perks all contributors can expect:

  • Full assistance and mentorship will be provided for all contributors and interns
  • Networking with professionals in area of career interest
  • Complimentary passes/tickets to major attractions
  • Invitations to VIP events
  • Meeting local and international celebrities
  • Reference letters after 3 months of work, if desired
  • Freedom to work from home
  • Exciting and energetic team-mates
  • The pride that comes from being apart of one of the fastest growing blogs in Metro Vancouver.

As well, we’d like to add that all contributor positions could possibly lead to future paid positions at 604 Now, as our growth continues.

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