Fall 2020 SMU Look Staff Application

Positions available for Fall 2020

Join our team! Applications are due at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday May, 13th.

Assistant Editor

You must be a journalism or fashion media major to fill this position. As Assistant Editor your primary job is to work closely with the Editor-in-Chief to decide on content for the magazine, copy edit and help with general assignments for the magazine (i.e. assisting with art meetings, photo shoots, etc.). This job requires communication and organization skills. Please attach two to three samples of your writing to your application.

Style Editor

As Style Editor, you will work with the creative team to help brainstorm, style, and plan shoots for the magazine. You will look for models and reach out to models as the well. In addition, you will form mood boards, reach out to stores and inquire about borrowing clothes for photoshoots and pulling clothes. Your main focus is creating ideas for the photo shoots and bringing them to life.

Assistant Creative Production

As assistant creative production, you work closely with the Creative Director to book locations, contact stores, and scout talent for photoshoots. You must be extremely organized and detail oriented with great communication skills.

Video/ Social

As a part of the video and social teams, you will help brainstorm generate content for our Instagram and our YouTube channel. For this position, you must be creative, detail-oriented, and have a pulse on all things trending. You also must be proficient in photo and video editing software.

SMU Look Staff Writer

As an SMU Look staff writer you are responsible for creating weekly content for the website. You will also interview and interact with students of the SMU campus to keep a pulse on the latest fashion, beauty, and cultural trends. Please attach two to three samples of your writing to your application.

Sales Assistant

As Sales Assistant, you are mainly responsible for selling ads to fund the magazine. You reach out to stores, local businesses, and restaurants and offer them the rates and explain the benefits of advertising either in the magazine or online. Additionally, you are a member of the marketing team and help promote the magazine, articles, and events.

Art Team

As a member of the art team, you assist the Art Director in creating the layout and design of the magazine using Adobe Creative Suite. Designing graphics, editing photos, and re-design of advertisements are your other duties. Heavy workload at the end of the semester. Must work well in fast-pace high-pressure environment. Please attach examples of your design work to your application.

    SMU Look Staff Application

    If you are applying for an editorial position (assistant editor, managing editor, or senior editor), attach 2-3 writing samples and a list of the SMU journalism and fashion media courses you will have completed after this semester.

    Writing Samples:

    If you are applying for SMULook.com writer, attach an idea you have for a weekly column and a sample blog post (200-300 words) that could go on the website.

    If you are applying for the art team, send 2-3 examples of your work.

    Art Samples:


    Meredith Welborn

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