Monday, February 10, 2014

#CALL_TO_ACTION: Contributors Wanted for RENASCENCE Magazine


We’re looking for Santa’s little helpers. Those incredibly magical elves who do what they do because they love it. Because it makes them happy.

We’re looking for contributors to the magazine. We’re looking for you.

Contributors are required in the following areas:
Street Style Photographers (Will cover events for the publication)
Features Writers (Will also cover events for the publication)
Column Writers (Will also cover events for the publication)
Art Director/Graphic Designer

Contributors need to posses all of the following characteristics/skills:

Street Style Photographers
Great photographic skill
An amazing eye for details
Razer-sharp sense of style
An independent personal style
The life of the party
A deadline junkie
A ninja when working under pressure
Can manage multiple projects at the same time
Ability to think outside the box
Posses a tiny crush on admin duties
Be on the social media point
Be the life and lens of the party

Features & Opinion Writers
Must speak, read, and write English as if it were the only language in the world (even though it is not)
Read a high volume of fashion magazines (and well written newspapers)
Have an opinion
Possess analytical capabilities
Be extremely inquisitive
Deadline happy
Great spirit under pressure
Social media savvy

Art Director/Graphic Design
Creative, like insanely fresh and edgy creative
A deadline junkie
Robocop under pressure
Passion for 2D/Layout design work
Enjoy working with HTML and/or CSS
Love the fashion industry
General awesomeness attitude

Contributors need to ensure they own or can gain regular access to:

Street Style Photographers
A camera
A computer/laptop
Image editing software, Photoshop CS4 and above, to be exact
Internet access

Features & Column Writers
A dictionary PLUS a thesaurus
Pencil and paper
A computer/laptop
Word processing software, Microsoft Word, to be exact
Internet access

Art Director/Graphic Designer
A sketchpad
A computer/laptop
Design software package, Adobe CS5 and above, to be exact
Internet access

Street Style Photographer and Writers’ applications will be accepted from candidates from across Africa.

Art Director/Graphic Designer applications will be accepted from candidates within South Africa only, with applicants from Cape Town receiving priority.

All interested parties are to email the below:

  • CV
  • Body of Work/Portfolio/Examples of potential (links to portfolio examples will also be accepted in this instance)
  • All contact details
  • Head and shoulder profile image of self (please do not send highly posed images – we just want to see you, not who you wish to be in photos)

Please email the above to, please insert your subject line as indicated below:

SUBJECT: Name Surname – Location – Position Applying For

Please note deadline for submissions/applications is Friday, 14 February 2014.

Good Luck!

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