Work Study Position Available

Studying at UVic? Apply for Work Study at The Malahat Review! Applications accepted as of September 6.

We're hiring for one work study position at the University of Victoria. All eligible UVic students are encouraged to apply. Please note that to be eligible you must meet financial need criteria as outlined by the Student Awards and Financial Aid office.

How to apply: Visit UVic's Work Study webpage for details and forms, apply for Work Study status, and when approved, send us a cover letter and resume (see below).

Deadline: ongoing until a suitable applicant is found!

Marketing and Promotions Assistant


Assist The Malahat Review’s staff with marketing and promoting the magazine, including:

  • Recruit, place, and track paid and exchange print advertising for each of the four annual issues
  • Recruit, place, and track paid and exchange advertising for the website and virtual newsletter
  • Maintain relationships with existing print and web advertisers
  • Contact publishers of the books reviewed in each issue to recruit paid advertising
  • Help with the organization of public events including:
    • creating content for our website
    • distributing posters on campus and around Victoria
    • contacting publishers to request author books for door prizes and ads for program
    • working at public events, helping with set-up and take-down
  • Other related duties, as time permits, including help with proofreading and other editorial tasks

The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of current social media tools and will be conversant with Windows-based Word, Excel and WordPress. Outreach skills, including proper email and social media etiquette, are an asset. A thorough command of English is required. An undergraduate or graduate Writing or English student (especially a student from either department who’s taken Professional Writing courses) is preferred.

JOB LOCATION ON-CAMPUS: McPherson Library, second floor, Room 202a

WORK STUDY WAGE: $14.50 per hour, including 4% vacation pay

HOURS AVAILABLE: 120 (from September 2019 until April 2020)

HOW TO APPLY: Cover letter and resume to malahat@uvic.ca (to the attention of assistant editor Rhonda Batchelor)