Editor-in-Chief Application


Paydirt is seeking a student at NMT work work as the next Editor-in-Chief of Paydirt for the 2018-2019 academic school year. The EIC will work to maintain the smooth operation of Paydirt, manage staff, budget, and production, and continue the development of Paydirt as a student run news and media platform.

Job Details:

  • Work 15 hours per week for $2,486.25 per semester

  • Work both in and out of the Paydirt office during scheduled hours

  • Flexible schedule

  • Work Study not required


  • Manage the Paydirt Staff, including hiring, contracts, and meetings
  • Hold weekly staff meetings
  • Plan and manage the production of each print and web issue of Paydirt
  • Edit content submitted by staff and outside contributors
  • Edit the layout and appearance of the Paydirt brand
  • Manage budget and advertisements / advertisement connections
  • Ensure that Paydirt meets a minimum number of publications per semester


  • Must be a full time undergraduate student in good academic standing
  • Be able to work a minimum of 15 hours per week
  • Be able to hold and attend regularly scheduled office hours (minimum of 8 per week)
  • Be able to work a minimum of 5 hours per week over the summer session

To apply, send in a current copy of your resume to paydirtnmt@gmail.com or apply online by filling out the form below. Write a cover letter in the "message" section below. 

NOTE: If you apply online, your resume must be in PDF form, and it must be linked here for consideration. If not, attach it to an email and send it to the email above.

Preference will be given to students who have taken management, document design, media studies, journalism, or other related courses at NMT or elsewhere. 

Preference will also be given to students with experience working in journalism or media publication organizations.

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