Senior/Web Editor (Vancouver)

Adbusters Media Foundation is seeking a passionate, informed Web Editor for our Vancouver office.

We are a not-for-profit that publishes a bimonthly magazine. We also spearhead activist campaigns aimed at exploring alternatives to capitalism. Adbusters was the birthplace of the Occupy Wallstreet movement.

The Web Editor will work closely with the Editor-in-Chief. The job consists primarily of the following tasks:

  • Creating and curating content for the web;
  • Researching contemporary political, economic, and environmental issues;
  • Developing campaigns and activist briefings.

A successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Strong writing and editing skills;
  • Familiarity with Adbusters’ publications (online and in print);
  • The ability to work effectively with a creative team of staff and contributors;
  • A history of political and/or environmental engagement;2-3 years of professional experience.

Send your resume and cover letter to [ show email kono@adbusters.org ]. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Office/Project Manager (Vancouver)

Adbusters Media Foundation is searching for an experienced and geo-politically savvy Office/Project Manager to join our Vancouver office. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years managerial experience in an activist or environmental organization, with practical experience in managing social campaigns, crowdfunding projects and overseeing daily admin tasks such as answering emails/phone calls, taking care of subscribers database, coordinating staff meeting and production schedules.

This is a full time position with a part-time trial period/contract to begin with.

Key Qualifications:

  • 3-5 practical experience in launching social campaigns and projects for an activist/environmental organization
  • Self-organized, fast learner, with the ability to plan ahead
  • Practical knowledge in campaign related platforms, including online fundraising and social media.

Send your resume and cover letter to [ show email kono@adbusters.org ]. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Web Volunteer/Unpaid practicum (Vancouver)

Adbusters Media Foundation is offering an unpaid volunteer position at our organization during our ongoing website upgrade. The ideal candidate will have either formal training or a background in web coding, as well as a solid understanding of anything and everything that goes into making a website live. If you are a fast learner with multidisciplinary skills in web + web graphics and are seeking professional experience in the field of web development, send your resume and portfolio to [ show email minjee@adbusters.org ].

We are also accepting current students registered in any Web related post-secondary program, whose program accepts voluntary experience in exchange for school credits. Please send along details of your educational requirements with your application.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in managing Adbusters websites (Webflow and Wordpress)
  • Create and optimize graphics for web use while maintaining the Adbusters aesthetic
  • Create page design mock-ups
  • Translate mock-up designs into code

Requirement:

  • Intermediate knowledge of HTML, CSS, WordPress
  • Working knowledge of javascript (other js library is an asset)
  • Basic web image editing skill (Photoshop)
  • A willingness to learn about Webflow
  • A team-player attitude—the job is very collaborative and you will need to work closely with the Art Director and Web Designer

Additional assets include:

  • Politically-minded, familiar with Adbusters magazines and campaigns
  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science, Web Design/Development, Media and Arts + Design

Volunteers (Vancouver)

Adbusters is looking for politically-minded, dynamic people to join our editorial, web and management teams at our Vancouver office. We welcome applicants from a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds. A willingness to work in a spirited, collaborative environment is essential. Preferred applicants will have an activist bent and a desire to engage with the pressing issues of our time.

Volunteers must be willing to work as a team on various tasks such as:

  • Customer service (handling phone calls and subscriptions)
  • Office assistant (admin, inventory, shipping)
  • Social Media (drafting weekly social media content)
  • Web update/maintenance (HTML/CSS/Java/Wordpress)

If you think you have something to contribute to our magazine and you’re seeking industry experience, send your resume to [ show email kono@adbusters.org ].