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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

2014-15 business applications

Please submit completed applications to Erin Fuchsen by email at no later than Saturday, April 25 at 5 p.m.

Advertising Accounts

Advertising Account Representatives are the driving force for The Maneater’s revenue. As the core of the advertising department, Account Representatives and their work are essential to financially supporting each department of the newspaper. In addition, Account Representatives serve a greater goal: assisting Columbia business owners with the selling of their products or events through The Maneater. Account Representatives maintain communication with their clientele, solicit new advertisers, sell and design display advertising for each issue of The Maneater, and work to promote the paper through passing out papers throughout campus and at special events. This position is paid on commission.

Application: Advertising account representative

Premiere Accounts

The Premiere Accounts Manager is the account representative for all of our major local and national clients. These clients include a variety of apartment complexes, the University Bookstore and AT&T. They sign the paper’s largest contracts. The Premiere Accounts Manager’s work is esstential in finacially supporting the newspaper. He/she maintains constant communication with their clients in order to promote special issues and maintain a frequent run schedule within the client’s budget. This manager position will also sell and design display advertising for each issue of The Maneater. This is a paid position.

Application: Premiere accounts manager


The Promotions Manager is in charge of all the events and promotional materials associated with The Maneater. They will head the Promotions Committee, which combines the business and editorial staffs. They will be responsible for creativily and strategically brainstorming ways to extend the brand of The Maneater throughout the community. The Promotions Manager will also be in charge of any graphic design requests made by the advertising department’s clients. The Business Manager reserves the right to outline other duties for this position. This is a paid position.

Application: Promotions manager

Fall 2014 columnist applications

Topical columnist

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Political columnist

Humor columnist

Diversity columnist

Campus issues columnist