Updated: Apr 8
We have two unpaid remote roles up for grabs, currently our entire team work voluntarily but we are hoping to start monetising in the next quarter so in time this should change. We are looking for an editor and a secretary. Although we can't pay you in money, we can pay you in great chat, an opportunity to read/view a lot of wonderful art and your name on a monthly published professional zine which can go straight into the experience sector of your CV!
If you are interested then please email a cover letter and your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 22nd at midnight (GMT) and read on to read the job descriptors you can indicate which one you are applying for in the subject of your email but you may also apply for both.
Features/Content Editor Job Description
Main responsibilities are to oversee the content and quality of the magazine and ensure that features are topical, interesting and informative. Help plan the features section of the magazine, supervise writers (if needed).
Responsibilities of the job include:
selecting articles for issues and planning publication contents
generating ideas for articles and features
helping plan the features content for the magazine
commissioning features and stories from in-house writers or freelancers (if needed)
supervising staff, including freelance writers, and setting deadlines (if needed)
reading, writing and researching features and articles
rewriting, editing, proofreading and subbing copy to ensure it is ready to go to press
attending relevant events, fairs and conferences
ensuring that all feature articles comply with ethical codes of practice and legal guidelines.
To be involved in team calls every two weeks (most likely on Zoom)
Main responsibilities are to oversee the administration of the zine, take minutes of meetings, set agendas according to Head Editor for the bi-weekly meeting.
Managing the zine’s email inbox
Looking after submissions: keeping them in the correct folders in the inbox
Emailing artists and submissions to say if they were successful or unsuccessful in their submission
Collating the answers to the issue’s question of the month
Adding submissions’ titles and author to the submissions spreadsheet as they come in
Attending bi-weekly meetings (most likely on Zoom)
Liasing with the social media coordinator to ensure we are following everyone we feature and are in contact with
Wetransfering images chosen for the issue to the graphic designer
If you are interested in applying to either of these roles, please do send an email with a cover letter and CV attached to email@example.com by March 22nd at midnight (GMT)