Jobs

Interested in joining the Bright Metallic family?

There are many ways to get involved in the magazine besides contributing content, and we'd love to have you. Most positions are on a volunteer basis, meaning you will not recieve regular pay. However, we do expect a certain level of professionalism, even from volunteers.


Requirements for All Positions:


Ad Designer

Sometimes we get requests from advertisers to make their ad artwork for them. In this job, you'll be putting together advertisements for paying advertisers.

Requirements

  • Must have design experience.
  • Time requirements will vary by month, but will not amount to more than fifteen (15) hours a month.
  • Must have and be proficient in Photoshop or InDesign. (If sufficient capability is shown in another design program, such as GIMP, they will still be considered.)
  • Must be fairly organized and mindful of deadlines and time constraints.
  • An e-mail address associated with your Second Life avatar is a plus.

Kiosk Host Liaison

In this position, you'll be keeping tabs on requests for Bright Metallic kiosks, sending kiosk packages to those who request them, and helping with initial set-up and minor technical issues.

Requirements

  • Must understand and be able to use Google Sheets.
  • Must be available at least 2 hours a week to check the request sheet and pass out kiosks.
  • Must be friendly and professional.

Event Coordinator

Help organize official Bright Metallic events. You will assist on contacting participants, promoting the event, assisting participants and visitors, and building, set-up, and maintenance of event grounds. May also be a contact liaison for representatives from charity organizations.

Requirements

  • Must be able to use Flickr. (Preferrably a preexisting account connected to your SL avatar.)
  • Must understand and be able to use Google Sheets.
  • Event experience preferred.
  • Time requirements fluctuate throughout the year. During events, you may be required to be available up to 3 hours a day for up to 2 weeks at a time.

Flickr & In-World Group Moderator

In this position, you'll sort through the Flickr queue regularly and keep an eye on in-world group chat. If you like chatting with people, this is the job for you!

Requirements

  • Must be in-world 3 hours a day on average.
  • Must check Flickr group periodically throughout the day, approving and rejecting items in the queue.
  • Must have an understanding of how in-world groups work. (How to mute, demote, and eject people)
  • Must remain friendly, professional, and unbiased in all contact representing Bright Metallic.

 

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