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Old August 21, 2009, 03:32 PM
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Default HWC News Posters/Writers Needed!

Calling all aspiring writers – Hardware Canucks is looking for a few good writers to help us deliver the tech news on a daily basis. Much of the work will be posting up press releases from manufacturers, though options for self written articles and editorials will be available. The news is a daily occurrence and a commitment as such is expected, but it’s not a day job; the schedule is flexible.

The position is volunteer, though minor compensation will be provided.

Eastern Residents are preferred though Central will also be considered.

Requirements:
- Satisfactory Writing and Grammar skills.
- Working knowledge of IT and Computer Hardware
- Daily commitment to posting news
- General knowledge of web usage and basic photo editing skills (These can be taught but please specify if you are not familiar with these tasks)
- Enthusiasm for keeping up with the world of technology!

Expectations:
- Minimum 5-7 News Posts per week
- Occasional self-written article or editorial


Compensation:
- $25 Gift Card + Bonus / Month (various tech retailers or equal value product) * Subject to change
Those meeting the minimum monthly requirements will receive the base amount. Self written articles and editorials have potential for additional bonus'


How to Apply:

For those interested – We are requesting that you submit an original short article about any recent IT event within the past month. It can be about a product release, event coverage, rumour mill report, you name it.

- Average Word Count 250 +-
- Must be in own words – No PR re posts or plagiarized content
- Photos may be included to compliment story but not required
- Include Article Title

Please forward all submissions to fixt@hardwarecanucks.com. Title the subject as "HWC News Submission - Your Username". Be sure to provide your forum username!

Application Deadline: On Going

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